Career Opportunities

McDermott & Bull Interim Leaders – Account Executive

The Account Executive will be mentored by the Senior Managing Directors and will play a key role in the McDermott & Bull Interim Leaders practice by introducing the firm to new and emerging customers and aiding in the creation of long term successful business relationships.  

Who we are

McDermott & Bull is the pre-eminent executive search firm to the middle market. We change lives by putting the right people in the right seats.  The firm consists of four practice areas:

  • McDermott & Bull Executive search partners with leading companies to identify and recruit executives for permanent roles.
  • McDermott & Bull Interim Leaders specializes in placing senior-level executives into temporary roles during critical periods.
  • McDermott & Bull Executive Network is a community of 9,000+ C-Suite and VP level executives that support that supports each other’s career advancement.
  • McDermott & Bull Europe gives the firm international insights and expertise as well as meaning access to global talent.

The firm has been redefining expectations within the world of executive search since 2001, and since 2011, has been uniquely positioned to service its clients by providing executive recruiting solutions for both permanent and interim needs, with the advent of McDermott & Bull Interim Leaders.


  • Make outbound calls, send emails and LinkedIn messages to a defined and assigned target list of executives and schedules in person and phone meetings for the VP of Sales.
  • Achieve/exceed established daily and monthly productivity goals for outreach count and scheduled meetings, with an emphasis on growing the existing customer base.
  • Conduct targeted research to identify potential clients to fulfill business development outreach and marketing efforts.
  • Attend client and prospect meetings with the VP of Sales.
  • Drive marketing campaigns to defined target lists and conducts follow ups with the goal of increasing the firm’s visibility in the market.
  • Foster the growth of a strong customer base through creating positive customer interactions and building strong customer relationships.
  • The employee must conduct their work activities in compliance with all company internal requirements. Company requirements include compliance with ethics, safety, financial, human resources, and general business policies, requirements and objectives.


  • Self-motivated and achieve goals
  • Ability to build rapport quickly
  • Career oriented with a desire for advancement
  • A track record of success in achieving goals
  • Organized and efficient
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain a sense of urgency
  • Strive for continuous improvement
  • Incredible work ethic
  • An entrepreneurial spirit


  • A minimum of a Bachelors Degree
  • 2 years of (inside or outside) sales and or recruiting experience
  • Must be proficient with MS Office
  • Exceptional customer service and follow up skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A positive attitude with a “no task is too small” approach
  • Comfortable in an environment where 80% or more of client interaction is phone based

What we offer

  • Access to continuous training and development
  • Mission based company and entrepreneurial work environment
  • Free delicious food, snacks, organic fruit, and assorted beverages in our offices
  • Company sponsored lunches, happy hours, birthday celebrations.  parties and team building events.

Competitive base salary, bonuses, 401K with match, health, dental and vision.  PTO, holidays, as well bonus PTO awarded for performance.

Please direct your inquires about the Account Executive opportunity to the telephone number or
e-mail address below. When sending us an e-mail, please attach your resume.

Angela Anderson
(949) 529.2677