I was pleased to partner with Susan Rosenstein Executive Search in our search for a Director, Sales and Marketing – Wealth Advisors. Their knowledge and experience as well as their wide network was invaluable in enabling us to select a candidate who was right on target with a strong financial services sales and marketing track record and a personality and culture fit with our Firm. This enabled the candidate to be successful working with and gaining the confidence of our Wealth Advisors to market and build their practices and our brand. Susan and Merle Tresser took the time to understand our business and the skills, background and experience that would be required to succeed in this key role. Each candidate presented to us was clearly qualified and fully prepared, so that our valuable time and resources were utilized efficiently. In short, the entire process was managed with professionalism; and it was a pleasure to work with Susan and Merle. I would highly recommend Susan and her team to anyone – company or candidate – seeking top marketing talent and executive search expertise.
Senior Managing Director/CEO
Mesirow Wealth Advisors
It was my distinct pleasure to partner with both Susan Rosenstein and Merle Tresser as a Human Resources Hiring Manager. Their experience, expertise, and network proved invaluable in sourcing the right candidate to fill a senior marketing role. Susan and Merle took the time to understand the core competencies and experience needed for this role, along with diving into our company culture to ensure the best fit. Each candidate was fully vetted and prepared, which made the entire process smooth and easy to manage from my end. It was a true pleasure to work with Susan and Merle because of their thoroughness, professionalism, and sense of urgency to fill this position. I would highly recommend partnering with Susan and her team as either a candidate or company.
Kate Mueller, Human Resources Business Partner
Berlin Packaging L.L.C.
The proliferation of digital recruitment tools necessitates an evolving strategy for success. Susan Rosenstein Executive Search continues to thrive in this new paradigm as they go beyond just finding candidates with an appropriate skill set and qualifications, and instead take the difficult route to find the perfect cultural match of individuals and organizations. I can’t thank Susan and Merle Tresser for placing me in the perfect job with an unbelievable company. A less sophisticated firm may have overlooked me as my previous experience was in a different industry, but Merle saw my potential and sensed the personality and cultural fit for a marketing director position. She was helpful, motivational and insightful throughout the entire interview process.
Julie Saltzman, Director, Integrated Marketing Communications & Content Management
Berlin Packaging, L.L.C.
I had the pleasure to work with Susan Rosenstein and Merle Tresser both as a candidate and as a hiring manager. They are among the finest recruiting firms I have encountered in my career.
True professionals with a deep and broad understanding of marketing, they approach each mandate with the goal of finding a great match for both parties. Using a consultative approach, they ensure they truly understand the needs, culture and plans of the organization in order to find candidates that will bring value not only to the current, but also to the future state of the business.
With candidates, they act as a coach and mentor, at once demanding and very supportive. Each candidate presented to an organization is thoroughly vetted, but also guided to be prepared at each step of the interview process.
I can only commend their thoroughness, polish and professionalism.
Stephanie Goudreau, Director of Marketing
Focal Point, LLC
Susan Rosenstein is a solid leader and coach when it comes to executive recruiting. What sets her firm apart is that they take extra steps to ensure that the candidate’s strengths align not only with the role, but the culture of the company. Susan and her team work very diligently to ensure they have a great understanding of her client’s needs while at the same time working hard to position the needs and fit for the candidate. She truly seeks a win-win for all parties involved.
I have had a great relationship with Susan and her entire team at the firm, they have extensive marketing expertise which provides a great level of understanding. They ask the right questions and ensure any potential interview is fully vetted so that they don’t waste anyone’s time.
From my own personal experience, as a candidate, Susan’s firm provided great insight and coaching. These two items sets her apart from most firms. The team at Susan Rosenstein Executive Search have top notch marketing talent recruitment expertise that serves both the candidate and the client in the most professional manner.
