Executive Search Director

    • Richmond, VA


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This role performs complex professional work performing executive recruitment activities for local government clients, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Group Director, Executive Search. Oversight is exercised over the Recruiting Coordinators and Administrative Assistants within the Executive Search department .

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Perform complex professional work in the position needs and expectations for public sector clients, including:

  • Meet with local and national public-sector clients and prospects
  • Analyze existing client needs and advises on recruitment strategy
  • Collaborate with client to establish goals for project deliverables
  • Prepares and presents work plans for clients
  • Provide responsive customer service

Executes client recruitment strategy
  • Prepare and present proposals, identifying and recruiting candidates using a variety of channels
  • Review submitted candidate materials and respond to questions from potential candidates; delegate or interview prospective candidates
  • Negotiate and finalize contracts; approve client invoices

Develop, administer, and review candidate assessment exercises
  • Conduct community surveys
  • Facilitates and assists client assessment of top candidates
  • Advise clients on selecting and developing an employment offer

Supervise and mentor Recruiting Coordinators and others; supervise Administrative Assistants as needed


  • Bachelor's degree with coursework in human resources, public administration, business administration, or related field
  • 10+ years' experience in public sector management, human resources, and/or recruiting
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills; ability to develop and interpret program guidelines and tools to clients
  • Ability to address clients and the public and present information in a clear and organized manner; ability to prepare concise surveys and assessments
  • Ability to plan and manage project and client work; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, clients, coworkers, and governmental agencies
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skill

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