K&A, a nationally recognized executive search firm located in Bethesda, Maryland, is seeking a talented, driven, and knowledgeable individual to fill the role of Research Associate. Established in 1971, K&A provides a broad range of retained executive search services to a geographically diverse client base spanning several industries including aerospace & defense, transportation, financial services, cybersecurity, retail, real estate, manufacturing, health care, technology, and more. To date, the firm has successfully completed over 4,500 engagements, working with Fortune 100 companies, quasi-public agencies, non-profits, private equity companies, and early-stage pre-IPO ventures. Our team-based approach and strategically sequential search process has enabled K&A to maintain a top national ranking and an unparalleled success rate. In addition, we are an active partner with a private equity firm supporting direct investment activities in industries such as healthcare, entertainment, energy, and financial services.
The Research Associate identifies top talent across a diverse range of industries to assist senior staff in filling high profile executive roles, supporting partners in their day-to-day client engagements. Additionally, the Research Associate is responsible for conducting independent research to supplement industry knowledge across the firm.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, motivated, and professional individual who possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills. As the firm conducts 60-80 search engagements a year, this position requires strong organizational skills and someone capable of managing several projects, collaborating with various K&A team members, at any given time.
Interested candidates should forward resumes to Rachel Lock at email@example.com.