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Sarah Brekelmans

Sarah Brekelmans

VP, Client Services
Recruitment Specialties
Demand Generation, Growth Marketing, Product Management, UX/UI Design, and Public Relations/Communications.


As a VP, Client Services, Sarah leads IQ PARTNERS’ Startup and Scaleup Recruitment Practice and is a member of the Marketing Recruitment team.

Sarah specializes in working with high growth tech companies on roles across the entire product lifecycle, from demand generation and growth marketing to product management and UX design.

Before IQ PARTNERS, Sarah kickstarted her recruitment career at a global creative recruitment agency where she led the recruitment division for full-time marketing and UX design hires. Sarah is one of the most tenured recruiters in the marketing tech and UX space in the GTA -- she started when UX was only about Axure, and when Marketo was a platform known to only a few marketers. Prior to recruitment, Sarah spent nearly 4 years in digital marketing and communications in the healthcare/pharmaceutical space. There she helped launch award winning public relations campaigns for several high-profile organizations.

Clients continuously turn to Sarah for her deep knowledge of the talent market and her transparent counsel. She is known by her clients for being a passionate partner who is committed to driving a thorough and successful recruitment process.

When she’s not recruiting, Sarah pursues her passion project; championing women in the tech space via her blog, Her Take on Tech.

"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.


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




Travel, hot yoga, paddleboarding, and anything outdoors.