Job Description

Recruitment Analyst (Sourcing/Research)

About Us

IQ PARTNERS is Canada’s leading Executive Search and Recruitment firm. We help emerging growth companies hire better, scale smarter, and grow faster.

Our 50-person strong firm is based in Toronto and we specialize in recruiting for executive-level positions within innovative companies across North America. As a 6x Profit 500 Fastest Growing Company recipient we’re accustomed to working in a high growth environment which allows us to be uniquely empathetic to our client's needs.

At IQ PARTNERS we’re passionate about people. This means being invested in the success of our clients, candidates, and colleagues. It also means respecting our employees as individuals and balancing work and play.

IQ PARTNERS is a diverse and inclusive environment composed of smart and committed practitioners. We’re committed to a “better together” philosophy which is why we offer a clear, defined path to partnership and provide training and career progression opportunities along the way.



This is a vital role within IQ PARTNERS and the first step in building a career in executive search. You will help guide the search process by developing and executing search strategies and will partner with senior leadership throughout the entire search lifecycle. 

Joining IQ PARTNERS as a Recruitment Analyst means committing to becoming a data-driven human capital expert.

This is an opportunity for an A-Player who’s interested in always raising the bar and being part of a team that’s relentless in their pursuit of excellence.



  • Bachelor’s Degree from a top-caliber university – internships and prior experience in a process and research-driven environment are a bonus.
  • Excellent time management, pattern recognition, prioritization, and judgment skills of the utmost importance. Shown to consistently perform at high levels.
  • Positive, can-do attitude with creative and collaborative problem-solving skills.
  • Highly motivated, hard-working, and organized with the ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrated ability to consistently perform at high levels.



  • Use a data-driven Drive research approach to systematically map the talent marketplace.
  • Analyze and quickly breakdown new industries, market segments, and competitive landscapes in order to better understand our clients.
  • Learn to tell the difference between a top-quality candidate and a good quality one - Identify technology executives who have played a critical role in the success of top companies within the ecosystem, and continuously mine the industry/market for additional targets.
  • Understand the functional breakdown and roles within the executive structure.
  • Think strategically and speak intelligently in detail about our clients across various industries.
  • Act as an ecosystem expert in the markets/verticals researched.
  • Develop a research strategy and draft reports including documentation that outlines targeted industries and companies.
  • Contribute to overall research strategy and industry knowledge within the firm.


What You Will Gain

This is an amazingly unique opportunity for someone earlier in their career. You’ll gain critical insight into how a broad range of successful companies and careers are built while receiving personal development from industry leaders.

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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Recruiting Analyst
Toronto, Ontario
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