Manager of Executive Recruitment

  • Location
    Richardson, Texas
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Retail/Sales - Sales Management

The Manager of Executive Recruitment is responsible executing the full life-cycle of search and placement services for top tier, mid- to senior-level professional direct hire opportunities and talent, as well as develop, lead and oversee a team of Executive Recruiters performing in the same functions. This includes the development of talent and client networks within specific industry and profession verticals, as well as expertly managing the placement process for clients and the talent to successful conclusions. This entrepreneurial opportunity offers limitless earning potential designed to compensate the manager on his/her own performance and the team’s performance.


Hire, onboard, develop and oversee a team of executive recruiters.
Develops client accounts and generate new business through leads, referrals and various forms of marketing.
Partners with clients to define strategic objectives and hiring needs.
Analyzes hiring needs, determines best recruiting methods, and creates and deploys client-specific and/or role-specific strategic recruiting strategies and client marketing initiatives.
Creates a talent network of top professionals, passive and active, within a designated industry and professions
Conducts behavioral based interviews and competency based evaluations of talent.
Assesses talent and client requirements to ensure proper match, cultural fit and overall compatibility.
Manages and guides clients and talent through the interviewing and hiring process to a successful conclusion.
Provides guidance and facilitates the negotiation process
Stays abreast of leading industry trends and recruiting best practices.
Builds and maintains subject matter expertise.
Maintains accurate and up-to-date records of recruiting and placement activities in appropriate systems of record.
Establishes and maintains a network of industry contacts through participation in professional/trade associations and other professional networking organizations.
Ensures compliance and safety requirements are met.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum of five (5) years of successful sales experience required (preferably in a service industry).
Minimum of three (3) years managing a team in recruiting or sales.
Recruiting top tier, mid- to senior-level candidates or relevant industry experience is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field.
Combination of post-high school education and related professional work experience equivalent to seven (7) years may be considered in lieu of a degree.


Leadership skills
Proven success in managing and driving productivity through others
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to focus on client and talent wants and needs with a commitment to quality service and advise.
Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
Ability to identify and resolve problems through recommending and implementing creative solutions.
Ability to demonstrate business acumen and market insight.
Knowledge of and ability to interpret and understand employment-related laws, rules and regulations.
Knowledge of and the ability to utilize Applicant Tracking Systems.
Knowledge of current sourcing and recruiting trends, best practices and methodologies.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

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