Job Description

Are you our next passionate Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter?

This is an opportunity for someone who wants to join an established, 16-year old Executive Search & Recruiting agency in their expanding Financial Services & Insurance Practice.

Position Summary:
IQ PARTNERS is a 35+ person Executive Search & Recruitment Firm experiencing rapid and consistent growth.  The expansion of our business has created the need for additional talent.  We are now searching for an additional Recruiter to work in our Financial Services & Insurance Practice.

The person chosen for this role will be innately smart, dedicated, fun and committed to quality.  The right candidate will have exceptional client service and relationship-building skills, the ability to read people and an inherent commitment to closing a deal.

We're passionate about what we do and are fiercely entrepreneurial.  We know we play a key role in helping companies identify and attract the best and brightest; we are dedicated to continuously improving our service delivery.  That said – life is too short not to have fun.  We work hard, play hard and we love to laugh together.

Position Details:

  • Actively headhunt candidates from target companies
  • Use social and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates
  • Conduct pre-screening interviews to evaluate if applicants meet the position requirements
  • Maintain all pertinent applicant and interview data in our internal database.
  • Create written assessments for candidates
  • Assist in performing reference and background checks for potential employees
  • Assist in preparing and sending offer packages
  • Conduct regular follow-up with managers on status of search and candidates


  • Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need
  • Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting
  • Build networks to find qualified passive candidates and maintain regular contact with possible future candidates
  • Post openings in position appropriate venues
  • Create contacts within industry
  • Attend local professional meetings and membership development meetings

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous recruitment experience
  • Self-starter with self-confidence and desire for continued development
  • Strong client focus
  • Detailed, organized and forward thinking
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Adaptability/Resilience
  • Superior problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry a definite advantage
  • University Degree

Key Attributes for Success:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to control your own career destiny
  • Passion for people
  • Commitment to “do the right thing”
  • Fearlessness and relentlessness


  • Nurturing environment with access to learning materials and resources,
  • Mentorship and networking opportunities,
  • Comfortable, modern & dynamic office environment in an excellent location across from Union Station. 

Company Snapshot:
IQ PARTNERS helps companies hire better. We specialize in Financial Services, Insurance, Marketing, Communications, Consumer Goods & Services, Retail, Sales, Technology, Accounting, HR & Operations. IQ PARTNERS has its head office in Toronto and operates internationally via Aravati Global Search Network. Our reputation for providing high quality services with integrity has earned us the trust of our clients, and our people. Furthermore, IQ PARTNERS has a high-performance culture that places a premium on learning, development, and career satisfaction.

If IQ PARTNERS is the company you could see yourself working at, send us your resume and tell us why. Note only qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank you.

Accommodations are available on request for any candidates that require an accommodation due to a disability or a medical need.  Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at to discuss specific accommodations.

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Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter
Toronto, Ontario
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