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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
60000.00 Per Year
New York, New York
United States
Community, Social Services, Nonprofit
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Master's Degree

Information Specialist

Position Summary:


The Information Specialist provides professional research and information services to member companies and The Conference Board staff, and on a limited basis, to prospective member companies and the public. 


Reporting Relationship


Reports to the Associate Director, Knowledge Organization


Principal Direct Activities


  • Conduct business research for members using electronic information resources supplemented, if needed, by consultation with internal experts.
  • Synthesize and summarize research for members and provide in an organized, branded format to meet deadlines.
  • Document contacts and research provided to members in the Customer Relationship Management database. Notify staff of information as needed.
  • Conduct business research using electronic information resources to support The Conference Board staff on projects.


Desired Qualifications and Requirements:


  • Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS, MSLS) or Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an accredited program
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience, preferably in a corporate environment
  • Proficiency in conducting research on complex business issues using diverse sources including electronic resources such Ebscohost, ProQuest, and the internet
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Broad knowledge of business and economic terminology and resources
  • A customer-focused orientation with excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels internally and externally
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment


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