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Internship in Executive Search & Leadership Advisory

Russell Reynolds Associates

Russell Reynolds Associates

Zürich, Switzerland
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Role Description

Help us support our clients in identifying, assessing and recruiting the best leadership talent for their organizations.

We are looking for a Research Intern to be a member of our global research team. He/she will be involved in a wide variety of activities including knowledge management and supporting consultants with many of the components of the search process.

This paid, full-time internship in our Zürich office will last for 6 months, upon agreement. Starting date ideally ASAP, but negotiable (July, August or September 2024).

Typical tasks include:

  • Conduct background research to deliver value added market and client knowledge (e.g. industry mappings).
  • Produce comprehensive reports, which detail the relevant target companies, possible market sources and candidates for an assignment; prepare presentations for client pitches.
  • Utilize online and proprietary database search engines to identify high quality candidates.
  • Support consultants with data to facilitate the creation of intellectual property in the form of surveys, white papers and other information that will enhance RRA’s position in the market.

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a respected institution.
  • First experience in a business environment is an advantage.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal relationship skills, particularly the ability to interact credibly with individuals from all levels of an organisation.
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to produce succinct, relevant documentation for clients.
  • Highly organised – developed time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Fluent in English and ideally in German (office language).

What we offer

This is a paid internship in Zürich, Switzerland.

We offer you the opportunity to work alongside experienced consultants and to contribute to the success of high-level, challenging projects. You will have the opportunity to get to know companies and markets from the inside within an international network. You will learn how companies manage their leadership recruitment processes. We also offer exciting tasks with different clients, agile working methods and room for the implementation of innovative ideas. Our centrally located office in Zürich provides you with the ability to work with a great team of high-performing professionals within an international environment.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity, inclusion, and respect for individuality are at the core of our firm’s culture and are essential to the success of our executive search and assessment business. Both for ourselves and for our clients, we strive to attract the best people from the broadest pool of candidates. We embrace differences in race, religion, culture, gender, nationality, age, sexual orientation, thinking style, background, and perspectives, with the goal of providing a positive work environment for our employees and exemplary service to our clients.

Please apply via your LinkedIn profile. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information about RRA please visit: https://www.russellreynolds.com/en/