Virtual Corporate/Company Researcher

Organization: 
LAC Group
Location (City, State): 
Virtual - USA
Description: 

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LibGig, a division of LAC Group, is searching for a Temporary Corporate/Company Researcher to provide quality research of companies, corporations, and top-level executives using online resources. This is a temporary full-time position that will last approximately 2-3 months. This position can be worked virtually from anywhere in the US or on-site at the client’s firm in Chicago, IL.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Create reports and run online article searches on companies and executives;
• Additional research on companies, executives, and industries;
• Research and prepare client-ready profiles;
• Communicate changes at companies and their executives and other newsworthy items;
• Stay abreast of and recommend the best resources related to company and corporate governance research;
• Conduct analysis of public and private corporations to determine strategic initiatives and identify business development opportunities;

QUALIFICATIONS:
• MLS/MLIS degree is preferred, though a qualified researcher with a BA/BS will be considered;
• A minimum of 1 year of research experience in a law firm, academic library, professional services or corporate setting is preferred;
• Experience and proficiency in using online research and business/company databases such as CapitalIQ, Factiva, LexisNexis, Avention (D&B Hoovers);
• Familiarity with public companies, corporate governance and SEC filings;
• Strong writing skills with a professional business vocabulary.