Firm Expertise

Working on Behalf of Nonprofit Institutions

Higher Talent works on behalf of mission-based institutions to recruit senior professionals in a wide range of positions.

  • General management (Executive Director/President and Chief Executive Officer)
  • Fundraising and development
  • Marketing communications and external affairs
  • Foundation management
  • External and public relations
  • Advocacy
  • Membership

Niche expertise

Higher Talent is internationally renowned for its work recruiting specialists in the field of fundraising, constituent relations, external affairs, and marketing and communications. We frequently partner with an institution to recruit its chief advancement officer, as well as his or her senior management and professional team/s, whether to grow its fundraising program or replace key staff.

Building relationships

Our relationships with clients can be for an individual recruitment, or span a period of years, with multiple recruitments successfully filled. We pride ourselves on learning the critical requirements of our clients, and understanding the nuances of their organizational needs and cultures. The root of what we do is the art of building relationships.

For a new generation of leaders

A new generation of leaders is rising to the complex challenges of nonprofit institutions, and our industry expertise and network provide exceptional access. We consider it a privilege and responsibility to support the work of these institutions, and to learn about and consider the career history and aspirations of rising professionals and leaders in the field.

Extraordinary credentials

Our team is composed not only of trained recruiters, but also search consultants with varied and impressive credentials in the corporate, nonprofit and governmental sectors. The richness of our combined experiences provides critical perspective to our regional, national and international recruitments. Our founders and principals have provided measured and strategic advice to clients and candidates for decades, in a variety of industries, and for organizations of all sizes and complexity. We serve as true partners to client organizations.