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National Retained Search

Executive Search & Professional Recruitment Consultant 

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KM Partners is a national Retained Executive Search and Professional Recruitment Firm with practice areas focused in high-growth, impact-investment-oriented businesses. We have established national brand recognition through a focus in specific practices areas and propelled our competitive advantage through continuous process improvement and streamlined execution by applying higher standards to our qualifying and evaluation process. Our marketing is a direct reflection our commitment to excellence; please see a few key performance metrics below:


  • 96%+ Close Rate on our Retained Searches since our inception


Through exclusive, committed engagements with our clients, we thoroughly evaluate prospective candidates with a consultative approach. This has created consistent repeat business, client and candidate referrals, and a strong brand reputation in our focused practice areas across the United States.


Our culture embraces continuous improvement, learning, and development, where everyone has a voice and is encouraged to contribute to discussions about how we can improve as a team and company or decide what benefits we should offer next. Through a committed investment and by taking the long view on each of our new Search Consultants, our average tenure is progressively increasing, along with the compensation of everyone on our team.


We are only hiring only after we have consistently had more business than our current capacity allows for, have had to turn clients away, and have consistent client referrals and repeat business. We’re interested in hiring another Executive Search and Professional Recruitment Consultant and top performer (or up and coming aspiring top performer) who we can invest in for the long run. At KM, we have built a great business, and this is the opportunity to become a highly valued team member and benefit from our momentum.


Our migration to an industry leading ATS, is providing enhanced automation, technology integration across systems, rapid, mass upload capabilities, SMS Text campaigns, and better database search, sorting, and organizational capabilities. Additionally, we are currently in the process of upgrading our online presence that will integrate with our new ATS to unify our systems and data with candidate career and job board portals on our website. Reinvestment in our people, technology, and company is a cornerstone of how we are building our employer brand.


The opportunity to join an entrepreneurial, high growth, progressive professional search firm is rare and we are grateful to have the opportunity to discuss our business with you.


We are building something unique and we're interested in sharing more of the details and learning about you and your professional objectives.


  • Refine, develop, and enhance your skill set through our industry leading training resources while working side by side with mentorship style leadership who have high performance track records

  • Pursue personalized goals in line with your professional objectives with uncapped commissions and growth potential in a fun, work hard / play hard, strong, supportive culture

    • Above-market commission structure

  • Align with your core values through specializing in professional recruiting for impact-investment-oriented businesses that seek to have a positive and transformative impact on society

  • Make a difference and be challenged by learning how to become a career counselor to experienced industry professionals, providing value and positively impacting people’s careers and lives

  • Have fun on a tight-knit team, with entertaining team building events and a growing list of company perks and benefits that increases every year based on team performance and consensus


Please note: Our website is currently being completely rebuilt and updated to refine our online professional image and full candidate/career portal integration to our database.


Our Search Consultants have persistent reputations for high-performance, foundations from top, nationally recognized training programs, and adhere to industry-leading best practices, which results in greater success and longer tenure with our placements.



Performance-based growth opportunity on a dynamic, and collaborative team with zero corporate bureaucracy. The Executive Search Consultant is responsible for proactively sourcing, recruiting, and placing high-quality industry-specific and thoroughly evaluated professionals with our client partners. Through this, providing the opportunity to establish your own clients and lead your own engagements, while expanding, enhancing, and refining your skill set to continue to grow, develop, and achieve ascending career objectives in a progressive, team-oriented, entrepreneurial environment.


  • Develop an in-depth understanding of KM Partners’ value proposition and key differentiators

  • Research, source, identify and recruit high-quality, industry-specific professionals throughout the US

  • Cold-call, email, message through social media and win warm referrals for placement into direct-hire positions that pay above $100k per annum

  • Conduct meticulous introductory and prescreen conference phone calls to qualify professional candidates prior to moving forward with an in-person or video interview evaluation

  • Perform thorough and systematic in person and video interview evaluations in accordance with KM’s interview and evaluation methodology, policies and procedures utilizing our form’s, search checklists, and best practices, etc.

  • Obtain deal sheets, excel models, writing and other work samples from professional candidates for evaluation and potential submission to clients for searches our firm is engaged in

  • Conduct professional references and complete synopsis to report and submit results to client

  • Create dynamic and well-written candidate profiles based on prescreen phone calls, video interview evaluations, work sample reviews, and references conducted

  • Successfully match candidates to client profiles while carefully considering all technical, interpersonal, experiential, tangible, and intangible factors

  • Obtain and use feedback to enhance customer relationships and continuously improve the quality of service, add value, and enhance the client experience

  • Attend weekly meetings and other responsibilities as designated by the Managing Partner

  • Meet and/or exceed the established goals for an Executive Search Consultant

  • Familiar with and use the various recruiting tools such as LinkedIn, Job Order Form, Candidate Interview Template and others for the recruiting and marketing aspects of the Executive Recruiter position

  • Frequently attend industry-specific networking events and conferences

  • Actively network and continuously add connections on LinkedIn to expand your professional network



  • Meet minimum goals with incentive to hit stretch goal and beyond

  • Demonstrate effective telephone marketing and recruiting skills with strong ability to persuade and influence decision makers

  • Utilize technology tools effectively and ensure proper documentation of calls and activities in KM’s CRM as applicable 

  • Apply his/her skills to maintain a high level of productivity and accuracy thorough delivering quality work with meticulous attention to detail

  • Pick up on new technical and procedural knowledge quickly, apply new learning to become more effective at work, while seeking to continuously improve

  • Demonstrate a high degree of self-motivation and possesses a sense of urgency to achieve outcomes and exceed expectations

  • Maintain a professional appearance, demeanor, and approach to work

  • Demonstrate outstanding verbal, written communication skills, excellent customer service skills and phone etiquette

  • Demonstrate strong time management skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively

  • Demonstrate strong computer proficiency with MS Windows - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Industry knowledge or subject matter expertise is a plus



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience is highly preferred

  • Proven record of success in recruiting for professional level positions  

Jay McCollins | Founder & Managing Partner, National Executive Search & Professional Recruitment
303-495-3155 |