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Executive Senior Search Associate, Consulting

Company: Marcum Search LLC
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Marcum LLP offers a great career with exceptional benefits.
There's a lot to think about when it comes to launching your career. At Marcum, we offer you a world of opportunity, a highly competitive salary, exceptional benefits, flexible work options, and industry-leading technology, all within an environment that values your contributions and supports your professional growth.
At Marcum, eligible associates receive a benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and transit benefits, as well as paid time off, a 401(k) plan with an employer contribution, and a profit sharing plan.
Marcum's Nonprofit Search, Transition and Planning finds, supports and guides nonprofit leaders, both executives and boards, to build and sustain effective, vital organizations. Our search and transition practice specializes in finding and supporting the best nonprofit executives. We not only identify an extraordinary pool of candidates with the right skills and experience, but also take into consideration each client's organizational priorities and culture to ensure the selected executive succeeds.
Marcum is currently seeking a strategic minded, detail oriented, and customer service focused Non-Profit Executive Search Associate to join the team through full cycle of recruiting at the CEO/Executive Director level and C-Suite level (e.g., Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Development Officer).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Understand Mission & Leadership Needs

  • Confer with lead consultants and clients to understand the client's mission and leadership needs, job specifications, qualifications, skills, personal attributes, and compensation levels.

    Source and Screen Candidates

    • Establish key search criteria in discussion with lead consultant
    • Develop & implement research, outreach, and recruiting plans: researching and contacting professional networks, associations, etc.
    • Proactively build a pipeline of potential candidates for senior leadership positions (particularly nonprofit CEO positions) and maintain regular communication with those individuals; build and maintain contact with potential applicants on an ongoing basis.
    • Conduct initial and in-depth screening calls (telephone, video conference, and/or in person) with selected candidates


      • Confer with lead consultant to understand criteria for reference checking
      • Complete and document reference checks that build the client's understanding of finalists

        Communication & Customer Service

        • Superior written products (position announcement, candidates screening notes, candidate summary, references summary, etc.)
        • Respond to candidates via telephone and e-mail within a reasonable period.
        • Build relationships with team members that foster trust, respect, and seamless team integration.
        • Provide the highest level of customer service to clients, STP team members, and Marcum colleagues.

          Minimum Requirements

          • Bachelor's Degree preferred
          • 3+ years of sourcing and recruiting experience
          • Experience working in/with nonprofit organizations is strongly preferred
          • Proficient in the use of an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)/CRM and Microsoft Office Suite
          • Exceptional written and verbal communication
          • Able to build a rapport with experienced, highly accomplished candidates
          • Ability to define problems, gather data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
          • Ability to listen effectively and to gain the trust and confidence of clients, management, and applicants
          • Ability to work well in ambiguous situations
          • Personal qualities of integrity, confidence, commitment to personal leadership development
          • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

            Marcum works hard to keep our compensation and benefit programs competitive with today's market.
            At Marcum, you'll find a competitive salary, benefits and 401(k) retirement savings plan. We care about our employees' mental and physical health, well-being and quality of life. Therefore, the firm offers a comprehensive employee benefits package that in part, includes:

            • Medical Insurance
            • Dental Insurance
            • Life Insurance & AD&D Coverage
            • Short-Term Disability Insurance
            • Long-Term Disability Insurance
            • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
            • Holidays and Paid Time Off
            • Employee assistance program (counseling)
            • Firm-paid parking (for managers and partners)
            • Smart Benefits program (WMATA)
            • Education assistance
            • Firm-paid training
            • Various health and wellness programs

              Marcum's Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
              Diversity and inclusion are not just buzzwords at Marcum. Women make up the majority of our associates and people of color and LGBTQIA+ and non-US born individuals are represented at every practice level including partners, directors and senior managers. In addition, some 30 languages are spoken by our employees.
              Additionally, Marcum has developed Associate Resource Groups ("ARG"s) that serve as a safe space for associates to share common interests and discuss ways to improve the employee experience. We have groups for associates who identify as Arab, Asian, Black, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQIA+, as well as groups for women, parents, young professionals, and veterans. The ARGs offer the opportunity for associates to join together to share common life experiences and to be catalysts for positive change.
              Marcum's mission is to hire and retain the best-qualified people to help our clients meet their goals and achieve success. We accomplish this by recruiting superior candidates; maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects our business communities, without regard for age, gender, minority status or sexual identity; providing dynamic mentoring and career development pathways; and enabling professional advancement to partner and executive staff positions within the Marcum organization.
              The information contained in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of employee to successfully perform this job. Employees are expected to follow their manager/supervisor's instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their manager/supervisor. No employee should ever be asked to perform duties outside legal boundaries. Should questions arise in this regard, contact Human Resources immediately.
              For more information about the position, please send an email to with Executive Senior Search Associate, Consulting in the Subject Line, or use the link to apply directly to the role
              Marcum LLP is an Equal Opportunity EmployerMarcum LLP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, national origin, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification under the law.

Keywords: Marcum Search LLC, Washington DC , Executive Senior Search Associate, Consulting, Professions , Washington, DC

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