Analyst, Board Practice

Description

Founded in 1956, Spencer Stuart is one of the largest privately-held global executive search firms, specializing in senior-level executive search, board of director appointments and executive assessment services. Across its 56 offices in 31 countries, Spencer Stuart has a professional team of approximately 600 search Consultants and Associates.

As a private firm, we pride ourselves on fostering a special culture, which is both highly collegial and non-hierarchical - one in which intelligence, insight, excellence, responsiveness, humor, global spirit and interpersonal skills are highly valued.

Board Practice

Spencer Stuart has been a worldwide leader in director search and other board advisory services from more than 25 years. We recruit chairmen and directors for public, private equity-backed, major private and family-owned companies, as well as startups and nonprofit organizations. We have a strong local presence in key markets around the world and our consultants have access to a growing pool of high-quality international directors.

Our knowledge of board dynamics and privileged access to and knowledge of the most sought-after directors helps clients build balanced and effective boards.

The Board Practice at Spencer Stuart includes some of the highest-regarded and south-after leaders in the executive search industry including North American Board Practice leader Julie Daum.

Position Summary

The Board Analyst is responsible for producing industry and/or functional analysis reports in support of search engagements, internal meetings and new business initiatives. This includes competitive information, trends across sub-sectors and target company list development. The board analyst provides analysis and conclusions to be incorporated into client-ready documents. Over time, it is expected that the board analyst will develop functional expertise brey maintaining an awareness of industry trends and "best in class" leaders/future leaders.

This is a full time role and this analyst will split their time between Spencer Stuart's New York and Stamford offices.

Ideal Experience

We are eager to hear from recent graduates (1-2 years of work experience) or members of the Class of 2017 interested in exploring professional services opportunities within the field of executive search. Applicants should have majored in liberal arts, business, or related fields of study and evince a well-roundedness, including significant leadership experience. A 3.5+ GPA is desired.

A successful candidate is someone who is self-directed, independent and able to proactively address the needs of the practice. Outstanding candidates will have demonstrated a passion and ability for performing critical research and communicating their findings clearly and cogently. They will be graceful under pressure, enjoy fast paced environments, and be excellent multitaskers.

Compensation and benefits are commensurate with other high-end professional services firms.


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