Qualified Talent Doesn’t Cut It Anymore Do You Have the Top 1% Software Sales Talent on Your Team?

“If the software is good – the product will sell itself.” This sentiment has disintegrated and opened up to new and innovative ways companies communicate with their customers.

Cutting-edge tech companies recognize that high-powered salespeople are a crucial part of the digital revolution – and “qualified candidates” simply aren’t going to cut it anymore.

Building and retaining a team of elite sales professionals that know how to sell software and have the track record to prove it isn’t an easy task because the rockstars you really want aren’t actively looking for jobs.

We’ve been placing high performing sales talent for over 30 years and remain within 1-degree of separation between the true software sales superstars that will generate revenue, grow your customer base and drive tremendous value.

We are true market masters at placing top tier sales talent with the new breed of entrepreneurs and booming tech giants. We take pride in facilitating growth and helping to shape tomorrow’s landscape of technology companies.

Everything we do is viewed through the lens of being a long-term partner in your success – that’s our commitment to our clients.

Let’s book a 30 minute phone call to talk about your:

  • Biggest sales hiring challenges
  • Revenue goals and how to achieve them
  • Special expertise you need to thrive

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Top companies we’ve worked with

Cannex
Clearfit
Logibec
Lookbook
Medgate
Microdia
Retalon
Shopify
Veriday
Videsktop

“I’m thrilled with this hire. Life or death may be a bit harsh, but sometimes it feels that way, because it [VP, Sales] was a critical, critical hire. We absolutely had to get it right and I feel like we have. More so than just getting the job done – Martyn was a pleasure to work with.”

– Jamie Schneiderman, CEO Clearfit

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Martyn and his firm are awesome at hiring salespeople and sales leaders. He pretty much staffed up our entire sales team at Eloqua.

We benchmarked him against the best, even local recruiting firms and we found that Martyn could bring on better people, with less yield loss, from Toronto.

Mark Organ
Mark Organ
CEO, Influitive

You can spend weeks, even months, in search of the right candidate. Or you can work with someone that knows where to look and save yourself the headache. I gave Martyn Bassett a job description and watched him repeatedly deliver on that from within the sales talent pool.

Keith Nealon
Keith Nealon
CEO, Vyze

Innovation is the key to success, which is why I trusted Martyn to build the product management team that’s pioneering our next generation of software. These were strategic, technical roles and – as usual – Martyn’s team delivered nothing less than the ideal candidate.

John McAuliffe
John McAuliffe
President, Leonardo

We drew up a very specific wishlist for our Business Development Executive – which included experience in managed and professional services, consistent over-performance and experience as a consultant – before we retained Martyn. We had no guarantee that candidate was on the market but Martyn’s team produced several that ticked all the boxes and one that exceeded our expectations.

Steven Graham
Steven Graham
Managing Director, Computer Aid

Martyn has access to a seemingly limitless number of talented sales leaders and he is sure to understand business needs and present only fully vetted candidates. I wholly recommend him for anyone – candidate or hiring manager – looking to find the right home for talented sales leaders.

Chris French
Chris French
VP Enterprise – Eastern Region, Globoforce

Having gone through interviews and job negotiations many times on my own before, I have to say that being presented by a recruiter this time made the process so much smoother. I’m sure that myself and my employer are both happier with the outcome as a result of working with Martyn Bassett Associates through the process.

Eric Bradnam
Eric Bradnam
Solutions Architect – Channel Sales, Dundas Data Visualization

Martyn’s ability to bring talent to you is a benefit in and of itself, but what truly impressed me is his understanding of what you need and what you don’t need and having the conversation about it.

I looked at Martyn as more than the guy bringing talent to me – I looked to him for advice throughout the process.

Jamie Schneiderman
Jamie Schneiderman
CEO, Clearfit

A company is only as successful as its talented people, which is why we turned to Martyn to find us the right people, for the right roles, at critical points in Leonardo’s growth.

Having top talent in place has helped the company’s transformation from a small media production company to a digital technology company serving the global hospitality industry. The quality of talent that Martyn has brought us is unmatched.

Paolo Boni
Paolo Boni
CEO, Leonardo

It’s a tricky thing to find the right people based in Toronto who can go and sell to distant markets and how to sell in a SaaS world with the right language skills – you can imagine it’s like finding a needle in a haystack and Martyn came up with great candidates that we used to fill a number of roles.

Greg Durand
Greg Durand
VP, Global Sales, Cority