· Work with the CEO and consultants to develop search strategy.

· Conduct research to develop a target pool of candidates.

· Reach out, via email and phone, to potential candidates with the goal of developing a strong group of interested applicants for specific positions.

· Through in-depth phone screens, assess candidate suitability against the specific requirements of the job.

· Give input to the CEO and consultants about which candidates should advance in the process.

· Provide brief written assessments of candidate qualifications.

· Create documents detailing candidate qualifications for clients.

· Write and/or revise position descriptions.

· Conduct research on current and potential client organizations.

· Participate in client phone calls and meetings as appropriate.

· Track all activity in FileFinder database, ensuring accurate documentation of where each candidate is in the search process.

· Conduct reference checks.


The ideal candidate will be a smart, creative, strategic individual with the ability to collaborate on an executive search plan and execute against it. In addition, s/he will be:

· Highly articulate with the ability to quickly convey the essence of an open position over the phone.

· Able to assess both quantitative and qualitative aspects of a candidate’s background.

· Highly organized, efficient, and proactive.

· Detail-oriented, while keeping the big picture in mind.

· Committed to a high level of excellence in all aspects of the search life-cycle.

· An excellent writer with the ability to convey information succinctly and clearly.

· Able to juggle competing priorities effectively.

· Warm, open, and genuine.

· Customer-service oriented and committed to do excellent work on behalf of excellent clients and candidates.

· An adept problem solver.

· Familiar with the executive search business and the nonprofit sector strongly preferred. A background in fundraising, business development, or human resources is also relevant.

· Undergraduate degree required.


To apply for this job please send a cover letter and your resume to


PBR Executive Search is a thriving retained executive search firm founded in 1998. We specialize in national searches in the nonprofit sector for organizations with budgets of $1.5M to $3B. Our team successfully fills most positions within three to six months.

The consultant will provide executive search execution and support to the CEO and other consultants in a fast-paced, high-performing office. Significant opportunities for professional advancement for the right person.

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