Information Specialist – Arlington, VA

Position: Information Specialist
Location: FRANdata – Arlington, VA

Full vacancy announcement available at ALA JobLIST:

http://joblist.ala.org/jobseeker/job/35823982/information-specialist/frandata/?str=1&t735=176&max=25&long=1&vnet=0

FRANdata is looking for an Information Specialist to join our Information Management team. You will be focused on source data gathering- collecting franchise documents and processing data for franchise systems. You will add your experience in information management to our 25+ years, providing franchise research and information to help our clients operate and succeed. These clients cover the entire spectrum from start-up companies to well-known global brands that have been franchising or serving the franchise vertical for decades.  As the most recognized source of franchise information, analysis and advice, FRANdata has a very influential role and a very high responsibility for the future of franchising – a responsibility that begins with the information that we rely on.

Duties:

  • Gather data and information about existing and new franchise brands and creatively seek franchise documents directly from them.
  • Data processing – Update our proprietary corporate databases in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Support data entry projects/tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of corporate, legal libraries and related work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and persuasion skills
  • Must be comfortable speaking with clients
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Disciplined and organized work ethics.
  • Expertise in MS excel. Proficient in other MS Office tools, Adobe, and other standard databases

Qualified applicants will be intellectually curious and enthusiastic. Attention to detail is a must, as is a strong need to be accurate in your work, but you must also be creative and thoughtful. FRANdata is a collegial environment, and all applicants should be excited to be part of a small, tight knit team. Team success as well as individual success should be an important motivator for the right candidate.

No phone calls please

 

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