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Do you share our passion for helping people and organizations realize their full potential? Our consultants and associates work on projects with deep impact in our community.

Whether it's helping a growing NGO rapidly build capacity and increase their impact, or helping an individual leader become more effective, the ripple effect of our work is exceptional.

We work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment that offers ample opportunity for challenge, intellectual stimulation, and professional development. Our work requires a high degree of cultural competency and an exceptional level of communication and leadership skill.

If you are interested in hearing about future openings at Waldron, please email us at loribeth@waldronhr.com.

About Waldron

Waldron is a leading Western U.S. based for-benefit consulting firm serving clients in the private and social sectors. For over 30 years, Waldron has helped organizations and individuals realize their full potential and sharpen their competitive edge. Across our four practice areas — Retained Search, Leadership Consulting, Executive Coaching, and Career Transition — we design creative, flexible solutions that are executed with individualized attention and thoughtful client service resulting in measurable impact. We assist regional, national, and global clients with a full range of talent management services and are proud to be a Certified B Corporation™. Waldron is in the midst of a significant expansion and has achieved unprecedented growth across the business for the past several years.

Waldron values inclusion, diversity, and social responsibility. We demonstrate these attributes not only in our service delivery across practice areas, but also internally as part of our overall corporate identity.

Career Transition – Senior Consultant & Service Quality Director

The Position

Our passion is helping people and organizations realize their full potential and increase their impact. We are seeking to add to our team by hiring a Senior Consultant & Service Quality Director to our Career Transition practice who is committed to helping people and organizations, and our team of Career Transition Consultants, realize their full potential.

Across our Career Transition practice, we are known for our responsiveness, discretion, compassion, sound strategic counsel, and deep local connections. Our consultative approach helps our clients reach their goals by securing their next job in an organization where they can continue their professional growth.

Key Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Coaching and guiding job seekers on a strategic job search while providing tactical assistance with all phases of a job search including: assessments, marketing collateral, networking, interviewing, navigating salary conversations and onboarding into a new role and organization.
  • Partnering with the Managing Director to provide oversight of service quality, program delivery and content quality; ensuring best practices and standards are consistently utilized across the practice.
  • Coaching, onboarding, training and mentoring our contract career transition consultant team.
  • Contribute to our market and revenue growth, through outreach, to individuals offered our services as part of a separation package.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Our ideal candidate is highly motivated by being part of a practice and team whose purpose is to provide real-time support and solutions to organizations/companies and their employees when there is a need for career transition/outplacement services. S/he has a proven and repeatable track record of success in environments that know evolving is key to relevancy, that require nimbleness, systems thinking, empathy, and levity.

S/he has a demonstrated ability to coach and provide effective, professional feedback and career transition/job search techniques to individuals and groups at all levels including senior level business executives. S/he develops, delivers and facilitates impactful presentations, engaging workshops and discussions; s/he demonstrates strong, active listening skills.

Our ideal candidate thrives in a high energy, engaged and intense work environment. It is critical that s/he is socially adept and projects competence and confidence and establishes credibility in person, via email, video conference platforms and phone interactions.

In addition to experience, success in this role includes recognizing problems and responding with a sense of urgency, using good judgment; following processes, making timely, thoughtful, sometimes difficult decisions; seeking and accepting input from others; s/he has effective influencing skills. S/he has strong written, verbal and non-verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and appreciates process but does not require “black and white” rules to adhere to them.

S/he must be comfortable with MAC platforms and proficient in MS Office programs. College degree and over 10 years of experience in a professional environment required, and at least 3 years providing career transition/management coaching is preferred.

Waldron values differences and believes they make us a stronger organization. We are committed to attracting and retaining qualified talent from diverse backgrounds and creating a work environment that values every individual for his or her distinctive skills, experiences, and perspectives.

To Be Considered:

We are committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Please send cover letter and resume to: loribethd@waldronhr.com

Senior Associate, Career Transition - Seattle, WA

The Position

Waldron seeks a part-time Career Transition Senior Associate to support its growing Career Transition practice. This role provides direct service to the practice as it continues to evolve its best practices and processes, quality services and innovative products. This role is critical to providing support as we scale to meet our market growth goals and it is a key team member in providing tactical support as we innovate to meet the disruptive and agile talent trends informing the marketplace. This position requires direct contact with consultants and internal Waldron staff and stakeholders in achieving our strategic goals and industry service delivery expectations. The position demands excellent verbal and written communication, research, writing, editing, querying, data entry and organization skills as well as attention to detail and process.

