Associate / Senior Associate – Executive Search (multiple cities and verticals)

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Job Identification Number: 132

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Human Resources

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Global Executive Search firm seeks associates and senior associates to support the Practice Leaders within a variety of verticals. This position requires extensive personal interaction with senior-level decision makers in the specific practice area. Associates are included in business development activities and are encouraged to develop in-depth knowledge of specific industry sectors. This includes developing a perspective on competitive landscapes, understanding market influences, staying current with news and events, tracking share performance and explaining relevant trends. Responsibilities include participating in business development activities, including preparing and delivering presentations, in support of specific client or firm initiatives. Specific tasks will vary based on individual searches but may include: constructing target lists of companies and candidates; identification of appropriate candidates; coordinating internal and external research efforts; contacting high-potential prospects; writing position specifications; participating in or conducting candidate interviews; conducting reference checks; completing detailed status update reports; documenting candidate qualifications.

Ideal candidates will combine industry expertise, professional services skills, and the ability to advocate on behalf of clients, candidates and the firm for the advancement of client and firm interests.

The successful candidate will have experience in executive recruiting, as an internal recruiter in an industry-specific firm or other relevant professional services-related experience. He or she must also possess outstanding oral and written communication skills and the willingness and drive to manage a demanding workload (50+ hour workweek), balance multiple tasks and priorities and meet highly aggressive project goals in a timely fashion;  Experience working successfully within an integrated, team-oriented environment; Personal maturity and business acumen that leads to confident and rational decision making;  Strong presentation skills and in-command demeanor consistent with a top-tier professional services environment Ideal qualifications include at least 3 years of business experience.

Qualified candidates should send resumes to jcampbell@rockwood-search.com.   Please put your Name and “Associate -Executive Search” in the subject line and attach your resume as a word or PDF document.  Also include contact information, salary requirements and any applicable information in the body of the email.