Graduate Business Development - American Hrs

Harmonic Group Ltd
22000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
22 Dec 2021

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Human Resources
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date

Harmonic get great people and great organisations to work in tune together. And following a bumper start to 2021, we're looking for two talented people to help us expand our reach into exciting new markets in the USA. As an early joiner you will have a massive impact on the wider success of the US business and develop commercial skills around the development of the international brand.

As one of our intake of Community Analysts for Autumn/Winter 2021, the position offers you the opportunity to shape the future direction of one of London's most exciting start-ups. And to do this while working in one of the coolest, most creative workplaces right in the centre of the Stables Market, Camden Town, London. We have also recently opened an office in Manchester with plans to open a third office in the heart of Brixton.

About Harmonic:

Harmonic supply the finance, operations and legal professionals who make our clients brilliant. Focussing on filling roles ranging from Chief Financial Officers through to Operations Directors, we work with some of the most exciting organisations in Europe and the USA, ranging from ground-breaking technology start-ups and record labels through to major fashion labels, vegan food start-ups, leading furniture designers and media businesses.

Our values are at the core of what we do and following a challenging year for everyone in 2020 we have doubled down on our commitment to the wider community and commitment to giving our people the support they need inside and outside of the world of work. Harmonic are proud to sponsor one of London's leading mental health charities - GetAhead - and make sure that everyone gets the day off to attend their annual festival at Omeara in London Bridge! This is alongside support tools, coaching (taken by one of Europe's leading Executive coaches!) and access to counselling services.

The Role:

Community Analyst is the first rung on the Harmonic career development programme. The position is a broad introduction to recruitment and staffing, which focusses upon the development of business development skills (80% phone, 10% meetings, 10% marketing and events) and the building of a trusted community of candidates within a niche marketplace.

Daily and weekly targets will be used during your training so if you don't thrive in a competitive environment (albeit a super-friendly one!), then this probably isn't the role for you.We expect successful candidates to make promotion to SeniorCommunity Analyst between their fifth and eight months in the job.


  • Build a niche candidate community via phone and face-to-face business development (more Zoom heavy!)
  • Source information or 'leads' on urgent hiring opportunities for Harmonic to fill
  • Source candidates for live Harmonic vacancies
  • Take responsibility for the quality of the Harmonic CRM data
  • Manage and monitor social media channels
  • Write and co-ordinate the design of bespoke marketing materials for your marketplace
  • Create original content specific to your market for the Harmonic website

Work Environment and our Values:

Let's make no bones about it: we expect high standards. Harmonic Group is going places. And quickly. You should therefore expect to work long hours when needed, and not be too phased by the prospect of competition. Our working environment is supportive and empathetic, with advice and coaching on hand when needed outside of our regular review process. Above all, our three core values: Knowledge, Respect and Community aren't just there for PR purposes, they underpin everything we do internally as a business, as well as externally.

What we'll need to see throughout the recruitment process (essential):

  • Fantastic verbal and written communication skills
  • Good educational background
  • A competitive spirit
  • An appreciation and sharing of our values
  • Creativity
  • Strong, lateral thinking processes
  • Previous paid work experience (can be part-time or between terms)

Package & Benefits:

  • Basic salary of GBP22,000 (rising to GBP23,000 following probationary period)
  • Annual bonus (linked to display of values)
  • Unrivalled earning potential due to significantly higher salaries, higher fees and the fact the US start-up market is the world's largest (it is possible you could earn over GBP50k in Year 1 and close to GBP100k in Year 2)
  • 1 x company international weekend away (paid for by Harmonic!)
  • 1 x individually-targeted weekend away (New York or similar)
  • Free ticket to Getahead wellness and music festival
  • Funded home working set up
  • Opportunity to relocate to the US and be integral to growing our coverage from the initial Boston base (NYC and beyond fairly quickly is the plan)
  • Opportunity to travel to Boston and NYC to meet clients post pandemic

Working Hours:

At Harmonic we have recently introduced a four and a half day work week.

Monday - Thursday and a half day on Friday, truly making Friday, FRIYAY.

Standard working hours when working on the USA side of the business are 11.00am - 8pm Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 12.00pm - 9.30pm Wednesday with reduced hours on Fridays.

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In line with Harmonic's values of knowledge, community and respect we are creating a diverse work environment where all employees have equal opportunities.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, and everybody will be considered for roles regardless of race, religion, gender expression, disability, or sexual orientation.

We are rapidly growing and are looking to continue to build a culture where difference is valued.

Diversity connects us to our clients and the communities which we work within. We believe that diversity drives multiple points of view and helps us to be better.

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