Job Seekers

DateTitleArea(s)StatusDescription
Dec 13College Counselor for an Educational Consulting FirmLos Angeles, CaliforniaHot

Our client is an educational consulting firm offering private counseling to students during the college application process.  They pride themselves on tailoring the application process to each student, empowering students to develop their own voice during this unique turning point in their lives.  

They are seeking a college counselor to help match students with colleges that will best meet their goals and develop applications that will increase their chances of admissions success. This is a part-time role with varying hours depending on workflow. Most hours will be after-school and on weekends.

Responsibilities:

- Supplement the work of an in-house high school counselor

- Work personally with students in order to meet the particular needs of each family, customizing the experience to help each student pursue their dreams

- Assist in preparation for college tests, application essays and college selection

- Co-strategize regarding essay selection, framework, and format; serve as editing partner to ensure essays put the student’s best foot forward

- Partner with student and family to develop and follow a course of action

- Identify scholarship, grant, and other funding opportunities

- Draw a comprehensive map of all requirements and applications for each desired school and help the student stay on track

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree

- Experience working in admissions and/or college counseling; can be a current high school college counselor

- Exceptional writing skills

- Superior client service mindset and ability to handle difficult or unique clients

- Ability to work independently but also take direction from an experienced team

- Passion for education and the desire to help students 

Dec 12Mathematics Curriculum Specialist for a Leading Charter SchoolMemphis , TennesseeHot

Our client is a leading non-profit public school operator and one of the top three largest in the nation. Their organization is dedicated to preparing their 3,000+ students for college, leadership roles, and life. They are seeking a mission-driven Math Curriculum Specialist in Memphis that specializes in all levels of high school math (i.e. Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus). This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to drive transformative change in underserved communities. 

Responsibilities:  

- Provide teachers assistance with strategies that support the delivery of quality instruction to all students

- Promote instruction that meet the demand of the TN academic standards for Math by providing focused observations, co-planning, and professional development on research-based instructional strategies and classroom practices

- Utilize the coaching model to provide opportunities for teacher reflection on classroom observations

- Train teachers to manage, interpret and use assessment data and facilitate the analysis of data and student work to guide instructional decisions 

- Provide support and assistance to all school site mathematics teachers in the implementation of the math program and benchmark assessments.

- Develop curriculum unit plans and district interim assessments based on external resources

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 4+ years' teaching experience in Math at the middle or high school level, with valid credential, required 

- Master in Education, preferred

- Experience teaching Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus/Calculus, strongly preferred 

- Solid knowledge of Instructional Practices Guide (IPG) Observation Rubric, and Achieve the Core skill mapping, strongly preferred

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

- Ability to travel to other school sites/locations

- Experience developing and facilitating professional development

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Experience creating assessments and/or implementing curriculum 

- Experience in collaborative planning and delivery of differentiated staff development to classroom teachers 


 

Dec 6Senior Manager for an Elite Management ConsultancySan FranciscoHotOur client is a management consultancy based in San Francisco 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 Senior 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

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

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

- 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 role in recruiting/onboarding process

Targeted Qualifications:

- 4-7+ years of management consulting experience (with a strategy or organizational effectiveness background)  

- MBA, required

- 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!
Dec 5Client Services and Delivery Manager for a Sales Consulting FirmLos AngelesHotOur client specializes in training for salespeople and managers in a variety of industries. They implement sales development programs, best practices, sales management skills and programs to convert a service culture to a sales culture. They believe in helping their clients create a unique and positive buying experience for their customers. They seek a Client Services & Delivery Manager who will both manage and deliver large-scale training initiatives for their clients, many of whom are some of the most well-known companies in tech, financial services, and beyond.  This person must have a strong business acumen and executive presence, as well as a client service mindset and desire to over-deliver.

Responsibilities

- Conduct initial stakeholder interviews, manage focus groups, and perform discovery to learn the client’s culture, people, and processes

- Work with training curriculum team to craft messaging and materials to most effectively deliver the training and coaching solutions to their clients

- Lead and facilitate training sessions for small to large audiences

- Coach and mentor participants through in-depth one-on-one and smaller group sessions

- Drive development of the training curriculum 

- Provide superior client follow-up and support leading up to and following each engagement

Required Skills and Attributes

- 8+ years training experience in a business setting

- Bachelor's required; MBA or other related advanced degree(s) a plus

- Extensive "front of room" experience, with engaging sales training skills

- Sharp intellect and the ability to be "quick on the draw"

- Sales and sales management experience

- Ability to understand the client's IP clearly and then contribute to the IP

- Relatable professional experience

- Fluent in different languages, a plus 

- Must be able to travel internationally, occasionally
 
- Innate understanding of when to speak and how to engage the front of room

- Unmatched written and oral communication skills
 
Dec 4Regional Director for a Well-Known Business AssociationSeattle, WashingtonHotOur client is a well-known business association. They are expanding into Seattle in early 2019 and are seeking a Regional Director to lead the charge.  This role is perfect for someone with a strong business network (lawyers, accountants, real estate professionals, and other service providers) who is great at relationship-building and self-motivated.  This is a high-growth, entrepreneurial role within an established company with an incredible track record.  

Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain a healthy pipeline of qualified member candidates

- Maintain strong membership retention numbers by working with group leaders and executive committee members

- Research and provide custom programs to keep members engaged  

- Ensure group leaders are supported so they can execute on the benefits of the organization and give members the best experience

- Build out the chapters with quality candidates who can add to the group

- Design, implement, and manage marketing programs to get the brand name out to the right professionals

- Facilitate networking between members to add value to the membership and program

- Leverage existing networks to bring in new members

- Lead (plan, facilitate, follow-up) group leader meetings

- Identify appropriate venue/scheduling for Company-hosted events

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree

- 5-7+ years experience in a similar sales-oriented role

- Experience with another professional membership organization, a big plus

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Self motivated professional who is able to work from home and manage themselves

- Ability to attend early morning meetings and evening events (monthly – quarterly)

- A natural networker and “people person,” required!
 
- Creative and an ‘out of the box’ thinker and strong problem solver
 
Dec 4Regional Director for a Well-Known Business Association Atlanta, GeorgiaHotOur client is a well-known business association. They are expanding into Atlanta in early 2019 and are seeking a Regional Director to lead the charge.  This role is perfect for someone with a strong business network (lawyers, accountants, real estate professionals, and other service providers) who is great at relationship-building and self-motivated.  This is a high-growth, entrepreneurial role within an established company with an incredible track record.  

Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain a healthy pipeline of qualified member candidates

- Maintain strong membership retention numbers by working with group leaders and executive committee members

- Research and provide custom programs to keep members engaged  

- Ensure group leaders are supported so they can execute on the benefits of the organization and give members the best experience

- Build out the chapters with quality candidates who can add to the group

- Design, implement, and manage marketing programs to get the brand name out to the right professionals

- Facilitate networking between members to add value to the membership and program

- Leverage existing networks to bring in new members

- Lead (plan, facilitate, follow-up) group leader meetings

- Identify appropriate venue/scheduling for Company-hosted events

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree

- 5-7+ years experience in a similar sales-oriented role

- Experience with another professional membership organization, a big plus

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Self motivated professional who is able to work from home and manage themselves

- Ability to attend early morning meetings and evening events (monthly – quarterly)

- A natural networker and “people person,” required!
 
- Creative and an ‘out of the box’ thinker and strong problem solver
Dec 3Manager/Senior Manager (Corporate Strategy) for a Large RetailerCalabasas, CaliforniaHotOur client is a one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Manager and 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

- 4-6 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

- 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

 
Nov 30Manager, Data Strategy & Analytics for a Large RetailerCalabasas, CaliforniaHotOur client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country.  They are seeking a Manager of Data Strategy & Analytics to build data-driven solutions from large data sets and identify patterns that lead to greater business insight, enhanced product/customer/operational analytics, increased revenue and/or greater efficiencies. The ideal candidate will have strong problem-solving capabilities, superior communication skills and the ability to manage a diverse workload in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

- Lead ongoing effort to define/develop and enhance reporting and data capabilities within the organization 

- Work cross functionally with business partners to aggregate and analyze data and develop key metrics to support initiatives across the organization

- Create and maintain weekly and monthly metrics and dashboards

- Identify patterns that lead to greater business insight, enhanced product/customer/operational analytics, increased revenue and/or greater efficiencies.

- Drive the identification, evaluation, and recommendation of new strategic ideas 

- Translate large, complex data and metrics into simple, actionable recommendations

Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree (ideally in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics or another analytically-focused area), required; MBA a plus

- 5+ years’ of experience as a data analyst or similar analytical role

- 2-3+ years’ in a leadership or management role

- Management consulting background a plus

- Experience working with very large data sets and performing product- and business-level analysis

- Experience using SQL and querying large, complex data sets

- Innate interest in and desire for continuous learning and personal development

- Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

- Professional presence, polished communication skills and proven ability to effectively collaborate with all levels of employees

- Ability to project manage and drive progress forward 

- A high sense of urgency, ability to multi-task and work under pressured timelines

- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
 
Nov 19Executive AssistantLos AngelesHotOur client is seeking a skilled Executive Assistant to add to their growing team. This is a great opportunity for a seasoned executive assistant who is looking to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. This is not a 9-5 job, but offers an opportunity to work closely with a very interesting executive in a unique and exciting company.

Responsibilities:

- Handle administrative and support functions, including email management, expense reporting, and calendaring

- Interact with third party vendors on behalf of the executive

- Serve as Chief of Staff in many regards, sitting in in executive meetings and managing all follow ups

- Monitor and respond to emails and other means of communication on behalf of executive

- Manage other administrative staff

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree required

- 10+ years’ of experience in a similar role

- Scrappiness and the ability to multi-task

- Ability to be called upon to complete any number of diverse tasks and learn quickly

- Entrepreneurial and business development mindset

- Resourcefulness required!
 
Nov 5Chief Marketing Officer for a Health and Wellness Media & E-Commerce CompanyLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a game-changing wellness media and e-commerce company dedicated to transforming the lives of their followers through research-based content and products that encourage sustainable lifestyle changes. They are seeking a Chief Marketing Officer to add to their rapidly growing team. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to work with a mission-driven organization that values wellness and impact. 

Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain a multi-year roadmap and strategy that ensures best-in-class marketing and the meeting of business objectives

- Oversee all day-to-day implementation of branding, communications, and social media strategies

- Establish performance goals and oversee ongoing measurement protocols to evaluate and optimize marketing effectiveness

- Manage all marketing systems, including lead management processes and metrics, campaign tracking, marketing automation systems, database management, targeting, and segmentation plans

- Manage all marketing activities in order to fulfill the company's aims of sales, growth, and profitability

- Develop and execute a plan for how the Company will tell its story on each appropriate channel (including setting the tone and voice, as well as establishing acceptable operational policies and practices), including the Company's website(s) and app(s), YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

- Collaborate with the Company's senior leaders, especially Chief Content Officer, on all initiatives to identify content needs and opportunities and ensure efficiency and consistency across channels, verticals, and functional departments

- Work closely with leadership team to identify and capture growth opportunities across product development, expansion of media subscriptions, and other innovative revenue sources

- Serve as a key member of the Company's leadership team, including participating in regular leadership meetings, fundraising activities, etc.

Qualifications:

- BA/BS in Marketing, Business, or related field required; MBA a plus

- 10+ years marketing experience, including at least 6 in a leadership capacity

- Experience in the health or wellness industry, a plus 

- Experience with a subscription-based media company, a plus

- Proven leadership skills driving collaboration and results through cross-functional teams and peers

- Ability to oversee complex initiatives and drive them to a successful conclusion

- Outstanding communication and presentation skills

- Strong comfort in an entrepreneurial setting with a proven track record of balancing long-term strategy & vision with day-to-day blocking & tackling
 
Nov 1Brand Strategist for a Leading Brand Strategy FirmNew YorkCold

Our client is a full-service strategic brand consulting firm based in Los Angeles. They provide companies with immersive consulting sessions, full brand program development, and everything in between. The company values its employees and offers a great work-life balance.  They are seeking an energetic Brand Strategist or Senior Brand Strategist  to lead client engagements in their New York office.

Responsibilities

 - Lead and/or co-lead the development of brand strategy projects, brand architecture, proprietary name development, and brand identities

- Serve as the client-facing lead of strategy projects, guiding their thinking and adoption of brand recommendations

- Develop an in-depth understanding of the clients’ categories and businesses, as well as their short-term and long-term brand objectives

- Lead in collaborative strategy sessions 

 - Collaborate closely with world-class creative team

Required

- Bachelor's degree
 

- 3+ years direct experience in a brand strategy agency, with a Strategist or Senior Strategist (Consultant or Senior Consultant) title
 

- 2+ years of management experience in brand strategy engagements
 

- Energetic personality
 

- Demonstrated leadership abilities  
 

- Ability to handle stressful situations and deadline pressures


- Outstanding written, verbal and presentation communication skills 
 

- Ability to travel as needed to client sites (up to 25% at times)

 

Oct 31Science Curriculum Specialist for a Leading Charter SchoolMemphis, TennesseeHotOur client is a leading non-profit public school operator and one of the top three largest in the nation. Their organization is dedicated to preparing their 3,000+ students for college, leadership roles, and life. They are seeking a mission-driven Science Curriculum Specialist to support teachers in implementing a science program at multiple school sites. 

Responsibilities:

- Provide teachers with assistance in developing strategies that support quality instruction to all students


- Train teachers to manage, interpret and use assessment data and facilitate data analysis 

- Work collaboratively with the Director of Academics, Coaching Team, School site administration and department chairs and teachers

- Provide observations, co-planning, and professional development on research-based instructional strategies and classroom practices

- Develop curriculum aligned to Science Standards and Next Generation Science Standards

- Utilize the coaching model to provide opportunities for teacher reflection on classroom observations

Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- Master's in Education, preferred 

- 4+ years teaching experience in Science at the middle or high school level, with valid credentials

- Experience developing and facilitating professional development

- Experience developing material using Next Generation Science Standards

- Solid knowledge of Physics, Chemistry, Biology 

- Strong understanding of adult learning theory and teacher developmental needs

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential

- Ability to travel to other school sites/locations
Oct 30Investment Associate for a Boutique Wealth Management FirmLos AngelesHotOur client is a boutique wealth management firm that helps its clients build and execute a plan to achieve financial security.  The company is seeking an Investment Associate to serve as a right-hand to its talented team of advisors in interacting with their (high net worth) clients, preparing client materials, evaluating investment portfolios, managing client requests, and more. The ideal candidate will grow into a leadership position at the firm, overseeing a team of Investment Analysts, but the company would be open to candidates who are a bit junior to or senior to that level.

Responsibilities:

- Manage prospective client review of existing investment portfolio, providing recommendations and identifying opportunities for improvement

- Prepare quarterly client meeting materials, including investment performance reports and financial planning updates

- Utilize various applications (Outlook, Salesforce, custodian websites, etc.) to obtain account information and execute client requests

- Reconcile current client activity, fund transfers, and ongoing transaction requirements to ensure accuracy with a sensitivity to tax repercussions

- Open new investment accounts and prepare client correspondence

- Gather/collect data, input and run financial planning reports

Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance or related field

- Minimum 2 years’ experience in Financial Services

- Series 7 required, CFP® a plus

- Strong Microsoft Office competency

- Salesforce (CRM) and eMoney experience a plus

- Outgoing, personable, engaging, with a passion for client service

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to anticipate advisor/client requests

- Excellent customer-facing skills

- Candidates with existing book of business, a plus, but not necessary
 
Oct 30Quality Assurance Supervisor for a Leading E-Commerce Fashion BrandLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a well-known e-commerce company focused on women's apparel. They are seeking a Quality Assurance Supervisor to supervise an offshore Customer Care QA team and ensure the company's stellar customer service standards are being met. 

