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Information Management

Information Management

Information management is about connecting people to the right information at the right time. Explore the different career paths available here.



Information architect

Discover what the dark arts of information architecture involve and how to kickstart your career in them.




INFORMATION ARCHITECT
Taxonomist

Taxonomists are the people responsible for building the definitions, data structures and metadata to collect and classify information.




TAXONOMIST
Information managers, officers and assistants

Everything you need to know to develop a career in information management.




INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Information rights managers /Freedom of Information Officers

Everything you need to know to develop a career in information management.




INFORMATION RIGHTS MANAGERS/FOI
Competitive intelligence officers and analysts

Competitive intelligence officers work in commercial organisations gathering, analysing and distributing information.




COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE OFFICERS
Data Protection Officer

Data protection is a booming industry in the post-GDPR world, and with new e-privacy legislation coming soon too.




DATA PROTECTION OFFICER

Information Analysts

Information analysts turn raw data into useful information that can be used to inform organisational decision making.




INFORMATION ANALYSTS
Information Governance Managers

Information governance managers handle the use and security of information within an organisation.




INFORMATION GOVERNANCE MANAGERS
Cyber-security managers

Cyber security encompasses both the technical side of protecting information and systems as well as policy and risk management.




CYBER-SECURITY MANAGERS

Web managers

As you might expect from the job title, web managers design, develop and maintain company websites or intranets.




WEB MANAGERS
Information scientists

Information scientists handle the acquisition, cataloguing, classification and storage of information.




INFORMATION SCIENTISTS




I've been a member of CILIP for three years now, it was one of the first things I did when i knew librarianship was for me and I thought I need some support around me so I sought out CILIP and joined.

Hannah Smith Library Assistant Queen's College Cambridge and winner of Aspire Award
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