The Career Transition Senior Associate responsibilities include support to Key Performance Indicator (KPI) metric reporting, query generation to support client outreach/engagement, research for clients and leadership and event/workshop support. S/he may participate in the production of marketing materials, contracts, and proposals for the Career Transition practice.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Our ideal Career Transition Senior Associate is highly motivated by being part of a practice and team whose purpose is to provide real-time support and solutions to organizations/companies and their employees when there is a need for outplacement services. S/he has a proven and repeatable track record of success in environments with constant and diverse workload with assignments from different stakeholders. S/he is able to quickly move from task to task, utilizing strong interpersonal, customer service and outstanding organizational and time management skills. S/he must be adept at proactive communication to carefully balance the workload priorities to meet the diverse project and practice needs.

S/he is comfortable working collaboratively, as well as independently and appreciates priorities and deadlines being driven based on projects and external client needs. S/he loves to manage lots of details and is most engaged when her/his day is varied based on competing needs and priorities. Our ideal candidate thrives in a high energy, engaged and intense work environment. It is critical that s/he is socially adept and projects competence and confidence and establishes creditability in person, via email, video conference platforms and phone interactions. S/he must have demonstrated ability to enjoy deadlines and juggle multiple projects and stakeholder priorities.

Experience in an office setting and strong customer service skills are critical to the role. Experience with event coordination and a keen interest in data/business intelligence is desirable. S/he must be comfortable with MAC platforms and proficient in MS Office programs. Experience with query databases and customer relationship management (CRM) platforms/systems is required. College degree preferred and 2 - 5 years of experience in a professional environment is required.

Waldron offers flexible work arrangement options and this role will require 25 hours of work weekly with at least 50% of that time onsite in the Seattle office. Hours are flexible but prioritized based on client and project needs/requirements. This is an ideal role for someone who wants to be actively part of a purpose-driven organization in a role that provides stability and interesting work while supporting someone who desires to work part-time.

Waldron values differences and believes they make us a stronger organization. We are committed to attracting and retaining qualified talent from diverse backgrounds and creating a work environment that values every individual for his or her distinctive skills, experiences, and perspectives.

To Be Considered

We are committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Please send cover letter and resume to: loribeth@waldronhr.com

Senior Associate, Executive Search - Seattle, WA

The Position

As a key member of Waldron’s Search team, the Senior Associate plays an integral role in ensuring high-quality service is delivered to both internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate is a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced and goal-oriented environment. This position involves direct contact with clients, candidates who are seeking executive-level positions, and Waldron staff. The role requires superb written and verbal communication, with a strong orientation towards customer service and project management. Displaying a proactive workstyle, the Senior Associate will anticipate needs, effectively tailor his/her communication style to various audiences and be comfortable managing up to senior staff within the company to ensure timelines and milestones are met. An aptitude for systems, technology and research are also critical to undertaking the responsibilities of this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Project Management (30%)
    • Oversee and hold stakeholders accountable to search timeline, adjusting and being flexible as needed.
    • Anticipate needs of the internal team and clients to ensure alignment, clarity and timeliness.
  • Research Support (20%)
    • Propose and implement research and outreach strategies in partnership with Search Directors, Marketing and the Research team.
    • Conduct research and source prospective candidates.
    • Organize, summarize and report out on research/outreach trends and findings. Use this information to iterate on ongoing search tactics.
  • Outreach and Interviewing (20%)
    • Build positive relationships with clients and candidates through various forms of communication.
    • Synthesize information from clients to help write position profiles, conduct outreach calls and answer questions about the position.
    • Sit in on and, as appropriate, conduct outreach calls, interviews and reference checks.
  • Administrative Support (30%)
    • Respond immediately to emails and ensure superb communication with clients and candidates.
    • Provide support to meeting logistics (scheduling, facilitation and occasional travel logistics, as needed).
    • Ensure data integrity in Salesforce and other systems.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Our ideal Senior Associate has a strong affinity for collaboration, a successful track record of being an effective team player, and understands the key components of project management. S/he knows how to move with urgency when prioritizing and completing tasks, with the demonstrated ability to deliver results against multiple and competing deadlines. S/he is an enthusiastic champion of our clients' needs and demonstrates a commitment to taking a hands-on approach to the work.

The ability to manage multiple search projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy and timeliness, while demonstrating flexibility in the face of changing project needs, is essential. An excellent communicator with superior interpersonal skills, the ideal candidate must be comfortable interacting with experienced professionals via email, phone, and in-person to discuss the particulars of a search. Candidates must be friendly, proactive, approachable, flexible, professional, diligent, detail-oriented, and know how to set a high personal performance bar and meet it.

A bachelor's degree and/or two to three years of relevant professional experience are required. The successful candidate must be passionate about the objective of placing the right candidate in the right role, while supporting the mission-driven work of the organizations we serve.