Responsibilities

- Establish and maintain healthy relationships with clients by conducting regular status and feedback calls

 - Consistently provide quick, thorough, and meaningful interactions to customers through a variety of platforms including email, phone, web submission, and social media

- Demonstrate accountability for achieving key operating metrics through daily performance (i.e., tickets handled, tickets solved, first-touch-resolution, quality, CSAT, NPS, adherence, occupancy, and attendance)

- Actively participate in quality assurance reviews and performance discussions to improve operating metrics and individual performance 

- Train Honduras-based team to ensure quality customer service is practiced on a daily basis 

- Listen in on customer care interactions to monitor adherence to best practices 

- Use available tools including the Customer Care Knowledgebase to maintain proficiency across all channels and assigned skills

 Requirements

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- Experience monitoring quality assurance in call center environment 

-  4+ years of customer service / call center experience / contact center experience

- Experience with Maestro software, highly preferred 

- Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

- Exceptional attention to detail and quality control

- Ability to organize, prioritize, and reorder workload in a dynamic environment
 
Oct 30Consumer Affairs Analyst for a Popular E-Commerce RetailerLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a well-known and fast-growing fashion e-tailer. They are seeking a Consumer Affairs Analyst to monitor, report on, and address the brand’s reputation and interact with institutions like the BBB. 

Responsibilities

- Maintain a positive relationship with the Better Business Bureau and other consumer platforms (i.e. FCC, FTC, Attorney General, Yelp, Yotpo,) by calling, emailing, or mailing written correspondence to customers directly, and in response to public consumer forums

- Gather, analyze, and report on consumer data and behavioral trends while supporting cross-functional teams with strategies and tactics for improvement

- Identify customer pain points and provide solutions for implementing improvements across all departments

- Work closely with cross functional managers, supervisors, and individual agents in an effort to prevent escalated issues from reoccurring

- Conduct extensive customer research and maintain detailed records and documentation for all cases worked

 - Respond to Executive complaints/correspondence from customers on behalf of the Executive team

 - Send proposals on process improvements, and training gaps in order to enhance company operation efforts, and departmental goals

- Respond to Detractors on CSAT Surveys   

 - Regular reporting on departmental goals, status on social media, and BBB rating

 - Perform additional duties as required

 Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree, required

- 3-5 years of experience analyzing consumer data 

- 3-5 years of customer escalations experience preferably in Customer Retention, Customer Advocacy, or Customer Loyalty

- Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

- Flexible thinker with the ability to make sound independent decisions

- Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment

- Comfort in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, guru-level in Excel

- Familiarity with Zendesk Support preferred, but not required
 
Oct 27Regional Director for a Well-Known Business AssociationSilicon Valley, CaliforniaHotOur client is a well-known business association. They are seeking a Regional Director to build an even stronger network in Silicon Valley and handle member sales.

Responsibilities:

- Increase membership retention numbers by working with group leaders and executive committee members

- Develop and maintain a healthy pipeline of qualified member candidates

- Research and provide custom programs to keep members engaged  

- Ensure group leaders are supported so they can execute on the benefits
of the organization and give members the best experience

- Build out the chapters with quality candidates who can add to the group

- Design, implement, and manage marketing programs to get the brand name out to the right professionals

- Facilitate networking between members to add value to the membership and program

- Leverage existing networks to bring in new members

- Lead (plan, facilitate, follow-up) group leader meetings

- Identify appropriate venue/scheduling for Company-hosted events

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree

- 5-7+ years experience in a similar sales-oriented role

- Experience with another professional membership organization, a big plus

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Self motivated professional who is able to work from home and manage themselves

- Ability to attend early morning meetings and evening events (monthly – quarterly)

- A natural networker and “people person,” required!
 
- Creative and an ‘out of the box’ thinker and strong problem solver
 
Oct 11Director of Operations for a Popular E-Commerce RetailerLos AngelesHotDescription: Our client is a well-known and fast-growing fashion e-commerce brand.  They are seeking a Director of Operations to help manage the day-to-day operations of their Santa Fe Springs distribution center.

Responsibilities:

- Build and oversee a best-in-class operations team with an eye for culture, streamlined systems & processes, and cost-effective order fulfillment

- Assist the VP of Ops to manage  the ~1,500-person operation within a complex and hyper-fast-moving pace

- Design and execute plans to improve and enhance purchasing, shipping, and operations

- Work directly with cross-functional internal teams as well as external stakeholders to maintain timely, cost-effective, and quality fulfillment

- Collaborate with senior-level executives to manage supplier relationships, product quality, and manage a variety of supply chain initiatives

- Safeguard operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols

- Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures

- Collaborate with others to accomplish detailed and accurate operational forecasting and achieving and exceeding budget performance on operations

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree, required

- 5-10 years of experience in operations

- Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Manager role

- Experience on-the-ground with DC operations and planning

- Spanish a plus  
Oct 3VP of Operations/General Manager for an Innovative Retail Concept Los Angeles Hot

Description: Our client is a bakery/entertainment/event start-up with a handful of current stores and a very steep growth trajectory.  The company is seeking a VP of Operations or General Manager to manage the day-to-day operations of their locations and help facilitate its tremendous growth. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone who is looking to work in a creative, fast-paced, start-up environment. 
 

