Sarah Brekelmans

Sarah Brekelmans

VP, Client Services
Recruitment Specialties
Product Management, UX/UI, Digital Marketing, Content, and Public Relations/Communications.

Biography

Sarah is a VP, Client Services specialized in sourcing for roles across the marketing landscape, including digital design, digital marketing, product management, and public relations.

She joined IQ PARTNERS after cutting her teeth at a global creative recruitment agency. Prior to recruitment, Sarah spent nearly 4 years in public relations and corporate communications, primarily within the healthcare/pharmaceutical space. Having worked on both agency and client side, she’s had the opportunity to be involved in award winning public relations campaigns for a number of high profile brands, executing media relations, events, and internal/external communications.

Her extensive industry experience, both in her beginnings as a PR and corporate communications professional and after finding her niche in recruiting, have made her one of Toronto’s go-to recruiters for all things marketing and digital.

"Just a reminder that you’re amazing at your job, Sarah. I’ve worked with so many recruiters throughout my HR career and you have this friendly, calm and special way about you. Please don’t ever change!"
- HR Director, public relations agency

"I want you to know that working with you was a pleasure throughout the entire process! You definitely stand-out from all the recruiters I've met with over the last 2 months for your professionalism. It's clear that you want what's best for both your client and the candidate and I appreciated your strong support, briefings and candour. I would hire you in a minute when I'm back in recruiting mode!"
- Chief Marketing Officer

"Sarah did a phenomenal job with my recruitment process from her introduction and finding a position that suited my needs/skills to being consistently and readily available if I needed her. She is an outstanding professional, and I would recommend her to any and all of my colleagues/friends. Out of all the recruitment consultants that I've worked with, Sarah surpassed them all both from an industry knowledge perspective and a customer service standpoint."
- Marketing Manager

Click to read Sarah's blog posts, including the popular How to Spot a Bad Marketing Candidate During an Interview.

Strengths

Building relationships, consistent communication and transparency, and counselling candidates.

Weaknesses

Pizza.

Weekends

Travel, hot yoga, paddleboarding, and anything outdoors.