Allegis Group, Inc

Director (Senior Associate/Associate), Executive Search

Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-IL-Chicago | US-DC-Washington | US-CA-Los Angeles | US-CA-San Francisco
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2/11/2021 8:20 AM)
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At Allegis Partners, we value all dimensions of diversity and provide equitable opportunities for employees to learn, grow and advance. Whatever your background, you will feel like you belong and can thrive here. Your talent and unique contributions will make a real impact on our clients, the candidates we place and colleagues.  


Allegis Partners - one of nine operating companies within the $15 billion privately held global human capital organization, Allegis Group - is a nimble and creative retained executive search consultancy. The firm is comprised of six U.S. offices, with 20+ employees from top-tier executive search firms, and relevant corporate experience from marquee global companies. Over the past three years our managing directors and Directors came together attracted by a common goal and desire to conduct search with a more compelling, client focused approach.


Our three U.S. core focus areas are functional Human Resources, Leadership (c-level) and Board Services.


The Opportunity & Responsibilities

We are looking for a Senior Associate or Director for this excellent opportunity.


This position is responsible for providing support to Managing Directors in all aspects of the search process to include execution, targeting, outreach and assessment of candidates on the phone, through email, ATS database, social media and at times in-person. The Director will also be responsible for collaborating with the research and knowledge management functions prior to and after searches being launched. Directors may also be involved in managing search schedules (candidates and clients), attending and presenting in client status calls and meetings and preparing drafts of various search documents. Position is primarily responsible for supporting search execution, but will also contribute to the business development efforts of the firm, to include identifying business development targets, preparation of pitch material and participation in new business presentations. Position may support executive level searches in one or two defined verticals and various senior functional roles.


Essential Functions:

  • The Director will work with various Allegis Partners but may also support executive searches in other strategic industries and
  • Works with the MD/Director on each project to develop a search execution plan
  • Participates in the execution of multiple retained searches to include research, position descriptions, candidate write-ups, targeting, contacting and evaluating candidates
  • Creates target lists of potential clients for MD or Director and participates in client meetings
  • Source, cold call and present a compelling story to secure target candidates and interface with them through the search process, providing a high level of candidate care
  • Respond to MD or Director in a timely manner, with the mandate to meet all timelines for client deliverables for qualified, interested candidates
  • Understand the client position thoroughly, and execute accordingly, screening candidates for the position “fit”, from a content, cultural and functional perspective
  • Proactively network and seek out the candidates in the most expeditious and cost effective manner. Leverage business and client networks to market career/client opportunities
  • Help manage all related administrative duties related to the job search process including assistance with the interview scheduling process when necessary
  • Ensure ATS is updated with required client and candidate information
  • Gathering, recording and sharing market intelligence
  • Mentor and train more junior members of the firm to ensure their continued career development and the needs of the
  • Other duties as assigned




Minimum Education and/or Experience:

  • Executive search experience within a defined industry, vertical or functional focus
  • Four year college degree required
  • Reputation for client service, delivering results
  • Unassailable ethics and integrity
  • Proven ability to successfully and efficiently complete searches while ensuring the highest standards of quality and customer service

 Requisite Abilities and/or Skills:

  • Excellent research experience and skills
  • Exceptional learning agility
  • Ability to meet deadlines and produce high quality work
  • High energy and ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Extraordinary dedication to client service
  • Detail oriented, no detail is too small
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Flexibility in dealing with shifting
  • Organizational skills, including proven ability to prioritize and to follow up
  • Self-starter
  • Outgoing personality – embraces phone contact with prospective candidates and cold-calling
  • Team oriented and collaborative
  • Commitment to ethics, equal opportunity and diversity
  • Database management experience
  • Strong knowledge of technology (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Proficiency with internet and social media recruiting tools and technologies
  • AIRS certification a plus

Core Competencies:

  • Search Execution
  • Understanding the Market and Client and Candidate Needs
  • Work Habits & Approach
  • Competitive self-starter

Allegis Partners does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of age, sex, race or any other protected characteristic pursuant to applicable state or federal laws. We believe in creating a culture where all of our colleagues can bring their full, authentic selves to work and feel included and positioned for success.


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