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Senior Talent Consultant – Organizational Consulting

Who are we?

DRG is a talent advisory group that serves nonprofit organizations that care for, inspire, and enrich the lives of people all over the world. Our team of talent advisors shares a commitment to the values that matter to our clients, bringing more than 30 years of experience to serving the nonprofit community.

As a talent advisory group, we offer a suite of services to help nonprofits search for, attract, and nurture innovative, diverse leadership for their organizations. We also help organizations maximize their impact through talent assessments, transition planning, and by providing insights into compensation and organizational design. Our mission is to support nonprofits in bringing together the right leadership, talent, culture, and structure – so people and organizations can thrive together.

What’s the Job?

The Senior Talent Consultant is an integral member of DRG’s growing team of talent experts. This role requires a highly motivated and organized professional who can multitask effectively and serve as a highly-skilled thought partner to clients and colleagues alike. We are seeking an energetic professional who wants to be a part of helping DRG Talent build and grow.

Talent Advisory Responsibilities

  • Provide direct consultation to clients in DRG’s core focus areas, including organizational design and alignment; transition and succession planning; talent integration; compensation analysis and strategy; individual and team assessment, development, and effectiveness; organizational culture and engagement; board effectiveness; and diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.
  • Develop and present innovative, engaging learning opportunities for clients and partners throughout the sector.
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to develop, refine, and continuously improve DRGs products, services, tools, and value proposition.
  • Participate in business development and marketing efforts.

Enterprise-Wide Responsibilities

  • Share expertise with other team members, formally and informally.
  • Participate in building of proposals, pitches, and assignments.
  • Demonstrate leadership in providing best-in-class services and collaborating with team members across the organization.
  • Participate in team and staff meetings including bi-annual retreats.

Business Development

Our Talent Consultants are responsible for creating, implementing, and tracking a unique business development plan. We expect Talent Consultants to develop business relationships by spending structured and directed time meeting and engaging with leaders in the nonprofit community and maintaining those relationships with strong communication and follow up. Talent consultants will also play an important role in our continuous mapping of talent needs in the nonprofit sector. We know everyone brings their own special flare to this—we will help you build your skills, focus your strategy, and develop your voice!

Who are we looking for?

The ideal candidate possesses master’s level academic training in business, nonprofit management, human resources, or public administration and a minimum of fifteen years’ social sector work experience in a combination of roles including senior management, consulting, client services, and/or human resources management.

The successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • A deep understanding of the functioning and dynamics of nonprofit organizations and the nonprofit ecosystem
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Detail orientation and a deep commitment to providing high-quality products and services
  • Exceptional written communication skills; able to clearly and effectively convey ideas and concepts in writing and through work product of various forms
  • Strong group facilitation skills
  • Skill as a presenter and workshop developer and leader
  • Excellent business development and client relationship management skills
  • Able to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Able to manage projects and lead project teams
  • Sense of humor
  • Highly proficient in MS Office, particularly Word and Excel

Compensation and Benefits

  • Starting salary of $125,000 to $135,000, depending on experience, plus bonus opportunities
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Employee Assistance and Health and Wellness programs
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Generous PTO policy and expanded holiday/office closure calendar
  • 401k with matching (after one year of employment)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A great team!



This is a full-time, exempt position. Location is flexible; our staff works from home offices or shared workspaces near where they live. Depending on the course of the pandemic, some travel may be required in the future; the amount and locations will vary depending on client needs.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DRG considers the diversity of our workforce to be vital to our company’s overall success. We believe the more inclusive we are the better our work will be. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills with the goal of being a team that is representative, at all job levels, of our view that all people have equal value, unique skills and individual lived experiences. As such we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

As an equal opportunity employer, all aspects of employment—including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge—are based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. All employment decisions at DRG are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race; color; religion or belief; national, social or ethnic origin; sex; age; physical, mental or sensory disability; HIV Status; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; marital, civil union or domestic partnership status; past or present military service; family or parental status; or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

DRG is committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination. DRG prohibits discrimination in employment against any employee or job applicant because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry or national origin, citizenship, marital status, military status, genetic information, pregnancy, disability, or any other legally protected status under applicable law. DRG also prohibits harassment, including sexual harassment, of any employee or job applicant.