Job Seekers

DateTitleArea(s)StatusDescription
Nov 19Tax Supervisor/Manager for a Boutique Accounting FirmLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is a fast-paced full service accounting firm that specializes in tax and financial planning services.  They are seeking a Tax Supervisor/Manager with public accounting experience for their growing practice.  This candidate will be an independent team player who is looking for constant learning opportunities and is tech-savvy (they are as close to paper-free as an accounting firm can be!)

This is a full-time role with a focus on flexible hours and some ability to work from home on occasion.  The role is based in Westlake Village.  

Responsibilities:

- Lead client engagements in delivering high quality consulting and compliance tax services to clients

- Identify business development opportunities for improved services to clients and to obtain additional clients

- Supervise management and development of tax and administrative team

- Oversee IRS/FTB audits and correspondence

- Charged with handling main client interactions including review of bookkeeping records, correspondences, and collection of relevant information

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field, required

- 4+ years of public accounting experience in tax

- CPA, preferred

- Masters of Taxation and experience in real estate, beneficial

- Must be detail oriented and have excellent problem solving and communication skills

- Customer focused multi-tasker who takes the initiative to set and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
Nov 11Director of Public Programs and Authorizer Relations for a Leading Charter School Los Angeles, CAHotOur client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are seeking a Director of Public Programs and Authorizer Relations to help ensure high quality and efficient service delivery to support the school in upholding mandatory compliance in a variety of areas within their organization.

Responsibilities:

- Build and maintain sustainable systems for existing federal and state programs

- Problem solve and navigate new federal and state program applications, reporting, and compliance  

- Develop and maintain systems and documentation for replicability of services

- Provide strategic direction and execute on multiple continuous improvement initiatives annually

- Ensure federal and state program application and reporting deadlines are met, schools are executing on deliverables to meet public programs requirements and Federal Program

- Draft various school improvement plans and other reports (i.e. LCAP, TN Charter Annual Report, etc.), and assist in obtaining board approval if necessary

- Regularly educate key stakeholders on federal and state program requirements and use of public funds, including the school’s responsibility in maintaining compliance

- Coordinate and prepare schools for Federal Program Monitoring audits or similar federal review processes

- Support schools in preparing for oversight visits, including providing project plans and calendars, and collecting required documentation

- Prepare schools for oversight visits by reviewing and communicating ongoing and updated compliance requirements

 Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree, required

- 5-7 years of work experience, with 2-3 years of experience managing others  

- 2-3 years of experience in working with federal and state programs (programmatically and fiscally), such as Title I, II, and III

- Ability to adapt to constantly changing environments

- A familiarity with government agencies and interpreting federal, state and local regulations and guidelines  

- An ability to work independently and as part of a team, under deadlines, without close supervision

- Capable of prioritizing multiple assignments and handling complex tasks in a fast-paced environment

- Possession of excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with various types of people, including senior leaders inside and outside the organization

- A demonstrated proficiency in writing and strong communications skills

- Highly proficient in Microsoft Office with exceptional skills in PowerPoint and Excel

- Dependable with a sense of humor and a rock-solid commitment to the company's values and the communities they serve.
Nov 6Director of Retail Analytics for a Large RetailerNational HotOur client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Director of Retail Analytics to help translate complex data sets and findings into effective, compelling visual data. This information will be accessible to diverse audiences across the organization including executives, store teams and corporate partners.

Responsibilities:

- Develop comprehensive business cases by conducting analysis using internal and external data, and examining trends, issues and opportunities by mining large data sets for insights, conducting extensive analysis of store performance and practices including break-even analysis, margin analysis, and forecasting

- Design new and improve existing analytics dashboards, reports and queries

-Partner with leadership to identify the correct Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that will drive the business forward.  Identify the correct reporting methods, channels, and formats for users

- Participation in large, cross-functional initiatives that involve changes to existing store processes by supporting decision-making with data and analysis

- Prepare and deliver business analysis, proposals, status updates, and other complex information in various formats, including verbal, written, presentation, etc

- In partnership with Department leaders, create and manage the annual budget for all Retail groups, including annual Capital Expenses as well as monthly Operating Expense plans
 
- Lead, coach and develop direct and indirect reports.  Empower team members with accountability and ownership

- Build, drive, and protect a rewarding and engaging culture where an appreciation for tradition is balanced with a passion for continuous improvement

- Promote diversity in the workplace and ensure recruiting and development strategies attract and grow a diverse pool of candidates and associates

- Regular attendance is an essential function of the job

Qualifications:

- Bachelors' Degree in Business, Finance, Information Systems or a related field

- 7+ years of data visualization, analysis and/or data mining experience, preferably in the retail industry

- A high degree of business Acumen- knowledge in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information regarding retail data, analytics and business intelligence.

