- Writing Skills
- Human Resources
Experience working with mid to senior-level professionals providing personalized career coaching and guidance.
Experience writing resumes and LinkedIn profiles from scratch.
Highly detail-oriented and organized.
Substantial knowledge of LinkedIn (and a personal profile that reflects it).
Strong business writing skills.
Minimum 2+ years of directly relevant work experience.
Live in the metropolitan area of a major US city.
Able to attend some meetings in person in our office in New York.
Experience leading presentations and/or workshops.
Experience working with executives seeking board roles.
Recruiting, human resources, leadership development or marketing experience.
If you truly enjoy helping people make positive changes in their careers, have an entrepreneurial mindset and are a skilled listener with a passion for excellence, then you’re a perfect fit for our personal branding/career consultant position!
You’ll work directly with executives and experienced professionals pursuing a new job, board role or stronger visibility to achieve their goals. Clients will look to you for highly personalized coaching, guidance and creation of career materials. You’ll also be involved with Point Road Group’s business development efforts and may be a part of our corporate client engagements, depending on your background.
We’re looking for someone who is confident, energetic, resourceful and highly professional, who can respectfully challenge and empathically motivate and advise others. If you’re a self-starter who is incredibly detailed-oriented and thinks strategically, you’ll excel. Your success will also largely depend on your comfort and experience with networking. This is a commission-based role with significant reward for success.
What you’ll do
Meet with clients in person or via Skype, depending on client location.
Write career materials from scratch, including resumes, LinkedIn profiles and bios.
Provide tailored advice, guidance and coaching to individuals pursuing, or considering pursuit of, a new job (e.g., career strategy, best practices for a job search, networking, interviewing, salary negotiation etc.).
Provide personal branding advice, guidance and coaching to those seeking to increase professional visibility to drive business success.
Conduct phone consultations with prospective clients.
Network strategically to elevate your visibility, which is key in this kind of role.
Lead targeted business development efforts.
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