Information Services Assistant – Graduate Opportunity – Law

  • Job Reference: 00001549-1
  • Date Posted: 6 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CB Resourcing Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: Upon Application
  • Sector: Commercial, Legal, Knowledge and Information Management
  • Job Type: Permanent, Graduate Trainee Opportunity, Full-time

Job Description

Information Services Assistant – Graduate Opportunity – Law
An opportunity has arisen with the Information Services team of an international law firm for someone with a passion for libraries and information to take their first step into a commercial setting. This role, titled Information Services Assistant and based in London, is a support role within a team that runs the library service in a busy international law firm.

In this role the primary responsibilities and objectives include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the information team with the production of a current awareness service
  • Assisting with research requests delegated from the team and occasionally from Lawyers
  • Providing a document supply service to the firm
  • Conducting inductions to the Information Services function to new starters and providing training to existing staff
  • Supporting the maintenance of the library including managing hard copy collections, books and journals
  • Assisting in the procurement of hard copy and electronic resources

To be a suitable candidate for this role, you will need the following:

  • A demonstrable passion to work in the information profession which would ideally be supported by a relevant degree
  • A customer focused attitude and the ability to forge relationships with stakeholders and team members
  • Attentive to minor details and extremely organised
  • A good knowledge of the mainstream MS Office applications and the ability to quickly learn new and bespoke IT systems
  • The ability to learn new tasks quickly and to solve problems