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A Career in Executive Compensation

Open Position: Director of Talent

Company Background

We are a niche consulting firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles. We are owned by our Partners and have no outside investors. Semler Brossy is an established, independent executive compensation consulting firm founded in 2001. Over the years, our clients have trusted us with their toughest business issues, helping them work through changes in strategic direction, turnaround situations, CEO succession, transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and IPOs, and conflicts between management and the Board. We have built and maintained longstanding corporate and board consulting relationships because we always view issues from a multi-faceted business perspective.

Our principals have deep and extensive experience working with a broad cross-section of U.S. companies, from Fortune 100 to smaller, privately held firms, some over several decades. Many clients are global, with all the attendant compensation issues. Industries we currently serve include financial services, healthcare, consumer products, technology, manufacturing, retail and professional services.

The Mission

In collaboration with the Firm’s Partners, build, develop and maintain an extraordinary complement of consultants who

The Role

Responsible for proposing and shaping the Firm’s consulting staff talent strategies and for their execution, including recruiting, on-boarding, client staffing assignments, training and development, and performance management.  

Works closely with the Partnership (currently 11 active Partners) to establish strategies and approaches. Works in partnership with the Diversity & Inclusion Council (D&I) to develop and maintain a framework for embedding diversity and inclusion into recruiting, support and culture.  Adept at building support and collaboration at all levels, consistent with the meritocratic organizational model of a professional services firm. 

Member of the firm’s Senior Contributor group.

(Note, the role works in partnership with the Firm’s Business Administration Director who holds responsibility for HR functions, including benefits, pay administration, employment standards, etc.)

Talent & Recruitment Strategy

Career & Performance Stewardship

Training & Development Strategy

Clear & Present Attributes


Key Relationships

Location:  New York with a possibility of Los Angeles.  Post-COVID, expect several trips a year to the other office location.  Travel otherwise probably limited to campus recruiting. 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Christine Crutchley.