Executive Search Firm Research Associate

Dynamics Search Partners is a leading executive search firm specializing in the Alternative Investment Arena. We have over ten years of industry experience, during which our firm has built an established network of industry professionals that extends across all levels and areas of expertise. Our client base includes some of the most prestigious hedge funds and private equity firms in the world. Our reach spans the US and abroad; each year we place candidates at firms in a wide variety of cities and countries. Our mindset is aligned with the industry that we recruit for: we are focused on absolute performance and client/investor satisfaction.

Job description
We are seeking an intelligent, resourceful and highly motivated individual to join our Alternative Investments Team. This role is a blend of finance, sales and psychology. As a member of the team, you will be responsible for understanding the trends and current events of the financial markets and articulating their effects on the hiring landscape. You will be working with of some of the most prominent private equity, hedge fund and venture capital firms in the industry as they look to recruit top talent for their investment research, investor relations and marketing teams. Additionally, you will be responsible for networking and building relationships with top Wall Street talent as you look to learn more about their backgrounds, long term goals and career transitions.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Working directly alongside an experienced recruiter to support the overall efficiency of the recruiting team. Daily responsibilities will include meeting & screening candidates, providing resume critiques, interview prep and market landscape briefs
– Assisting in active searches through industry and firm landscapes, pitching ad creating candidate profiles, creating Search Summaries for clients and debriefing candidates
– Preparing industry reports for clients. Examples include: Investment Banking, Hedge Fund & Private Equity Compensation Surveys and Investment Banking Class Profiles
– Creating internal marketing materials and assisting with ad-hoc business development projects

To be successful in this role you will have:
– Strong interpersonal and communication skills
– A proactive and team-oriented personality
– The ability to multi-task with a strong attention to detail
– Excellent time management skills
– The desire to work in a fast past and challenging environment