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The Opportunity

GoodCitizen is looking to hire Search Associates for our growing executive search practice. Associates play an integral role for our team and for our clients. As a Search Associate you will develop a deep understanding of the social sector and the important issues of our time including climate change, education, human rights, and social justice. You will gain insights into the internal strategies and leadership structures that frame the work of leading foundations, nonprofits, and social impact organizations around the world.

Ideal Candidate

As the backbone of our team, Search Associates ensure GoodCitizen provides high-quality service to our clients and candidates. They play a critical role working across a portfolio of searches while engaging with a diverse array of social impact organizations and the leading talent in the sector. This role is ideal for flexible, adaptable, self-starters who thrive in dynamic, entrepreneurial, and goal-oriented consulting environment. Your responsibilities include research and project management as well as collaborating with colleagues across our team.


  • Project Management and Administration
  • Sourcing and Recruiting
  • Communication and Outreach

Candidates should have a minimum of 1-3 years of project management or administrative experience and up to 5 years of relevant experience for a Senior Associate position. Recruiting experience is preferred and knowledge of the social sector is an asset. We hire people who embrace the importance of social justice and equity, of finding and placing the right leader in the right role, and advancing the mission-driven work of the organizations we serve.

The salary range for this position is $50,000-$70,000 depending on experience level, plus benefits. While we are working in a hybrid model as we come out of COVID, this role is based within in-person distance of Seattle or Washington, DC area.

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