Current Opportunities

Recruiting Top Leaders for Industry Influencers

Sandler Search takes a collaborative approach to helping our social sector clients recruit outstanding executive-level leaders. As a retained executive search firm, we work with nonprofits, academic institutions and philanthropies to identify and recruit the right people for senior positions.

Contact us to learn more about current openings.

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Select Opportunities Listed Below:


  • Confidential Organization

    President & CEO

    Details coming(...)

    Location: New York, NY

  • The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust

    Program Director, Crohn’s Disease Program

    Helmsley seeks a full-time, experienced professional with medical research or healthcare expertise to lead a dynamic program and team presently composed of 10 direct reports committed to helping patients by focusing on Crohn’s disease care, research, treatment, and prevention

    Location: New York, NY

  • Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT)

    Chief Development Officer

    Serving as the lead professional fundraiser, the CDO will be responsible for strategizing, designing, and executing an ambitious development program with a goal of significantly increasing and diversifying fundraising revenue over the next few years.

    Location: Brooklyn, NY

  • Legal Services NYC

    Project Director, Staten Island Legal Services

    LSNYC seeks a highly accomplished and talented lawyer and manager to lead and oversee the day-to-day operations and activities of SILS.

    Location: Staten Island, NY

  • National Jazz Museum in Harlem

    Member, Board of Directors

    The NJMH is seeking talented, philanthropic and motivated individuals to join its dynamic and dedicated Board.

    Location: New York, NY

  • Peter G. Peterson Foundation

    Senior Manager, Strategy and Programs

    The Senior Manager, Strategy and Programs will play a critical role in supporting the development and execution of current and brand-new strategic initiatives and programs that support the mission of the Foundation and strengthen its impact and reach.

    Location: New York, NY

  • Peter G. Peterson Foundation

    Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs

    The Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs will have primary responsibility for proactively developing and implementing a strategic communications and public affairs agenda that is aligned, consistent and integrated with the Foundation’s mission and objectives.

    Location: New York, NY

  • Peterson Center on Healthcare

    Associate, Analytics & Learning (A&L)

    This individual will co-develop, conduct, and assist in the management of research projects that inform Center strategy and programmatic design.

    Location: New York, NY

  • Planned Parenthood of Southern New England

    Chief Development Officer

    The Chief Development Officer (“CDO”) is the lead professional fundraiser responsible for strategizing, designing, and executing an ambitious agency-wide strategic vision and action plan to significantly increase fundraising revenue. 

    Location: New Haven, Connecticut

  • United Nations Watch - USA

    National Campaign Director

    This person will serve as the chief fundraising officer and lead professional in the United States. 

    Location: New York, NY