Information Assistant (12 month FTC)

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2019-01-02 14:29:531970-01-01Glen Recruitment
Job Type Temporary / Contract
Location London
Area London, UK London
Sector Information ManagementLibraryTraining
Salary Excellent negotiable salary
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref R9358
Are you a Library Studies or Information Science graduate seeking a first professional post?   If so, our client, a global law firm, has a vacancy for an enthusiastic and motivated Information Assistant that will provide an excellent grounding for a new entrant to the profession.
The new Assistant will join their Library team which manages an extensive range of printed and online legal and business information and offers a comprehensive research service is provided for internal and external clients.

Full training will be provided to a bright candidate with potential
Responsibilities Include:
  • Handle legal and business search requests including in-depth and quick turnaround enquiries
  • Maintain a good understanding and knowledge of relevant legal and business resources 
  • Train users so they have the expertise to research effectively using the services and systems provided.
  • Assist with the compilation of current awareness 
  • Responsibility for the maintenance of the hard copy collection within the library
  • A range of tasks relating to journals, updates and law reports such as post distribution, recording receipt of journals cataloguing new titles on Workflows etc.
  • A range of Library housekeeping tasks
Candidate Requirements:
  • Degree or Post-Graduate qualification in Library / Information Science
  • Good prioritising, organisational and administrative skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive attitude to problem solving 
  • A positive, ‘can do’ approach, shares knowledge and demonstrates initiative.
  • Flexible and customer-focused
  • Strong IT skills
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