- Ability to evaluate and manipulate large, complex data sets and identify critical information and extrapolate information into predicted results

- An unmatched ability to establish clear objectives and measures for self and others

- Ability to drive for results while managing changes in priorities/scope

- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite inclusive of expert Microsoft Excel skills

- SQL and Tableau advanced proficiency
 
Oct 30Business/Data Analyst for an Innovative Healthcare Solutions ProviderOrange County, CAHot

Our client is an innovative healthcare solutions provider dedicated to serving the agricultural community. They are seeking a Business/Data Analyst to review and interpret data and turn it into information which can offer ways to improve the business, thus affecting business decisions. This is a very analytical role. Once data has been gathered and interpreted, the Analyst will report back what has been found in a comprehensive study to the stakeholders.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in any of the following subjects required – Mathematics, Statistics, Healthcare Administration or Economics. Master’s degree a plus

- Background in healthcare and business management, healthcare actuarial, or underwriting

- 4+ years in an analytic role

- Understand the healthcare business operations and how to use data to achieve results

- Experience in data models, data management applications, manipulation, and reporting packages

- Ability to see and understand the big picture through data. Must be highly analytical and have an analytical mindset with the ability to analyze large datasets

- Ability to write comprehensive reports and experience in data visualization tools

- Strong verbal and written communication skills. Good interpersonal skills and a strong attention to detail

Responsibilities

- Compile and organize healthcare data

- Collect and interpret data

- Analyze results to optimize business operations to deliver optimal healthcare management and decision making

- Report the results back to the relevant stakeholders

- Use healthcare data to achieve administrative needs and goals


- Utilize different data sources for analyses

- Convert data into usable information that is easily understood

- Identify and investigate patterns and trends in data sets

- Communicate analytic insights to management

- Make recommendations about the methods and ways in which the organization obtains and analyses data to improve quality and the efficiency of data systems

 

 

Oct 26Director of Operations for an Innovative Healthcare Solutions ProviderNationalHotOur client is an innovative healthcare solutions provider dedicated to serving the agricultural community. They are seeking a highly strategic Director of Operations to oversee all group health plan operations and member support functions including Claims, Customer Service, Billing and Group Admin, and new product implementations to meet business and corporate strategic objectives.

Responsibilities:

- Provide day-to-day leadership and management that mirrors the mission and core values of the company

- Collaborate with senior leadership to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the rapidly changing healthcare environment.

- Expand health and productivity offerings (wellness and on-site/near site clinics) with a focus on new revenue streams

- Direct the development and implementation of operational work processes and systems with oversight for multiple departments – Claims, Member Services, Group Admin and Billing, and Project Implementation

- Oversee Quality Control and seek and share ‘Best Practices’ and innovations across all clients as appropriate

- Be accountable for budget, revenue targets and profits and loss

- Build and maintain all vendor relationships

- Evaluate program opportunities and recommendations for effectiveness and ROI

- Perform duties as senior liaison between the business unit, corporate and external stakeholders

- Oversee preliminary discovery, due diligence for potential liabilities, internal control, weakness and financial integrity

- Work with senior leadership to develop strategies to achieve organizational goals

Qualifications:

- High degree of knowledge of health plan benefits in leadership role

- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance. Masters preferred

- 10-15 years’ experience overseeing benefits administration in the healthcare or insurance industry

-  Extensive knowledge of state and regulatory process

-  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-  Excellent mathematical skills

- Ability to identify problems, offer solutions and implement change and positively motivate employees

- Ability to successfully work under deadlines

- Computer skills – working knowledge of MS Office and proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

- Familiarity with Claims systems

- Possession of high business acumen 
Oct 26Director of Human Capital for a Leading Charter School OrganizationBeaumont, TXHotOur client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are seeking a Director of Human Capital to help shape the process for recruitment, hiring, and employee relations to ensure our client has top caliber talent at all levels of the organization. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys being part of the big picture while successfully tackling the specific responsibilities as outlined below.

