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Hire Real Sales & Marketing Pros

SalesFirst Recruiting sources the best sales and marketing professionals. The creative thinkers. The action takers. The most competitive, engaging, and respected leaders in the biz. 

And recruiting them is a lot like sales. It takes a lot of prospecting, a lot of qualifying, and a whole lot of meetings. Even with technology at our fingertips, there’s only one way to find good candidates for each unique position:

Nuanced Grunt Work.

That’s the funny thing about finding the best sales and marketing people. It takes a team of the best sales and marketing people to do it!

SalesFirst Recruiting was created to provide you with the best.

When Adam Morris collaborated with longtime friends and colleagues Chris Shablak & Ed Beaulieu in 2012 to bring Seattle company West Coast Careers to Portland, OR, they had a vision to primarily focus on sales recruiting. Four years later,  Patrick Ortman joined – this time in Phoenix – and we became SalesFirst Recruiting.

We’re proud to say that we now specialize in recruiting the highest performing, most coveted sales professionals and marketing creatives for you in Portland, Phoenix, and Denver.

We recognize the real sales and marketing professionals, because we ARE real sales and marketing professionals.

Our recruiters relate with quality candidates, because we’ve been there. And still are!

We keep our ear to the ground, with a pulse on the local market that lets us identify all the players & recent events that may affect your decisions to hire – or to be hired.

You’ll get our mix of Market Intelligence and Grunt Work, to match up the most viable sales and marketing candidates to each specific position available.

We find the best, for the best.

Few understand sales and marketing recruitment like we do. Give us a call to learn more about SalesFirst and hire the Pro you need.

SalesFirst Recruiting is a proud Member of the American Staffing Association and subscribes to its Best Practices, Ethics, and Corporate Responsibility philosophies.

Meet our Sales & Marketing
Recruiting Experts

The key to representing yourself well in an interview is to be as authentic as humanly possible. You are unique. And the more you can show that, the more likely you’ll end up with an employer who truly values you.

ADAM MORRIS
CEO / PORTLAND

There is no single problem that can’t be solved by throwing countless hours of work at it. And then it’s just a simple matter of prioritization.

DAN MORRIS
PRESIDENT / DENVER

Adrenaline junkie, father of 4 dogs, and recipient of 27 broken bones

PATRICK ORTMAN
PRESIDENT / PHOENIX

Diligence, strategy, and perseverance with both candidates and clients is always worth the time. Quality is never an accident. It is the result of intelligent effort.

JEFF BARKER
DIRECTOR OF SALES AND RECRUITING

“Be Yourself. Everyone else is already taken!” There is no greater vantage point than right here to see this truth.

LIBBY NEFF
ADMINISTRATOR

You will never feel truly satisfied by work until you are satisfied by life.

RENATA MORRIS
MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

Float like a butterfly. Sting like a bee. If you’re serious about your career, you’re talking to me!

ALISON BELL
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / RECRUITER

Our best candidates are confident in themselves and comfortable with their areas of improvement. We are all unique, and you have a uniqueness that an employer will value.

JULIA HENRY
CONTRACT RECRUITER (GERMANY)

“It’s free to talk about an opportunity, but expensive to miss one.”

LON PACKER
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / RECRUITER

“In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety.” – Abraham Maslow

LAUREN PETERKIN
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / RECRUITER

Start every day with a positive attitude!

CARLEE MYERS
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE / RECRUITER

Recruiters can open doors for you, but you must enter yourself.

AMY SCHWARTZ
RECRUITING COORDINATOR