Elinvar is an Executive Search and Leadership Development firm located in the historic Caveness house in Raleigh, NC.
The clients we serve include foundations, nonprofits, higher education institutions, professional associations, and closely held businesses located in North Carolina and the Southeast.
Elinvar's Integrated Leadership Solutions address the full range of leadership challenges that organizations face as they grow and adapt to rapidly changing conditions. Elinvar's approach to search includes support for the entire leadership transition. The outcomes of our work can be seen in the transformations that occur and the resulting amplification of the impact our clients are achieving.
30+ YEARS in Business
Elinvar celebrated our 30th anniversary of recruiting leaders for mission critical executive and senior leadership positions in 2017. We are excited to continue our work in 2018 and proud of the impact the leaders our clients have hired are having on North Carolina and our communities.
For the last nine years we have also provided highly credentialed experts in leadership coaching and organizational development to boards and leaders in their organizations.
Featured Leadership Opportunity
UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
Director of Communications and Marketing
Elinvar has been retained to conduct the search for this exciting opportunity at one of the largest public health schools in the country that is also one of the most consistently recognized for excellence.
The director of communications and marketing reports to the dean of the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and works closely with the UNC-Chapel Hill vice chancellor of university communications to align mission and strategy. Director of communications and marketing leads the School’s integrated, comprehensive communications and marketing program which includes both inward-facing and outward-facing communications. S/he directs full-time staff members and contractors who complete specific tasks/projects. S/he also organizes communications efforts across the School to achieve synergy and coordinates with UNC’s vice-chancellor for communications.
The director is an innovative, visionary professional prepared to lead the top public school of public health’s communications and marketing initiatives. S/he will use communications and marketing to tell our story and communicate the impact of our research, practice and education, recruit top students, facilitate the School’s advancement efforts and strengthen communications within the School. The director’s efforts contribute to the School’s reputation as one of the premier schools of public health and our top rankings from U.S. News & World Report. The totality of the communications and marketing efforts should promote the School’s mission, brand and advancement efforts in the context of a rapidly-changing communications landscape.
The director creates and leads an integrated, comprehensive, engaging and effective approach to communications and marketing. The director defines, delivers and monitors messages, strategies and media appropriate for different audiences, above all, prospective students. Working collaboratively with Gillings leaders, s/he is the chief leader and architect for these platforms, which include our website as a central strategy, digital media and a strong web-based presence.
S/he should take the Gillings School to the next level of visibility, innovation, excellence and authority.
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What We Do
Elinvar works with each client to provide the appropriate leadership solution to their organization. Our Executive Search services include Retained Search as well as select components of the retained search process that augment the internal resources of your organization.
Our leadership development practice provides support for Boards and for individual leaders. Board retreats, succession planning, executive coaching and support for new leaders are all available through Elinvar.
Why We do it
Like our clients, we care deeply about making a positive difference through our work. We know the profound difference effective leaders make in the organizations they lead because we have had the privilege of witnessing their accomplishments first hand.
The boards and senior executives that engage Elinvar are courageous leaders who share our impatience to have impact and create sustainable change for the people they serve. Direct service, advocacy, funding and educating missions are all important. Building a for profit business that balances the needs of employees with the needs of customers and shareholders requires a special kind of leader. The right leader at the right time is the ingredient that creates the transformation for which all sectors are yearning.
How we serve you
No two organizations are alike; however, there are commonalities in our clients that have informed our approach to serving you. As experts in leadership, Elinvar brings an appreciation for the complexities that your organization is navigating and the many different people who may be impacted by our work with you.
With this holistic approach to our work together - either in finding a new leader, preparing for a leadership transition, or developing your board - Elinvar anticipates the unexpected and is prepared to help you through any challenges that present themselves during our work together. We have a team based service approach that is unique in our industry and embraced by Elinvar clients because we leverage all of our experience to create effective solutions.
Elinvar clients are committed to hiring leaders that reflect the diversity of the people they serve. We have purposefully and proactively developed a robust network of relationships and a deliberate process that results in slates of highly qualified diverse candidates and placements.