Apply for this position

Executive Recruiter (Virtual Western U.S.)

Location: Carlsbad | Job # 669 | Category: Recruiter

Launched in 2007, TurningPoint Executive Search is a San Diego-based, virtual, retained executive search firm, focused on placing top notch sales, marketing, operations and C-Suite talent on a national basis. With clients that span SaaS, tech services, manufacturing, cybersecurity, analytics, biotech, medtech, professional & financial services, consumer and distribution, our team's 80+ years of combined recruiting experience, drives our 94%+ placement retention ratio. Our industry-leading 96% fill rate serves as a testament to our highly successful, in-depth screening process, and high-touch, collaborative work style.

Our firm’s unique approach combines research-driven sourcing, proactive and targeted direct recruiting, a multi-step screening process and the delivery of real-time market intelligence. We hold very closely to our Core Values. It is these values that differentiate us within the industry, and it is our adherence to these principles that drives our every move:

·     Accessibility

·     Leveraging Technology with a Human Touch

·     Follow up, Follow Through & focus on making long term matches

·     Provide Free Advice and candid feedback

·     Encourage Constant Learning & Live your professional DNA

·     Balance your Life, Laugh and Have Fun


We recently launched a new division in early 2021, to complement our legacy solutions. With the recent addition of a Business Development Director, we are looking to hire an additional Executive Recruiter/Search Partner to manage the recruiting process for multiple client engagements, including sourcing, screening, candidate presentation, client management and ultimately the negotiation of offers.

The successful candidate will be responsible for completing exclusive mid and senior level searches across the U.S. spanning a wide variety of industries. This new addition to our team will be expected to maintain ongoing contact with our candidates and clients, providing value and quality market intelligence on a consistent and ongoing basis, while building a highly reputable brand in the sales, marketing, operations and C-Suite community. 

Specifically, this position will allow you to…

  • Meet with clients virtually or in person, to gather data about their open position
  • Create new searches in the CRM system to allow for thorough and complete tracking
  • Source candidates through in-depth research, relying on our proprietary database (Bullhorn), our extensive social media presence and our referral network
  • Screen resumes/bios for potential fit and ultimately conducting in depth phone and virtual screens of each candidate
  • Select the top 3-7 candidates for presentation to our client in a detailed short list
  • Schedule weekly status updates with clients to provide market feedback, and to gauge interest on each candidate presentation
  • Scheduling candidate interviews with clients
  • Follow up with clients and candidates post-interview to move the process forward
  • Continually work with clients and candidates to negotiate compensation and start date
  • Conduct thorough reference checks, finalizing offer and start date

The successful candidate will possess a(n)…

  • 4-15 years of recruiting/staffing experience (contingency recruiting would be a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • A history of interacting with senior leadership in the corporate suite
  • Background using LinkedIn Recruiter and/or an ATS system (strongly preferred)
  • Demonstrated history of resilience, perseverance and a strong work ethic operating in a fast-paced, fluid, deadline-driven environment
  • Proven ability to demonstrate the value of leveraging an outside recruiting firm by presenting top notch talent to our clients
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with a reliance on face to face, virtual and phone communication, rather than strictly email or text
  • Proven desire to work in a flexible, work-from-home environment
  • Passion for working with professionals at all levels, across a variety of functions and industries
  • Confident, articulate and credible phone presence with a proven ability to build rapport
  • Experience and willingness to be hands on in all aspects of the business
  • Willingness to learn and share innovative ideas while questioning the status quo
  • Strong attention to detail with a commitment to thorough data management
  • Ability to operate with a sense of urgency
  • Positive & enthusiastic attitude 
  • Commitment to integrity and a proven ability to work with highly confidential information
  • Complete home office set-up conducive to making confidential, uninterrupted, professional phone calls Monday – Friday



  • Combination of guaranteed salary plus uncapped commission based on personal production
  • Other fun benefits- your birthday off, "me time", unlimited vacation, cell phone reimbursement

*Submit your resume directly to Ken Schmitt at

Apply for this position

Max. file size: 256 MB.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.