Responsibilities:

- Lead talent sourcing and recruitment for teachers and school leaders, including developing a proactive sourcing strategy and continually improving relationships with universities within and outside of Southeast Texas, the local school district, and Teach for America

- Lead selection strategy and operations for teachers and school leaders to strive for continually improving accuracy and efficiency

- Attend teacher recruitment events throughout Southeast Texas and nationally

- Develop systems to support hiring managers in the Southeast Texas home office to source and select talent

- Run a large-scale operation with attention to efficiency, measurable quality, customer service, and data-driven decision making

- Manage performance evaluation, goal-setting, and professional development systems for the Southeast Texas home office

- Design and manage new employee onboarding for the Southeast Texas regional office and schools

- Manage employee/labor relations

- Manage local substitute management companies

- Collaborate with the client’s National Human Resources Department to process hires, job changes, and terminations and ensure human resources compliance requirements are being met (i.e. background checks, credentialing, verification of experience, etc.)

- Collaborate with the client’s National Communications Department to establish the organization’s Southeast Texas careers website and collateral

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred

- Experience in education, especially as a teacher or administrator is strongly preferred

- 6+ years of work experience, including at least 3 in strategic talent management (talent development, retention, selection, recruiting, and performance management)

- 2+ years managing and developing people

- Excellent strategic thinking and strategic planning abilities

- Possession of excellent analytical skills, with the ability to direct others in collecting data and deriving practical insights from data analysis

- Expertise in credential analysis (specifically in Texas is a plus)

- Demonstrated success in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of an operation; smart systems-building

- Exceptional relationship building and persuasive abilities

- Relentless commitment to and high standards for high quality execution

- Possession of high levels of personal responsibility and drive towards ambitious goals

- A rock-solid commitment to the organization’s mission and the communities we serve
Oct 22Director of Mentorship for a Leading Charter School Organization Los Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They’re launching a program that will provide a mentor for every student in every one of their schools in the next three years, and are seeking a Director of Mentorship to oversee the initiative. The Director of Mentorship will both oversee the day operations of the mentorship program and be responsible for development and partnership opportunities with outside vendors, clients, and partners. This person should be deeply committed to the organization’s vision of providing top-tier education to students in historically under-served areas, and will ideally have worked at a nonprofit in the startup phase.

Responsibilities:

- Liaise with corporations and community organizations to secure commitment for the mentorship program, developing an outside partnership strategy that will allow for scalable growth as the program expands in following years

- Own the business development activities for the program from initial pitching to ongoing support for program partners, maintaining a close eye on outcome benchmarks

- Hire, train, and oversee the mentorship program team, including Operations and External Relations management, Program Coordinators, and school level Site Coordinators

- Work closely with Program Developers in creating a scope and sequence of activities and prompts to encourage meaningful relationships and discussion between mentors and student mentees

- Collaborate with an outside vendor to ensure the successful launch of a virtual mentorship platform

- Supervise the creation of communication and training materials for necessary stakeholders; adding, revising, and removing information and protocols as needed

- Alongside the Human Resources team, verify that all mentors meet the screening or administrative requirements to be in contact with students as mandated by school authorizer frameworks

- Establish relationships with leaders in the education and mentorship sectors in the interest of continued partnership and the mutual learning of best practices

- Contribute to budgetary discussions with Finance and Accounting teams

 

Qualifications:

- 10+ years leadership experience in a nonprofit, startup experience strongly preferred

- Bachelor’s degree, required; M.Ed or similar a plus

- 5+ years in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the private sector strongly preferred

- Proven leadership abilities with a demonstrated track record of overseeing a diverse team in a mission-driven environment

- Demonstrated success in creating an environment of inclusion, respect, and forward thinking

- Fundraising, development, and relationship-building skills, required

- Deep knowledge of and experience working with voluntary advisory Boards

- Experience managing budgets in the nonprofit world, with a particular emphasis on grant-funded initiatives

Oct 22CEO for an Innovative R&D CompanyLos Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a highly innovative R&D organization and supplier of sensor, test, and measurement technology to industry, government, and research markets. They are seeking a sharp, forward-looking CEO with prior technical experience to lead the overall performance of the company as they shift to increase the commercialization of their technologies.

