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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

F/T - New Business Librarian - Young Rubicam (NY)

New Business Librarian


The New Business Librarian plays a crucial role in the business development process at WPP, one of the world’s leading marketing communications holding companies. Working with new business teams around the globe, this individual ensures that recent winning pitches are available for quick reference & inspiration and that the best, company-approved answers to the most frequently asked questions in RFIs and RFPs are easily accessible.
  • Maintains metadata and file structure for a new, web-based global knowledge management tool.
  • Creates descriptive records for new documents, uploads and applies appropriate metadata.
  • Extracts the best, company-approved answers to the most frequently asked questions in RFIs and RFPs, organizes them and uploads them to the site to ensure quick, easy access.
  • Librarian may work remotely from home, but must live in the greater New York area and be able to attend meetings in NYC, once a month.
  • At least 18 credits towards Masters in Library Science.
  • Prior experience in knowledge, records or content management, a plus.
  • 2-5 years of relevant subject experience (advertising, marketing, communications, market research) a plus.
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Well organized, disciplined and detail oriented.
  • Must bring exceptional collaboration and teamwork skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Comfortable in working horizontally across different categories, clients, internal teams.
  • Interest and passion in building knowledge across the organization.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, as well as HTML editing.
Salary commensurate with relevant experience.