Placement Associate

Educator’s Ally, a New York based independent school placement agency, seeks a Placement Associate to support the EA Team’s recruiting and placement business connecting teachers and administrators with job opportunities at private schools throughout the country. This is a virtual position that can be done from anywhere in the US. Note that we are open to flexible hours and there is strong potential for long-term growth within the company.

The ideal candidate is polished and professional with superb organizational and interpersonal skills. S/he must be detail-oriented and meticulous about accuracy and follow through. Of critical importance, this person must be able to multi-task and prioritize within a fast-paced and high energy environment, with frequent phone and email interruptions.

Strong technological, and proactive problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to use time productively, are essential. The successful candidate will want to be part of a highly productive team, be eager to learn new skills, and be willing to pitch in as needed.

Primary Duties:

  • Support Placement Team in recruitment of candidates
  • Maintain electronic candidate files
  • Assist Placement Team with candidate and school administrator communications
  • Perform administrative /data entry support
  • Assist in the production and execution of virtual and live recruiting events
  • Help with the coordination of conference and recruiting events
  • Support Placement Team with scheduling of candidate interviews
  • Assist with research projects


  • Proactive work ethic
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Articulate, well-spoken
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Creative problem-solver
  • Prompt communicator
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast paced environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, and Google Docs
  • Experience with database systems
  • Discretion: commitment to data integrity and confidential information
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Team Player
  • College degree required
  • Love of schools (knowledge of independent schools a plus)
  • Ability to travel throughout the U.S. to conferences and recruiting events once COVID restrictions are lifted
  • Sense of humor

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