Executive Searches

Updated on June 20, 2017 




Experiential Marketing/ Entertainment/ National Dealer Shows/Product Reveals

Our client, a very successful experiential marketing and live communications agency focused on the automotive industry, is seeking a dynamic, polished, articulate Senior Sales Executive with a proven track record. The company plays a major role in helping brands maximize their communication and positioning in unique and interactive through strategic planning and creative development. This individual will represent their well-respected employer and the outstanding, creative services they offer, which include national dealer training programs, product reveals, and other extensive brand building campaigns for major automotive and other corporate brands.

With great corporate support, tools and resources, the Senior Sales Executive will be responsible for increasing business with mid-level and large national companies. We are in search of a Senior Sales Executive with expertise in the experiential marketing business and a flair for implementing fresh and valuable methods to enhance sales in this competitive market. Only sales professionals with a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience in live events and experiential marketing industry will be considered. Solid understanding of digital communication in consumer marketing and media environments is also required. This key role necessitates an extremely detail oriented self-starter, excited about embracing new challenges, new clients and new markets. The selected candidate will be one who excels at building long term relationships with new and existing clients and working in collaborative team settings. The Senior Sales Executive must be extremely talented in the ability to oversee and personally execute extraordinary sales presentations which reflect the unique, creative nature of the company.

Position will be based in metro Detroit; other options, if desired, may include West coast and NYC.

Great six figure salary plus excellent sales incentive program.

All inquiries will remain confidential.

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


Our client, a Foundation with its emphasis on children’s education, is searching for a Development/Fundraising Specialist who also has extensive event and special project experience. Through many creative fundraising events, the organization provides Grants and Scholarships to many deserving recipients. Previous experience required in the Development/Fundraising Industry. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

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


Confidential search for a boutique company within the banking/financial services industry (not mortgage sector). Desire candidate with a strategic vision to increase company revenues. Leadership experience in directing a sales and operations team is required. Business to business sales and marketing experience in the banking, financial services or insurance industry is essential for success in this role. Bachelor’s Degree and MBA preferred. Attractive six figure base salary and incentive program. Detroit area based position. Involves less than 20% travel.

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


Our client is a very prominent executive who is actively working daily in his office. Harper Associates is confidentially searching for a full time Registered Nurse (male) with rehab, home care and/or ER experience. The RN will be based in the Detroit area (home and office) but must be flexible to travel to Florida and New York City (via private aircraft) with the executive. Will work cooperatively with other medical support staff. This is a live-out position.

Candidates with ties to Michigan preferred.

This unique opportunity offers a great six figure package and benefits.

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



This Executive Assistant position requires a sophisticated, multi-tasking professional to support both the Executive’s business and personal domains. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate pleasant interpersonal skills, technical savvy, effective time management, and a strong work ethic.

General responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Maintain the Executive’s extensive calendar comprised of meetings, appointments, events, trips, etc. and keep contacts updated
Print and prepare documents for meetings, conference calls, and other daily obligations
Process correspondence: Receive calls and respond to emails and voicemails in a timely manner
Manage all aspects of travel: Private and commercial flights, ground transportation, accommodations, dining, etc.
Handle all banking (deposits, withdrawals, transfers) and bookkeeping (bill payments, incoming receivables, account reconciliations, expense reports)
Provide various expenditure analyses
Administer Philanthropic pledges/requests and contribution schedules
Review and update insurance coverage/policies
Keep and organize extensive filing system
Coordinate activity and communication with the Executive’s estate manager
Troubleshoot and solve basic computer, communication and administrative problems as they arise
Run errands and provide assistance for any family member requests

Required skills, experience, and attributes:
BA/BS degree preferred with at least 5 years of administrative experience, 3 years at the Executive level working for a Chairman, CEO or President
Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office applications, Quicken, smartphone capabilities, internet research
Competence in analyzing, discussing and booking private jet and charter program options
Comprehensive communication skills, both verbal and written
Able to take initiative, resolve challenges, evaluate alternative courses of action and make sound, time-sensitive decisions
Organize and proactively plan with attention to detail
Accessible on evenings and weekends as needed
Exhibit exceptional follow through and diligence
Present composed demeanor and objectivity under pressure with a positive attitude
Work independently and set priorities efficiently
Maintain sensitivity and confidentiality

This unique opportunity offers an excellent salary and benefit package, along with bonus potential and terrific perks! Our client prefers candidates already living in the metropolitan Detroit area and familiar with resources in the community.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@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).

Harper Associates

31000 Northwestern Hwy,

Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Phone. 248-932-1170

Fax. 888-737-8525





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