Responsibilities: 

- Oversee and manage the firm's studio managers, customer experience team, and all other corporate employees

 - Manage the day-to-day operations of the current stores, while building processes and systems for scale

 - Oversee the entire employee experience and create an ecosystem for a healthy, happy culture

 - Manage both existing and new vendor/supply chain relationships 

 - Collaborate with others to accomplish detailed and accurate operational forecasting to meet operational budget expectations

 - Manage, track and analyze marketing campaigns and initiatives  (ideally, although marketing experience is not required)

- Assist with real estate negotiations and build out for new locations
 

Qualifications: 

 - Bachelor's degree, required 

 - MBA, preferred 

- 6+ years of experience in an operations role 

 - 2+ years of experience managing teams of 5 or more 

 - Experience in a start-up environment, highly preferred – entrepreneurial fortitude, required

 - Retail and/or food and beverage industry experience a plus, but not required

 - Experience managing a diverse, cross-functional, set of responsibilities

 - Track record of bringing order to chaos through the creation of systems and processes

 - Experience substantively changing an organization by envisioning and executing on major initiatives from concept through completion

 

 

Oct 2Client Services Associate for a Well-Known Financial Advising Firm Los AngelesHotOur client is a successful multi-family financial advising firm providing comprehensive investment consulting and financial planning services to entrepreneurs, business owners, and their families. The company is seeking a Client Services Associate to serve as a right-hand to their small team of world-class advisors in interacting with their (high net worth) clients, preparing client materials, managing client requests, and more. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is looking to either grow into a financial advisory position or provide best-in-class support to a tight-knit company that fosters strong relationships. 

Qualifications: 

- Prepare quarterly client meeting materials, including investment performance reports and financial planning updates

- Process client requests (i.e. wires, checks, journals, etc.)

- Utilize various applications (Outlook, Salesforce, custodian websites, etc.) to obtain account information and execute service requests

- Reconcile current client activity, fund transfers, and previous day’s activity to ensure accuracy

- Open new investment accounts 

- Prepare client correspondence

- Gather/collect data, input and run financial planning reports

- Other responsibilities that may be assigned, as needed

Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance or related field

- Minimum 2 years’ experience in Financial Services

- Series 65 required, CFP® a plus

- Strong Microsoft Office competency

- Salesforce (CRM) and eMoney experience a plus

- Outgoing, personable, engaging, with a passion for client service

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to anticipate advisor/client requests

- Detail-oriented with ability to prioritize and organize workflow

- Excellent customer-facing skills

 
Sep 21Finance Manager for a Charter School OperatorLos AngelesHot

Our client is a fast-growing, mission-driven organization and the premier provider of professional business and consulting services and software/data solutions to not-for-profit charter schools in California and several other states.

They seek a Finance Manager to work with 5-7 school clients as basically an outsourced Chief Financial Officer.

Responsibilities:

- Be a lead contact person for 5-7 school clients

- Work with school leadership to provide business advice, help schools understand charter school finances, facilitate multi-year budget planning and prepare monthly financial statements and analyses

- Opportunity to work on special projects as needed

- Build relationships in the surrounding charter and charter authorizing communities

- Prepare (in partnership with the accounting team) monthly financial statements

- Manage budget development and tracking for client schools

- Develop a functional expertise in one or more areas of school business operations

Qualifications

- Advanced degree preferred or equivalent business or school operations experience

- 4-8 years work experience

- Strong communication and analytical skills

- Accounting and Finance acumen

- Experience with client services, business development and marketing initiatives

- Expertise with Microsoft Excel

- Occasional travel

- Commitment to education and knowledge of charter school operations a plus

- Self-motivated and entrepreneurial - able to operate in an ever-changing environment

Sep 18Credit Analyst/Senior Credit Analyst for a Capital LenderSan Diego HotOur client is a capital lender, offering business loans to serve the unique financial needs of businesses throughout the United States. They have funded over $120 million have done business with companies of all sizes and across many industries.  They are a private, family-owned business seeking a Credit Analyst as well as a Senior Analyst to add to their team. The analysts will be responsible for assessing the financial condition of small business loan applicants and approving or declining loans. These are extremely fast-paced roles that will involve decision making authority and leadership within a growing company. 

