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Expert Consultant: US Political Landscape + Digital Campaign Operations

| Greater NYC Area

Graphika Overview

Graphika leverages the power of artificial intelligence to create the world’s most detailed maps of social media landscapes; we are the cartographers of the Internet Age. We pioneer new analytical methods and tools to help our partners navigate complex online networks.

Job Summary

Graphika seeks an expert to assist with investigations of US-based domestic disinformation networks in 2020. The best candidates know the US political landscape in and out, and are familiar with digital campaigning operations on across the political spectrum. This subject matter expert will have the opportunity to contribute to a wide range of projects, both analytical and investigative.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Generate lists of social media accounts that can be used to create network maps of the US political landscape, including candidates, influential media commentators, and known purveyors of electoral disinformation.
  • Assist with the labelling of resultant network maps, identifying communities and actors of interest to political campaigns and candidates.
  • Assist with the delivery of reports based on data generated by Graphika mapping, and other analytical tools, providing context and analysis on movements infiltrated by automated accounts, efforts to interfere with elections on social media, extremist threats online, hate speech campaigns, or other issues.
  • Conduct rapid analysis to fulfill information requests and assist with investigative efforts.
  • Regularly compose in-depth briefings on the nature and state of emerging media manipulation and disinformation threats to the US 2020 elections and census keeping tabs on social movements and conflict actors.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Understanding of online and offline domestic actors in the US who have an interest in influencing the outcome of the election, including previous information operations that took place around the 2016 elections and the 2018 midterms.
  • Knowledge of potential targets of disinformation, including fringe candidates, wedge issues and vulnerable campaigns.
  • Proven professional experience in the areas of detecting and deciphering signals of online disinformation and/or social media manipulation.
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Location

1619 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

What are Graphika Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Graphika partners with NGOs and Nonprofit organizations such as Amnesty International to conduct investigations that aim to protect democracy and the safety of the internet.
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Every full time offer from Graphika includes equity in the company.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Many of our employees work from home one or more days per week, and our remote work policy is generous and straightforward.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Graphika encourages its employees to volunteer in ways that matter to them and support taking time away from the office to do so.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Our unlimited PTO policy covers vacation and sick time. Employees are required to take a *minimum* of ten day's PTO annually.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Graphika offers a pre-tax commuter benefit for all employees.
Company Outings
We often gather at cool neighborhood spots for monthly birthday drinks, or just to celebrate when everyone is in NYC at the same time.
Happy Hours
We celebrate birthdays every month with a happy hour, and we often have spontaneous let's-all-grab-a-drink occasions. We also have a monthly "wine club" with fun themes and snacks.
Pet Friendly
Our office is in a pet-friendly WeWork.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Graphikans are encouraged to attend conferences and training that support their personal and professional growth. We consider each opportunity as it arises and don't limit it to a certain amount.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
The Director of Graphika Labs, Dr. Vlad Barash, does regular afternoon science talks to update us on the team's latest research. We also regularly hear from other experts within the organization.
Cross functional training encouraged
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