Scott Mueller, Director, International Marketing
Smalley Steel Ring Company
Working with Susan Rosenstein is both a pleasure and a privilege, and her team is top quality. I recently worked with both Susan and Merle Tresser and the experience was just perfect. They took the time to get to know the intricacies of the position they were asked to fill. Not just the responsibilities and expertise the candidate would need, but the “fit” with our organization, clients and suppliers. Susan and Merle value relationships and it is evident at every point of the engagement. Their candidate network is strong, and their ability to make a “match” is just what I needed.
Ellen Best, Managing Partner
Eire Direct Marketing, LLC
I had the great pleasure of partnering with Susan Rosenstein to secure the role of President of GKIC. I was most impressed by her professionalism coupled with her kind and friendly approach to the recruiting process. At every step of the way, in a multi-month interview process that involved many twists and turns, Susan was always accessible and did an outstanding job of ensuring I was properly prepared to address the business issues identified by the many constituents involved in the process. The feedback loop (before and after each interview) was excellent. She is amongst the best in her industry and I would highly recommend her company.
Knowledge, passion, personal interest, a strong network…these are just a few of the amazing attributes of Susan Rosenstein. I have known Susan for many years and worked with her as a client and a candidate. She is a strong partner who knows how to match skill sets with roles, and delivers on-target candidates. Her team is also outstanding. What makes Susan stand apart from others is her personal passion and grace. You will not work with any better!
Linda Severin, VP of Marketing
Topco Associates LLC
I worked with Susan and her fantastic team to make a major shift in my career. I was worried that after spending 15+ years in one industry that I may not be able to shift my career into the type of work I really wanted to be focused on. Susan and her team (in particular Elyse Gilbert) gave me the confidence and expert support in looking outside the box. They were committed to my goals and what I was hoping to accomplish, never once telling me that it wasn’t possible. And in just a short time, they found me an opportunity that was perfect. During the interview process they were so supportive and responsive, always making me feel like they were taking the journey with me. And as of 4/7, I start this new job with so much excitement and gratitude. I can’t thank Susan and her team enough for all they did. They are truly a class act and one I would recommend to anyone looking for a true partner in finding the next chapter in their career.
Anne Bassett, Assistant Director, Marketing Operations
James Hardie Building Products
It was a pleasure working with Susan’s firm and her top notch team member, Elyse Gilbert. Elyse was very high-touch and maintained quality engagement from the initial introduction all the way through the job offer. Throughout, I felt like a partner and truly cared for. While Elyse was managing the go-between of the more delicate aspects of the interactions between candidate and employer, Susan was checking in periodically to see what she could do to help and support. Susan’s and Elyse’s proactive and caring styles really made this a very calm and stress-free process as I was evaluating this job transition. Susan has a great team member in Elyse; a great asset to the company, to the candidates and to their clients.
Juan Lopez, Director of Marketing, Connectivity & Controls
The Chamberlain Group, Inc.
I have known and worked with Susan Rosenstein for 20 years now, and consider myself a repeat client. They know the CPG industry well and deliver candidates that are a good fit for the searches conducted.
Senior Vice President Staples – President Quill.com
The executive recruiters at Susan Rosenstein Executive Search have actually run businesses and know what it takes to be successful in a business environment. They do an outstanding job of screening candidates and presenting only those most qualified for the position, which has resulted in very efficient and successful searches for us.
President Global Beauty at Helen of Troy Limited
Working with Susan has been one of the true highlights of my career experience. Susan is a world class executive placement professional with a thoughtful and strategic approach to helping executives develop and advance. Not only is her energy and passion boundless, but she is extremely methodical and strategic in her approach to executive search and placement. Susan is hands on and stretches you to tap into those hidden management and professional talents that lie within you. I warmly recommend her and look for opportunities where I can learn from her again.
Head of Global Branding
Susan Rosenstein Executive Search excels at finding marketing talent. Susan and her recruiters truly “get it” when it comes to understanding the needs of marketing executives and finding qualified candidates with the right skills and fit. I’ve always been impressed by Susan’s ability to quickly learn my business and solve my staffing need, even when filling unique positions. Her reach into the marketplace is very broad and yields candidates I know I never would have found. I highly recommend Susan Rosenstein Executive Search.
