NPAG

Research Associate

Remote, Anywhere


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NPAG is an executive search and consulting firm dedicated to serving the mission-driven community. We partner with best-in-class nonprofit organizations nationally and globally to find executive-level leaders who are helping to find innovative solutions to our most pressing social problems. We believe that leadership matters, and we are privileged to advance our clients' missions through our work. Our clients come from all corners of the non-profit sector ranging from health, education, human services, environment, philanthropy, social justice, and the arts to issue specific research, policy development, and advocacy. 

NPAG provides leadership, advice, and counsel through the custom design and execution of a tailored search strategy, built to address the unique needs of our clients. Our success is evident in the high quality and long-term partnerships we have built with some of the most innovative and impactful mission-driven organizations in the United States, as well as globally.  We have also been recognized for the success of our 100% virtual consulting model, which allows us to provide higher quality, lower cost, and fully flexible services to our clients across the country and the globe, while also offering employees a creative, energetic, and family-friendly work place.

Over the past 15 years, NPAG has experienced significant growth in the depth and sophistication of our partnerships and searches. In addition, we have worked to strategically invest in our internal capacity, including implementing upgraded database services, enhancing our benefits program, launching a new website, and making key hires to support our growth. In that vein, NPAG now seeks a talented and creative Research Associate to help enhance our existing research and data infrastructure.

Specifically, the Research Associate will partner with NPAG’s search teams to develop a network strategy for each project which will identify mid- and senior-level executives to serve as prospective candidates for our clients’ positions and/or key advisors to our clients at critical transition points in their leadership. The Research Associate will conduct extensive research to locate and identify individuals whose qualifications and experience parallel our clients’ needs. Additionally, the Research Associate will assist the team with critical research documents and reports to be delivered to our clients.

Applicants must hold a college degree and be highly self-motivated, detail-oriented, intellectually agile, quick-thinking, and boundlessly curious. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have several years work experience in the mission driven sector, highly-developed research skills, comfort working flexible hours as needed, and a strong personal commitment and understanding of the various segments that make up the nonprofit community.