Tobacco Recruiting and Executive Search Services

The global tobacco industry — whether we are talking about cigarettes and cigars, smokeless products, or vaping and e-cigarettes — is going through a moment of both incredible change and incredible opportunity.

Major industry players like Altria, Philip Morris, Altria, British American Tobacco, Reynolds American, Japan Tobacco are eager to find talented executives who can navigate trends and technology, find new markets, and even strategize around emerging areas like the legal cannabis market.

Well-versed in this sector over many years, ACCUR’s tobacco recruiters maintain a rich network of executives in C-suite, marketing, sales, operations, digital and other roles who can ably deliver great results within the tobacco industry.

Our Tobacco Industry Recruitment Services

Retained Executive Search

A Bespoke Approach with Exhaustive Search and In-Depth Assessment


  • Completely customized to your needs
  • In-depth assessments by our team saves you time
  • Utilize a set of custom criteria to narrow your candidate pool

Great choice if you want a completely customized option, and have high level strategic positions to fill.

Professional Search

A Wide Selection Of Vetted Candidates Selected Using Our Time-Tested Process


  • Combines custom criteria with our full database of qualified candidates
  • Efficient, personalized and tailored to your needs
  • Allows you to conduct a search without advertising

A good choice for most executive search needs.

Contingency Search*

A Cost-Effective Way to Reach a Qualified Talent Pool Quickly and Efficiently

(Only available to long term clients and for specific job openings)


  • Quickly reach out to our large and qualified network of candidates and followers
  • Take a more active role in evaluating and vetting candidates

* This option is only available for long term clients and for very specific opportunities.

Tobacco Industry Testimonials

Forbes Top 100 Executive Search Firm in 2021

ACCUR Recruiting Services was just named a Top 100 Executive Search Firm 2021 by Forbes Magazine for the 4th consecutive year!

Recruiting for Private Equity’s Tobacco Portfolio Companies

At ACCUR Recruiting Services, we also have a strong experience recruiting C-suite executives for Private Equity Firms having portfolio companies in the Tobacco 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 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.

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Tobacco Recruitment Market

The U.S. tobacco market was valued at over 100 billion dollars in 2016. While regulations have affected the cigarette market, e-cigarette and vape products like Juul, Vuse and Blu have exploded in popularity, representing a global market presence of 22 billion dollars (up from $4 billion five years ago). The U.S., Japan and the UK dominate the consumption of e-cigarette, vape and smokeless products, accounting for $16 billion between them. As the largest tobacco companies such as Altria, Philip Morris, Altria, British American Tobacco, Reynolds American, Japan Tobacco seek to diversify into new product lines, technology and even similar crops like cannabis, they seek talented senior management and sales forces who can handle the specific challenges of this industry.

More About Our Tobacco Industry Focus

TOBACCO

Altria Group
British American Tobacco
Imperial Brands
Japan Tobacco
Phillip Morris
Swedish Match

VAPE & E-CIGS

Juul
Vuse
Blu

CIGARS

Montecristo
Don Diego
Dutch Masters
Cohiba
White Owl

SMOKELESS

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company
Koal
Copenhagen

CEO, CFO and other C-level
General Manager
Country Manager
VP of Sales / Sales Director
VP of International Sales
VP of Marketing / Marketing Director
VP of Finance / Finance Director
International Sales Director
Export Director
Regional Director / Area Director
Brand Director / Brand Manager
Regional Sales Manager
Area Sales Manager
Key Account Manager
Marketing Manager
VP of Stores / Director of Stores
Head of Retail / VP of Retail
Retail Operations Director
Regional Manager
District Manager
Store Director
Boutique Director
Store Manager
Boutique Manager
Retail General Manager
Assistant General Manager
Retail Operations Manager
Senior Retail Sales Consultant
Senior Retail Sales Expert

For Candidates In The Tobacco Industry

JOB SEEKERS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: For candidates who are looking for their next career opportunities in Tobacco, they can use ACCUR Recruiting Services 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 Tobacco 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.

Tobacco Industry Jobs

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