Responsibilities 

- Review financial statements and analyze business bank statements to determine credit worthiness of small businesses

- Size and structure loans for approved clients

- Complete credit memos for approved loans 

- Conduct ad-hoc research on businesses to protect against fraud

- Interview potential clients in order to further assess ability to repay

- Decline loan applications that do not meet the minimum criteria

Qualifications

- Bachelors’ degree, preferably in Business, Finance, Economics, or a similar discipline

- Minimum 1 year of experience underwriting and analyzing small business loan applications
 
- 2-3 years in the industry, preferred

- A strong grasp of GAAP accounting principles and ability to dissect financial statements and bank statements

- Knowledgeable about the small business lending landscape 

- Well-developed organizational, communication, and time-management skills

- Adept in Microsoft Office Suite, G-Suite, and ability to quickly pick up new programs and CRM systems

- Strong critical thinking, mathematical, and analytical skills

- Ability to make complex decisions under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Sep 14VP of Operations for a Popular E-commerce RetailerLos AngelesWarmOur client is a well-known and fast-growing fashion e-commerce brand.  They are seeking a VP of Operations to manage the day-to-day operations of their Vernon headquarters and Santa Fe Springs distribution center. 

Responsibilities

- Build and oversee a best-in-class operations team with an eye for culture, streamlined systems & processes, and cost-effective order fulfillment

- Oversee ~1,500-person operation within a complex and hyper-fast-moving pace 

- Design and execute plans to improve and enhance purchasing, shipping, and operations

- Work directly with cross-functional internal teams as well as external stakeholders to maintain timely, cost-effective, and quality fulfillment

- Collaborate with senior-level executives to manage supplier relationships, product quality, and manage a variety of supply chain initiatives

- Safeguard operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols

- Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures 

- Collaborate with others to accomplish detailed and accurate operational forecasting and achieving and exceeding budget performance on operations

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 10-15 years of experience in operations

- Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manager or director level role

- Experience on-the-ground with DC operations & planning

- Experience managing other functions, such as procurement and facilities/maintenance 

- D2C fulfillment operations and inventory management experience

- Ability to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment with a roll-up-sleeves philosophy and track record

 
Sep 11Data Science Strategist for a Strategy/Marketing ConsultancyLos AngelesHotOur client is a boutique Los Angeles-based strategy and marketing consulting firm. This consultancy offers research-driven marketing and growth strategies that are grounded in behavioral economics, game theory, and data science. They are seeking a Data Science Strategist to tag team with their Founder to deliver important insights to their clients. 

This is a full-time role, but they could explore slightly less than full time for a perfect candidate who has that need.

Responsibilities:

- Work with detailed and complex market research questionnaires and data sets

- Analyze survey data and cross tabs in order to identify insights for the client

- Prepare presentations and reports to clients

- Integrate primary research with client's existing data in order to create broader analyses

- Create pipelines and scripts to automate data processing and other tasks

- Strategize client direction based on insights

- Provide some general project management support

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree

- 3-5 years’ experience in data science – in a consulting capacity, as part of a market research team, or even from a data-focused start-up

-Strong understanding of data analysis and scripting in Python or R

- Public code available for review strongly preferred

- Strong understanding of social science statistical methods

- Fluency with Microsoft Excel

- Experience fielding surveys, a plus

- Experience in a client-facing role, a plus

- Experience in a product/project management role, a plus

- Experience with Jupyter notebooks (in Python), a plus

- Must be intellectually curious and comfortable working in prototyping mode
Sep 5Human Resources Business Partner for a Leading Ecommerce RetailerSanta Fe Springs ColdOur client is a well-known e-commerce company focused on women's apparel. They are seeking an HR Business Partner to perform a wide variety of professional/administrative human resource functions in their newly built warehouse in Santa Fe Springs. 

Responsibilities

- Build and maintain HR systems and processes in their Santa Fe Springs warehouse

- Serve as a key collaborator with the VP of Human Resources and VP of Customer Experience in the development of an HR strategic plan and
quarterly operating plan

- Track key HR metrics like cost per hire and retention rates

- Provide HR advice and support on a wide variety of business matters

- Identify requirements for, negotiate with, and manage external resources (i.e., contractors, consultants, external-counsel) as needed to meet operating requirements

- Work with the Manager of Talent Acquisition to ensure the timely delivery of high-caliber talent

Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 5-10 years of directly relevant management experience (i.e., leading people both in a direct and indirect manner) 

- Previous experience working with a Distribution Center 

- Fluent or highly proficient in Spanish

- Strong handle on analytics and leveraging data to make decisions

- Experience in a retail/ecommerce, highly desired

- Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

- Exceptional attention to detail and quality control

- Comfort in an entrepreneurial environment that is ever-changing
 
Aug 25Workforce Manager for a Popular Ecommerce CompanyLos AngelesWarmOur client is a well-known e-commerce company focused on women's apparel. They are seeking a Workforce Manager to manage day-to-day operations in their distribution center. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a high-growth environment with a steep trajectory!  

Responsibilities

- Manage the 1000+ employees in the distribution center to ensure productivity and smooth operations

- Coordinate schedules and all human resources-related issues 

- Plan and allocate resources within the distribution center

- Streamline and implement processes for effective and efficient allocation of staff

- Monitor day-to-day aspects related to workforce to ensure contractual terms are being followed

- Work with operations on budget exercises, cost saving exercises, and general support to avoid penalties related to staffing and service level

- Proactively work with staff on training and professional development

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree, required

- Solid forecasting, scheduling ,and production background

- Traditional FP&A skills and analytical chops

- Experience with Adecco or other on-site staffing vendors, a plus

- Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

- Exceptional attention to detail and quality control

- Comfort in an entrepreneurial environment that is ever-changing
 
Aug 17Forensic Accounting Senior Manager/Partner for an Economic Consulting and Forensic Accounting FirmLos AngelesHotOur client is a fast-growing economic consulting and forensic accounting firm, partnering with top law firms and attorneys across the country. They are seeking a forensic accounting Senior Manager or above focused on family law to add to their growing team. This company employs a well respected group of professionals who view this role as a vital part of their team. The ideal candidate will have a great energy with a hunger and willingness to learn and grow.

