Talent Manager @Keynote Search

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High Profile Clients

Your primary responsibility will be to manage senior-level search projects from start to finish by engaging with clients and working internally with the Keynote Search team to recruit and market to executive candidates.

Diverse Team

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with an experienced team from a variety of backgrounds that all strive to achieve a singular goal – to become the best executive search firm in Canada.

Autonomous Role

You will be given the autonomy to manage your own projects and resources, and the space to engage in your own business development activities to establish yourself as one of Ottawa’s elite executive search consultants.

Talent Manager @Keynote Search

Company: Keynote Search

Position: Talent Manager

Location: Ottawa

Keynote Search (a division of Keynote Group) was founded to give employers a better and more professional alternative to contingent recruiting firms. After successful careers in the recruiting industry, Donna and James Baker founded Keynote Search in downtown Ottawa and have grown the company year-on-year since 2015. Today, the company operates exclusively on a retained business model that allows its team to Find the right candidates for executive roles, ensure that they will Fit well with the company’s culture, and give them the onboarding experience to help them Perform at an elite level. Over the past four years, Keynote Search has established itself as Ottawa’s premier executive search firms and has been recognized not only as one of Ottawa’s Fastest Growing businesses two years in a row, but also as an exceptional place to work in 2018 when the company won an Employee’s Choice Award.

Skills & Experience

Executive Search Experience Working on high-value projects
Recruitment Experience Industry exposure is beneficial
Business Development Experience is a valuable asset
Client Service Strong, professional communicator with clients

Summary of Role

With a strong and focused leadership team, Keynote Search has already commenced expansion into new markets and is poised to scale its operations further with the addition of elite-level talent to work with its formidable client base. While the company has experienced high growth levels and earned a reputation as one of Ottawa’s best run businesses, the entire team at Keynote Search takes great pride in their ongoing community involvement and civic development initiatives.

This is a rare opportunity to be part of an organization that is forging a new direction in the recruitment industry by continually challenging the status quo and raising the standards at which the company operates. Without resting on the laurels of their previous successes, the leadership team is committed to further developing the Keynote Search brand and assembling an elite team to grow the business. At Keynote Search, you’ll have the opportunity to work directly with successful business leaders and engage in meaningful conversations about growth, scale, new projects and exciting industries. We support our team members and give them the tools they need to achieve their professional and personal goals. While life at many larger firms can feel like a machine, at Keynote Search, our people can and do change the course of the company through their work, attitude and teamwork.

At the end of the first year in the position, you will have developed a strong knowledge and understanding of the executive search industry, and the clients that Keynote Search works with. You will have become an integral member of Keynote Search’s team, earning the trust and respect of your colleagues and leadership team. You will be recognized as a team player that passionately strives to provide concierge-level service to all of the clients and Keynote Search team members that you work alongside. You will have consistently demonstrated your commitment to the organization and to the team by taking a proactive and enthusiastic approach to client service.You will have developed a system to prioritize and organize your work. You will be fully immersed in the Keynote Search culture and handle your day-to-day tasks efficiently..

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