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Research Associate
 

LibGig, on behalf of our client, a prestigious international consulting firm, has an immediate opening for a full-time Research Associate in our New York City office. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative individual who has vision and enthusiasm to join a global Information Resource team with an established and expanding firm.  This role offers a competitive salary, including an excellent benefits package. 
Responsibilities:
  • Work with global consulting staff on a wide range of research projects using information tools and proprietary databases to provide information for client projects and business development initiatives;
  • Provide quick solutions and in-depth research, current awareness services, competitive intelligence and special research to support staff;
  • Work with information resources team members from other regions to continue to build a global research function through sharing work and experiences;
  • Help educate consulting staff on research issues and train them on end-user products;
  • Assist in marketing and developing information services to staff globally;
  • Work on special projects as assigned. 
Requirements:
  • Advanced degree in one of the following is required: Masters of Information/Library Science (MLS/MLIS) from an accredited program or Masters (MBA) in business or economics or law;
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a research environment providing business, legal or financial information;
  • Understanding/knowledge and experience with database services such as:  Bloomberg, CapIQ, Factset, ThomsonOne, Datastream, SNL Financial, SNL Energy, BvD Orbis, Factiva, legal databases (Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law);
  • Ability to prioritize, problem solve, respond quickly to requests and handle a workload requiring creative, analytical, evaluative, and interpretive thought processes;
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Fluency in English is required and proficiency in one or more European languages is a plus;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Sharepoint.
LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

LAC Group is a premier provider of recruiting and consultancy services for information professionals at U.S. and global organizations including fortune 100 companies, law firms, pharmaceutical companies, large academic institutions and prominent government agencies.

 

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