#WeAreGreenKey: Spotlight on Tara Potter

Tara Potte - Executive Director, Green Key Pharma

Welcome to #WeAreGreenKey, where we shine a spotlight on the incredible people behind our powerhouse recruiting team.

Tara Potter is an Executive Director of Recruitment at Green Key Pharma. She joined the team in 2015 and has over a decade of experience recruiting talent for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. 

We asked Potter to share a bit about her recruiting journey, working at Green Key, and the pharma job search.

What inspired you to pursue a career in recruitment?

Out of college, I needed a job and didn’t know exactly what I wanted to do. So, I interviewed with a temp agency and they ended up hiring me to work in their office checking references, screening candidates, etc. It was thrilling to see candidates get so excited for a job offer. I fell in love with the idea that helping someone find a job is helping them change their life.

What sets Green Key apart from other recruiting firms?

Trust. Green Key gives their recruiters all the tools to succeed while letting us run our own day and book of business. This management approach allows each recruiter to play to their own strengths and develop meaningful relationships with candidates and clients. It’s the reason why we’re so great at what we do.

Where has Green Key Pharma provided service that is hard to match in an internal hiring team?

We have decades of extensive experience working in the pharma industry. Over the years, we’ve built and maintained relationships with top decision-makers in the pharmaceutical and biotech markets. As a result, we’re able to find and place talented candidates across the full range of pharma careers.

What are the next steps for candidates interested in expanding their pharma job search?

I encourage candidates to get in touch with my team by applying for a role. We have several open positions up on the Green Key jobs board. Candidates can search by keyword or choose Pharma from the practice area drop-down menu to browse all relevant openings.

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