Operations Associate

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Buckingham Search is a boutique recruitment firm with two teams that specialize in Accounting & Finance and HR & Sales. We are a close-knit group of professionals who love what we do 9-5, and celebrate our successes 5-9!


We are a Certified Woman and Minority-Owned operation dedicated to helping people progress their careers.


Our firm has reached the point that we need an operational member who would believes that no task is too small or too large if it means helping the business move closer to the goal. We need someone who can see both the forest AND the trees, being acutely aware of the details while looking at the bigger picture and initiating ways to improve the business proactively.


For an audit/accounting graduate, you will get behind the scenes information on the best companies to work for and how to secure jobs.


For an HR/Marketing graduate, you will get behind the scenes information on the best companies to work for and how to secure jobs.


For someone who is considering a career in recruiting or sales here is an amazing opportunity to see what a day in the life looks like! Buckingham Search will give you exposure to sales, recruiting, business management, administrative mastery, and client relationships.


If you are looking to join a collaborative, supportive, people-first business, welcome to Buckingham Search where you will help top talent get what they want, and in return get what YOU want!


Responsibilities will include:

  • Administrative support: Office upkeep (making coffee before anyone arrives, loading and emptying the dishwasher, cleaning surfaces and floor, taking out garbage and recycling, getting mail, etc), Personal errands and tasks for the partners of the company (fun, friendly, understanding people), Putting candidates in client portals, reviewing and editing resumes quickly & accurately, running reports through various technological tools that we use, following up the team's candidates through phone calls and email.

  • Shadowing of teammates to learn the business

  • Research on candidates, clients, and various industries

  • Creation of marketing tools


  • Ability to work full time (40 hours per week) Monday-Friday during typical business hours
  • 0-1 years of experience in an office setting
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong reading, writing, and communication skills
  • Friendly, approachable, and open personality
  • "Yes" mentality
  • Dog-friendly and able to snug and play with our Chief Officer, Finnley
  • Ability to make and receive calls comfortably


At Buckingham Search, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our clients, and our candidates. Buckingham Search is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.



Posted On: Wednesday, July 24, 2019

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