Rowland Mountain Is Looking For a Search Associate

About Rowland Mountain
Matching Proven Rainmakers with Prestigious Companies
Rainmakers are the real difference makers for any business. They have an early and ongoing impact that produces sustainable results long after they are gone.
Our motto, “A Search for Excellence,” exemplifies our commitment to total client satisfaction and continuous improvement. Since 1987, Rowland Mountain has exceeded the expectations of the most accomplished and demanding sales, marketing, and executive management business to business professionals in North America. We are always looking to improve our level of capabilities and services. Our search for excellence is never ending.
Our award winning results in recruiting has been accomplished through the effective use of our high tech, high touch, synergistic team approach. We combine the speed and efficiencies of the latest technology with an in-depth understanding and personal knowledge of what matters most to our clients and candidates. Our collaborative team efforts are enhanced with a commitment to flawless execution of time proven processes and methodologies.
The result is an optimum win-win solution in the shortest amount of time. The bottom line value we deliver enables our hiring clients to meet or exceed their business plans and objectives, while our candidates achieve their meaningful career and life goals.
Our industry leading results include an interview-to-hire ratio of 3:1, an offer-to-acceptance ratio of 1.09:1, and an average time-to-fill of 60 days
Search Associate
If you are looking for a REWARDING CHALLENGE with significant growth potential that really makes a difference in the lives of others as well as your own, look carefully into professional recruiting. There has never been a better time in the 45 year history of the industry to enter the field.
There is not a better place in the industry than RMA if you want to be the best and you are looking for a long term career in a team and results oriented environment. With THE BEST TRAINING in the business and all the TOOLS AND RESOURCES you need to be successful, the rest is up to you.
The Search Associate will learn the business, strategy in professional recruiting, and build relationships with the goal of developing successfully into a Search Executive. This includes meeting with clients and candidates face to face in your office and sometimes in theirs but mostly dealing with them over the phone; develop your own new clients and clearly identify what they will hire for a specific job opening; work with existing RMA clients and associates in a fast pace team atmosphere to help fill multiple, immediate openings we have across the country; listen and learn quickly to what is needed and what matters most to clients, candidates and associates.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Candidate Development
 Perform Bullhorn database searches, pipeline qualified candidates, send email and create tasks accordingly.
 Source candidates through direct phone contact and internet research.
 Conduct verification calls to ensure accuracy of phone numbers and email addresses.
 Master internet tools for the purpose of recruiting candidates.
 Use social media (blog, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, etc.) to attract and identify candidates.
 Conduct interviews and evaluate candidate experience and performance relative to search assignment specifications.
 Complete accurate and detailed candidate profiles in Bullhorn.
 Evaluate, screen and qualify responses to advertising.
 Conduct reference checks.
 Present highly qualified candidates to Search Executives for open search assignments.
Business Development
 Obtain qualified leads and appropriate company and contact information while performing all recruiting activities.
 In the case where there is not a Research Associate:
o Conduct market segment research to build prospect lists inside assigned niche.
o Complete accurate and detailed company and contact profiles in Bullhorn.
o Track advertised positions within specific companies and niche areas.
o Develop focused company lists as assigned.
o Coordinate e-marketing efforts.
Search Process
 Facilitate the search process as requested by Search Executive. This will include but is not limited to:
o Presenting opportunities to candidates
o Presenting candidates to clients
o Conducting and/or scheduling preps and debriefs
o Making travel arrangements
o Confirming interviews
 In the case where there is not a Research Associate:
o Complete Research Road Map for every active search assigned.
o Drive Recruiting Plan for every search assigned.
o Create blind and non-blind job presentations for all new searches.
o Bullhorn pipeline management for every search assigned.
Skills & Attributes
 Connectivity: Connects well with others; Strong interpersonal skills; Builds rapport quickly.
 Conation: Burning desire to succeed and a passion for many things.
 Communication: Strong communication skills; Ability to communicate an idea is a vital trait.
 Consciousness: Aware of how ones actions impacts others; Willing to put in many additional work hours to achieve committed goals.
 Courage: Can make the tough decisions; Dares to try the impossible; Does the difficult tasks right away.
 Confidence: Self-assured; sets high goals, persists against obstacles, and has the ability to get up one more time; Resilient
 Sales: Possesses direct sales skills; Ability to overcome objections and provide solutions; Competitive; Persistent
 Listening & Problem Solving Skills
 Strong Sense of Urgency & High Energy
 Team Player
 Positive Attitude
 Creative Thinker
 Resourceful
 Works Well Under Pressure
 Technology Savvy
 Ability to work on a variety of different projects simultaneously; very strong time management skills.
 Self-motivated and works well independently.
 Good probing skills: fearless
 Strong Sense of Urgency & High Energy

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proven Sales Success in a Fast Paced Environment
  • Great Communication Skills, Both Written and Verbal
  • Previous Recruiting Experience is a Plus
  • Ability to Work Independently and in Team Environment

If interested in this opportunity, please send resume to Katie Owens,