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Catherine Crabtree

Catherine Crabtree Managing Director

With over 17 years of Agency and Corporate Recruiting experience in a wide range of industries and disciplines, Catherine provides consultative search solutions as a trusted partner to clients and candidates alike. In order to better serve the learning community, Catherine secured a Certification in Professional Training Management (CPTM) in 2018. Creating pathways for employers to more effectively identify and engage with right-fit HCM and L&D talent is what she is passionate about and what led her to join LearnSearch.

Prior to LearnSearch, Catherine led customer success for an HR technology start-up. Previous to that, she led Talent Acquisition and Talent Management  for a $9B global services company and was an Executive Search Director in Management Consulting. Whether it’s talking with an organization about critical hiring initiatives, or learning about a candidate’s skills and experience, Catherine is focused on developing a deep understanding of requirements and is effective at synthesizing complex ideas and information.

Catherine lives in Colorado, where she spent much of her childhood before a brief stop on the east coast and over a decade in Seattle, WA. When she’s not building Legos or robots with her son, she enjoys biking, hiking, power yoga and Packers football.



Senior Mgr, Leadership Development
A ubiquitous global brand in hospitality is looking for a strategic L&D leader to drive a high-performance learning culture across a widely diverse learner population. This role will lead the charge in establishing a road-map for influencing world-class leadership practices enterprise wide and operationalzing them through HR and business partners. In developing a holistic leadership development strategy, this L&D leader will deploy a world-class leader learning portfolio along with coaching and feedback, inclusive of all talent from individual contributor to senior executive. This individual is expected to be fluent in the lifecycle of learning design, the associated development processes, and should possess deep leadership development experience – to include significant facilitation experience among senior-level and C-suite executives.
Location: Please Inquire - Relocation Assistance Available
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Marketing Manager
In this role, you will be responsible for crafting the messaging and positioning for the organization’s L&D programs, learning solutions, and integration touch points with other product lines, which include targeted subjects within manufacturing, robotics, bioengineering, clean energy, and pressure technology. You will be the expert in the needs and buying criteria of current and prospective customers, and apply that knowledge to attract the right customers. This professional will have experience developing and executing compelling marketing campaigns for learning solutions. This person will also have a keen understanding of how to collaborate with sales and the ability to pivot with market trends. A degree in communications, marketing, or business is a plus.
Location: NYC
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Enterprise Business Development Manager
Our client, a cutting-edge DaaS solutions provider, is looking for an Enterprise Business Development Manager in the Northeast. You’ll be a consultant to senior HR, Finance and Purchasing leaders, helping transform the way they approach resource allocation and Contingent Workforce Planning via AI-supported data insights and tools. The Business Development Manager will manage new account acquisition activities within a multi-state region across multiple industries. The BDM will be supported by a Business Development Representative (BDR) that will drive lead-generation, qualification and appointment scheduling. HCM or HR technology sales experience is a major plus; grounded understanding in complex, consultative sales processes, especially with Senior HR leaders as the target audience, is required. This is a remote-office position requiring travel. Uncapped commission structure.
Location: Northeast (NY/NJ)
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