Friday, October 4, 2013

Job posting: Competitive Intelligence Research Specialist


Nixon Peabody LLP is seeking a professional, self-motivated, tech-savvy, dynamic individual to provide research support in a fast-paced, exciting work environment.

Position: Competitive Intelligence Research Specialist

Location: Rochester, NY or Chicago, IL

Qualifications:
  • Masters of Library Science or equivalent with research experience in a business or legal setting. 
  • Highly developed analytical and critical thinking skills.  Demonstrated ability to filter and synthesize large amounts of data and summarize critical and relevant findings. 
  • Proven ability to prioritize and manage multiple time sensitive and diverse projects. 
  • Ability to excel in a fast paced environment under tight deadlines. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to providing superior quality client service. 
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented and organized with the ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a multi-office research team. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels. 
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Adobe. 
Responsibilities:
  • Research, analyze and deliver company and industry information to support firm’s business development and competitive intelligence efforts, with a focus on preparing company snapshots and other background reports. 
  • Effectively search fee based and open web sources for critical and relevant information. Synthesize and present research findings to attorneys and Marketing staff to facilitate decision making and business planning. 
  • Monitor clients, prospects and industries using current awareness tools. 
  • Assist Competitive Intelligence Manager and Librarians with a variety of other projects as requested. 
  • Collaborate with library staff in other geographies to provide seamless business information service. 
  • Participate in professional associations and continuing professional development activities. 
To apply for this position, please visit: http://www.nixonpeabody.com/professional_staff_hiring

Nixon Peabody LLP is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

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