Equis is a set of organizations working to create a better understanding of Latinos, innovate new approaches to reach and engage them, and invest in the leadership and infrastructure for long-term change and increased engagement. Since 2019, we have served as a hub of Latino polling, qualitative insights, and data, with analysis based on a large set of interviews, focus groups, online journals, ethnographies, and vote simulations. Equis is a leader in digital innovation, focused on message testing and experiments, anti-disinformation tracking, and digital capacity-building for grassroots groups. Equis is also committed to developing Latino leaders across the progressive space, serving as a convener of organizations and individuals leading Hispanic-focused programs. In 2022, Equis launched Moonshots, a set of bold, ambitious initiatives to massively increase Latino power, influence, and belonging in the US.
Reporting to the Director of Counter-Disinformation Strategies, in consultation with the Lead Disinformation Researcher, Equis is seeking an open-source investigator to support the research of disinformation, misinformation, and propaganda affecting Latino communities through analysis of content, networks, amplification, and coordination on social media and the web. The OSINT Research Associate will support the team’s efforts to leverage short- and long-form investigations to tell a more accurate and nuanced story about how false and misleading information circulates in English, Spanish, and Portuguese in Latino spaces online. The ideal candidate will have attention to detail, and experience with OSINT tools and methodologies. The ideal candidate will also have cultural fluency and will be fluent in English and Spanish.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
THIS POSITION REPORTS TO
Director, Counter-Disinformation Strategies
Consultant, Part-Time, with potential for extension, funding permitting
Must be authorized to work in the United States, if applicable.
This is a fully remote consultant position that will offer $4,500 - $7,000 per month, requiring 20-30 hours of commitment per week, for the starting duration of up to 4 months, with the potential for extension. This compensation range represents a good-faith estimate of what Equis may pay for this position at the time of posting. The compensation offered to the selected candidate will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s experience.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send your resume and cover letter here or via our career page.
Equis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Equis is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please contact Equis.