to hire

brightly is a boutique recruitment agency helping high growth start-ups hire the top talent to scale their business meaningfully. With a decade’s worth of recruitment expertise, we connect companies with people that can impact their scale, including demand generation, growth marketing, product management and HR

We foster genuine connections with clients and candidates alike that illuminate your values, your culture, and your growth potential.

Spark a connection with us and start your search today.

What we do

Brightly helps startups and scaleups recruit the right people at pivotal times in your business trajectory.

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How we do it

Discover our recruitment process and see how transparency is ingrained into every step.

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Who we are

It’s time to see the light — founder Sarah Brekelmans understands a brighter way to hire.

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“Sarah is amazing. She helped us fill 5 Boston-based Marketing positions in under 4 months in a historically tight labor market – an unheard of feat! For each search, Sarah quickly calibrated her criteria to bring forward remarkable candidates in record time. She’s super responsive, incredibly well connected, and uber good at what she does; I can’t recommend Sarah highly enough.”

Lou Jordano – CMO, Everseen

“Working with Sarah has been an absolute pleasure. She really took the time to understand our business and the type of candidate we were looking for. We received high quality candidates very quickly and Sarah was fantastic at helping us with interviews and follows up. I would recommend Sarah to anyone!”

Mark Fasken – Co-Founder & COO, Irwin

“We had a really positive experience partnering with Sarah on our Head of Marketing search. I found her to be thoughtful, collaborative/adaptive to how I wanted to assess candidates for fit and I appreciated how she stayed engaged with candidates throughout to help move the process forward.”

Joshua Liu – CEO, SeamlessMD