The Senior Search Consultant is responsible for managing a portfolio of recruitment assignments, helping our clients to identify, attract, hire, and retain professional staff for a variety of positions and a variety of levels.

Location: The Senior Search Consultant will be home-office based, with periodic travel to KCI and/or client offices for meetings and interviews. Schedule flexibility is necessary in this role to accommodate candidate and client availability for meetings and interviews.  We are specifically seeking a consultant based in the GTA (or within reasonable travel distance), Ottawa, or Montreal.  Salary Range:  $95,000 – $115,000

Posted On:  February 13, 2024

Closing On:  March 29, 2024

Location:  Toronto, Ontario

Employment Type:  Full Time

Level:  Senior

Salary Range: $95,000 – $115,000


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We are Canada’s leading consultants to the non-profit sector with professionals across the country in fundraising, strategy, research & analytics, and executive search.

Our core purpose is to inspire and enable organizations to raise money, to make the dream of better communities and improved lives a reality. With our 40 years of experience, we’ve helped thousands of organizations craft their strategies, build their teams and raise billions of dollars. We serve our clients through a wide variety of services including Fundraising Counsel & Campaigns; Assessments & Strategy Development; Research & Analytics; Communications & Case Development; and Executive Search & Talent Services.

In doing that work, we firmly place our focus on values and people…both ours and our clients’. We are proudly and resolutely guided by our core values: the highest integrity in all our actions; commitment to excellence and innovation in everything we undertake; openness to new ideas; and collaborative respectful relationships with colleagues and our clients. We hire to these values and live them every day.

At KCI, our people are our most valuable resource. We hire the best and brightest, provide them with ongoing training and support, and give them the opportunity to work with a range of clients in different regions and charitable sectors across the country. We strive to foster a collaborative culture of professional and personal growth, and to recognize, value, and develop the individual skills and contributions of each of our team members. And because we know the future won’t look like the past, we hold capacity building, knowledge sharing and insight creation at our core. We have made it our business to know What’s Next.

As a firm, KCI has a strong commitment to equity and inclusivity. We are proud that our own staff represents various dimensions of diversity, including gender, race, sexual orientation, age, education, physical abilities, and language.

We welcome interest from candidates who bring lived experience as a Black, Indigenous, or other racialized person, a person with disabilities, or an LGBTQ2+ person.

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KCI’s Search + Talent Practice works exclusively with Canadian non-profits, charities, associations, and public sector organizations. We help clients build capacity and impact by supporting their efforts to find, retain, and develop their leaders and team members.

We focus exclusively on Canadian client organizations, though many of our searches are international in scope.  We work closely with hiring managers, HR partners, Boards of Directors, and a wide range of search committees as advisors and partners in executing each search.

About half of our searches are at the Executive Director/CEO level, while the other half involves seeking candidates at the C-suite/VP level, Director/Manager level, and for specialist roles.  We also provide strategy advisory services in recruitment, retention, compensation, and performance.


As KCI Search + Talent Practice continues to grow and thrive, we are adding to our team! We are seeking an individual who is passionate about building organizational capacity by helping to build human capacity.

Key Requirements:


Senior Search Consultants deliver exceptional service to our clients and candidates. Specific responsibilities for this role for each client assignment include but are not limited to:


To be successful in this role, the Senior Search Consultant must demonstrate:


The salary range for a Senior Search Consultant is $95,000 – $115,000.  KCI provides employees with salary, comprehensive health and dental benefits, life insurance, long term disability, vacation, and sick/personal days.  We also provide ongoing professional development opportunities; a donation matching donation program of up to $2,000 per employee, per year; and a RRSP matching program. On top of that, and perhaps more importantly, we have a flexible, collaborative work culture that our employees appreciate.


We believe that people are catalysts and that organizations can only achieve their full potential with the right people on their team. This is true both for our clients and for KCI.

To be considered for this opportunity, candidates should please send their resume and letter of interest to Ellie Rusonik, Senior Vice President/Lead, KCI Search + Talent via email at

Please note that we will be reviewing candidates on an ongoing basis, early submission is appreciated.

 KCI is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, equitable, and accessible work environment. KCI will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation, please inform the manager listed above.