Library / Information Assistant - 12 month contract

2019-10-30 10:19:292019-12-28 Glen Recruitment
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location London
Area London, UK London
Sector Research and AnalysisInformation ManagementLibrary
Salary To £ 23,000 p.a. + Benefits
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref R9481
Description
A prestigious legal firm is seeking a professional, enthusiastic graduate who is willing to learn.  The new Information Assistant will join their Information Services Department and will undertake a variety of tasks including cataloguing new books, journal circulation, loose leaf updating and opening the post.

THIS IS AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN LIBRARY/INFORMATION WORK EXPERIENCE IN THE LEGAL SECTOR PRIOR TO TAKING A POST-GRADUATE QUALIFICATION OR MOVING ON WITHIN THE SECTOR.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Selecting and distributing current awareness material in hardcopy and electronic
  • Administering the loan service, collecting and distributing books, shelving, loose-leaf updating, binding
  • Cataloguing and processing new books.
  • Maintaining departmental statistics and procedures, filing, opening the post and other tasks as required.
  • Enquiries- After a period of training, assisting with the department's enquiry service, answering enquiries and doing basic research for lawyers and others in the firm
     
Candidate Requirements:
  • A university degree or equivalent studies
  • A demonstrable interest in library and information work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confidence in using Microsoft Office packages, email and the Internet
  • Ability to work on your own initiative within established guidelines
  • Experience in an office and/or customer-facing environment (desirable)
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