DRG is a talent advisory group. We serve nonprofit organizations that care for, inspire, and enrich the lives of people all over the world.
We work with our nonprofit clients to deeply understanding the mission, culture, leadership and goals of their organization. We then partner with our clients to identify, attract, and nurture innovative, diverse talent for their organizations.
We also help organizations maximize their impact through talent assessments, transition planning, and by providing insights into compensation and organizational design. We do all of this with a single purpose: helping nonprofits create measurable change.
Our team of talent advisors shares a commitment to the values that matter to our clients—bringing more than 30 years of experience to helping people and organizations thrive.
Position and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Chief of Talent Services, the Senior Talent Consultant is an integral member of DRG’s growing team of talent advisors. This role requires a highly motivated and organized professional who can multitask effectively and serve as a highly skilled thought partner to clients and colleagues alike. We are seeking an energetic professional who wants to be a part of helping DRG Talent Advisory Group build and grow.
Talent Advisory Responsibilities
Provide direct consultation to clients in DRG’s core focus areas, including organizational design and alignment; transition and succession planning; talent integration; individual and team assessment, development, and effectiveness; compensation analysis and strategy; organizational culture and engagement; board effectiveness; and diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.
Develop and present innovative, engaging learning opportunities for clients and partners throughout the sector
Partner with internal and external stakeholders to develop, refine, and continuously improve DRGs products, services, tools, and value proposition.
Participate in business development and marketing efforts
Collaborate with the Chief of Talent Services, as well as other team members, in development of DEIA services
Research and identify external trends to inform business practices around DEIA
Additional projects TBD based upon developed work product
Drive business development by leveraging networks and strategically engaging potential clients.
Partner with clients to get a clear view on their strategic objectives and hiring needs.
Map role criteria, define position description, and document specifications.
Devise targeted outreach strategy and identify posting sites.
Assess candidates to ensure qualification match, cultural fit and compatibility.
Conduct confidential interviews.
Prepare candidates for interviews with clients.
Offer guidance and facilitate the negotiation process through to its completion.
Follow up with clients and assist with the candidate’s transition and onboarding.
Prepare pitch decks, proposals and candidate snapshots (document generation).
Organize, lead and document post-interview debrief/feedback with team.
Participate in team and staff meetings including bi-annual retreats.
Share expertise with other team members, formally and informally.
Participate in building of proposals, pitches and assignments.
Demonstrate leadership in providing best-in-class services and collaborating with team member across the organization.
The ideal candidate possesses master’s level academic training in business, nonprofit management, human resources, or public administration and a minimum of fifteen years’ social sector work experience in a combination of roles including senior management, consulting, client services, and/or human resources management.
The successful candidate must demonstrate:
A deep understanding of the functioning and dynamics of nonprofit organizations and the nonprofit ecosystem
Advanced training and/or experience developing and providing DEIA services
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Detail orientation and a deep commitment to providing high-quality products and services
Exceptional written communication skills; able to clearly and effectively convey ideas and concepts in writing and through work product of various forms
Strong group facilitation skills
Skill as a presenter and workshop developer and leader
Excellent business development and client relationship management skills
Able to work well independently and as part of a team
Able to manage projects and lead project teams
Sense of humor
Highly proficient in MS Office, particularly Word and Excel
This is a full-time, exempt position. Location is flexible; the successful candidate may work from a home office or, if based in the New York City area and health metrics allow, from DRG’s New York office.
We value and foster a culture of personal connection and looking forward to resuming monthly in-person staff meetings in New York City and our annual staff retreat when such gatherings are once again considered safe and possible. At that point, some additional travel may also be required; the amount and locations will vary depending on client needs.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the “Senior Talent Consultant” in the subject line.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
DRG considers the diversity of our workforce to be vital to our company’s overall success. We believe the more inclusive we are the better our work will be. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills with the goal of being a team that is representative, at all job levels, of our view that all people have equal value, unique skills and individual lived experiences. As such we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
As an equal opportunity employer, all aspects of employment—including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge—are based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. All employment decisions at DRG are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race; color; religion or belief; national, social or ethnic origin; sex; age; physical, mental or sensory disability; HIV Status; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; marital, civil union or domestic partnership status; past or present military service; family or parental status; or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.
DRG is committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination. DRG prohibits discrimination in employment against any employee or job applicant because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry or national origin, citizenship, marital status, military status, genetic information, pregnancy, disability, or any other legally protected status under applicable law. DRG also prohibits harassment, including sexual harassment, of any employee or job applicant