Wednesday, July 19, 2006

2 jobs in NY

Job title: Senior Information Specialist

Salary: Open

Location: New York, New York

Employer: Forbes, Inc.

Type: Full Time - Experienced

Category: Arts, Entertainment, Media

Required Education: Masters in Library or Information Studies

Forbes Inc. seeks an experienced Information Specialist to join our staff. The primary responsibilities will include but are not limited to performing research upon request from the editorial and other staff. This includes research that is performed online, with print resources, and via telephone. Responsibilities include recommending acquisitions for the collection, both online and print.

The requirements for this position include an MLS from an accredited program, coursework in advanced or specialized reference, and a minimum of five years related employment experience with online database searching. Familiarity with automated library environment is required. Some technology related work is included in the responsibilities (e.g. catalog maintenance). Experience in business or social science research preferred. Minimal managerial experience required.

Note: No relocation costs, local applicants preferred. Please email your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to No phone calls.

Forbes is America's leading biweekly business magazine, reaching over 4.9 million readers. Since 1917, its mission has been to provide access to information and insights that ensure its readers' success. Faithfully fulfilling that promise is what draws today's most influential business leaders to Forbes.

Anne P. Mintz

Director of Knowledge Management

Forbes Inc.

amintz -- at --


I am looking for a temporary researcher to fill in until a full time
researcher is in place.

This can be from 25-30 hours per week. The position will last from July
31 probably through Labor Day or perhaps a bit beyond.

Please send resume and cover letter to my attention via e-mail only,
with minimum hourly requirements (I think what we have in mind is quite

Requirements are: MLS or equivalent degree, experience in online and
print research in business and/or social science environment. Nexis and
Factiva fluency required.

Forbes Inc. is the publisher of Forbes, Forbes Asia, ForbesLife,, American Heritage, American Legacy and other publications.
It is located near several major subway stops in Manhattan.

Anne Mintz

Anne P. Mintz
Director of Knowledge Management
Forbes Inc.
amintz -- at --
212-620-2499- phone
212-620-1811 - fax


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