Ethan Partners - Executive Search Associate


Ethan Partners is a leading global executive search firm, supporting top tier investors, media groups and high-growth Internet companies expanding globally by finding C-level and Executive talents to lead growth and take these businesses to the next level.

We are growing rapidly and currently looking for top performing individuals to join our amazing team in Lisbon – the no. 1 upcoming Start-Up city in Europe and also the host of Web Summit who in 2016 chose to move here from Dublin.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an international, ambitious, and entrepreneurial team. We are looking for well-spoken, outgoing, resilient, and smart individuals.


As an Executive Search Associate, you are responsible for the candidate relationship management, having ownership of your projects. This includes:
Managing end-to-end recruitment processes; search strategy and execution, interviewing, assessment and shortlisting of candidates
  • Leading communication and interaction with high-level executives
  • Working closely with client leads
  • Working with some of the most cutting-edge and innovative tech companies in the world
  • Growing and maintaining a large global network of entrepreneurs
  • Getting access to our existing database of research, pitch material and job descriptions and take an active role further developing this
  • Learning about a wide variety of industries, markets and positions


You are a driven and ambitious individual with a positive ‘can do’ attitude who enjoys stepping out of your comfort zone. Additionally, you fulfil the following requirements:
  • You have experience in recruitment (mininum 1 year - internships included)
  • You are structured, detail-oriented and a fast learner
  • You work well in teams as well as autonomously
  • You are results oriented and enjoy a challenge
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced and constantly changing environment
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You are comfortable and enjoy communicating with new people
  • You are fluent in English, written and spoken
  • You have a strong academic profile
  • You have a EU passport or work permit


Ethan Partners is a great place to learn from some of the most successful serial entrepreneurs in the world, about building Start-Ups and winning teams. With us you can:
  • Combine success and fun within a great company culture with people from all over the world
  • Join a highly ambitious international team in a dynamic and entrepreneurial growth environment
  • Learn what it takes to create a successful business
  • Get insight to the current trends within the global tech startup scene
  • Work with a highly motivated team of top performers
  • Develop your interpersonal skills and learn how to communicate with senior executives
  • Expand your global network
  • Expect great opportunities for career progression


If you would like to become part of Ethan Partners team then please click "Apply" or send your CV and a short motivation email to Lidia Marques at, with email subject: Ethan Lisbon. Interviews are conducted within 1-2 weeks of application submission.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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