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Associate (London)

Our Company

Dore Partnership is a global specialist executive search and consulting firm whose purpose is to help boards and corporate leaders build great companies by delivering exceptional talent and advice. Founded in 1997, and now with a team of 30 ambitious professionals and offices in New York, London, and Hong Kong, the company serves clients in the financial services, technology, and data industries around the world.

Driven by our commitment to developing our own talent and an exciting growth trajectory, we are now looking for Associates to join our London office. Successful candidates will be rewarded with early responsibility, opportunities for international travel, and rapid progression, as part of our structured training. The Associate role is the first step on the career development journey at Dore, which culminates in the opportunity to become a Consultant.

The Role

Your role will be to contribute to the successful assessment and delivery of senior level talent for our client partners.  Specifically, your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting primary and secondary research, including desk based qualitative research and systematized relationship building and networking
  • Developing in-depth industry knowledge through proactively mapping individuals, companies and industries in our core market areas
  • Building a comprehensive network of senior talent and thought leaders within these markets, and being able to identify, access, track and engage rising stars in relevant industries
  • Preparing and producing client reports with a focus on human capital, and execute project specific analysis where required
  • Supporting colleagues across the team with search execution and business development as needed

You’ll be looking for

  • Early responsibility and the opportunity for accelerated progression in a meritocratic environment
  • A combination of structured and on the job training
  • Exposure to a network of senior level talent; within Dore, with our candidates, and with client partners
  • A performance driven role; with the opportunity of significant OTE in addition to a competitive base salary
  • The opportunity to become a ‘business builder’; a place where you can drive your success as an individual from day one

 What we’re looking for

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A minimum of a 2.1 university degree
  • Emotional intelligence; the ability to handle interpersonal relationships with empathy and good judgement
  • Persuasion; someone who can understand individual drivers to influence outcomes
  • The gravitas and confidence to successfully communicate with individuals at a senior level
  • A results focused outlook; someone who is motivated by the relationship between result and reward
  • Critical thinking and proactive problem solving; the ability to quickly assimilate information from a wide variety of sources, coupled with a tenacious approach to project execution
  • A demonstrable interest in business
  • Resilience; experience of overcoming obstacles to achieve results
  • A self-starting nature; someone who is effective operating autonomously and with minimal guidance
  • Fluency in an additional European language is advantageous

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