The firm is open to hiring at a variety of levels for this role, from Senior Manager up to Partner.  If you are a polished, enthusiastic, entrepreneurially-minded forensic accountant who is looking for a home where your talent will be nurtured and appreciated, this could be the role for you.

Responsibilities:

- Analyze and investigate financial statements and reports for a wide
variety of clients

- Reconstruct activities and events in financial wrongdoing

- Create presentations in support of legal cases

- Audit records, investigate inconsistencies, and trace assets

- Investigate the legitimacy of information provided by clients

- Prepare declarations, working files, and reports to summarize findings

- Interview individuals who created, contributed to, or reviewed records
under analysis

- Perform electronic discovery and records preservation

- Serve as client point person and in a business development capacity

- Present expert witness testimony


Qualifications:

- Bachelor's Degree

- 4-5 years of General Accounting experience; 1-2 years Forensic Accounting experience (more experience if being considered at the Partner or pre-Partner level)

- Advanced Excel Skills required

- Ability to multi-task

- A desire to learn and great track record of collaboration in previous
teams

- Courtroom-ready presence for testifying portion of the role

- Raw intelligence and intellectual curiosity
Aug 16Manager of Marketing Strategy & Analytics for a Large RetailerCalabasasHotOur client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Manager of Marketing Strategy and Analytics to review data, develop new analytics, look for insights and deliver recommendations on how to continually improve their marketing campaigns. The Manager will play an integral role on the marketing team and influence marketing efforts.

 Responsibilities

- Review and analyze all marketing efforts to identify successful elements and work to continuously improve ad performance

- Develop insights and help formulate strategic direction of all marketing efforts

- Identify customer trends and recommend data-driven responses to help guide strategy and decision making

- Assist in the creation of presentation materials to communicate key learnings and recommendations to senior level executives clearly and concisely

- Manage, track and analyze all marketing related test campaigns and initiatives

- Assist in the design and execution of key test which will drive the development of insights

- Assist with the execution of ad hoc strategic marketing projects as assigned

- Build, develop and grow business relationships across the organization vital to the success of our projects

- Additional duties as assigned by manager

Requirements

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 3+ years of working with financial and/or marketing data and performing analyses and/or modeling or 2+ years at a top tier investment banking or consulting firm

- High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other data reporting tools

- Strong quantitative skills, attention to detail and a high aptitude for problem-solving

- Proficiency with standard business and database software (e.g. MS Access, Oracle, SQL) and experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. COGNOS, TM1, DOMO, Tableau)

- Excellent oral and written communication skills 
Aug 16Brand Strategist for a Leading Brand Strategy FirmLos AngelesHot

Our client is a full-service strategic brand consulting firm based in Los Angeles. They provide companies with immersive consulting sessions, full brand program development, and everything in between. The company values its employees and offers a great work-life balance.  They are seeking an energetic Brand Strategist or Senior Brand Strategist to lead client engagements

Responsibilities

 - Lead and/or co-lead the development of brand strategy projects, brand architecture, proprietary name development, and brand identities

- Serve as the client-facing lead of strategy projects, guiding their thinking and adoption of brand recommendations

- Develop an in-depth understanding of the clients’ categories and businesses, as well as their short-term and long-term brand objectives

Lead in collaborative strategy sessions 

 - Collaborate closely with world-class creative team

Required

- Bachelor's degree
 

- 3+ years direct experience in a brand strategy agency, with a Strategist or Senior Strategist (Consultant or Senior Consultant) title
 

- 2+ years of management experience in brand strategy engagements
 

- Energetic personality
 

- Demonstrated leadership abilities  
 

- Ability to handle stressful situations and deadline pressures


- Outstanding written, verbal and presentation communication skills 
 

- Ability to travel as needed to client sites (up to 25% at times)

 

 

 

Jul 23Customer Care Manager for a Popular E-Commerce Fashion BrandLos AngelesColdOur client is a well-known e-commerce company focused on women's apparel. They are seeking a Customer Care Manager to manage and build a team that provides an exceptional experience to customers.

Responsibilities

- Manage the day-to-day operations of a 50 seat Tier-1 contact center through 5 supervisors

- Manage the day-to-day operations of the reputation management team (social + review sites)

- Create accountability throughout the customer care organization

- Ensure on-going agent/advocate development and quality improvement

 - Work cross-functionally with outsource team, operations, and quality training manager

- Continuously work to improve center performance across a number of KPIs

- Manage escalated issues in partnership with Director, VP and legal counsel as needed

- Serve on a management rotation schedule for evening & weekend coverage as needed 

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 5+ years of customer service management experience, with the proven track record of managing successful teams.