Responsibilities:

- Oversee day-to-day business operations, ranging from sales/marketing, to finance, legal, and more

- Lead efforts to increase licensing and non-grant revenue sources through commercial application of developed technologies

- Work closely with board to develop and lead business strategy, ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives

- Lead and motivate multidisciplinary team to advance employee engagement and develop a high performing managerial team

- Liaise closely with a highly active Board of Directors—the CEO will likely be responsible for one or more Board appointments as the company evolves

- Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission; make investing decisions to advance the business and increase profits

- Enforce adherence to legal guidelines and in-house policies to maintain the company’s legality and business ethics

- Work closely with finance team, review financial and non-financial reports to ensure profitability and growth

- Build trusted relations with key partners and stakeholders and act as a point of contact for important shareholders

 

Qualifications:

- Proven experience as CEO at a highly technical company

- PhD in engineering, chemistry, mathematics, or similar field strongly preferred, MSc/MA in business administration or relevant field required

- Prior experience working with government subcontracting; existing military relationships a strong plus; medical contracting also interesting

- Ability to reconcile complex technical information with overall business vision

- In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and general management best practices

- An entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational and leadership skills

- Excellent communication and public speaking skills

Oct 19Engagement Leader for a Boutique Management ConsultancyChicago, ILHot

Our client is a boutique management consultancy that works with forward-thinking leaders to transform the culture, leadership behaviors, and day-to-day work practices of their organizations...

They're seeking an Engagement Leader to work as part of an expert team, managing the day-to-day client relationships. In that capacity, the role involves understanding the client’s aspirations, diagnosing the current environment and barriers to change, and designing and implementing interventions to unleash the productivity, joy, and engagement of the organization.This role offers the opportunity to significantly contribute to organizational transformation in Fortune 100 companies and compelling non-profits, as well as contribute to the health and direction of the firm.

Responsibilities:

Project Design
- Lead the design and delivery of engagements that create extraordinary client value in the most efficient way possible

Thought Leadership / Expertise
- Learn and adopt core concepts around leader signals, personal productivity, team effectiveness, and high performance organizational culture
- Stay current on the best thinking from external thought leaders and continue to advance our collective expertise
- Contribute ideas and content that support our external communication and pubic relations outreach

Client Management
- Build effective relationships, rapport, and mutual respect with day-to-day working colleagues at the client
- Earn the trust and confidence of clients by providing them with expert advice and delivering genuine value that addresses important business and organizational issues
- Consistently role-model best practices in effective communications and high quality meeting design, management and follow-up
Work side-by-side with clients to drive large-scale change initiatives from writing executive speeches to delivering workshops to designing measurement and incentive systems

Business Development
- Master the fundamental economics of consulting and assist lead partners in the development of proposals and project pricing
- Track project time expenditures against expectations and advise partners on adjustments to scope and deliverables
- Collect client feedback and references at the end of the engagements to be used in future marketing materials

Project Leadership (in partnership with a supporting Project Manager)
- Oversee the development of a detailed work plan for each project that reflects the committed deliverables
- Ensure that all client commitments are being met on time and with exceptional quality
- Be proactive in identifying potential scope or resourcing issues and resolving them

Skills
- Expert at the full range of consulting fundamentals – project design, materials creation, client management and project management
- Extensive experience with meeting design, front of the room facilitation, and exceptional public speaking presence
- Sophisticated project management skills including the development and management of comprehensive project plans, the ability to make dynamic adjustments to the plan as new information appears, and the ability to keep the project team on track
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Experience developing and mentoring others
- Expertise in the full Microsoft Office suite, in particular Powerpoint and Excel

Attributes
- Ability to inspire change in clients and to empathetically support them in making sustained shifts
- Willingness to lead from any chair and a track record of identifying opportunities to make a difference in any environment
- Unflappable in the face of a dynamic and service-oriented environment
- Demonstrated emotional intelligence and self-awareness and a willingness to freely give and receive feedback
- Ability to manage conflict productively and keep yourself and the team on an even emotional keel
- Strong curiosity and learning orientation – generally interested in how to make people and organizations operate more effectively

Oct 19Director of Product for a B2B Online Printing ConglomerateLos Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a fast-growing, private equity-backed provider of online printing solutions and marketing collateral for SMBs. They are seeking a Director of Product. The ideal candidate is a leader of teams, processes, and strategic product thinking who is responsible for the conceptualization, execution, and optimization of the company’s customer relationships. This person will work closely with marketing, software development, quality assurance, manufacturing and operations integration, customer service, and executive management while meeting time-to-market, revenue, and profit growth objectives.

