About Us – Nonprofit Executive Recruiters

Our Approach to a Search Assignment

Position Research

Finding the best candidate requires that we have a thorough understanding of what our client seeks. As some of the top nonprofit executive recruiters, strive to understand the history, mission, goals, successes, and needs of the organization. While position descriptions, websites, job postings, and other materials are helpful, the greatest benefit is gained by setting specific time aside to discuss the details of the organization and opportunity, as well as the candidate that should fill it.

The Search Process and Our Commitment

We devote our best effort to a search’s successful conclusion. As a headhunter for nonprofit jobs, our approach will encompass the following:

Targeted Search: The majority of our energy will be in sourcing, contacting, and screening qualified individuals currently working for other organizations that are most likely to employ the type our client seeks. We access these people through both direct recruitment, where we know this is an individual we want to pursue, and indirect recruitment, where we gather names and seek referrals from candidates who may be qualified. This approach makes us one of the top nonprofit executive search firms and involves a recruiting plan of 150-300 organizations typically. Targeted search provides us with the highest probability of finding a highly trained candidate.

Associations/Societies: Concurrent with the targeted search, we access specific national and/or regional “industry-specific” associations and societies to draw in additional candidates.

Database: As nonprofit executive recruiters, we rigorously maintain and continually expand our databases of professionals for all major metro regions of the country. When we get a search assignment, we notify all the professionals in the selected regional database, resulting in direct interest, referral of candidates, and the opportunity to further expand the database. Additionally, we have an extensive database of candidates that have been built from earlier searches, both within our office as well as across our Management Recruiters International network.

Candidate Referral & Placement

Our job as headhunters for nonprofit jobs does not stop there. Once we have identified qualified candidates, we will coordinate/facilitate (to the degree desired) the process, from interview arrangements through their first day in the position. This may involve more extensive reference and background checks, psychological profiles, travel and meeting arrangements, salary surveys, relocation/cost of living services (if needed), and brokering of the offer. Clients may request our assistance on all or a portion of the above.


Our Business Philosophy:

  • Exceed our client’s expectations in the placement of quality professionals
  • Understand the culture, goals and specific criteria our clients have established, so as to provide a better foundation for a successful placement
  • Be viewed as a valued partner by our clients
  • Always operate in an ethical and professional manner
  • Generate repeat business and referrals
  • Create an enjoyable and supportive team work environment

Contact us to learn more about our value and our mission, and why we are looked at as top nonprofit executive search firms.