Career Opportunities

getAbstract continues to expand its market leadership rapidly. We offer a large variety of exciting career opportunities in Switzerland and the United States in sales, technology and editorial (in English, German, Spanish and French).

getAbstract seeks to hire only the best. To be part of an exciting future, email your resume to jobs@getAbstract.com.

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To all prospective candidates: You will receive electronic confirmation that we have received your resume. If we determine that you are a potential fit for one of our openings, we will contact you. We appreciate your interest in getAbstract.


Sales Executive – UK London Based

About getAbstract

getAbstract’s mission is to find and expertly compress business knowledge and provide universal access to it, in a format that can be quickly and easily absorbed, allowing our customers to stay current, competitive and to become leaders who can make better decisions. Today, our solutions include a library of more than 10,000 business book summaries that more than 10 million subscribers use, including 33 percent of the Fortune 100 companies.

getAbstract was founded 15 years ago in Switzerland, and has been growing since then at an average per annum rate of 25%. Our average renewal rate is greater than 95%

We have offices in Lucerne and Miami. In the UK, we have a team of 4 representatives working from home offices.

A team of expert Learning Consultants and IT specialists offer support in the respective areas of expertise.

The Opportunity

As part of our expansion strategy, we are recruiting an energetic Sales Executive for the UK London region.

Highlights of the role are:

  • Identifying Target accounts, initiating Lead generation strategies
  • Selling getAbstract solutions to Senior execs, HR Directors, Talent Managers, Leadership development
  • Very generous Commission Plan which is unlimited provides great incentive

Ideally, the candidate will possess the following characteristics and capabilities

  • Global mind-set: As an international company, we place great importance on intercultural communication. You should be open-minded and enjoy working with people from different cultures.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills in English (native language).
  • Higher Education desired – minimum to B.A. or B.Sc. level.
  • Experience in the e-learning and training/HR/Leadership Development industry is an advantage.
  • Technical skills: Proficiency in using MS Office and MS Outlook, as well as a quick comprehension of new software applications.
  • Willingness to commit to continuous professional development.
  • Out-of-the-box thinking: We are looking for individuals who think for themselves and develop creative approaches to solving problems.
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration: You should have experience in working interdisciplinary (no silo mentality).
  • Discipline: Some administrative work will be required when dealing with clients on a daily basis. We use SalesForce as our CRM. Your skill set should therefore include self-motivation and organisational talent.
  • Experience in project management is a great plus.
  • The candidate should enjoy reading and learning. That’s our business!

getAbstract appreciates the following values: Passion, Purpose, Professionalism, Profit and Fun!

The overall goal is to pass on your enthusiasm about getAbstract to both clients and colleagues.

If you are interested in this opportunity in a successful and growing international company, please send your application to personal@getabstract.com.


China Marketing Manager by }getabstract

getAbstract summarizes business books, making our subscribers the best-read, most expert players on the business scene today. Our mission is to provide executives worldwide with the best in business knowledge. We deliver this knowledge in concise summaries of the latest, sharpest and most relevant books. Our summaries are available in English, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, French and Portuguese.

As China Marketing Manager your main tasks are to:
  • Analyse and discover business opportunities of compressed knowledge in Chinese market,develop customized strategy and integrate it into concrete plan.
  • Build a China Dream Team systematically according to empirical evaluation and business acumen. With assistance of a transformational leadership style, an efficiency and efficacy maximization are to be achieved both individually and collectively.
  • Coordination of all China-related topics in the company, e.g. editorial, technical, quality-related, cultural nature out of the getAbstract global headquarter in Luzern, Switzerland, to ensure both the efficiency of the products as well as high customer satisfaction.
  • Adaptation of Swiss quality in China, design original China specific products based on high quality standard.
  • Foster the relationship with our B2C as well as B2B Chinese readers and partners on the social platform and on project level and support other stake holders both in China and in the West that are dealing with Chinese issues (culture, language, friendship. etc.)
Your profile
  • Higher communication, management and/or economic education or equivalent studies. Diplom from top Chinese university and Swiss university, Master’s degree
  • Experience in a similar marketing-oriented function and/or as a project manager in an international environment
  • Generalist with a great sense of responsibility and quality awareness
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting
  • Confident and competent appearance, clear communication and assertiveness
  • Flair for interpersonal communication
  • Mother language Mandarin (spoken and written)
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Fluent knowledge of German
  • Experience and engagement in mass media and social media circles in China are of great advantage
Your prospects

At getAbstract, you find interesting work content and opportunities for personal development as well as attractive conditions of employment. We offer you the chance to shape the innovation- and quality-oriented world of compressed knowledge.

getAbstract seeks to hire only the best. To be part of an exciting future, email your resume to jobs@getAbstract.com.

We are looking forward to receive your application.