Executive Searches

Updated on May 16, 2019



A family owned and operated business in the pet products industry is seeking a dynamic Marketing Manager with fun and unique ideas to facilitate further growth across the country. This individual will oversee marketing, advertising and assist in sales. The Marketing Manager will not be managing others in this B2B wholesale company with a limited retail component. Ideal candidate must be a creative thinker, self-motivated, resourceful, detail oriented and a team player for this small but successful company. Bachelor’s degree required, related field preferred, along with 5+ years of experience in marketing in a non-automotive environment. Working knowledge of design programs such Photoshop or InDesign is preferred.

The Marketing/Brand Manager selected for this exciting opportunity will be expected to:

  • Work collaboratively with owner and design experts on all creative strategy and brand materials including ads, catalogue, email, POS cards, trade show signage and booth displays
  • Establish brand strategy and plan
  • Analyze high growth changing market
  • Provide support and resources to 1000 plus independent retailers
  • Develop social media campaigns, new product launches, mass email blasts and in-store offerings
  • Direct mass email marketing and all ad deliverables
  • Generate new ideas to create distinction from other brands
  • Keep abreast of competitive space
  • Mentor and manage a social media intern
  • Write Press Releases
  • Develop relationships with editors in an effort to be considered for future editorials
  • Coordinate with owner and sales support in management and service of accounts
  • Be involved in Account Management/Sales Development
  • Develop strategic prospect lists and key growth markets
  • Utilize CRM to maintain leads, lists and notes

Candidates with ties to Michigan preferred.

All inquiries will remain confidential.

Send resume in a word attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


Expanding Multi-Faceted Michigan based Hospitality, Restaurant, and Real Estate Company. 

REQUIRE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY HR EXPERTISE. Great opportunity for HR professional looking to return back to Michigan

Our client is a leading Detroit area innovator in upscale and trendy restaurants, hotel operations, and real estate ventures. They are searching for a unique HR professional who can continue to offer its team a great work culture. This includes special employee development, recruiting, benefits, and general HR operation for a multi-venture business. The ideal applicant will hold a degree in Human Resources, have a minimum of five years of relevant experience, and be able to present a clear plan for implementation of company policies, incentive programs, and management practices.

Excellent six figure salary and incentive package.


• Clearly communicate company expectations.

• Develop and implement new practices and enforce current policy.

• Contribute to company development

• Manage employee relations, training and communication

• Oversee recruiting efforts, onboarding, benefits, and HR recording


• Bachelor Degree in HR, Business Management or related field

• 5 years of experience in a CPO role

• Experience in working with varied positions and wages

• A track record of strong leadership abilities

Send resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com


Searching for Landscaping Design/Architect professionals to join this premier design-build landscape company, offering high-end 3D design, installation, and maintenance to the metro Detroit area. This company has a versatile team of landscape architects, designers, horticulturalists and installation experts. As a member of the design staff, you will be responsible for working with sales managers to design and create models according to a client’s specifications and preferences. Applicants should be well versed in current design programs and standards, and have a strong knowledge of horticulture.


  • 3D computer modeling skills
  • Strong plant knowledge
  • High level of proficiency in AutoCAD (Real Time of SketchUP) and Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Google Earth
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong knowledge and creativity in Landscape Design
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture/Design, Horticulture or related field

Send resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com 



  In search of organized and tech savvy landscape sales professionals to join this award winning Landscape/ Design Company. Client base focuses on real estate and shopping center developers, builders, commercial businesses, and luxury residences throughout Metro Detroit. The company provides extensive services through its design team, plant nursery, and professional and knowledgeable landscape architects, production, and maintenance management teams.  

Sales positions available in commercial/residential landscaping and client retention. These individuals should be successful landscape sales representatives eager to develop sales strategies and attract new clients. Must be able to achieve sales targets, maintain ongoing and positive relationships with current and prospective clients, and manage sales and service contracts and records. 


  • Proven work experience in landscape contract sales  
  • Expertise in sharing knowledge of various landscape and design options  
  • Exceptional communication and professional sales approach  
  • Strong organizational skills with clients, designers, and office staff  
  • The competency to develop and deliver sales presentations to prospective clients  
  • High proficiencies in Microsoft Office Suite  
  • Degree preferred (Horticulture advantageous) 
  • Local candidates or those with strong ties to the metro Detroit area  

Excellent compensation and benefits commensurate with experience (holidays and paid vacation) $50,000-70k salary plus commission ($100+k package)

Send resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com

 We handle many searches within the hospitality and healthcare industries. We also represent many leading Chairmans and Presidents as they confidentially seek new Executive Assistants. Please return to our home page and hit the link to the appropriate web page (Hospitality, Healthcare, Executive Assistants, etc.) for details of any searches).

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31000 Northwestern Hwy,

Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Phone. 248-932-1170

Fax. 888-737-8525





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