Who we are:

We are Dataminr. Our advanced AI platform delivers relevant, actionable information alerts in real time. We detect the earliest signals on real-time risks within an increasingly diverse and complex landscape of publicly available information, enabling more effective risk mitigation strategies, faster response, and better crisis management for public and commercial sector organizations across the globe.

We've grown to over 450 talented employees across six global offices and raised $392 million in funding at a $1.6 billion valuation in our most recent investment round. Our culture promotes cross-team interaction, work-life balance and the sharing of information and ideas because it enables us to do our best work together and have fun.

We are a mission-driven company committed to the power of AI and real-time information as a force for good in the world. Join us and help the world operate in real time.

Who you are:

You are a highly motivated individual who is excited about taking your passion for news to a growing technology start up. You are a team player and thrive in a fast paced, newsroom atmosphere where you can utilize your fluency in Spanish and be our in house expert on the propagation of media across Latin America. In this role you will have your finger on the pulse of what moves Dataminr.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on Latin America news and developments
  • Create white papers and presentations to educate internal team
  • Utilize your strong background in journalism, government, or international affairs to monitor and analyze the quality of our data feeds and signals
  • Conduct both qualitative and technical research to assess new product features and provide feedback to engineering and product teams
  • QA software and identify any issues to elevate to our product and engineering teams
  • Liaise with Sales and Marketing teams to provide technical assessments as required

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required; concentration in journalism, Latin American studies, terrorism/conflict issues, International Relations, Politics or closely related field strongly preferred
  • Primary Language: Spanish (Portuguese is a plus)
  • Fluency in English required
  • 1-5 years’ experience covering spot news at a news organization focused on Latin America or prior experience in the government or military
  • Ability to monitor and analyze data quickly in both Spanish and English
  • Demonstrated expertise and a passion for technology, social media (specifically Twitter) and following world news and current events
  • Technical knowledge of APIs and Data Analytics is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivation and an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team

Our offering of competitive benefits and perks include:

  • Competitive compensation package including equity
  • Company paid benefits for employees and their dependents, such as medical, dental, vision, disability and life
  • Professional development fund
  • Generous leave, including an additional volunteer day
  • Daily catered lunch and snack area with refrigerated beverages
  • Bi-monthly company outings 
  • Dataminr Yoga
  • Discounted Gym Membership

Dataminr is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Individuals seeking employment at Dataminr are considered without regards to race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status.

Dataminr will collect and process your personal data. All personal data will be processed in accordance with Dataminir's data privacy notice available here: https://www.dataminr.com/privacy-policy and applicable data protection laws. By providing your details and applying via our careers website, you acknowledge that you have read our data privacy notice. If you have any queries, please contact the People Team at hr@dataminr.com or our Legal department at legal@dataminr.com.

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