Can You Write Convincing Fiction?
The Lincoln Group Wants You!
We reported earlier in the week that the U.S. military was planting fake news stories in Iraqi newspapers. Now it turns out that the Lincoln Group, the "defense contractor" that planted the stories for the military, is hiring! Check it out:
Lincoln Group is seeking an experienced Project Director to manage a variety of Information Operations and Communications Campaigns which will target foreign audiences in support of Special Operations Command (SOCOM). The work would be based primarily in the company's offices in Washington DC, with some travel to Florida and worldwide locations. Required: Experience planning and managing complex media campaigns to foreign audiences [snip] Experience in emerging, fast-growth environments in conflict zones [snip] Know how of Human Resource Planning and Training (including working with expatriate personnel and local nationals) Current Secret Clearance [snip] Additional information will be provided to short-listed candidates after execution of a non-disclosure agreement. Desirable: [snip]Experience managing projects in hostile or semi-permissive environments. A network of, or ability to develop, corporate PR, communications, and public outreach capabilities with foreign business, tribal, and political leaders; media outlets; opinion leaders and decision makers. Compensation: Salary: $80-120K base plus bonus and profit sharing. Stock Options. Benefits including medical and dental coverage.