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Associate within Private Equity and Search - New York, NY

Branch ID: 5100


Pay Rate/Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00

Company: Executive Search/Consulting Firm within Private Equity Market
Position: Associate
Location: New York, NY
Hours: 8:30am-6:00pm (flexibility required to come in early and stay late as needed)
Compensation: Up to $75K DOE + discretionary bonus + benefits
Bachelor's Degree: Required

Our client, an executive search and consulting firm serving blue-chip private equity funds, is looking for an Associate to join their growing New York office. The ideal candidate will have experience in a professional services environment with excellent research skills, and a strong desire to learn about and work in the private equity market. Prior experience in an executive search or consulting firm is beneficial, but not required.

Responsibilities of Associate:
- Working on specific assignments for funds – for example, finding advisors to validate an asset pre-acquisition or identifying a new CEO for one of their portfolio companies
- Helping to monitor and track your sector team's private equity deals in the US
- Going to meetings with both clients and candidates
- Mapping all the active private equity funds in the sector and keeping abreast of their investment priorities
- Researching companies in your sector to identify potential acquisition targets and world-class executives with whom Firm can build relationships
- Preparing analytical reports to brief clients on progress and attending meetings with senior team members
- Assisting senior team members with networking with leading executives and board members in the sector
- Contributing to execution of revenue generating projects and winning of business for the practice
- The role offers a unique opportunity to become an expert on the dynamics of a specific sector and the private equity industry, with a high level of direct exposure to the leaders of some of the top companies in US

Requirements of Associate:
- Bachelor's Degree required
-1-2 years experience in a professional services environment preferred
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Intellectual curiosity - a drive for personal and professional development
- High emotional intelligence – a natural relationship-builder, an excellent judge of character and thoughtful and reflective in approach
- Strong cultural fit – highly motivated, enthusiastic, takes the initiative, authentic in style and thrives in an entrepreneurial environment
- Reflective – desire to find the space to think and consider ambiguous situations to find clarity
- Entrepreneurial – intuitively understands where the opportunities are and how to convert them
- Leads by example - motivated self-starter who acts with integrity and treats others with respect
- Collegiate – comfortable working through complex problems with others and motivated by “doing the work”, not just managing
- High tempo approach – used to multi-tasking and significant workload
- Genuine interest in both people and business
- Verification of identity, education, prior employment, and references may be required


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Associate within Private Equity and Search

City, State or Zip Code: New York, NY

Position Type: Direct Hire Position

Date Posted: 7/11/2019