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Associate, LeaderFit

Washington, DC

Associate
LeaderFit
Washington, D.C.

About LeaderFit

LeaderFit is an executive search firm serving mission-driven organizations. We are passionate about our work partnering with nonprofits, foundations, and social enterprises to recruit top leadership talent. Our team is committed to a culture of collaboration, innovation, and fun!

Position Summary
We are searching for a highly organized, detail-oriented, and conscientious team player with a proven passion for social impact. The Associate will play a key role in supporting our client engagements through a wide variety of administrative activities such as advertising job descriptions, scheduling candidate interviews, and conducting research. The Associate also will play a key role in supporting Purpose Path, our career coaching program, which has served more than 400 professionals to date.

The ideal candidate will bring a “can do” attitude and exceptional client service ethic. S/he will be a creative and proactive problem-solver with a proven ability to learn quickly and take initiative. In addition, the top candidate must have strong oral and written communication skills.

 
Key Responsibilities
  • Strategically advertise job openings on relevant job boards and social media sites
  • Correspond with candidates by phone and email throughout the interview process to provide updates and schedule interviews
  • Maintain our client and candidate databases
  • Manage logistics for client meetings, including catering and room reservations
  • Support our team’s various administrative needs 
  • Participate in client interviews and write interview assessments
  • Plan and manage events
  • Conduct reference checks
  • Screen resumes and source candidates

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated passion for social impact, as evidenced by experience working or volunteering in the nonprofit sector
  • Experience working in a professional office environment
  • Experience planning and organizing events
  • Superb organization skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong client service ethic
  • Resourcefulness and proactive problem solving skills
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Flexibility and ability to reprioritize activities as needed
  • Comfortable learning new software to improve efficiency
     
Please submit a cover letter that explains why are you are interested in this opportunity specifically and your relevant experiences and skills. Thank you for your interest!
 
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