Executive Vice President & Search Consultant

Kensington International - Chicago, IL

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Job Description

Founded in 1989, Kensington International provides full service Talent Management Consulting; including Talent Strategy, Acquisition, Development and Transition.  Kensington International ranks as one of the largest and most successful Talent Management firms in the US.  The firm provides Retained Executive and Middle Management Search, Assessment & Selection, Leadership Development and Outplacement services to its clients within key industry segments through four distinct lines of business and in many instances provides all services to a single client.

The Retained Executive Search Practice in particular enjoys an outstanding reputation and ranks among the Top Executive Search firms in the United States and Chicago, and has a clear national footprint in terms of both clients and geographic coverage.  The firm’s scope and scale is also enhanced by its membership in Agilium World Search Partners.  Agilium ranks among the worlds’ top 20 executive search alliances.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Search Consultant is responsible for new business development, client engagement, project and relationship management as it relates to Search.  Given Kensington’s business model, Consultants will interact with Leadership Development and Career Transition/Outplacement Consultants and support personnel on a regular basis and could/should be referring in appropriate individuals in to client organizations on a regular basis to further penetrate accounts.  First and foremost, Kensington International’s Consultants are business development professionals. As engagements are secured, Consultants then work directly with client personnel (typically the hiring manager and a representative within human resources) to develop an understanding of the client’s needs and to then develop and deliver upon search strategies.   He/she must have an ability to translate requirements into a project plan and implement effectively in a team-oriented environment.


  • BS/BA Degree at a minimum.
  • A minimum of five to seven-plus years of business development, project management and relationship management experience with demonstrated results in his or her sector.

We Offer You

Initial compensation package will include a negotiated draw, an automobile allowance and a quarterly bonus payout that is tied to sales. Kensington International is committed to allowing key/highly successful business development professionals to share in the profitability of the Firm through equity participation/ownership as a Partner in the Firm.

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