Austin International • Hamburg

Business Development & Recruitment

Employment type:  Full time


Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Job Description

Business Development & Recruitment

Who are we
From the outside we're a recruitment business but on the inside we're a whole lot more and we’re progressing at pace to become the leading challenger brand in every city we operate. We are more than 200 (and growing!) diverse and passionate people supporting IT / Pharma companies with recruiting top talent. We’ve had our best ever sales year in 2021 and have HUGE plans for 2022. Sounds exciting? Well, it definitely IS! 🙌🏼

Find out below why you should on this journey 👇🏼

Our Team
When we say diverse - we mean it. Everyone is welcome. We have early risers, night owls, Music lovers, DJs, foodies, yogis, dog people, cat people, singles, married and pretty much every other type of person, so no worries- you will fit right in! Here is a short video about our teams.

What makes us, us

Building Incredible Futures

Showing up for our cities

Making a real difference

Doing what hasn't been done

Loving what we do

Doing the right thing

What makes us stand out from the crowd

FLEX Appeal🤸🏽: We’ve placed 11th on Flexa Careers’ most flexible companies to work for, which officially makes us the MOST FLEXIBLE Recruitment Agency.

FLEX Away🏝: Unlimited holiday. Yes, you read that right.

TEAM & CULTURE: You will work alongside incredibly talented, highly motivated and high performing people who love what they do and love to have fun doing it.

BE YOU🧘🏼: Access to an impressive all encompassing wellness program that will make "self-care" easy to do.

Fast Career Growth📈:We’ve had people promoted after 3 months of joining us, so there is nothing stopping you- sky’s the limit!

Personal / Professional Development💡: We have an incredible L&D Team supporting you every step of the way in maximising your potential.

Uncapped Earning Potential🚀: With our Uncapped Commission Sky's the Limit!

Your Day to Day

🔸 You take full responsibility for your dedicated market and build "your business" from the ground up

🔸Recruiting & Headhunting. You actively and creatively search for candidates in your dedicated market via social media and job portals.

🔸 Lead Generation & New Business Development. You approach potential clients on the phone, via email or social media (Cold Acquisition).

🔸 Account Management. You work very closely with your clients to understand their staffing needs and find the most suitable candidates.

🔸 You are a Brand Ambassador and represent AF/AV and our services to new and/or existing clients.

🔸 Your daily routine will consist of communication at all levels - be it on the phone, contract negotiations, sourcing candidates or clients via social media.

What makes you stand out from the crowd

🔹 No prior recruiting/sales experience is necessary.

🔹 Motivation & Drive. A solid "WHY" for sales and the tasks as a recruitment consultant.

🔹 Growth Mindset. Resilience, a positive attitude towards challenges and feedback, as well as openness to learn new things characterise you

🔹 Relationship Builder. With your strong communication skills and adaptability, you approach people openly and are able to build sustainable relationships

🔹 Business acumen. You are ambitious and goal-oriented to grow your own business sustainably

🔹 Team player. You act in the interest of the team and contribute to a positive atmosphere with your personality

🔹 Required language skills. German (level C1 or higher) and English (B2 or higher)

We are always happy to hear from all potential candidates! Even if you do not think you fit the job description 100%, get in touch - we can find that out together on a short call😊

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – up to 26 weeks ordinary maternity leave and up to 26 weeks additional maternity leave, making a total of 52 weeks. (UK)
Enhanced paternity leave
Work from anywhere scheme
Unlimited annual leave
Teambuilding days
Work from home allowance
Mental health platform access
Health insurance
Compassionate leave
Life insurance
Share options
Employee assistance programme
Lunch and learns

We asked employees of Austin International how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done
Working at Austin International

Company employees


Office locations

London, Reading, San Diego, Austin, Dallas, Munich, Ba Wu, Hamburg, Berlin

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States
Awards & Achievements
Most flexible Recruitment & HR Tech companies – 2nd

Most flexible Recruitment & HR Tech companies – 2nd

Industry awards 2022