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Saturday, February 12, 2011

F/T (entry level) - News Researcher - LAC Group

LAC Group seeks candidates for an entry-level News Researcher position in New York (Manhattan), NY.  This is a regular, onsite position that will work with an established team of professional researchers and information managers.  Hours will include Sundays, some weekdays, and other times when urgent assignments and breaking news situations demand.

  • Provide accurate, concise, and timely responses to inquiries on a wide range of topics including politics; government; legislation; business and finance; health; popular culture; and other areas
  • Conduct research across news aggregators, public records databases and other specialized resources
  • Compile and organize information into coherent, focused responses for the end-user/requestor
  • Maintain an awareness of and interest in popular culture and current events
  • Demonstrate good judgment and insight in identifying and utilizing authoritative sources for news research

§  Bachelor’s degree is required.
§  1-2 years experience searching online research databases
§  Experienced web searcher; familiar with multiple browsers and search engines
§  Experience with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook
§  Well-developed interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with people at all levels of an organization.  Able to work quickly and independently
§  Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
§  Coursework towards the Master of Library & Information Science degree is strongly preferred

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LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.