Whether you’re looking to land that unicorn candidate, build your team quickly, or navigate career options, we’ve got you covered. And with our extensive recruitment network and industry insights, we’re committed to delivering satisfying results every time. We are your recruitment and talent acquisition partner.
At Salmela, we understand the importance of finding the right people to help your organization thrive. With our personalized and comprehensive approach, we take the time to understand your unique story and hiring needs, ensuring that you find the perfect fit.
Through our personalized approach, we take the time to understand the individual stories of our clients and candidates, and tailor our solutions to their specific needs and aspirations. This ensures that we deliver top-notch results that help them achieve their goals and stand the test of time. Our candidates stay an average in 4.5 years in a high turnover environment.
At Salmela, we use our extensive industry knowledge and expertise to bridge the gap between the most talented individuals and the most innovative companies in advertising, PR, healthcare, life sciences, wellness, and digital health.
Because we believe when expert recruiters lead the search, exceptional candidates find exceptional companies.
of engaged search projects completed in 3-8 weeks
higher contingency rate than industry average
of engaged search projects completed in 12 weeks
Yes, we get results on 100% of the projects we take on.
We frequently place our candidates in the following industry titles:
When you work with Salmela, you can be rest assured that you are partnering with a recruiting agency that is as passionate about your success as you are. Let us help you find the talent you need to stay on top.
Find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about our services, process, and specialties. If you have additional questions or want to learn more, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.
Unlike other recruiting agencies, Salmela specializes in advertising, PR, healthcare, life sciences, wellness & digital health sectors. We place C-Suite, functional leadership, director and manager levels.
Salmela places strategy, marketing, advertising, account, sales, and communications professionals.
Salmela has a personalized process that matches candidates to the culture, values, and goals of your company.
Salmela has a vast network of industry professionals and uses a targeted approach to reach passive candidates.
Salmela's approach is rooted in honesty, integrity, and personalized service, delivering exceptional results and talent.
Ciera is a born-and-raised Duluthian who recently graduated from Point Park University in Pittsburgh. When she isn’t designing the Salmela website or sending emails, she doubles as an actress! With over 15 years of acting experience, Ciera brings her creative artistry and understanding of people to her work at Salmela.
Madison is a marketing maven with a mastery of magnificent messaging. She brightens every room with her positive attitude and joins Salmela to explore the digital corners on every search. If you’re having a first conversation with one of us, Madison is probably the reason why!
Ryan is an Emmy-award winning news producer with a strong history in the performing arts. Funny and outgoing, he’ll meet you with a journalist’s curiosity and actor’s joie de vivre.
Meghan brings her previous advertising agency experience to Salmela. She is a natural-born conversationalist and delights in every interaction with candidates and clients alike. Meghan can find something in common or a shared interest with just about anyone. (No really, it’s AMAZING.) She is also a foodie, loves cooking, and is always looking for the next opportunity to try an adventurous recipe.
Kate joins Salmela after a decade of non-profit arts leadership, where she shared her passion for building community, education, inclusiveness, and arts access. Her superpower is helping professionals identify their strengths and set them on a course for greater success. After work, she can be found reading Shakespeare, doing yoga, or prepping the next generation of theatre stars for college.
Cory spends his day advising senior leaders on talent acquisition strategy. He is happiest on his bike, skis, or helping his daughters rehearse lines. He began his career as a National Team Coach for the U.S. Ski Biathlon Team, followed by experience in pharma sales. In 2005, he founded Salmela. Today, Salmela places leaders across the healthcare industry. Salmela is the go-to vendor across marcomm disciplines in healthcare and beyond.
Chief Financial Officer, Olympian, and Health Coach, what can’t she do? When Kara is not managing the Salmela Financials, she spends her days educating and supporting people as a health coach. If that wasn’t cool enough, she also competed as an American biathlete at the 1998 and 2002 Winter Olympics.
Megan focuses on individual career wellness and team development for the healthcare advertising industry. As a natural networker, and with a career background in health/wellness and international corporate project management, Megan has the experience necessary to understand your needs. She enjoys being outside with her family, volunteering in the community, trail running and practicing yoga.
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