Tom Donnelly

Primary Coverage: Retail
Secondary Coverage: Industry & Technology
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Phone number: +81-3-5577-4205

Tom is a Principal Consultant and covers the Technology and Sales & Marketing sector

My Expertise

As a seasoned recruiter with over a decade of experience, my expertise lies in conducting mid-career to executive-level searches. Throughout my career, I have honed my skills in identifying top talent and matching them with the right opportunities. I thrive in the fast-paced world of recruitment, leveraging my extensive network and industry knowledge to connect exceptional professionals with organizations that align with their goals and aspirations. From sourcing candidates to conducting interviews and negotiating offers, I am adept at every step of the recruitment process. With a keen eye for talent and a deep understanding of organizational needs, I have successfully contributed to the growth and success of numerous companies. I take pride in my ability to forge strong relationships with both candidates and clients, ensuring a seamless and mutually beneficial hiring experience.

Area of Focus

With over a decade of experience as a recruiter specializing in technology and sales and marketing, I possess the expertise to identify top talent and connect them with organizations seeking excellence in these dynamic fields. In technology, I excel at recognizing individuals with the technical skills and adaptability necessary to thrive in a rapidly evolving landscape, whether in software engineering, data science, or IT and DX-related roles.Also, with my specialized focus in recruiting for sales and marketing roles, I bring valuable expertise in the fashion and retail industry. I possess a deep understanding of the unique dynamics and demands of this sector, allowing me to identify exceptional professionals who possess the strategic thinking, persuasive communication, and creative skills required for success in fashion and retail sales and marketing. From fashion brand representatives to retail marketing managers, I have successfully connected talented individuals with organizations aiming to drive business growth, establish market presence, and effectively convey their brand image. I am dedicated to providing optimal recruitment solutions in this dynamic and competitive field.

My Background

Born and raised in Chicago, I embarked on a journey that has taken me across continents. After graduating from Northern Illinois University with a degree in sociology, I set my sights on exploring the world and found myself immersed in the vibrant culture of Japan for the past 17 years. Over the course of my time in Japan, I have honed my skills and expertise in the field of recruitment, dedicating 12 years to helping connect exceptional talent with opportunities in this diverse and dynamic country. Drawing from my multicultural experiences and understanding, I bring a unique perspective to my work as a recruiter, ensuring that I can effectively bridge the gap between candidates and organizations in the Japanese market.