Executive Search Consultant

Are you a natural people person who thrives on opening doors to new and exciting opportunities?

If so, we want to hear from you.

The role

The purpose of the role is to actively assist in the growth of ORESA’s sales pipeline by opening doors to new opportunities and increasing our client base, bringing in new business and executing on client assignments.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Being a consulted partner with regards best practice to selling, marketing and thought leadership
  • Developing and executing an annual sales plan
  • Proactively gather and activate key contacts, networks and potential business leads to the benefit of the business plan and the company’s overall strategy
  • Attending networking meetings, conferences, and evening events both in the UK and abroad to identify potential business opportunities, maintaining existing relationships and developing new relationships
  • Developing business leads through to sale by effective client management
  • Attending and leading client pitches and briefings
  • Setting the assignment search strategy
  • Implement best practice and assess ways of working to improve productivity/ workflow and profitability whilst maintaining quality delivery
  • Ensure all services and interactions are delivered on time and to the highest quality
  • Deliver best in class client management including: provision of notes, update calls, status reports, staged preparation calls, client interviews, offer management, referencing and post assignment feedback. Responsible for all aspects of client management throughout the assignment lifecycle
  • Writing briefs and job descriptions
  • Researching and sourcing potential candidates from our database and external sources
  • Speaking with potential candidates, explain the role in detail, influence and establish interest, and assess suitability for the role
  • Ensuring effective and authoritative responses to detailed candidate questions
  • Developing positioning maps, target lists, briefing sheets and proposal documents
  • Building, populating and refining search lists
  • Collating and providing the candidate briefing pack to the candidate post ORESA interview and pre client. Setting up and conducting ORESA interviews. Briefing and de-briefing candidates for client interview as required
  • Researching companies and gather strategic information including building organisational structure maps
  • Proactively developing relationships with candidates and clients, and identifying business development and candidate opportunities post-assignment
  • Source and present candidates for contingency and interim roles
  • Inputting all relevant information onto the internal database with support from the admin team.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Strong recruitment background and experience in fulfilment of client assignments
  • Business development experience
  • A qualification, ideally at degree level
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Articulate, with the ability to tailor content for a C-suite audience
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy, with strong planning and organisational skills
  • An ability to work independently to tight deadlines; highly proactive and self-motivated
  • Committed to continual improvement
  • Technical proficiency, particularly with database management
  • Curiosity and passion for the technology, fashion and consumer industries is an advantage
  • A strong drive for self-improvement and the confidence to articulate issues and opportunities


  • Competitive salary
  • Remote working
  • Pension: auto-enrolment statutory contributions
  • 23 days holiday (rising to 25) + bank holidays
  • Birthday off
  • Bonus scheme
  • Group life assurance (DIS): 4x base salary
  • Wellbeing benefits including EAP, counselling (CBT, financial support, career coaching), Smart Health, and access to a wellbeing app
  • Oresa team/ social events
  • Paid time off each year to volunteer
  • Professional membership fee support

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