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Wed Feb 09 2011

Jobs: English & Various Fields: Manager, BusinessDictionary.com

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        1.     Rick Jarrell , English & Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Manager, BusinessDictionary.com, Virginia, USA

Message 1: English & Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Manager, BusinessDictionary.com, Virginia, USA
Date: 09-Feb-2011
From: Rick Jarrell <rickinvestorguide.com>
Subject: English & Computational Linguistics, Lexicography, Text/corpus Linguistics: Manager, BusinessDictionary.com, Virginia, USA
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University or Organization: BusinessDictionary.com
Job Location: Virginia, USA
Web Address: http://www.businessdictionary.com
Job Rank: Manager

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics; Lexicography; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Required Language(s): English (eng)


Are you a computational linguist or lexicographer with a passion for words
who would like the opportunity to improve and manage a portfolio of over 30
leading online glossaries with a community of more than 5 million active
users? Can you identify needs and develop them into actionable
ideas/concepts that can be transformed into successful online products and
services? Do you want to see your projects and ideas grow directly? This
career opportunity is designed for a motivated and hardworking individual
who possesses creativity and innovation to implement content and tools
aimed at creating a best in class dictionary experience. The
linguist/lexicographer leads and manages the development and implementation
of the glossary content strategies designed to grow and advance both the
quality and profitability of our online offerings.

Ideal Candidate Qualities:
In addition to exceptional verbal/written communication skills, our
qualifications include:

-BA/BS degree preferred with strong academic record from accredited University
-A concentration in Computational/General Lexicography,
Computational/General Linguistics, or a closely related field is ideal.
-Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment
-Familiar with the web based glossary industry and computational
lexicography or linguistics
-Ability to construct new, ground-breaking ideas in the field of online
glossaries and beyond
-A background in business/business strategy is a plus but not required
-Ability to think strategically about the impact that glossary content
development has on the online business model, including, but not limited
to, SEO best practices, user experience, quantitative and qualitative analysis
-A working knowledge of relational database systems is preferred but not
-Ability to maintain continuing awareness of recent advances in
computational lexicography or linguistics
-Experience with corpus mining/development and online content management
are highly desirable
-Ability to manage a project's team and resources so that it is completed
in the most effective and timely manner possible
-Native or fluent English speaker
-Must be willing to relocate

About WebFinance Inc.
Founded in 1996 and based in Fairfax, Virginia, WebFinance Inc. is an
established Internet company which designs and builds a family of
educational content websites, such as InvestorGuide.com,
BusinessDictionary.com, InvestorWords.com, and a collection of 30
niche-specific glossaries. Our goal is to provide free educational content
to help individuals improve their knowledge and achieve their educational

About Our Team
Every member of the WebFinance team is a top graduate of an accredited
university, hand-picked for his or her academic and career success,
problem-solving creativity, and a proven track record of setting aggressive
goals and then achieving them. We understand that the success of a company
depends primarily on the quality of its employees, therefore we hire only
the best and the brightest.

Application Deadline: 03-Mar-2011

Email Address for Applications: careersinvestorguide.com
Contact Information:
Rick Jarrell
Email: rickinvestorguide.com
Phone: 7038657218

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