Executive Administrator - AGORA Search Group


AGORA Search Group is a nationwide search firm providing executive search and selection services to churches and faith-based organizations.

The primary objective of the Executive Administrator is to partner with the Executive Team by providing comprehensive administrative support and solutions allowing for focused attention on leading the organization. The Executive Admin will know they are successful when the President is investing 50% of his time coaching, mentoring, and providing vision for the AGORA Search Team who serve our clients and 50% on business development. In addition, the Executive Admin will manage the internal infrastructure and processes that support the team who serve our church and faith-based clients.

The ideal candidate must be highly effective working in teams, able to work independently, and have a high level of proficiency using web-based and Office365/Google applications. The Executive Admin position requires excellent interpersonal skills, confidence, integrity, and business acumen as a representative of the Executive Team in working with clients and candidates. This is a contractor position with no benefits.


  • Learn the retained search industry with specific focus on AGORA’s approach

  • Support the President’s business development and recruiting efforts to include generating client proposals

  • Manage President’s calendar including pre-qualifying, screening and scheduling calls, appointments, and arranging travel

  • Assist Vice President of Recruiting & Operations on projects related to developing and defining processes, CRM management and documentation

  • Administer accounts payable and accounts receivable while maintaining accurate financial records

  • Support recruiters in administrative tasks including coordinating opportunity profiles, checking references and running background checks

  • Create and manage job postings on various platforms to support recruiting efforts

  • Produce, edit and manage content to maximize website and social media accounts


  • Utilize documentation, data, reports and company records to enhance internal and external communication

  • Arrange travel and logistics for offsite staff meetings and office events

  • Track progress of full cycle executive recruiting process

  • Serve as subject matter expert for database, software, and internal processes

  • Troubleshoot software and hardware issues

  • Manage the general email and voicemail accounts


  • Passion for serving the Church and faith-based organizations

  • Strong relationship with Christ including high integrity

  • Works independently in managing multiple projects and tasks

  • Prioritizes workload requirements, anticipates problems and creates contingency plans as necessary

  • Takes initiative with entrepreneurial mindset

  • Highly relational, agile, and flexible with attention to detail

  • Possesses a thorough and thoughtful approach to work

  • Professional presence with the ability to form good partner relationships across functions

  • Systems and Process Management oriented

  • Embraces humor & fun


  • Bachelor’s Degree highly desired

  • 3-5 years of administrative experience highly desired

  • High proficiency in Office 365 and web-based applications required

  • Excellent written, phone and verbal communication skills

  • Adept and open to learning various software systems

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Rob Lauer is leading the Executive Administrator search. Rob founded AGORA in 2000 and provides nearly 30 years of executive search, church consulting, and pastoral ministry experience for our clients. Rob has a passion to serve organizations with an emphasis on building relationships throughout the executive search process versus the typical transactional approach. He is adamant, believing not every great leader or pastor…is a great fit…for a great organization or church. As a result, he and his team invest significant time matching exceptional leaders with outstanding organizations.

For further details regarding this role, please contact:

Rob Lauer



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