Job Type: Contract
Date Posted: 27/06/2017
Do you have experience in B2B research?
Do you have strong commercial awareness and a keen interest in business?
Would you like to work for one of NI’s leading employers?
We are currently recruiting for a Research Assistant to join one of our large legal clients based in Belfast City Centre for an 8 month contract.
What you will be doing:
- Undertake research on a busy enquiry desk: providing legal, business and press research information to the global firm;
- Provide company information on existing and prospective clients, using company research resources and in some cases producing bespoke reports;
- Contribute to or producing practice/sector specific alerts and bulletins;
- Communicate with requesters to identify requirements and negotiate deadlines;
- Build strong working relationships across the UK research team in the Belfast and London offices;
- Contribute to the development of new products in response to the needs of the firm;
- Contribute to the running of the research service through the scheduling of work;
- Undertake administrative tasks to track the use of the service as required;
- Support users in their use of online resources;
- Contribute to the evaluation of new products as and when required.
What you will have:
- 2-3 years experience in a business-to-business research capacity
- Strong commercial awareness and a demonstrable interest in business/finance
- Experience of undertaking press searches and ideally familiarity of systems such as Factiva or Lexis
- Experience of using financial databases to find M&A information and financial documentation such as MergerMarket, Thomson One and/or PI Filings Expert
- Have an understanding of different types of companies and how to research them
- The ability to abstract, write fluently and present research results in an appropriate and effective manner.
- Good standard of numeracy; ability to evaluate and use data
- Experience of using Word styles and templates
- Excellent PC skills, including a good working knowledge of Excel
- Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
To hear more about this role, send your CV to email@example.com or call Aisleen on 02890313157
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