Responsibilities:

- Lead product team in delivering website-experience and steadily improve website relationships with customers across portfolio of brands

- Guide team towards a SCRUM working process (currently embryonic SCRUM efforts in place!)

- Assess the quality and effectiveness of customer relationships through NPS and other similar metrics

- Define, implement, monitor, and improve website revenue and performance KPIs

- Recruit, hire, train, develop, and manage product team, including local, domestic remote, and offshore resources

- Act as a coordinator of product strategy and innovation to achieve a cohesive and unified strategy across the company

- Depending on level, potentially serving as part of executive team, providing insight on broader product strategy/roadmap

Qualifications:

- 5+ years of product team leadership experience – ideally in an ecommerce and web-to-product setting

- Experience recruiting, training, developing, mentoring, and retaining team

- Ability to manage resources and processes across multiple locations and time zones

- Working knowledge of business/financial planning and budgeting

- Experience with problem-solving within multi-faceted and complex systems

- Experience negotiating with third-party providers of products and services

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and working with technical and non-technical teams

- Desire to be part of a fast-growing and dynamic (as well as entrepreneurially-minded) team

Oct 6Director/VP of Marketing for an Innovative Real Estate Technology CompanyNationalWarmOur client is an innovative real estate technology company focused on providing innovative property management solutions to property owners. Their software works to supplement property management software by providing property owners/managers with highly-customized daily action items to lower exposure to insurance losses. They are seeking a highly driven and analytical Director/VP of Marketing to help establish the company’s lead generation strategies and to build up their brand awareness.

Responsibilities:

- Lead marketing strategy, creative development, and execution for the company across all touch-points

- Create systems to generate qualified leads, deepen customer engagement, increase sales, strengthen brand awareness and drive company growth

- Drive growth by designing, executing, measuring, and optimizing multi-channel demand programs to generate high quality leads and strengthen brand awareness

- Create and deliver branding, positioning, messaging, and imagery increasing the company’s brand awareness with target buyers

- Collaborate closely with sales, content, and stakeholders across the organization to drive more leads into the top of the sales funnel and accelerate the sales cycle

- Manage marketing budget and plan required to meet demand generation goals

- Use data and analytics to answer key marketing questions across the company

- Lead cross-functional teams and collaborate with key internal and external partners in order to deliver on both long- and short-term objectives and business plans

- Follow KPIs, including an increase in web traffic, page conversion optimization, profitable PPC spend, and timely implementation of new marketing efforts

Requirements:

- BS/BA in business administration, marketing and communications or relevant field

- 8+ years experience in digital communications, digital marketing, and web/content development

- Proven experience as Marketing Director

- Prior experience in demand generation at one or more rapidly scaling companies, preferably in SaaS

- Track record of leading and inspiring internal and external resources to achieve superior, consistent results

- Strong communication skills and ability to turn complex concepts into compelling messaging and campaigns

- Have a spirit of experimentation, A/B testing new tactics and finding new ways to drive the sale pipeline and greater efficiency

- Experience project leading multiple teammates to execute campaigns

- Up to speed with current and online marketing techniques and best practices

- Analytical and creative mindset

- Thorough knowledge of web analytics (e.g. Google Analytics, WebTrends etc.) and Google Adwords
 
Oct 5Manager for an Elite Management ConsultancyCaliforniaHotOur client is a world-class management consultancy firm that helps clients solve complex, strategic, cultural, and leadership challenges. They have led breakthrough engagements at many of the world's top companies. They approach their work through a systems-view that intentionally connects human dynamics to issues of strategy, organization, and process.

They are seeking a Manager to design and lead client engagements, oversee delivery and the client experience, and contribute to the growth of the business. This role will allow the candidate to work with the C-suite at some of the world's most successful companies. 

