Executive Search Manager

Share this:

Website Lincoln Group

Relationships are the link that transcends time in the human capital industry. Due to our relationships in the market, Lincoln Group is your link to SUCCESS, executive talent, and opportunities. www.lincolngrp.com

Job Title: Executive Search Manager                            Reports To President & CEO

Location: Remote, Hybrid, or In-Office                         FLSA Status: Exempt


Reporting to the President & CEO, Executive Search Managers are responsible for providing full-service talent acquisition services for clients through creative sourcing and candidate coordination while working collaboratively with branches, hiring managers, and clients nationwide. This position is a producing leadership role that requires prior management experience.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a full desk and pro-actively engage with your book of business to execute executive-level and professional searches in a timely and efficient manner
  • Advertise job openings on LincolnGrp.com, careers pages, job boards, and social networks (e.g., LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Source candidates through online channels (e.g., professional networks and industry-specific sites)
  • Screen resumes and applications and update candidates on hiring processes
  • Interview candidates during various hiring stages, via phone call, over Teams video meetings, first-round and second-round interviews, interview preps, and debriefs
  • Parse sourced candidates and prospective clients directly into TrackerRMS
  • Add resumes and agency resumes to the documents folder in TrackerRMS
  • Log your activity notes in TrackerRMS
  • Document candidate profile notes in TrackerRMS and updates all the related fields, per the Tracker spreadsheet that will be provided
  • Maintain activity dashboards and KPI statistics; provide metrics as needed; communicate with key stakeholders on search progress regularly
  • Evaluate candidates and provide meaningful insight to clients regarding candidate profiles
  • Determine qualification criteria for each position, and update job descriptions as needed
  • Participate in hiring events, industry events, conferences, etc. to maintain and proactively grow a network of clients and candidates
  • Assists with routine office functions and prepares reports as requested
  • Document all activity in the company’s ATS system
  • Other related duties/projects as assigned


  • Minimum of 5+ years of direct related experience as a recruiter is required; those with executive search experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated mastery of complete cycle recruiting; prior experience running a full desk is preferred
  • Deeply seasoned interview skills and expertise using various interview formats (e.g., video, phone, structured, behavioral, group)
  • Previous management experience strongly is a preference
  • Consultative sales experience is a plus!
  • Proven ability to work and manage a team remotely or in-person
  • Ability to run a full desk and manage a team with little to no direction
  • Computer proficiency required, including MS Office Suite and various ATS
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills required
  • Experience negotiating contracts and complex executive and professional employment offer required
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work in a result-driven, goal-oriented, fast-paced environment is required
  • Demonstrating ability to successfully meet or exceed established financial goals is mandatory
  • Bachelor’s Degree in similar field is a plus