Alison F. Zepp
Vice President of Marketing and Strategy
Jessup Manufacturing Company
Susan Rosenstein’s knowledge of the ever changing marketplace and how to deliver consistently strong candidates makes her a critical partner in filling key positions and creating growth opportunities for both the client and candidate.
Vice President of CPG Marketing
The recruiters at Susan Rosenstein Executive Search are outstanding in terms of matching candidates with job opportunities. As seasoned marketing executives, they understand the demands and challenges facing organizations and executives. Consequently, they are able to shape the job specifications and ensure that both sides of the search effort understand what each brings to the table. This resulted in a very smooth and satisfying experience for me as a candidate and is testimony as to why firms choose to engage them for their talent fulfillment needs.
I have known and worked with Susan Rosenstein Executive Search Limited for the past 7 years both as a client and a candidate. Given that the executive recruiters have actually been in marketing for a number of organizations, they understand first hand the skills that are needed in order to be successful. In addition, they also take time to understand the culture of the organization and the candidate in order to present only those most qualified from a skill set and a cultural fit perspective. Whenever I have a recruiting need, Susan Rosenstein Executive Search Limited is the only company I need to contact.
Vice President Marketing
Entertainment at The Topps Company
At Donnelley when we were aggressively increasing the size of, and the talent in, our marketing function, Susan Rosenstein Executive Search Limited was our marketing recruiter of choice. Susan Rosenstein sent us candidates who were carefully selected and clearly suited to our needs, both in skill set and talents. Because of their focus on our needs and fit with the candidates credentials, our most difficult decision was which candidate to choose.
When I have a need to hire marketing talent again, I will again call Susan Rosenstein.
Vice President | Executive Coach, Board Practice
Susan excels at quickly understanding both client and candidate needs and has a true talent for delivering the best fit. Her integrity and professionalism are at the highest level. In addition, Susan’s genuine interest in building and maintaining long-term partnerships with both her clients and candidates is what makes her stand out among her peers. Susan placed me over 15 years ago and has been an invaluable resource and business partner ever since. When it comes to executive search, Susan and her staff should be on every executive’s short list.
Formerly Global Business Director
Procter & Gamble/Gillette
I’ve known Susan for over 12 years working with her on both the client and candidate side of the business. She has been an invaluable resource over the years and I would highly recommend her firm for your CPG search needs.
Vice President & BASES Chicago Region Manager
The Nielsen Company
We recently completed a challenging search for a marketing communications leader. This was our first experience with Susan Rosenstein Executive Search Limited. Not only did the firm do everything they said they could do when they presented their capabilities to us, the associate assigned to us became my right-hand person on the search, a true partner. The focused attention and follow through directly contributed to our success in securing a very good candidate. I won’t hesitate to call Susan Rosenstein next time we need assistance for marketing talent.
Director, Human Resources
Ball Horticultural Company
I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to work with Susan Rosenstein for the last 15+ years. Susan and her staff have a real understanding of the business environment and the talent required to meet the ongoing demands. Susan differentiates herself by truly partnering with her clients to understand the intricacies of each search.
Formerly Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc.
Working with Susan Rosenstein and her staff was a pleasure while searching for a new role. The care and personal attention given was exceptional. The communication between myself, Susan and her staff was consistent and outstanding. Susan and her staff definitely know how to take the stress out of the job search and make sure that your best interests are met. I highly recommend Susan to all and, if need be, will return for her expert assistance in the future.
Marketing Manager at OFIC North American, Inc.
I had the pleasure of working with Susan Rosenstein and one of her associates, Elyse Gilbert, for a general management role. Elyse was extremely helpful in evaluating my fit for the role and provided valuable guidance/coaching during the interview process and during my transition. Susan and Elyse do a great job at relationship building with candidates which makes the process go very smoothly. It was a real pleasure working with Susan and Elyse, who believe in connecting the best people and with the right opportunities.