Salary: $75,000 – $85,000

Actual compensation within the range will be based on experience

We also offer quarterly variable compensation package (bonus) + benefits

About Specsavers


Specsavers is the largest privately owned optical and audiology group in the world. With budgeted revenues in 2020/21 in the region of £3bn, the business trades from more than 2,000 locations across 10 countries (UK, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Netherlands, Denmark, Finland, Australia and New Zealand). We believe that entering the Canadian market presents a fantastic opportunity for Specsavers to deliver its amazing customer care and value for money, as well as making a real difference to Canadian customers‘ lives.

Role summary

The Partnership Recruitment Specialist sits within the partnership recruitment team and is responsible for generating candidate leads for the Partnership Recruitment Team.


As Partnership Recruitment Specialist you will source and speak with optometrists and retail professionals, providing them with an expert overview of the Specsavers Brand and generating interest in ownership (Partnership) opportunities across the province(s) in Canada.



  • Identifying and agreeing key target lists for each partner vacancies in each province with each partner recruitment manager.
  • Researching and qualifying candidates against set criteria, for retail and optometry ownership roles (Partners) using industry and internal databases
  • Generating candidate interest by using a variety of methods (sample list but not exhaustive)
  1. Face to face, meeting with prospects in person, mapping our competitors.
  2. Telephone – calling cold and warm prospects.
  3. Email communications to generate leads for the partner recruitment team.
  4. Social media networking such as LinkedIn to build and nurture your optometry and retail networks.
  • Regular meeting with the partnership recruitment team to detail progress on lead generation, delivering on bespoke approach/plans for specific “hard to fill” locations.
  • Work with our recruitment marketing team to ensure we utilise the best channels to advertise our partnership opportunities.
  • Participate at optometry/opticianry events as required.
  • Work closely with the clinical and retail recruitment team in ensure that candidate information (optometrists and opticians) is exchanged between the teams for partnership, associate and employed positions.


The individual

Essential skills include:

  • Proven experience of generating leads in health and/or consumer products/retail industries
  • Excellent research skills and out of the box thinking
  • Resilient, target driven
  • Previous use of CRM/ATS technologies.
  • Self-motivated and uses initiative and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Influencing/Negotiation skills


Desirable but not essential skills include:

  • Experience in generating leads in a recruitment environment
  • Knowledge of optometry/optical environment

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