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F/T - Competitive Intelligence Librarian - Bingham McCutchen

Competititve Intelligence Librarian
Job ID: 6815933
Position Title: Competititve Intelligence Librarian
Company Name: Bingham McCutchen LLP
Industry: Professional Services
Job Function: Other
Entry Level: No
Location(s): New York, New York, 10022-4689, United States
Posted: May 17, 2010
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Duration: Indefinite
Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
Min Experience: 3-5 Years
Required Travel: None

Contact Person: Susan Peterson
Email Address:

Job Description
The New York office of Bingham McCutchen, a global law firm with 1,100 lawyers in 12 locations in the U.S., U.K. and Asia, is seeking an experienced competitive intelligence librarian. The firm, which is a Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For," offers a broad range of market-leading practices focused on global financial services firms and Fortune 100 companies. 

Position Description:
Working to inform firm strategy, business development, and client relationship management efforts, this individual's primary responsibility is to formulate and execute complex research in response to inquiries from a variety of departments that include marketing, senior management, and practicing attorneys. Inquiries vary in turn-around time and scope. This individual must have a strong grasp of electronic databases, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a resourceful, "can-do" approach to difficult research questions.
Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Job Requirements
• A graduate degree or equivalent experience in a discipline in which complex research is critical.
• Three to five years experience in a law firm or corporate setting preferably with a competitive intelligence focus. Well-versed in competitive intelligence principles, trends, and best practices as they relate to law firms or corporate entities.
• Experience designing and delivering customized research for the creation of enhanced client deliverables. Uses existing templates or assists in developing new templates as needed.
• Ability to synthesize and distill information from diverse sources and package in user-friendly format.
• Substantial expertise in using both legal and business resources in print and online, with ability to master new technology quickly.
• Proficiency with Word, Excel, and Outlook is required.
• Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to function independently and as part of a collaborative team.

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