Part-Time Media Researcher Job Listing at Vocus in College Park, MD

Vocus

Location: College Park, MD
Application deadline: Dec 23, 2013
Type: Part-Time
Career Level: Hourly
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Industries
Public relations, Public relations
Description
Vocus, Inc. is a leading marketing cloud provider that helps businesses reach and influence buyers across social networks, online and through media. Vocus provides an integrated suite that combines social marketing, search marketing, email marketing and publicity into a comprehensive solution to help businesses attract, engage and retain customers. Vocus software is used by more than 120,000 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus based in Beltsville, MD has over 1,000 employees across North America, Europe, and Asia.

Vocus has part-time openings for individuals to provide support in maintaining our national media database. A media researcher will conduct internet and telephone research to ensure quality content in our large database of North American media.
Responsibilities
Responsibilities:

Gather information about members of the media via telephone and web research
Enter information into a database of media contacts
Possibility of contributing to the company blog
Complete periodic projects under tight deadlines and juggle several projects at once
Requirements
Qualifications:

Knowledge of Mass Media and Public Relations field obtained through college coursework; Internship in the media a plus
Strong internet research skills
Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and professionally using the telephone and email
Ability to manage time independently and efficiently
Accurate, minimum typing speed 50 wpm
Data entry skills that include attention to detail, thoroughness and ability to edit work for spelling and grammar errors – excellent vocabulary a huge plus
Ability to write grammatically correct, error-free content
Ability to catch factual errors and/or typos that may be unrelated to the task at hand
Ability to concentrate on tedious tasks
Ease in navigating software systems
Service-oriented team player
Detail-obsessed

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