Responsibilities:

- Lead of team of "A" players on engagements and programs, with responsibility for quality, impact, and client experience

- Manage a team around client engagements to diagnosis problems, design interactive client experiences and facilitate client interactions ranging from project check-ins to breakout groups or large off-sites

- Diagnose root challenges at clients and distill data into meaningful insights

- Communicate with clients to understand their system more clearly, the issues they face and the mindsets and behaviors that will support their transformative vision

- Support the business development process by actively listening and asking the right questions

- Structure, frame, and solve complex organizational and execution problems

- Create project implementation plans based on diagnostic work

- Design interactive client experiences to support realization of client goals

- Develop the firm’s intellectual property through internal and external research

- Inspire others to reduce confusion as a means to solving tough problems

- Play a meaningful role in firm leadership by enabling professional development,? ?mentoring, team leadership, and recruiting

Targeted Qualifications:

- 8+ years of management consulting experience (with a strategy or organizational effectiveness background)

- MBA, strongly preferred

- Strong relationship-building skills both internally and with clients to create long-lasting relationships

- Strong business acumen and ability to learn, apply, and communicate business-related concepts and ideas

- An eye for detail with a high bar for achievement

- Ability to play at all levels

- High tolerance for ambiguity and willingness to be flexible

- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) and primary/secondary research

- Belief that work should be about doing something fulfilling!
Oct 2Senior Art Director for a Popular Cosmetics CompanyLos Angeles, CAWarmOur client is a popular and very fast-growing cosmetics company that uses only clean, non-toxic ingredients. They are headquartered in Los Angeles and are experiencing rapid growth. They are seeking a Senior Art Director who will help define and lead the brand identity and voice for the company. This role is extremely visual, fast-moving, hands-on, and necessitates a strong creative leader with experience building beautiful, accessible, and relevant brands that stand the test of time.

Responsibilities:

- Partner with the Founder on creative development and execution for brand identity, voice, and messaging across all aspects of the brand experience i.e. product packaging, print, social, all media, merchandising, etc. – a massive volume of creative output

- Advance creative team and processes to improve the overall user experience and visual presentations of the brand at all customer touch points

- Guide direction for design, photography, and copy into a unified and cohesive brand experience by setting guidelines for art, copy, messaging, and engagement partnering with the Founder to be the final “eye” on all creative

- Work with Founder to ensure brand evolves into an evergreen/household name, while aligning closely to its fashion-forward, clean, natural, and innovative essence

- Manage the in-house creative team day to day and actively work to make brand scalable in the long term

Qualifications:

- Hands-on experience in creative process and brand development for a leading mass brand – bonus if that brand is within fashion or beauty

- BA/BS in Graphic Design, Marketing, or another related field preferred

-Killer design chops with proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

- 8-10+ years of brand creative experience developing brand identities, web design, video, and photographic, and social media strategy

- Distinctive artistic style and business acumen that drives innovative, successful solutions

- Strong work ethic; comfort managing a voluminous creative load with a large, growing team

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and manage teams international/remote teams

- Knowledge and comfort of Asana, Google Suite, Adobe, etc. assumed
Oct 1Creative Director for a B2B Online Printing ConglomerateLos Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a fast-growing, private equity-backed provider of online printing solutions.They are seeking a passionate Creative Director/Sr. Director who will define and lead the brand identity and voice for company's several e-commerce brands. This role will not provide creative direction for final printed materials; rather, the Creative Director will be responsible for the organization's e-commerce and web presence. This role is extremely visual, hands-on and necessitates a strong creative and art direction.

Responsibilities:

- Lead the creative development and execution for brand identity, voice and messaging for multiple-brands across all aspects of the brand experience i.e. website, all channels/media

- Advance UX/UI team and processes to improve the overall user experience and visual presentations of the brand at all customer touch points

- Develop engaging customer experiences by driving the concept and development of innovative functional and/or appealing user experiences

- Oversee the full-cycle design from concept development to execution that will be deployed across e-commerce sites, email messages, social campaigns, and advertisements

- Set direction for design, photography and copy into a unified and interactive experience by setting guidelines for art, copy, messaging, and engagement

- Evaluate modern trends, leverage data, and keep up to date with the latest e-commerce & UX best practices and evolving technologies

- Manage resources, deliverables, timelines, and budgets.

- Lead the in-house creative team including local and overseas designers, writers and producers.

