Outreach Associate

DRG Search

Outreach Associate

New York, New York


DRG is a national retained executive search firm that specializes in recruiting for the nonprofit sector. DRG’s clients range from large multinational nonprofits to smaller community-focused organizations and they work in the fields of human services, healthcare, the environment, women’s empowerment, education, public policy and advocacy, arts and culture, and the Jewish community. In both 2017 and 2018, Forbes named DRG one of the nation’s top executive search firms. We are proud to say that we have placed more than 1,200 individuals in senior-level positions at nearly 800 clients nationwide in our 31 years.


Position & Responsibilities

The Outreach Associate will be responsible for driving candidate outreach and pool creation during the search process. Through channels such as LinkedIn, email, and cold calling, the Outreach Associate will contact appropriate candidates, familiarize them with our searches, and facilitate their application process. As the first step in our internal vetting process, the Outreach Associate will also conduct phone interviews and make recommendations to Search Consultants to build a pool of qualified candidates. Working in collaboration with DRG’s Search Consultants across all practice areas, the Outreach Associate will be a primary driver of the recruitment efforts at DRG.



  • Interest in recruiting required; prior experience in recruiting helpful but not required.
  • Ability to work independently and to function as a self-starter.
  • Eagerness to find and secure new talent through cold calls and other outreach.
  • Ability to meet multiple concurrent deadlines; strong project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong and clear written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively interact with internal teams and diverse external stakeholders.
  • An ability to learn quickly and bring a creative, collaborative, and methodical approach to work.
  • A positive, solution-oriented mindset, and initiative.
  • Data/tech savviness; experience using a database a plus.
  • Bachelors’ degree preferred.


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Please submit a resume and cover letter via the form below.

DRG is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and encourages individuals off all different backgrounds to apply.

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