Industrial Sales & Executive Recruitment Specialists
We focus on finding and sourcing the best and brightest talent in the country for sales, business development and executive positions at sensor and related-products manufacturing companies serving a variety of markets.
- Candidate search
- Background screening
- Interview facilitation
- Contract negotiations
Tell us what you need. We'll get to work.
With our industry knowledge and resources, we will present qualified candidates who have the skills and experience that is important to you.
Whether you need a field sales superstar, a driven business development specialist or a proven executive leader, we can find those people who help will help you reach your goals.
Pre-Screened, Qualified Candidates
We match top talent to opportunities based a number of criteria, ensuring successful integration with your team, higher productivity and reduced turnover.
Busy hiring managers appreciate our concise introductions highlighting a candidate's key attributes that match position requirements and company culture.
Key information you need about a prospective employee:
- Market Knowledge
What markets do they know? Where do they already have industry contacts?
- Product Expertise
Which sensor and related products are they knowledgeable about?
- Distribution Model
What distribution model do they know best - direct sales, sales through distributors or sales through manufacturer's reps? How does that mesh with your distribution model?
What do you hope to accomplish short and long term? Have they done that in the past?
- Key Skills
What experience and accomplishments make them stand out?
- Sales Personality
Are they a hunter or a farmer? Which do you need to accomplish your mission?
What is their current and desired territory? Are they willing to relocate? How much are they willing to travel?
Working with JL Blake can help streamline your hiring process and help you make a successful hire. We specialize in direct recruiting. We don't advertise or use job boards.
We're a small company by design, but we doubt anyone will work harder to help you fill your talent needs. Both hiring managers and top-notch candidates like working with us – we're personal, productive and above all professional.
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