Research Services (Resources) Assistant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Knowledge and information management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    Kathy.Thistlethwaite@tfpl.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7378 5479

  • Salary high:

    27000

  • Salary low:

    25000

  • Job ref:

    KT/25703

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-21

  • Startdate:

    2018-05-28 00:00:00

  • Consultant:

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A leading global law firm has a 12-month Fixed Term contract job opportunity for a Resources Assistant, based within their central London offices in the Research Services team.
 
What you’ll be doing
The Research Services team is responsible for the procurement of online and hard copy resources.   The Assistant will manage the intake and distribution of hard copy materials and other resources such as serials, new books and loose-leaf updates.    As part of the Research Services Department you will be helping in providing skilled research services to the practice and business teams. You will be working closely with acquisitions/resources specialists.


Further job responsibilities will include maintaining library collections, updating the library management system and Catalogue records, book ordering and dealing with queries.
 
Why you’ll be hired
This job would suit a confident and professional candidate who is keen to develop a career in the Library and Information Services sector. The successful candidate will have strong Microsoft Office skills and a knowledge of Dewey and/or Moys classification schemes.


You may be intending to do the Library and Information qualification in the future and be looking for a one year pre-library placement, or you may be a Library and Information Studies graduate.
You will be a confident communicator who is professional and organised.
 
Why you should apply
This is a great job opportunity to start your career in the legal information industry within a highly respected legal organisation and to gain extremely well regarded and marketable experience.
 
To be considered for this and similar pre or post-library graduate job opportunities please apply with your CV to Kathy.Thistlethwaite@tfpl.com as soon as possible.