Senior Consultant – Contract Career Transition Practice - Multiple Locations

Waldron’s passion is helping people and organizations realize their full potential and increase their impact. Across our Career Transition practice, we are known for our responsiveness, discretion, compassion, sound strategic counsel, and deep local connections. Our consultative approach helps business leaders resolve their critical talent development, alignment, and transition challenges. Our equity ownership of Career Partners International (CPI) allows us to seamlessly serve our clients on a global footprint. Waldron seeks a Senior Consultant for its Career Transition practice with the same commitment to helping people and organizations realize their full potential. Waldron is always seeking to identify high-potential team members; we accept contract Senior Consultants submissions for any of our locations on an ongoing basis. Our offices that provide Career Transition services include Seattle, Portland, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, and Boise.

The Position

The primary role is to provide one-on-one coaching and group services to professionals in career transition. A contracted Senior Consultant trains and coaches participants in preparing themselves for the job market including personal assessment, resume development, personal branding, networking and interviewing.

Key Responsibilities & Deliverables:

  • Supports job seeker clients in setting job search/transition objectives while developing realistic work plans to achieve results
  • Actively engages clients in services by monitoring their participation and progress against plans and proactively scheduling them for regular in-person meetings
  • Creates innovative and strategic business solutions for client job seekers; applies local market knowledge, business experience, information and analytical perspectives to improve and accelerate participants’ success
  • Provides career coaching at all levels with the objective of achieving tangible and timely outcomes with participants
  • Delivers engaging, impactful presentations, presenting concepts clearly and concisely; applies learning principles to seminar design/delivery and appropriately adjusts presentations to meet the needs of the audience
  • Leverages marketplace connections to make select and key introductions for clients
  • Directly responsible for developing materials to include: resumes, online profiles, bios and correspondence for job seeker clients
  • Provide ongoing client updates to Career Transition leadership both written and verbal including monthly reports

Ideal Candidate Profile

Our ideal Senior Consultant has a demonstrated ability to coach and provide effective, professional feedback and career transition/job search techniques and strategy to individuals and groups at all levels including senior business executives in career transition. S/he develops, delivers and facilitates impactful presentations to individuals and groups, engaging workshops and discussions; strong, active listening skills.

The successful Contract Senior Consultant recognizes problems and responds with a sense of urgency, using good judgment; makes timely, thoughtful, sometimes difficult decisions; seeks and accepts input from others; has effective influencing skills. S/he is comfortable working independently as well as in following policies and protocols; comfortable with ambiguity and change in an evolving business environment. S/he has strong written, verbal and non-verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and has demonstrated experience with job search best practices, report queries, project management and critical thinking skills.

Proficiency with PC and MAC platforms is desirable with expert use of Office including Word, PowerPoint and Excel and copyediting is essential.

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Human Resources, Adult Education, or similar 5+ years of experience in business management, consultant services, human resources, recruiting/placement, training & development and at least 2 years career coaching required, in an institutional customer-paid environment preferred.

To Be Considered

We are committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Please send cover letter and resume to Kate Lang, Vice President, Career Transition Services kate@waldronhr.com.

Project Coordinator - Effective Organizations - Seattle, WA

The Position

Waldron seeks a part-time Project Coordinator to support its Effective Organizations practice. This role provides direct service and support to the Effective Organizations practice area, which includes executive coaching, leadership development, systemic change projects, as well as CEO and Board evaluations. This position requires direct contact with clients, consultants, vendors, and internal Waldron staff in achieving business and project objectives. The position demands excellent verbal and written communication, research, writing, editing, and organization skills as well as attention to detail and process while also keeping the big picture and multiple projects in mind.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for calendar management, event management, project tracking, consultant support, and invoicing for the EO practice. Key activities include administering community of practice events, maintenance and updates to the project tracking system (Smartsheet), running and verifying monthly consultant invoices, client reporting, tracking the timelines and activities of client projects. This role will also schedule department and consultant activities and assist with Board and CEO evaluations and other client projects as needed. Additionally, s/he will participate in the production of marketing materials, contracts, and proposals, particularly in the public sector.

Ideal Candidate Profile

Our ideal Project Coordinator has a track record of success in an environment with a constant and diverse workload with assignments from different sources. S/he is able to quickly move from task to task, utilizing strong interpersonal, customer service and outstanding organizational and project management skills. S/he must be adept at proactive communication to carefully balance the workload priorities to meet the diverse project and practice needs. It is critical that s/he is socially adept and projects competence and confidence and establishes creditability with executives. S/he must have demonstrated ability to enjoy deadlines and juggle multiple projects and stakeholder priorities. Experience in an office setting and strong customer service skills are critical to the role. S/he must have a proven ability to synthesize information and clearly communicate it both verbally and written. Experience with event management and public sector RFPs is desirable. S/he must be comfortable with MAC platforms and proficient in MS Office programs. Experience with InDesign, Smartsheet, and Salesforce is also desirable. College degree and 4-6 years of experience in a professional environment.

To Be Considered

We are committed to hiring a diverse workforce. Please send cover letter and resume to: loribethd@waldrohr.com