Organization: Koya Leadership Partners

Location: Chicago, IL

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Our team at Koya Leadership Partners is hiring! We’re seeking talented professionals to join our growing team and ensure that we continue to place the right people in the right place to change the world.

Koya is a national retained executive search and human capital consulting firm that works exclusively with mission-driven organizations, educational institutions, and social enterprises. Clients come to Koya—and return—for the gold standard in executive search. The executives we place are widely considered leaders in the nonprofit field.

This commitment to mission-driven work is also core to how we treat our employees. Koya is a place where employees can bring their full selves to work; staff members are developed professionally and empowered to support the personal causes that matter most to them. We believe wholeheartedly that best-in-class service to candidates and clients can, and should, go hand in hand with being a best-in-class organization for our team.

Diversity is a deeply held value at Koya. We believe diversity spans gender, race, faith, ability and sexual orientation and strive to build diverse pools of talent in our work with clients and track metrics on diversity as a performance outcome for our recruiters. We are proud of the results of this commitment: over one-third of the leaders we place are executives of color and over 50% are women. Internally, we believe in and strive to foster a workplace in which all perspectives are valued and welcomed.

At Koya, our work is fast paced and ever-changing. We do whatever it takes to provide superior service to our clients and candidates, while always upholding our values and cultural norms. We have found that the most successful search professionals are excellent project managers, those whose persistence is unparalleled and who are excited at the idea of working on different searches and projects, as well as working alongside colleagues with varying styles, experiences and background.

Here are a few of the roles we’ll be hiring for in our Chicago Office in 2018:

Consultants are integral team members who are talented project managers that provide key support to Search Leads—Managing Directors, Vice Presidents and Principals—and ensure that searches run smoothly, efficiently and result in the placement of top-tier candidates with Koya’s clients.

Principals are responsible for managing all aspects of the executive search process, including working closely with senior leaders in national and global nonprofits to understand their hiring needs, then leveraging the intellectual capital and research resources of the firm to identify top talent. Principals bring several years of experience in full-cycle recruitment and candidate development.

Vice Presidents are responsible for serving as a team lead and managing all aspects of the executive search process, including working closely with senior leaders in national and global nonprofits to understand their hiring needs, then leveraging the intellectual capital and research resources of the firm to identify top talent. Vice Presidents are experienced in business development as well as being seasoned people managers, project managers and recruiters.

If you feel you’re a potential fit for one (or more) of the roles listed above and you’re interested in joining Koya, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your resume here for our review and consideration.