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Executive Search Manager


Lincoln Group

Executive Search Manager
Newport Beach, California
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Executive Search Manager Newport Beach California

Job Ref: JOB-1315




Job Title: Executive Search Manager  Reports To: President & CEO

Location: Remote, Hybrid, or In-Office  FLSA Status: Exempt




Reporting to the President & CEO, Executive Search Managers are responsible for providing full-service talent acquisition services for clients through creative sourcing and candidate coordination, while working collaboratively with branches, hiring managers, and clients nationwide. This position is a producing leadership role, that requires prior management experience.


Duties and Responsibilities

Maintain a full desk and pro-actively engage with your book of business to execute on executive-level and professional searches in a timely and efficient manner

Advertise job openings on, careers pages, job boards, and social networks (e.g., LinkedIn, etc.)

Source candidates through online channels (e.g., professional networks and industry specific sites)

Screen resumes and applications and update candidates on hiring processes

Interview candidates during various hiring stages, including phone, Teams, first-round and second-round interviews, interview preps, and debriefs

Parse sourced candidates and prospective clients directly into TrackerRMS

Add resumes and agency resumes to the documents folder in TrackerRMS

Log your activity notes in TrackerRMS

Document candidate profile notes in TrackerRMS and update all the related fields, per the Tracker spreadsheet that will be provided

Maintain activity dashboards and KPI statistics; provide metrics as needed; communicate with key stakeholders on search progress regularly

Evaluate candidates and provide meaningful insight to clients regarding candidate profiles

Determine qualification criteria for each position and update job descriptions as needed (e.g., add tasks or modify requirements)

Participate in hiring events, industry events, conferences, etc. to maintain and proactively grow network of clients and candidates

Assists with routine office functions, and prepares reports as requested

Document all activity in the company’s ATS system

Other related duties/projects as assigned



Minimum of 5+ years direct related experience as a recruiter is required; those with executive search experience strongly preferred

Demonstrated mastery of full cycle recruiting; prior experience running a full desk is preferred

Deeply seasoned interview skills and expertise using various interview formats (e.g., video, phone, structured, behavioral, group)

Previous management experience strongly preferred

Prior consultative sales experience strongly preferred

Proven ability to work and manage a team remotely or in-person

Ability to run a full desk and manage a team with little to no direction

Computer proficiency required, including MS Office Suite and various ATS

Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills required

Prior experience negotiating contracts and complex executive and professional employment offers required

Demonstrated ability to successfully work in a result driven, goal oriented, fast paced environment is required

Demonstrated ability to successfully meet or exceed established financial goals is required

Bachelor’s Degree in related field is preferred


About Lincoln Group

We are a woman-owned executive search, retained search, and professional solutions firm specializing in a tailor-made approach to service. We are experienced leaders in the industry with expertise in filling a wide variety of executive, professional, and skilled business positions on a retained, permanent, contract, interim, or contract-to-hire basis. We serve companies looking for a holistic talent solution.


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