Sterling Martin Associates, a highly regarded, executive recruiting firm, with offices in Washington, DC, New York, Chicago, Portland, OR and Orange County, CA, is seeking an experienced executive recruiter. The Senior Executive Recruiter is responsible for contacting, screening and qualifying candidates for our client organizations which are national and international membership associations and nonprofit organizations. This position is virtually based working from a home office and may be based anywhere in the U.S.
The Senior Executive Recruiter will be responsible for making initial telephone contact, presenting client opportunities, and qualifying potential candidates through telephone interviews. Sterling Martin’s experienced research team provides candidate's contact information to our recruiters for follow up. The Senior Executive Recruiter also seeks candidate referrals to supplement the work of the research team.
This position pays a competitive hourly rate with potential for performance bonuses. This is a part-time position requiring anywhere from 15-30 hours per week, depending on the firm's workload.
This job does not require new client/business development; however, bonuses will be paid for any client organizations that are developed through the course of your work. You will be primarily focused on contacting potential candidates, presenting job opportunities to them, and screening them against the position requirements.
• Contact potential candidates via telephone and e-mail from research provided. • Utilize tools such as LinkedIn in advance of phone calls. • Partner closely with our Research Associates who are responsible for identifying the name and contact information of potential candidates. • Screen, qualify, and interview potential candidates via telephone interviews. • Expand sourcing by seeking referrals to other potential candidates.
• Five plus years of experience in executive recruiting with a search firm or in corporate recruiting. Experience recruiting for executive and C-level positions. • Knowledge of associations or nonprofit organizations highly desirable. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • No fear of making phone calls. • Working knowledge of LinkedIn. • Experience working for a retained search firm is a plus. • Understanding of behavioral interviewing a plus. • A "detective" mentality. You love to search out and find the perfect candidate. • A persuasive, outgoing personality, and well-honed telephone presentation skills. • Technically competent. Ability to use or learn such tools as Google Drive, ZOOM and Microsoft Office products such as Word. • Self-motivated. Ability to work independently on projects and as a member of a team. • High level of initiative, strong drive to succeed, and strong work ethic. • Excellent organization skills. • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred, advanced degree a plus.