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Managing Director, Executive Search

  • ID: 466702
  • Posted: 6/16/2020
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Category: Pro - Sales
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


We are seeking a passionate and accomplished business developer and client relationship manager with proven track record of success securing and executing search assignments. Ideally, someone with strong senior-level contacts and reputation and an existing national client base across verticals.
As Managing Director, you will have the opportunity to build your portfolio of retained executive search business through your existing network or new contacts. You will oversee your client accounts and projects but will have the support of our experienced research and recruiting staff to help you successfully identify top talent for each search you bring to the business. Our structure will allow you to focus on developing business and managing your client relationships while the inside team covers all the administrative and sourcing responsibilities.
We are looking for a dynamic individual who loves to build strong relationships with senior level executives and top HR leaders, to help them solve their talent needs.  
This role offers a lot of freedom and latitude in building the business the way you know will yield results and comes with a competitive base salary and comprehensive bonus program, as well as the flexibility of having a remote office and wide-open territory.
The person can operate either from his/her home office, TalentRISE’s HQ in Chicago, or from one of Aleron’s office in the US.
·         Develop new business and build long-lasting relationships with existing client base
·         Create and maintain a pipeline of prospects and lead presentations to potential clients
·         Attend conferences and build your brand, promoting yourself and the firm as subject matter experts in the market
·         Manage the hands-on execution of high-level search consulting related to all executive level positions across the company’s client base.
·         Act as an advisor and business partner and work successfully and collaboratively with clients and candidates, aiming to provide a seamless and high touch experience
·         Evaluate and track recruitment metrics and search analytics to include statistics on time-to-shortlist, time-to-fill, source of hire and client satisfaction, among other deliverables.
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10 years of experience in executive search with demonstrated success in developing new business and managing a full-cycle search process 
  • History of exceptional revenue generation and proven track record of opening new account
  • Excellent time management skills and follow-up skills paramount to perform in a multi-client and fast paced environment
  • Strong business acumen and organizational savvy necessary to understand and anticipate future business and talent needs
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building, planning, and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to influence and persuade others to achieve desired outcomes
  • Possess an insatiable curiosity and strong persistence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to effectively interact and present to both internal and external senior management
  • Ability to deliver results through exceptional project management skills and natural leadership capabilities
  • Professionalism and honesty while building credibility, trust, and respect with clients and colleagues
  • Desire to work independently, but also enjoy the comradery of a team approach
  • Willingness to travel as needed
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • MBA or advanced degree preferred

    Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron?s strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

    Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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