Recruiter, International Development Division

  • Cadmus
  • Arlington, VA
  • Jul 13, 2023
Full time Other

Job Description


Who We Are

At Cadmus, we recognize that solving the world’s challenges cannot be accomplished alone or with cookie-cutter solutions. That is why we look for team players and problem-solvers who are driven to use their unique perspectives and intellectual curiosity to help deliver transformative results. On the Cadmus team, you will collaborate with leading experts to help clients across the globe improve peoples’ lives, spur the economic wellbeing of communities, and strengthen public and private institutions. Our global impact spans across Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East.

Cadmus’ mission is to leverage our industry know-how to advance clients' exceptional outcomes in service of society and the natural world. To achieve this, we are continually expanding our team, bringing onboard new talent to deliver cutting-edge solutions that surpass expectations. In February 2023, Cadmus acquired Nathan Associates, a trusted development partner with over 75 years of expertise supporting clients worldwide. With Nathan Associates now operating as the International Development Division (IDD) at Cadmus, there have never been more exciting opportunities for our team members to grow professionally and accelerate impact in their fields. We seek to recruit and retain talent that helps advance the global priorities of IDD’s clients and the Cadmus mission.

We offer competitive compensation, outstanding health care and retirement benefits, a vibrant and collaborative work environment, and opportunities for professional growth. We are committed to advancing diversity and fostering a culture of equity in the workplace and across society, and we strive to maintain an inclusive environment where all employees feel connected, respected, and valued.

Join Cadmus. Let’s solve the world’s most challenging problems together.


What You’ll Be Doing

The Cadmus Group has an opening for a qualified Recruiter in support of our International Development Division (IDD).

In this role, you will recruit a combination of home office positions and candidates for business development opportunities both in the United States and overseas. The candidate will play a critical role in supporting capture and proposal processes and work closely with the Business Development team, as well as each of the International Development Division (IDD) Technical Groups. The position will collaborate and coordinate with IDD leadership, along with Human Resources for hiring and other related functions.

Specific responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop staffing strategies and lead recruitment for qualified candidates internationally and domestically for new business/proposal development; for open key personnel positions on ongoing projects; and, for candidates for home office positions
  • Contribute to the preparation of personnel-related sections of proposals, and formatting and editing CVs
  • Develop creative recruiting strategies and proactively builds an ongoing pipeline of qualified candidates to ensure future talent needs are met
  • Negotiate salary and benefits with potential candidates
  • Coordinate as necessary with Human Resources and contracts departments
  • Leverage social networking and other recruiting technologies and tools to connect with a broad and diverse talent network
  • Track and report recruits and data and participate in decision making based in data collected
  • Build and maintain relationships with networks of consultants and maintain firm’s consultant database
  • Represent Cadmus at international development career fairs and networking events


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, international development, or related field
  • 6+ years of recruitment experience on donor-funded, international development proposals/project.
  • Preference for candidates that have recruited USAID Chiefs of Party, senior technical experts, and other related candidates for USAID economic development (private sector development, trade, public financial management, finance and investment, digital transformation, and gender and social inclusion) proposals and/or projects.
  • Knowledge and experience supporting proposal and/or projects for USAID, MCC, USTDA, or DFC preferred
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and deep interest in currents and trends in international development
  • Evidence of strong organization skills and ability to multitask when facing tight deadlines
  • Application of innovative and creative approaches including the use of social media to sourcing and identifying US, international and local technical experts
  • Strong verbal and proven written communication skills
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States as a U.S Perm Resident or U.S. Citizen
  • Proficiency in Spanish and/or French is preferred

Cadmus offers a hybrid work environment and the selected candidate will ideally work in our Rosslyn, VA office 2-3 days a week

Additional Information:

Based on eligibility and job status, Cadmus offers an excellent benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, company paid disability and life insurance, 401(k) program, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, voluntary time off (VTO), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance program, other optional benefits, and various bonus programs.

The minimum starting salary for this position is $100,000.00. The actual salary may be higher and will be determined by several factors, including relevant work experience, education, skills, and market competitiveness.

We value the critical role safety and health protocols contribute to everyone’s success at Cadmus, and work together to align and comply with all federal, state, and local safety and health mandates related to COVID to ensure a safe and valuable work environment.  

Candidates who will be required to travel to specific countries must be willing to meet all of the requirements of the destination country(ies) for unimpeded entry.

Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination. Cadmus is committed to providing a respectful workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation (including gender identity and/or expression), national origin, military and veteran status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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