The Am Law 200 law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has an opening for a Competitive & Business Intelligence Specialist on our Library & Research Services team. This position is a key member of the team providing competitive intelligence and business development research firm-wide. The Competitive & Business Intelligence Research Specialist works directly and collaboratively with library staff, the firm's Client Relations department, attorneys, and administrative and legal staff. Candidates able to work out of our Phoenix, AZ; Chicago, IL; Milwaukee, WI; or Washington, D.C. offices are preferred.
Conduct research with the strong ability to refine, organize, analyze, and deliver business intelligence reports and other required business development research packages using internal and external resources.
Monitor, evaluate, and disseminate information on companies, individuals, industries, and markets in support of strategic business development and marketing initiatives.
Track news items regarding current or prospective clients and industries and inform appropriate firm contacts as needed.
Remain curious and informed of market and industry trends and able to "connect the dots" when evaluating varying information sources.
Continue development of competitive intelligence techniques and best practices.
Perform other library-related tasks and projects as needed, such as document delivery.
The Competitive & Business Intelligence Specialist will meet the following qualifications:
A professional librarian with an MLS, MLIS, or equivalent experience.
Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years law library/research experience. Businessdevelopment/marketing experience preferred.
Excellent organizational skills and able to maintain short deadlines in an active office environment.
Superior attention to detail and acute verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and prioritize and multitask projects effectively and efficiently.•Strong sense of client service and commitment to being part of an integrated team.
Solid work ethic with the flexibility to meet the demands of the position.
Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a variety of attorneys and staff, with the professional presence and demeanor to represent the firm.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office with the capability to learn quickly and utilize additional software applications and electronic research tools (Bloomberg, D&B, Hoovers, Lex Machina, Lexis,Monitor Suite, Westlaw, etc.).
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Quarles & Brady, LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 480 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix, Tucson and Scottsdale, Ariz.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Chicago, Ill; Indianapolis, Ind.; Madison and Milwaukee, Wis.; Minneapolis, MN and Washington, D.C. The firm provides an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients, which range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies.