Global Verify Researcher/Investigator
Company: Mintz Global Screening
Location: Toronto office
Job Type: Full Time
Mintz Global Screening is seeking inquisitive, motivated researchers for its Global Verify team based in Toronto. The team specializes in vetting potential candidates for senior executive jobs globally. We are considering high-caliber, entry-level candidates preferably with foreign language fluencies.
Mintz Global Screening provides a range of risk mitigation services focused on due diligence, litigation and anti-corruption investigations. Our clients include corporate decision makers, litigators, financial institutions, executive search professionals and non-profit groups. Mintz is headquartered in New York City and has offices in the District of Columbia, San Francisco, Dallas, Miami, London, Hong Kong, Beijing, Nairobi, San José, Montreal, Toronto, Mumbai and São Paulo.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following, among other things:
- Conducting background checks on executives around the world
Gathering and reviewing news articles in a concise and accurate manner
Verifying educational and professional qualifications
Learning and mastering the use of databases that cover public records
Drafting and editing comprehensive client-ready reports
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Experience, Skills and Abilities
- Strong research, writing (mastery of grammar and punctuation), computer skills, attention to detail, and high levels of reading comprehension are required. Candidates must be fluent in English and preferably another foreign language. Languages of particular interest include Dutch, Danish, Swedish, German, and Russian. Portuguese, Arabic, French, Spanish, and Mandarin are also highly desirable.
Research, investigative or journalism experience is a plus. Strong knowledge of social media navigation also desirable.