Position: Taxonomy Specialist
Location: Downtown Minneapolis Headquarters
Iconoculture, Inc, is an emerging research company that delivers consumer
understanding through a unique, affordable and efficient combination of
observation, classification, translation and analysis. Iconoculture's
results-driven, hands-on advisory and research services fuel growth and
innovation for Fortune 1000 companies, industry/brand leaders, and emerging
businesses. Over 200 companies across multiple industries recognize
Iconoculture as a fundamental component of their overall innovation
Due to company growth, we are looking for a Taxonomy Specialist who will
expand Iconoculture's consumer-oriented taxonomy and on a daily basis
implement a classification/metadata system for Iconoculture content. This
system includes tags for demographic, age, acculturation, and other metadata
including a proprietary trend nomenclature.
Use accepted library science and taxonomy standards, along with proprietary
Iconoculture methodology principles, to implement metatags on all content
including articles, market facts and reports.
Review and classify (tag) all articles, market facts, and other web content
as required accurately and on time prior to publication to the site.
Maintain a manual of usage, which includes a schema and the assumptions that
form the foundation of the classification system. Assist with training staff
in usage of system.
Assist with further developing schema to better match Iconoculture's
taxonomy with client data needs.
Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university, MLS a plus.
Minimum 2 year experience in a setting implementing taxonomies.
Demonstrated knowledge of taxonomy principles.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Outlook and Access).
Proficiency in FAST and Teragram would be a plus.
Passion for library science, research and analysis, and understanding
Proven ability to review and classify editorial content and assign
indexing/classification metadata tagging in an online database-centric
Knowledge of corporate marketing segmentation practices preferred.
Marketing background/exposure a plus.
Strong analytic skills and ability to present findings in a meaningful way.
Able to maintain high standards of quality with minimal supervision. Able to
consistently meet daily deadlines with minimal supervision.
Please submit resumes to careers@...