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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Sr. Info Specialist/RDS (Pro Libra) (CT)

Senior Information Services Specialist/Research Development Specialist
Stamford, Ct.
Pro Libra is looking to hire a dedicated information professional for a Senior Info Specialist/RDS position for a client in Stamford, CT. The successful candidate will possess a superior skill set, demonstrated experience in business information services, and an active interest in marketing the client to the larger financial services sphere. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced researcher to have “hands on” experience in the development of a growing firm.

Company Description: Provides research and information services to investment professionals on a global scale. The client utilizes its premium in-house suite of subscribed databases, deep proprietary knowledge base, and extensive industry experience in order to deliver quality data and competitive results to clients on a timely basis.
Opportunity & Responsibilities:
The Information Specialist will be a key member of the Information Services team.

• Provide high quality business research services on a wide range of company, industry, economic, M&A, private equity, biographical and financial topics in a timely & appropriate manner

• Synthesize search results into concise, targeted research for end users

• Perform as part of larger global information team, assisting colleagues based in other regional offices

• Provide high-quality, professional client service

·  Play an active role in all marketing efforts on behalf our client in a variety of implementation stages

·  Collaborate with Co-Directors in order to determine best business development and new market opportunities
Experience and Qualifications:
• 4+ years’ experience providing business information in a variety of financial / commercial research environments

• Undergraduate degree from a credible institution, MLS preferred.

• In-depth knowledge of database search methods and excellent judgment of information quality

• Excellent prioritization and time management skills

• Ability to work independently and methodically in a supportive environment

• Ability to think laterally and creatively around research problems

• Strong organizational skills, detail oriented and ability to think a few steps ahead

• Very strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to build rapport with internal and external clients and vendors

• Demonstrated marketing experience required; within an informational/research services context preferred.
Technical Skills:
• Strong working knowledge of Bloomberg, Euromonitor, Datamonitor, Dealogic, Factiva, FactSet ,Forrester, Frost & Sullivan, Gartner, Global Insight,  mergermarket,  Avention, Profound, Preqin, S&P Capital IQ, ThomsonReuters/ThomsonOne

• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Please send resume or contact:                                                                                                                               
Angela Dzikowski                                                                                                                                                           
Pro Libra Associates                                                                                                                                                    
800-262-0070  Fax: 908-918-0977