Managing Director, Retained Search Practice

Chicago, IL 60606

Employment Type: Full-time Industry: Manager, Division, Recruiter Executive Job Number: 6906 Is this job hybrid?:

Job Description

Managing Director, Executive Search Practice - Chicago or Cincinnati

Our client is a highly reputable and established Retained Search Firm with a niche focus in Data Science.  They are seeking a Managing Director to act as a player coach to continue to drive growth in the division, leading an existing team of Executive Recruiters and working very closely to develop and drive new business.

This unique opportunity will allow you to walk into an organization with a solid foundation as well as being known for being thought-leaders in the industry.

What you’ll do:
  • Production: Drive executive recruiting efforts, focusing on sourcing and placing top-tier AI and Data Science talent.
  • Accountability: Keep executive recruiters accountable for meeting targets and maintaining high standards of service.
  • Escalation Point: Serve as a point of escalation for complex client or candidate issues, ensuring resolutions are reached effectively.
  • Data and Analytics Focus: Understand the data and analytics industry, leveraging insights to inform recruitment strategies and decisions.

What you need:
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a track record of success in the retained executive search industry.
  • Proficiency in Salesforce and familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).
  • Strong understanding of data science and analytics, with the ability to effectively communicate with industry professionals.
  • Prior experience working with high-profile clients and managing relationships.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and mentor a team.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a high-growth and fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to actively contribute to the company's partnership with Women in Data Science.

This role offers the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and high-performing team, driving growth and success in the executive search industry. If you are a results-driven individual with a passion for data and analytics talent, we want to hear from you!


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Additional Information

MeeDerby is an executive search firm uniquely dedicated to serving the staffing industry. For nearly three decades, we've helped thousands of executives, managers, senior sales and senior recruiters who have worked in staffing find their place in this robust industry. You spend your days helping people find the perfect job. Don’t you deserve a partner who can do the same for you? Leverage our hard-won connections to take the next step in your staffing career.

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