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Executive Search Director – Cleveland

Patina is a national leader in providing on-demand executives for consulting, projects, interim and perm leadership roles and coaching and mentoring.  The success of our business is based on sourcing and evaluating executive talent and making sure that talent fits the culture and meets the needs of our clients. Our ability to work quickly and our obsession with positive outcomes has generated very strong client satisfaction and loyalty.  Based on ever-increasing requests from our clients to work on Executive level permanent searches and proven success providing a unique search alternative, we are continuing to invest in and grow our Executive Search practice and we are seeking an experienced Executive Search Director to join our team at our flagship office in Milwaukee.


Why become an Executive Search Director with Patina?

  • Ability to run your search business with autonomy and flexibility
  • Work with a team of business development-focused, client-facing Managing Directors helping to generate demand and direct connections to Client Executives/decision makers
  • Unlimited earnings, uncapped commissions with competitive commission rates
  • Access to the Patina Nation of Executives & Experts to network for all searches – our proprietary executive talent community comprised of thousands of leaders with more than 25 years of experience and connections
  • Access to Patina SMEs and Industry-focused Practice Directors to provide industry and functional expertise for all searches
  • Ability to offer your clients Interim Executive, Coaching/Mentoring, Project and Consulting services to augment Search services
  • Access to your own Premium LinkedIn Recruiter Account, Salesforce, and best-in-class recruiting tools
  • Full benefits plan and all operating expenses are paid by Patina


 Your Background:

  • Minimum 10 years of full desk recruiting experience with a track record of success; minimum 5 years recruiting at an executive level (Director and above). Experience with retained or engaged search is recommended
  • Ability to develop and build long-term relationships with executive-level clients in the Greater Milwaukee market and beyond
  • Diverse industry experience is recommended
  • Experience developing local mid-market and/or national accounts
  • Entrepreneurial, competitive, confident, creative, self-starter, persistent, commission-oriented/money motivated, strong desire to succeed, hunter/farmer
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Strong core knowledge and skills within recruiting best-practices, including behavioral based interviewing techniques and skills evaluation
  • Demonstratable ability to manage complicated hiring situations


More information will be provided as needed.  We thank all candidates for their interest, but only those candidates that meet the requirements above will be contacted.

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