Retained Executive Search

PNP’s Executive and C-Suite Search Practice offers you the top 10% of talent in the sector to fill your most important leadership and management positions.

PNP specializes in filling positions in Fundraising/Development, Finance, Executive Leadership, Human Resources, and Program Management. For 25 years, PNP has partnered with organizations to build high performance teams and to help managers make smart hiring decisions.

PNP’s Retained Search process includes identifying job requirements, developing a comprehensive position summary and search strategy, reviewing the job description and compensation structure, presenting and helping to select candidate finalists, preparing hiring managers for the interview process, reference checking, and negotiating an employment offer.  In addition, on-boarding and other capacity building services are available once the search is concluded.

A Retained Search provides you with the strategic partnership and depth of service necessary to fill your most important positions.  Offering local expertise with a national reach, PNP’s team of Executive Recruiting Specialists work alongside you to develop customized search strategies that target outstanding hidden candidates in the marketplace.

PNP’s diverse team also ensures a diverse slate of candidates for you to consider for every search.  A one year guaranty is part of the service.

Since 1996, PNP has filled key positions in major nonprofits, in all sectors, across the country. We are proud of our record of success and the fact that 80% of our searches come to us from client referrals.

Direct Hire Search 

PNP’s Direct Hire Search Practice specializes in filling the CORE senior-level and mid-level management and support positions that are vital to running an effective organization.  These positions include development staff, controllers and finance staff, event planners, HR staff, IT staff, program managers, executive assistants, and many others.

PNP’s diverse recruiting team ensures a diverse slate of candidates for you to consider for every search.

Choose the method of payment that works best for your organization.

Contingency Fee: PNP’s success fee is contingent on filling the position for your organization; a fee is paid when the PNP candidate is hired. PNP offers Contingency Fee Searches for middle management and support searches, and when appropriate, for executive-level positions as well.  A three month guaranty is part of the service.

Retained Fee: For higher level leadership positions, a Retained Search offers you a depth of service that provides you with additional support during your search and a longer guaranty.  A one-year guaranty is part of the service.

For all Direct Hire searches, our experts will assist you in developing appropriate job descriptions, create competitive compensation packages, negotiate salaries, assist you in your interview presentations, as well as help you on-board your new hire appropriately.

Since 1996, PNP has worked with numerous nonprofits to fill core positions in organizations across the country. Our record of success is outstanding, and 80% of our searches are referred to us by clients.

In this very competitive talent marketplace, we understand how critical it is to identify and connect you to the skilled professionals your organization needs to serve your constituents and invest in your future sustainability.  With the high cost of lengthy vacancies, it is more important than ever to quickly and successfully fill core positions in an organization.

Ask us about PNP’s SPEED TO MARKET DIRECT HIRE program for even more significant cost savings.