Partnering to hire the best

With qualified CPG professionals in high demand, it can be challenging and time-consuming to attract and assess the right candidates for your organization.

O’Connell Group’s process, combined with our recruiters’ deep industry experience and market knowledge, give you the competitive edge to hire candidates who fit your company’s culture, meet your objectives and have the skills and experience to deliver success.

Get the best to say yes

It’s critical to understand your top candidates’ personal and professional motivations. What are their career goals? How can you bring them closer to achieving them? Do you offer a better opportunity with bigger challenges, more potential, and the chance to make a real impact?

Your goal is to make an exponential difference in your business over the long term by hiring the right people for your team, while avoiding the risk of a costly hiring mistake.

Your recruiter will:

  • Consult with and advise you on how best to accomplish your objectives
  • Develop an ideal candidate profile based on your needs and goals
  • Represent your organization professionally in the marketplace, and present your opportunity to the most qualified candidates, including those who may not be actively looking
  • Assess potential candidates on skill and fit and present only those whom you’ll want to hire and retain.
  • Partner with you and the candidate throughout the interview and hiring process

To get started on your search, we’ll listen carefully. Based on the profile and priority of the roles you seek to fill, we’ll work with you to select the right search option that fits your needs .


Retained Search. Engaged Search.
Contingency Search. Request a consultation.


We work on searches for professionals at all levels

From senior leadership to associate managers — with a focus on these key disciplines:

Consumer Marketing Recruitment

  • Marketing and Brand Management
  • General Management
  • Customer/Channel/Shopper Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Category Management
  • Integrated Marketing
  • Consulting

Insights & Analytics Recruitment

  • Consumer Insights
  • Shopper Insights
  • Qualitative/Quantitative
  • Primary/Secondary
  • Syndicated Data Applications
  • Advanced Analytics

Diverse Industries We Serve

  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Durables and Hard Goods
  • Retail
  • Digital/E-Commerce
  • Marketing Research Services
  • Financial Services
  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Foodservice/On Premise
  • Healthcare
  • Restaurant and Hospitality
  • Sports Marketing
  • Technology
  • Travel and Entertainment

Learn more about who we recruit.