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Looking to hire senior sales talent?

Executive Sales Recruitment

Find your next game-changing salesperson with Pareto as your executive sales recruitment agency. 


Are you looking to hire a sales director?... For more than two decades, we’ve worked with CEOs, MDs and Sales Directors in some of the most sales-oriented, demanding businesses across the world - we have an extensive network of more than 50,000 sales leaders across more than 100 industries. Find your ideal candidate with Pareto as your executive sales recruitment agency.


Unlike other recruiters, we understand you need time to ensure you’ve made the right call, which is why we offer a standard 12-month free replacement guarantee on all of our Executive placements. This way you can rest assured you’ve got the right person for your business.


Contact us on 0333 011 0721

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Why choose Pareto as your Senior Sales Executive recruiters?


No one knows the sales industry like Pareto. We’ve been at the forefront of senior sales recruitment and executive sales training for more than two decades, and we use this experience every single time we source and place a candidate.


We don’t just work within executive sales recruitment either. We’re the market-leading UK sales training providers, using the knowledge we‘ve accumulated to upskill over 100,000 salespeople and counting. 


Our wealth of experience means we know exactly what it takes to find a top executive salesperson and what an outstanding salesperson looks like. With this experience under our belts, we’ve become the leading executive sales recruitment agency in the country.


Our results speak for themselves


Our years of experience, vast network and commitment to excellence mean we will bring you the very best executive recruiters service. 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.


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

The Pareto recruitment process is simply exceptional: a great service delivered by fantastic staff. They are true market leaders in their field.⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Paul Rodgers, HR Director, Micro Focus
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We've been producing business leaders for over 20 years

As the market-leading sales recruitment agency and sales executive training company in the UK, we've been training professionals and placing people in roles at every level of sales since 1995.

In addition to recruiting Sales Directors and other senior sales professionals, we have also placed and trained thousands of sales graduates. Many Pareto alumni are now successful business leaders and founders across a wide range of industries. 

We are inspired by the successes of the senior sales executives we place into businesses worldwide, who continually deliver impressive results. We also now offer recruitment of senior technical staff, such as Chief Technical Officers and IT Managers, reflecting the large volume of technical companies we work with. 

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We've worked with every industry

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.


Whatever the industry, we will have trained and recruited some of the best sales executive professionals. We're therefore in a great position to find and place the right sales professional to suit your business. 

Our winning formula

Thanks to our extensive experience and vast network, we are proud of the fact that one in three candidates we put forward are placed in the recommended role. This is an extremely high success rate, particularly given how challenging it is to find senior talent.


We are on hand to manage the executive recruitment process from start to finish – from sourcing and pre-screening candidates, to following the offer and contract process to completion. 

Our clients love us!

As one of the leading executive recruitment agencies, we are proud to have successfully hired sales leaders, from Sales Directors to Global Vice Presidents and more, with a wide range of SMEs and worldwide corporations including Adobe, Oracle, Panasonic, Trinity Mirror and Barclaycard.

Read our case studies to see how our unique executive sales recruitment solutions have exceeded our clients' expectations.

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Finding your Senior Executive talent

Looking to fill a senior sales position in the technology or IT sector?

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

Whether you’re looking for a the next sales leader as a top Sales Manager, Sales Director or VP of Sales, to more soft skills of Senior Pre Sales, Programme Director or Manager, Project Manager, Operations Director or Senior Technical Consultant, our team understand the challenges you face and what it takes for business development and growth. 

We will find senior sales talent who combine that rare blend of technical know-how with extremely strong interpersonal and client relationship building skills.

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What makes Pareto Senior Executives stand out from the crowd?

How does the senior executive recruitment process work?

  • One

    Mapping requirements

    We take our time to completely understand what you're looking for from us as your executive recruiters. From Senior Sales Professionals to Technical Directors, we know it's important to find the perfect fit for your company and its culture.

  • Two

    Candidate 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.

  • Three

    Qualify and Assess

    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 only find the best fit for your business.

  • Four

    Market Intelligence

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

  • Five


    Once we're confident a candidate is the right choice for you, we'll speak to you directly and discuss their profile. If you're satisfied with our choice, you can then invite them for interview. For the successful candidate, we also ensure a successful negotiation and secure a start date.

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, Inside Sales Director
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why recruit senior salespeople with Pareto?

We believe in placing sales talent and having a diversified approach when it comes to executive recruiting. With Pareto, you can be rest assured that we will find you the top 20% of salespeople that will make 80% of the difference to your business.


What industries have Pareto worked in?

Technology is our primary industry including Software & IT, Manufacturing and many more sectors. We work within more than 100 different industries, from SME’s to huge multinational blue chip organisations, placing over 2000 exceptional candidates each year.


How quickly can Pareto find executive candidates?

With our expert Executive team, we work hard to source your ideal candidates as soon as possible. We’ll find your executive sales talent, the right candidate tailored to your business, the one to successfully lead your sales teams.


What locations can you cover with Pareto?

Our regional offices stretch across the UK including London, Manchester, Leeds and Nottingham. We also have a presence in the US with our office in New York City. We can find you the best sales talent in any location across the UK, the United States and more.


What executive roles can Pareto support?

With a network of more than 50,000 sales leaders across 100 industries, we have worked with (and placed) leading executives including CEOs, Managing Directors, Sales Directors and many more. Successfully placing them into demanding businesses across the world.


What happens if the candidate leaves the role?

With our refined recruiting process we are very confident that we will find you an executive who will add significant value through the role and excel in your business. However, we understand that sometimes a role doesn’t always work out for you or your new hire. If your newest executive hire leaves in the first 12 months we will recruit a replacement for you.


How long do the sales graduates have to use the training?

As part of our graduate offering, 128 hours of our industry-renowned sales training is included in our offering. There is no time limit or expiry on our modular courses, liaise directly with our sales training team for available seats.


Is Pareto Law worth the investment?

Through our executive process and 80/20 model, we see many executive candidates create remarkable ROI for our clients. We ensure that we source and place the top 20% of sales talent that drives 80% of your business success.


How can I hire an executive?

Contact us by submitting an enquiry through the web form below, or call us on 0333 011 0721 to speak to our executive team to find your next senior leader.


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