Our Nonprofit division supports the Southern Californian and national nonprofit community by placing remarkable talent in critical leadership positions. 

The Nonprofit practice at Bristol focuses in arts and cultural organizations, human services, environmental organizations, foundations, and learning establishments including independent schools and higher education institutions. The boutique, specialized nature of our executive search firm allows us to proudly provide personalized service to gain an in-depth understanding of our clients. We work collaboratively with board members and staff to understand their organization’s mission and specific needs. Once we gather relevant information, our long-standing, valuable contacts and comprehensive database allow us to source candidates from the widest pool possible.

Our Nonprofit recruiters specialize in executive placements in these areas and more:

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“Bristol Associates allowed many parties to have their voices heard and gave us an opportunity to see a variety of candidates. We clearly got the best one and were able to do so because of the firm’s prescreening and expert assistance.”

Sel Kardan
President & CEO
The Colburn School

“The company listened to our needs and challenges. Additionally, our representative’s seamless coordination of multiple rounds of interviews made the process effortless. We wouldn’t hesitate to work with them again.”

Aaron Paley

Community Arts Resources (CARS)

“Bristol Associates’ team was very articulate and knowledgeable in helping our organization to define our needs, enterprising in putting out the word for suitable candidates, and thorough and insightful in the initial screening of candidates.”

Allen Robert Gross
Music Director

Orchestra Santa Monica

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