Retained Search


VP Sales & Marketing France & Germany @ Orad Hi Tech Systems
“I have worked successfully with Ben twice over 2012, his findings were well targeted though our specific criteria’s and the difficult times, leading us to immediately start on operations with new persons on board. Aside, Ben is an amazing human relation, I am very happy we have met!”

VP HR Worldwide @ Globecast
“It was a great pleasure for me to have had the opportunity to work with Ben Swanton. We successfully recruiting a new SVP Sales. I very much appreciated Ben’s diligence and understanding of his client’s needs. He was able to assess my prerequisites and expectations in a timely and professional manner.

When changes were made he readily adapted and quickly completed the job. Ben gave me precise details about the needs and expectations of the candidates and kept in regular contact with me every step of the way.

I would sincerely like to thank Ben for his professionalism and undivided attention during the hiring process.”

The most effective way of recruiting ‘talent’ in 21st century technology markets is to undertake a dedicated headhunting campaign to find the best candidates in the field not simply the best candidates on a database. 808 Talent calls on 10 years of headhunting and recruitment expertise, specific market knowledge of and contact networks within the global Broadcast, Converging Media, and Telecommunications industries, to ensure that we are best placed to identify the most suitable ‘active’ and ‘passive’ candidates for each assignment.

The retained search service offered by 808 Talent is a bespoke and targeted headhunting campaign, complemented by 808 Talent’s world class database of contacts and candidates. Our tried and tested methodology has yielded 100% success in retained search campaigns during the last 10 years. It ensures that the best ‘talent’ in the market is identified for each specific assignment.

We have a wealth of experience in retained search campaigns placing individuals into Executive, Commercial, Professional Services, Operational, Engineering, Technical, and Marketing positions worldwide.

To find out more about this service, or for a free consultation, please Contact Us.

Most recent completed assignments include:

  • VP Worldwide Sales (Paris based)
  • Country Sales Manager Belgium (Antwerp based)
  • Regional Sales Manager Middle East (Dubai based)
  • Sales Director Northern Europe (London based)