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Outreach Consultant

Development Guild DDI
Job Title: Outreach Consultant
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December 17th, 2017
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About the Position

Development Guild DDI is seeking an ambitious executive search professional who shares its commitment to quality, best practice and exceptional customer service. The Consultant will work as part of a team to provide executive search services to our nonprofit clients under the direction of senior leadership. The Consultant will use their professional experience and knowledge, in conjunction with Development Guild DDI’s experience and training, to successfully impact candidate pool development for assigned searches, and to represent the firm with integrity and professionalism. This position offers a great opportunity to gain experience and insight into the nonprofit and consulting fields while working collaboratively with a committed team of staff members.  The Consultant will report directly to Rebecca Titlow, Director of Research.

Key Responsibilities

  • At the direction of the project team leader, spearhead the effort to recruit candidates for nonprofit clients;
  • Develop a clear understanding of assigned searches, including client culture, opportunities for success, fundraising history and other aspects of assigned searches in order to represent and opportunity accurately to prospective candidates;
  • Follow executive search protocols and standards in keeping with Development Guild DDI best practices;
  • Assess candidate qualifications and make recommendations for next steps to assigned project leads;
  • Conduct candidate research as assigned by project leader;
  • Recruit potential candidates using phone, email, and other outreach techniques;
  • Conduct phone screens to evaluate qualifications and fit;
  • Initiate and maintain excellent relationships with candidates and friends of the firm; and
  • Demonstrate exemplary work ethic, character, and communication skills.

Key Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3+ years executive search experience;
  • Experience working in a service and/or non-profit environment, with consulting experience a plus;
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple demanding projects simultaneously;
  • Technologically proficient; able to pick up new ideas and programs quickly;
  • Experience working with senior leaders
  • Interest and ability to work with organizations across sectors;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, experience working closely with a diverse group of constituencies;
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities;
  • Effective team member;
  • Exceptional engagement and communications skills (written and verbal);
  • Strong character, initiative, flexibility, and work ethic; and
  • Deep appreciation for the mission of our clients.

Please email your cover letter and resume in confidence to:


Kate Michaud
Director of Staff Development
Development Guild DDI

133 Federal Street, Suite 802 | Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617.426.2606 | Fax: 617.426.2849
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