Qualifications

- BA/BS in Graphic Design, Marketing, or another related field preferred

- 10+ years of brand creative experience developing brand identities, web design, video and photography strategy

- Strong understanding of UI Design patterns and UX best practices


- Distinctive artistic style and business acumen that drives innovative, successful solutions

- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and manage teams international/remote teams

- Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Flash, HTML, JavaScript, CSS. Experience in JIRA a plus
 

Sep 11Director of Development for a Nonprofit OrganizationLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is a nonprofit dedicated to helping LA County's most vulnerable children, young people, and families. Their strong and innovative programs have made them a valued partner of the community. They are seeking a Director of Development and Communications to help lead the organization's corporate, individual and foundation fundraising.

Responsibilities:

- Oversee all aspects of resource development including major gifts, foundations and corporate giving

- Bring new development opportunities to the Agency including individuals and corporations

- Plan and implement strategic initiatives related to communications, program outreach and resource/fund development

- Implement improved/efficient systems, policies and materials for all communications and development efforts

- Forge new business opportunities and ensure interaction between programs within the organization

- Maintain awareness of public policy issues that affect the agency and advocate for issues that further the agency mission

- Forge and maintain relationships with city, county, state and federal elected officials

- Promote the Agency and programs within the community and online to improve program outreach and awareness.

- Oversee online communications initiatives

Requirements:

- Experience in a non-profit management role, required

- Bachelors Degree, required

- 6+ years expertise in fundraising/events/general development

- 5+ years experience in communications/marketing

- Proven raising record from 1.5 million to 2.0 million dollars annually

- Experience with Government and Private Foundations

- A strong belief in the company's mission
Aug 19Manager/Senior Manager (Corporate Strategy) for a Large RetailerCalabasas, CAHot

Our client is a one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Manager/Senior Manager to work within the corporate strategy group on various initiatives across the organization. This position will work closely with the Corporate Strategy and the senior Finance team to address key issues across pricing, growth, competition, operations, and a variety of other cross-departmental areas.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong analytical skillset and a background within a top-tier management consultancy and/or investment bank.  This is a full-time role within a results-focused company that will allow for improved work/life balance over the traditional management consulting or i-banking path. 

Job Responsibilities Include:

- Using data and analytics to answer key strategic questions across the company

- Conducting and leading internal research efforts to understand various issues within departments ranging from retail operations, distribution, finance, marketing, and more

- Maximizing growth and/or cost-saving opportunities through thoughtful analysis and clear communication to a variety of internal stakeholders

- Proactively identifying opportunities to create value

Minimum Job Qualifications:

-  Bachelors Degree, MBA a plus

- 4-8 years of experience, at least some of which was within an i-bank or management consulting firm

- Experience with retail clients and/or in a similar function within a large retailer a major plus

- Best-in-class advanced excel skills; SQL and other data analytics skills a huge plus

- Scrappiness, thoughtfulness, and creative problem-solving skills

- Ability to collaborate with a high-impact team

- Strong written and oral communication skills within an ability to persuade

- Attention to detail

- Proven track record within a fast-paced and high-growth team

 

Aug 10Director of Risk Management for a Revolutionary Healthcare ProviderOrange County, CAWarmOur client is a revolutionary healthcare provider dedicated to serving the unique needs of the agricultural industry. They are seeking a Director of Risk Management to compute current and prospective client rates, perform risk assessments, and manage their book of business, ensuring that business goals are being met.

Responsibilities:

- Calculate and analyze rates for both employer account renewals, alternative benefits designs, and prospective clients and ensure that financial and enrollment goals are being met

- Analyze partially self-funded accounts and make suggestions for improvements

- Keep up with healthcare industry trends in order to maintain accurate knowledge of the business’ overall performance

- Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that basic underwriting techniques are understood and utilized correctly

- Provide data-driven research findings to sales groups to be used during employer group negotiations

- Maintain up to date knowledge and understanding of underwriting concepts, strategies, and trends to ensure that the organization is adhering to underwriting best practices

- Lead the department in strategic initiatives, serving as a mentor to junior team members along the way

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, statistics, finance, economics, or related field; required

- 8-15+ years experience in underwriting or risk management, with a solid understanding of actuarial and underwriting concepts, techniques, and best practices

- 5+ years in the healthcare industry

- Strong strategic, analytical, and critical thinking skills

- Keen eye for problem solving with the desire to drive continuous improvement in a business

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to work both independently and in a group setting

- Commitment to the organization’s mission, required