Food & Beverage Recruiting & Executive Search
ACCUR’s Food & Beverage industry recruiters work with companies ranging from multinational corporations to fast-growth startups to find talented executives capable of working within this rapidly changing business landscape. Our experienced food & beverage recruiters can do anything from sourcing a qualified CEO for an imported packaged good manufacturer to beefing up North American sales for a liquor brand.
As a global network, ACCUR’s team of recruiters is keenly aware of the individual differences of varying markets across the globe. We also maintain a large network of qualified talent in digital and e-commerce.
In NYC and New Jersey: As many multinational food & beverage companies maintain large presences in New York City, our recruiters have developed a deep network and expertise in the New York City area and surroundings.
In Miami: Food & beverage companies who want a strong presence in Latin American and Caribbean markets usually build a base of operations in Miami. Whether you need a single sales rep or an entire office staffed, our Miami recruiters can assist.
Food & Beverage Industry Recruitment Market
While the sheer variety of roles we recruit for in this multi-trillion dollar industry are vast but many of the executives we work with in food and beverage fall into one of the following broad categories:
- Brand development and management: executives in this category shepherd new food & beverage products through all iterations of development, testing and market launch. They are tasked with new product development, brand expansion and exploring new customer segments.
- Production, supply chain and distribution: These roles might include high-level operations executives, quality control professional, and facilities managers. The food & beverage industry demands executives be well-versed in distribution networks, as well as regulatory and import/export issues that often arise between countries.
- Market research, data analysis and marketing: as the food & beverage industry becomes more and more informed by data, we see a need for seasoned marketing executives who interweave the discipline of data analysis into the work they do.
- Sales: We work with companies at various stages of maturation and expansion to source qualified sales professionals that are best position to help you attain your goals and targets.
Other Food & Beverage Categories We Recruit For
Our Food & Beverage Industry Recruitment Services
Retained Executive Search
Our Food & Beverage Executive Search Services Offer A Bespoke Approach with Exhaustive Search and In-Depth Assessment
Great choice if you want a completely customized option, and have high level strategic positions to fill.
Our Food & Beverage Headhunters and Recruitment Consultants Offer A Wide Selection Of Vetted Talents Selected Using Our Time-Tested Process
A good choice for most executive search needs with a global network access.
Our Food & Beverage Industry Recruiters Offer A Cost-Effective Way to Reach a Qualified Top Talent Pool Quickly and Efficiently
(Only available to long term clients and for specific job openings)
* This option is only available for long term clients and for very specific opportunities.
ACCUR Recruiting Services was just named a Top 100 Executive Search Firm and Top 100 Recruitment Firm in 2022 by Forbes Magazine for the 5th consecutive year! (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022)
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Recruiting for Private Equity’s Food & Beverage Portfolio Companies
With our 16 years of experience in the executive search services, we also built a strong expertise in recruiting C-suite executives for Private Equity Firms having portfolio companies in the Food & Beverage industry. We understand the specific level of expectations in terms of growth, exit strategies and financial reporting. Often positioned on fast growing and sometimes emerging brands, PE-backed companies and Food & Beverage brands require senior executives bringing best practices, usually coming from large and Fortune 500 companies, but often benefit from equity driven professionals with previous successful experience in entrepreneurial environments.
For Candidates In The Food & Beverage Industry
JOB SEEKERS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: For candidates who are looking for their next career opportunities in Food & Beverage, they can use our Recruitment and Executive Search Firm as a great job search resource and one of the top employment agencies. ACCUR’s job openings are often confidential and not listed on any job boards.
We are committed to provide top career opportunities with some of the best employers on the market. If you wish to be considered for any of our Food & Beverage industry job opportunities, please submit your resume and search for our latest jobs. We are not your usual staffing agency. We connect you with some of the industry leaders for great permanent positions.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of companies are you recruiting for in the Food & Beverage industry?
In the Food & Beverage industry, we used to work more specifically for Gourmet Food brands in caviar, premium chocolates and pastries. More recently we have expanded our business to mass market food & beverage brands and companies.
Our experience also covers foodservice companies and hospitality.
What kind of roles are you recruiting for in the Food & Beverage industry?
In the Food & Beverage industry, we usually recruit more often for corporate positions on the brand side (vs the retail positions for mass retailers for example). Here are some of the typical roles we work on: CEO, CFO and other C-level, VP of Sales / Sales Director, VP of Marketing / Marketing Director, Regional Director / Area Director, Brand Director / Brand Manager, Regional Sales Manager, Key Account Manager, Marketing Manager Head of Retail / VP of Retail, Retail Operations Director, Regional Manager, District Manager, Store Director, Boutique Director, Store Manager.
What is retained executive search compared to professional recruitment?
Our retained executive search services is a specialized recruitment service that focuses on sourcing and placing high-level management and leadership positions, such as C-suite executives, SVPs and VPs within an organization. In this approach, the hiring company enters into an exclusive agreement with the recruitment firm and pays an upfront retainer fee.
The search process is more thorough and time-intensive, involving extensive research, in-depth candidate assessments, and personalized attention to the client’s needs. Professional recruitment, on the other hand, targets mid-level roles and individual contributor positions within an organization.
The process is typically faster and more streamlined, utilizing also a direct approach of passive candidates, the recruitment firm’s existing candidate network, job advertisements, and other sourcing techniques to find the right candidates. In this scenario, the fee structure is largely based on contingency, meaning most of the fee is due only when a successful placement is made.
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