- Strong leadership, management and mentorship capabilities 

- Ability to develop new procedures, policies and reporting tools to simplify and improve operations 

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to synthesize data into comprehensive reports for all levels of staffs 

 
Jul 16Director of Retail Controls for a Large RetailerCalabasas, CaliforniaHotOur client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Director of Retail Controls to lead a number of retail analytics strategy initiatives. This role also oversees workforce management analytics and helps drive labor budget strategy for the business. 

Responsibilities

- Coach and develop a team of high performers and provide clear goals and expectations to enable success

- Work across a variety of functions to own retail analytics data - including human capital, finance, inventory, marketing, and operations

- Oversee the creation, application, and management of annual and monthly labor forecasts using a comprehensive workforce management strategy

- Partner with Finance team to manage and maintain the alignment of labor expense to budgets and forecasts

- Lead the design and development of retail reporting platforms, collaborating with stakeholders to understand the needs of the business, as well as with key partners including Finance, Business Strategy, IT, LP and others

- Formulate, propose, and garner support and approval for new continuous improvement, reporting, and business intelligence initiatives

- Proactively identify areas of opportunity related to sales, workload, payroll hours and costs and develop and implement strategic plans for improvement

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, Economics, Information Technology, or related field

- Master’s degree preferred

- 7+ years of experience with multi-unit retail in Finance, Retail Operations, Analytics, or similar business area

- Field retail experience, a plus

- Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and data modeling

- Experience with Kronos Workforce Management, Oracle, Cognos, Netezza, and/or Tableau a plus
Jun 30Staff Accountant for a CPA FirmPacific Palisades, CAWarm

Our client is a full-service public accounting firm located on the westside of Los Angeles. This firm was founded over 60 years ago and they pride themselves on their quality, personalized, professional services. They work with various industries including real estate, law firms, marketing firms, technology, non-profit and more. 

They are seeking a motivated Staff Accountant with 2+ years tax/accounting experience with a CPA firm to join their friendly office. 

Experience in the following areas essential: 

- Experience with Quickbooks 

- Adjusting of client's books and records

- Preparation of tax returns including individual, partnership, corporation, LLCs and trusts

- Tax planning

- Knowledge of ProSystem tax software, a plus

- Preparation of payroll, sales tax returns and business property tax statements, a plus

Requirements

- 2+ years experience with a CPA firm

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

- Proficiency in QuickBooks for Windows

- Availability to work overtime during tax season as needed 
 

Jun 25Principal for a Charter SchoolMemphis, TNHot

Our client sits at the forefront of public education reform as a leading public charter schools operator and an important catalyst for education reform across the country. This non-profit organization works directly with school districts to transform failing high schools and middle schools into small groups of successful schools, with an aim to help the district reinvent them into the most successful districts in the country. 

They are seeking a talented, entrepreneurial Principal to assist in transforming a school in Memphis. The candidate selected will have a great opportunity to change the face of education in this neighborhood.  

Responsibilities:

- Serve as administrator and integral part of the instructional leadership of the school, direct and supervise the curriculum and guidance program of the school

- Inspire and lead teachers, administration, and other key stakeholders in a sometimes difficult environment

- Evaluate performance of teachers and other school employees and coach them on individual development to ensure professional development and increased tenure

- Manage and improve processes for student discipline and attendance

- Evaluate and supervise school curriculum and instruction program with all departments

- Coordinate and supervise complex safety plans

- Oversee scheduling of field trips, organize and inventory technology equipment and assist with the development of a master class schedule

- Develop and Maintain the school budget

- Build relationships with parents, students and staff to discuss student progress and problems after class outside of school hours (via cell phone or in person)

- Maintain work hours beyond school hours for other professional duties or functions

Qualifications

- 5+ years teaching experience at middle or high school level

- Previous leadership experience within a middle school or high school, required

- Holds a valid TN Administrative Credential or comparable out of state credential which is transferrable to TN

- Proven management and team building skills and experience coaching teachers

- Knowledge of bilingual education

- A passion for improving urban middle and high schools and driving education reform

Jun 8VP of Human Resources for an Ecommerce Fashion RetailerLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a well-known e-commerce company focused on women's apparel. They are seeking a VP of Human Resources to run the day-to-
day operations of the firm and manage the human resources team. 

Responsibilities

- Serve as a key collaborator with the VP of Customer Experience in the development of an HR strategic plan and
quarterly operating plan

- Provide HR advice and support on a wide variety of business matters

- Work closely with the company's senior leadership team and functional leaders

- Identify requirements for, negotiate with, and manage external resources (i.e., contractors, consultants, external-counsel) as needed to meet operating requirements

- Work with the Director of Human Resources and ensure the development/implementation of an HR Business Partner model 

 - Work with the Manager of Talent Acquisition to ensure the timely delivery of high-caliber talent

- Assist in the recruitment of senior level and highly confidential roles within the organization

- Draft, review, edit, and disseminate corporate communications on behalf of the CEO/Founder, and other senior leaders as needed

Requirements

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 4-8 years of directly relevant management experience (i.e., leading people both in a direct and indirect manner) 

- 10-15 years of relevant human resources experience 

-  Experience in a consumer product, retail operation, and/or digital organization, highly desired

- Ability to draft well-structured, complete, and concise correspondence and documents

- Deep knowledge of specific contract provisions as they apply in commercial contexts, including indemnification provisions and limitations of liability

- Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

- Exceptional attention to detail and quality control