Head of Business Recruiting

Our Recruiting Team is growing, and we are looking for a Head of Business Recruiting who will oversee the recruiting organization responsible for all non-technical areas of the company.  This includes Sales, Marketing, Finance, Customer Service, Content, Supply and our very own People team.

GetYourGuide has grown quickly over the last several years and your leadership will help ensure we continue to grow and develop. This position reports directly to the Director of Recruiting.  You will be the point person on understanding the business needs from a recruiting standpoint, developing a seamless and scalable recruiting process, and building a strategy to attract people from around the world to GetYourGuide.


  • Own  the recruiting strategy for the Business Recruiting Team by ensuring we achieve our hiring plan
  • Manage and coach a growing team of Business Recruiters
  • Manage a matrixed organization within TA, but also cross functional teams
  • Use data to provide insightful reporting about our progress, and identify opportunities to maximize efficiency
  • Further develop our world-class candidate and client experience
  • Build upon our candidate evaluation process to ensure we hire long-term, excellent matches for GYG
  • Be an ambassador for our culture
  • Identify tools and services the recruiters can use to streamline their workflows
  • Ensure our compliance with GDPR requirements

Your Profile

  • Strong passion for recruiting in business areas
  • 7-10 years experience in recruiting, with previous exposure to business recruitment
  • 3+ years experience as a manager, coach, and mentor of a recruiting team
  • Proven track record of hiring talents in a highly competitive environment
  • Experience scaling in a high growth environment  
  • Strong people management skills to coach and nurture the team through a growth period
  • Good understanding of recruiting metrics
  • Very knowledgeable of tools and recruiting services
  • Up-to-date on industry trends and expertise on where and how to find great talent

Nice to have

  • Good understanding of GDPR requirements
  • Solid network of talents within the business areas

More reasons to join us

  • Several fitness perks including yoga and Urban Sports Club
  • Free breakfast, German lessons and fun Fridays with Pizza and Beer
  • Own your development: participate in GYG Academy, a training curriculum designed to promote professional and personal growth
  • Virtual stock options that make you an integral part of the company’s growth and success
  • Work alongside an international team of more than 55 nationalities
  • GetYourGuide Vouchers... to experience our products for yourself
  • GetYourGuide events as Summer Summits, regular Team events, Christmas & Summer Party

Do you have the skills for the job, the enthusiasm about our vision and fit our culture? We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Check out life at GetYourGuide on our blog inside.getyourguide.com to see what happens behind the scenes. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us via jobs@getyourguide.com


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Thanks for applying to our Head of Business Recruiting position and welcome to the GetYourGuide Talent Pool!

We will review your application and get back to you no later than Tuesday, July 31st.