Senior Research Associate - Executive Search

35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + 30% Bonus which is discretionary
15 Jun 2017
29 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our London Based Client is the European Leader in Digital/E Recruitment - a specialist Executive Search Leader who work with the world's most innovative and most recognised online companies - They have an enviable client list globally - Dealing at Senior Level - Roles include - CEO, COO, CFO, CTO, CMO, CPO, CCO as well as VPs/Directors of Marketing, Business Development, Product, Technology, Finance, Operations and Strategy

Our Client has over a decade of expertise in building outstanding leadership teams across the online landscape. The CEO is a 'figure head' in the industry and clients come to them for new and repeat business.

They host frequent invite-only networking events. These bring together high-profile digital/technology investors, entrepreneurs and executives and can be any size from breakfast roundtables to larger events with well-known guest speakers and panels.

Key responsibilities include:

  • -Assisting Consultants and Directors with internal and external primary and secondary research across all aspects of the Executive Search process, with increasing exposure to candidate, client and assignment management.
  • -Capturing, updating and maintaining market, company and candidate information on the profile database system.
  • -Using proprietary research techniques, investment research and analytical tools to produce business intelligence and competitor analysis as a key part of the search process.
  • -Assisting Consultants and Directors in the development of search strategies for business development activities, proposals and assignments.
  • -Identifying, sourcing, interesting and qualifying potential candidates.
  • Personal Characteristics

    This role will suit candidates with the following attributes:

  • -3-4 years' experience as a Researcher/Associate within Retained Executive Search
  • -Genuine interest in the Digital industry. It is not essential to have experience in working in the digital sector.
  • -Good intellect, able to think around issues and to develop ideas into practical solutions.
  • -Problem solving skills, using initiative and tenacity.
  • -A proven client service mentality, pro-active, creative with an emphasis on quality and responsiveness.
  • -An adaptable and flexible manner coupled with the ability to deal with people from a variety of backgrounds.
  • -Self-confident, with a mature outlook.
  • -A strong team working ethos.
  • -Degree educated is essential
  • -Preference for two to three years prior working experience in a research capacity.
  • Further Information

    The role will report into one of the Directors and work alongside more than one Consultant.

    Career development is offered which can be in research, account management or consultancy.