Pareto / Recruitment


True leadership in senior sales starts with Pareto

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For more than two decades, we’ve worked with CEOs, MDs and Sales and Marketing Directors in some of the most sales-oriented, demanding businesses across the world - we have an extensive network of more than 50,000 sales and commercial leaders In the UK and across the globe.

No one knows the sales industry like us. We’ve been at the forefront of senior sales and commercial hiring and executive sales recruitment for more than two decades, and we use this experience every single day.

Our wealth of experience means we know exactly what it takes to find a top senior commercial hire and what outstanding looks like, becoming the leading executive sales recruitment provider in the country and internationally with significant presence in the US and in Europe.

What makes Pareto Senior Executives stand out from the crowd?

Our executive recruitment process

1Mapping Requirements

We take our time to completely understand what you're looking for from us as your executive hiring partner. From Senior Sales Professionals to Commercial Directors and commercial-focussed senior technical hires, we know it's important to find the perfect fit for your company and its culture.

2Candidate Search

Using our vast network of 120,000+ professionals and a range of unique tools to reach into the passive market, we track down the best possible candidates for your individual business.

3Suitability & Assessment

Once we’ve found a suitable candidate, we take the time to thoroughly vet each and every one. We carry out a rigorous assessment of candidate skills and personality to make sure we find the best fit for your business.

4Market Intelligence

During our search, we keep you constantly updated and provide you with market intelligence, including salary benchmarking. As your executive sales recruitment partner, we know it’s important that you’re kept in the loop throughout the process.

5Selection & Negotiation

Once we're confident we have the best shortlist for you we will present these candidates including a summary of our interviews and communications. For the successful candidate, we also ensure a successful offer negotiation to secure a start date.

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Pareto understood our business requirements, and took on board our company culture in order to really hone their search to provide us with candidates who were relevant, and engaged with our opportunities. They handled the heavy lifting of the recruitment drive efficiently, and were a pleasure to work with.

Susanne Poole Head of People Operations - Leap Legal Software - Leap Legal Software
Susanne Poole - Head of People Operations - Leap Legal Software - Leap Legal Software

Pareto has been and still is a key Partner in our process of appointing new people within our Company. Their quick and accurate understanding of the profiles we need has enabled us to secure very strong new assets and has facilitated building a much stronger structure. Always a pleasure dealing with Pareto, they are all willing to help and go the extra mile, I can’t recommend them enough.

Jérôme Debouté Managing Director - The Daylight Company Ltd
Jérôme Debouté - Managing Director - The Daylight Company Ltd

The Pareto Senior Sales Executive Search team delivered qualified candidates meeting our requirements and high expectations within a very reasonable time frame. We were able to hire the right leaders for both positions in less than 3 months. Both leaders are still in the role and delivering results consistently.

Enrico Caroli Director - Inside Sales
Enrico Caroli - Director - Inside Sales
We understand what it takes

We understand what it takes

Recruiting at an executive level is about knowing your candidates inside and out, and being able to align their true potential with a crucial position and organisational culture that will allow their strengths to flourish.

We recognise that we’re not talking about just filling any position, we are typically talking about senior positions, where leadership, culture fit, behaviours, values and vision all need to be aligned to match you and your business.

Whether you’re looking to hire a Sales Director, Head of Sales, VP of Sales, Commercial Director… we will work closely with you and your business to understand exactly what you’re looking for and who you’d like to attract.

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Our results speak for themselves

Our results speak for themselves

Our years of experience, vast network and commitment to excellence mean we only bring you the very best. When we put a candidate forward, one in three are offered the role. Such a high success rate makes us the market leader in our field.

Whichever industry you work in, we have the skills to find you the best senior talent. We provide a diverse executive commercial and sales recruitment offering, ranging from Sales and Commercial Directors to CEOs, MDs and VPs.

Finding your Senior Executive sales talent in every sector.

Sales is a function shared by all businesses. Our time in the sales recruitment and training sphere means that we've had the privilege of working with companies from over 100 different industries. While industry challenges and requirements might vary, the demands of sales are largely universal.

Pareto's executive team specialise in placing the senior sales talent to lead your business growth – from senior to C-level – all around the world.

We will find senior talent combining that rare blend of industry experience with extremely strong interpersonal and client relationship building skills.

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