Portland Nonprofit Executive Search Firm

Portland Nonprofit Executive Search Firm

Scion Executive Search provides executive search services for nonprofit organizations located in the Portland metro area. Our team is a state of the art, full-service nonprofit Executive Search recruitment agency located in Portland, Oregon.

Portland Nonprofit Executive Search Firm and Retained Search Experts

Scion Executive Search Portland proudly serves the Portland metro area and has provided extensive executive searches for nonprofit organizations, foundations, healthcare, and educational institutions for nearly two decades. Settled in the Willamette Valley, Portland is a beautiful city with many natural amenities and a rich culture. While the motto says to “Keep Portland Weird”, Portland’s weirdness is more about having a unique identity. With a wide variety of blended cultures and a passion for human and civil rights, the city is a wonderful breeding ground for mission-driven organizations and foundations. According to Cause IQ, there are over 14,000 organizations in the Portland metro area. Combined, these Portland area nonprofits employ over 146,000 people, earn more than $23 billion in revenue each year, and have assets of $55 billion. Scion Executive Search has a thorough executive search process that has resulted in numerous successful nonprofit executive searches in the Portland area. This refined and detailed process helps us ensure the best results for you and allows you to meet the goals and needs for your organization, foundation, or institution. Scion Executive Search is your top professional Portland nonprofit executive search firm, providing award-winning executive search services for organizations and foundations in the Portland area.

Executive Search Services We Offer in Portland, Oregon

Our team of experienced executive search recruiters specialize in matching organizations with qualified, mission-driven leadership candidates that fit their organizational needs and structure. As a socially conscious nonprofit executive search firm, we care about the community in Oregon that we serve and we hold ourselves and the work we do to a high standard. This level of work ethic and dedication to our amazing clients and exceptional candidates has resulted not only in many successful searches for a variety of organizations, but has earned Scion national recognition as one of the top nonprofit executive search firms in the nation when it comes to finding quality leaders.

Our proven nonprofit executive search process is what makes us a leader in Nonprofit Executive Search Services. Our experienced search principals and recruiters will perform a detailed analysis of your organization as well as the position(s) you’re looking to hire for to understand and evaluate your needs. We gather as much information as possible to ensure we find a candidate that meets those requirements. With national networks full of qualified executive-level candidates that have experience and different expertise levels in a wide variety of fields in the nonprofit sector, the Scion recruitment team will utilize every resource and tool at their disposal to make sure you land the best qualified candidate for your organization. This level of dedication and successful track record is what separates Scion Executive Search from other nonprofit search firms.

We pride ourselves on being dedicated to diversity recruiting and we operate our searches from this foundation, as well as our own internal staffing of our recruitment team. It is a main core values at Scion and something we practice every day. We are dedicated to bringing only the best talent acquisition service to our clients and the nonprofit talent we work with across multiple industries! This is why we hold a high retention rate with the organizations that we partner with to conduct searches.

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Portland Nonprofit Executive Search Firm

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415 SW 2nd Ave., Portland Oregon 97204
Portland, OR 97204

(503) 345-0103

Nationally Recognized and Award-Winning Executive Search

Scion’s Portland Nonprofit Executive Search Firm has been recognized as a top executive search firm in the Business Times Book of Lists, Forbes list of Leading Executive Recruiting Firms in the US and World, as well as Inc. 5000 Top Fastest-Growing Companies in America and awarded by ClearlyRated, The Best of Staffing. Whether you need developmental leaders, program leaders, senior leaders, or executive level personnel, we are ready to connect you to the nonprofit leader talent you’re searching for.

Our experienced team can lead executive searches for the following roles and focus areas:

Nonprofit Leadership Roles We Recruit For:

Executive Director

Chief Development Officer

VP Positions

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operations Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Diversity Officer

Controllers & Finance Executives

And More!

Mission Areas We Recruit For:


Community Organizations

Children & Family Services


Social Justice


Human Rights

And More!

Other Management Roles We Recruit For:

HR Management & Administration

Department Managers

Marketing Managers

Healthcare Organizations

Communication Managers

IT & Systems Management

Program Leadership


Educational Institutions

And More!