Job Locations:
New York City, New York
Nashville, Tennessee

Job Summary  

We are seeking an AVP, Talent Acquisition Partner in Nashville, or New York to join the Talent Acquisition Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a collaborative and results-driven organization at a time of significant change and growth. AB’s Talent Acquisition team strives to create the best possible candidate experience for individuals who aspire to work at our firm. We partner with hiring managers at all levels at the firm to translate their business needs into a sourcing and talent acquisition strategy. We are intellectually curious, we challenge constructively, and we are great judges of character and talent.

Job Description  

As a critical member of the Talent Acquisition team, this role will have primary accountability for identifying and attracting top Financial Advisor talent for the company’s Private Client business throughout the United States.  The Talent Acquisition Partner will play the role of researcher, relationship builder, and career ambassador. You will engage with active and passive candidates, learn about their careers, aspirations, and interests, and connect them with opportunities at AllianceBernstein. Through collaborative and strategic working relationships with the business, the Talent Acquisition team provides a consultative approach to workforce planning by effectively anticipating organizational talent needs/gaps and, subsequently working to develop a network of passive candidate pools to meet those critical business needs. Candidates must be able to:

  • Develop an effective network of talent from competitors and industry leaders 

  • Demonstrate experience with pre-screening, qualifying, and sourcing external candidates

  • Prioritize identifying a diverse slate of candidates

  • Handle large requisition volumes in a fast-paced, dynamic organization

  • Have a foundational understanding of sourcing techniques, both traditional and emerging, inclusive of social media technology and a knowledge of typical barriers to entry that diverse populations face

  • Interview candidates for core and leadership competencies, and future potential

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal business partners by building personal credibility and trust, to work effectively at various levels within the company

  • Be a collaborative partner – with external as well as internal stakeholders

  • Think and react in a high-energy, fast-paced environment


Job Qualifications & Key Attributes


The ideal candidate should have at least 5 years recruiting experience, ideally within a fast-paced, high-growth and volume industry. Additionally, the candidate should possess:

  • 5 years of experience recruiting Wealth Advisors, in either a corporate or agency environment for the Private Wealth Management sector

  • Track record of recruiting high-caliber talent, with periods of significant volume and high expectations of service quality and fast-paced delivery

  • Experience with and a strong belief in the importance of integrating D&I into the recruiting processes

  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems, i.e. Workday Recruiting is a plus

  • Prior experience with LinkedIn Recruiter

  • Excellent client service focus with an ability to develop effective partnerships inside and outside of the organization

  • Ability to work successfully as a part of a growing team and with a hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves approach

  • Forward-thinking mentality that results in planning ahead, taking a proactive approach to following up on tasks / activities without being reminded.

  • Strong ability to juggle multiple priorities, communicate early when deliverables or deadlines may be missed.

  • Heightened sense of urgency and responsiveness and an ability to prioritize quickly

  • High levels of Intellectual curiosity, accountability, integrity and judgment

AllianceBernstein (AB) is a global investment-management firm providing industry-leading research and investment solutions through a combination of innovation, intellectual curiosity and relentless ingenuity. We offer high-quality research and diversified investment services to institutional and individual investors worldwide. Our clients include some of the world’s top institutions as well as private-wealth clients and retail investors. Through close partnerships with our clients, we collaborate on investment strategies across regions and sectors to inspire innovative thinking and deliver superior outcomes.

We invest in our people and in the communities in which we operate, and we celebrate our diversity to showcase what makes us unique. We offer our talent the opportunity to grow professionally while working on cutting-edge ideas and outcomes in a global culture that operates as a tight-knit community.

If you’re ready to innovate and grow your career, join us.

In accordance with Section 8-107(32) as set forth in the New York City Human Rights Law, the minimum and maximum base annual salary for this role is as follows:

Base Salary Range: $150,000 to $200,000. Actual base salaries may vary based on factors including but not limited to education, training, experience, past performance, and other job-related factors. Base salary is just one component of total compensation at AB, which may include, depending on eligibility, benefits, commissions, year-end incentive compensation, and other incentives.

People of color, women, and those who identify as LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. AB does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed,  ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law.  AB’s policies, as well as practices, seek to ensure that employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants, based solely on job-related criteria. 


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