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Vanderbloemen Search Group

Vanderbloemen Search Group - Client Relations Associate

Vanderbloemen Search Group
Houston, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 02/15/2017
Categories: Consulting Services - Customer Service - Other - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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The Organization:

Vanderbloemen Search Group helps churches and ministries find great staff, and we are looking for a Client Relations Associate to join our team!


Vanderbloemen is a retained executive search firm, serving churches and Christian organizations in all parts of the United States and internationally. Its central office is in the heart of Houston. Our clients come from over 50 different denominations or types of churches, as well as Christian non-profits and relief organizations. The firm represents churches ranging in attendance from 70 to over 70,000. Churches such as Life.Church, Potential Church, Willow Creek, Central Christian Church, Harvest Bible Chapel, Cross Church, and Peachtree Presbyterian are representative of those who choose to retain Vanderbloemen to help find key staff. 


Vanderbloemen staffs any position at any size church, and the bulk of our work is made up of searches for senior-level staff. Searches involving Senior Pastor succession are an area of particular expertise. In addition to search work, the firm also provides services in staff consulting, succession planning, and compensation analysis.

In 2016, the Houston Business Journal named Vanderbloemen #3 in Best Places to Work in Houston, and in 2015 the team was named #1 in Entreprenuer's Top Company Cultures (small business category).

Vanderbloemen Staff Values?

Broadband Love
Unusual Servanthood
Wow-Making Excellence
Ridiculous Responsiveness
Solution Side Living
Ever Increasing Agility
Stewardship of Life
Constant Improvement
Contagious Fun 


The Position: 

The Client Relations Associate is a part of the Business Development Team and reports directly to the Director of Client Relations. The Client Relations Team functions in tandem with the Business Development Team to navigate the firm’s continued rapid growth. This involves engaging potential new clients and guiding them through what a customized partnership with Vanderbloemen may look like for the church or ministry.

The Expectations:

In engaging and consulting with prospective clients: 

  • Develop and nurture a pipeline of prospective clients of churches and ministries.
  • Regularly utilize active listening when engaging with prospective clients.
  • Discover the needs and challenges of prospective clients and effectively provide solutions that best meet those needs.
  • Consult with former and prospective clients as they navigate their staff and leadership transitions.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to all clients.
  • Collaborate regularly with the entire Client Relations Team to daily provide wow-making excellence in every interaction.


  • 1-3 years in Sales, Recruiting, or Account Management.
  • Knowledge and proven experience in inbound marketing and sales.
  • Strong experience building relationships over the phone.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The Location:

Houston is the 4th largest city in the United States and the largest city in the state of Texas. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a population of 2.1 million people within an area of 579 square miles. Houston is the home of the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest concentration of health care, research institutions, and NASA's Johnson Space Center where the Mission Control Center is located. Rated as a global city, Houston's economy has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation. It is also leading in health care sectors and building oilfield equipment; only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters. The Port of Houston ranks first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled and second in total cargo tonnage handled. The city has a population with various ethnic and religious backgrounds and a large and growing international community. It is home to many cultural institutions and exhibits, which attract more than 7 million visitors a year to the Museum District. Houston has an active visual and performing arts scene in the Theater District, and offers year-round resident companies in all major performing arts.


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