Intelligence Analyst

Position Summary:

The primary responsibilities of the Intelligence Analyst are to conduct research and gather intelligence on anti-abortion individuals and activities and to work with clinic staff and local, state, and federal law enforcement officials to prevent and respond to incidents of violence and disruption at abortion clinics throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts research and gathers intelligence on the activities of anti-choice extremists online, from members, and from coalition partners. 
  • Documents the presence of threatening anti-choice extremists and provides, support to clinics at sites of anti-choice protests; documents anti-choice protests, harassment, and violence to law enforcement agencies for use in criminal investigations.
  • Creates and maintains dossiers, resources guides, and other files on known extremists.
  • Drafts reports, alerts, and other materials on anti-abortion extremist activity and disseminates reports to members and law enforcement.
  • Writes and builds timely Member Alerts and quarterly Clinic Support Update communications to membership and law enforcement.
  • Documents incidents of violence and disruption against abortion providers throughout the US, Canada, Mexico City, and South America.
  • Manages the outreach, compilation, validation, analysis, and production of annual Violence and Disruption statistics, including:
    • Educating members on types of incidents and reporting.
    • Liaising with NAF Canada and Latin America directors to gather data from non-US members.
    • Organizing raw data, verifying reported incidents, and identifying outliers and duplicate values as reported to us by members and PPFA.
    • Creating tables and writing narrative for final report.
    • Identifying individual member engagement results.
  • Builds and maintain lists of keywords, names, and terms for filters and data streams for Babel Street to optimize MSA’s ability to identify threats and planned protests directed at abortion providers and clinics.
  • Serves as a resource and leads for security and opposition research intern(s). 
  • Maintains and updates information on Provider Security page on the NAF website.
  • Maintains and updates records for security contacts and law enforcement in Netforum, work with CRM administrator to build queries as needed.
  • Works with development team to provide data, incidents, and security support information to funders to develop strategy to acquire and maintain grants. 
  • Works with policy and other key stakeholders on issues pertaining to clinic security.
  • Educates NAF staff and members of law enforcement about violence and disruption as well as ongoing trends in opposition research.  
  • Reports findings on research, trends, and intel to the Security Director and presents at NAF meetings; works in coalition with other pro-choice security personnel in sharing intel and information. 
  • Maintains knowledge of current Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) trends, tools, and best practices; and stay informed about applicable laws and regulations.
  • Travels periodically and/or monitors any real time planned anti-choice demonstrations to document activities and provide support to clinics.


  • Associates degree or currently enrolled in a certificate or degree program in a related field.
  • Preferably 2 years relevant experience working with reproductive health facilities and/or data analytics/data management.
  • Demonstrates commitment to reproductive choice.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, outstanding analytical ability and strong organizational skills. 
  • Working knowledge of word processing, database, and web-based applications with a basic understanding of HTML/CSS and Excel. 
  • Ability to travel 10%.

ADA Specifications:

  • Normal demands associated with an office/virtual environment. 
  • Ability to work on computer for prolonged periods, communicate with individuals by telephone, e-mail, and face to face. 
  • Minimal travel may be required (1-3 times per year).

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties, as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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