Senior Taxonomist
Boston, MA

 

 

THE COMPANY:

Our client is a consulting firm with over 20 years of experience in working with Fortune 1000 organizations globally across many industries, including manufacturing, retail, financial services and insurance, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, non-profits and the public sector. They are a leading agency specializing in information science, making data more findable, usable and valuable. The firm helps organizations put information to work seamlessly across the enterprise and beyond.

The company enables organizations to mine valuable data and harvest deep contextual insights to drive stronger business outcomes. By harmonizing, modeling and analyzing cross enterprise data from enterprise systems, the firm helps organizations establish well-architected, contextualized information to drive differentiated digital commerce strategies and personalized customer experiences, to improve decision-making, and to get to the next level of organizational performance and productivity.

 

THE JOB:

Our client has openings for senior taxonomists with experience in Knowledge Management and/or Product Data Management. Hands-on experience with content strategy and/or knowledge of auto-classification tools is desirable. Working within retail, insurance, technology and professional services is highly desired.

 

WHAT IT TAKES:

As a member of our growing professional services team, you will work on a variety of taxonomy, information architecture, content management, search, analytics and knowledge management projects for a wide range of high-end clients. As a senior-level practitioner, you will be expected to lead segments of a project, work directly with clients, negotiate and harmonize with colleagues, and drive a point of view for achieving project objectives. This is a unique opportunity to help guide, influence, and improve clients’ information architectures and significantly transform our clients’ businesses. You will work on specific client projects as well as help establish company-wide best practices and develop methodologies for all projects.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of related industry experience, preferably within the Knowledge Management or Product Data Management space.
  • Experience with Content strategy and/or knowledge of auto-classification tools.
  • Experience working within retail, insurance, technology and professional services is highly desirable in this role.
  • College degree required, MBA or other advanced degree preferred.

 

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Professional in communication, appearance and demeanor
  • Able to multi-task on multiple projects
  • Great disposition – remaining calm in stressful situations
  • Collaborative – Ability to work in a team environment
  • Creative thinking and analytical problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong client-service orientation
  • Track record of leadership, coaching and mentoring abilities
  • Proven ability to manage projects to successful completion, multi-task, and work within tight deadlines
  • Sound business acumen; strategic skills; common sense
  • Ability to lead a team effectively and provide direction to other members on the team
  • Strong project management skills

 

 

WHY APPLY:

Our client has over 20 years of experience in working with Fortune 1000 organizations globally across many industries, including healthcare, financial, insurance, manufacturing, retail, and non-profits. This is a professional environment with a full benefit package that will give anyone who wants to boost their career insight and experience the value that they are looking for.

 

 

Applicants should contact our search firm:

 

Wallace Associates
positions@WallaceAssoc.com