Everyone talks about innovation today - we live and breathe innovation!

HYPE has been working with idea and innovation managers around the world on their innovation journey for over 20 years. Our customers include over 400 companies - from international corporations to hidden champions. Our software suite covers all aspects of innovation management, from idea management and partner scouting to trend and technology management. Our international team of over 160 employees implements customized solutions for our clients around the world. 

In the course of our steady growth and further international orientation of our company, you will strengthen our team at one of our locations in Bonn, Cologne, Eschborn, Frankfurt, Braunschweig, Helsinki, Boston, Manchester, Montreal and Lyon or even from home as

Sales Development Representative (f/m/d)

Are you interested in a good mix of sales and marketing in an exciting and fast-moving industry? Then let's get to know each other!


Your responsibilities:

  • Researching and analyzing contacts and leads to increase sales potential 

  • Carrying out outbound activities in close cooperation with the account executives, in addition to maintaining inbound leads 

  • Independently organizing appointments and product demonstrations with potential customers/interested parties for our sales team

  • Supporting the account executives in preparing materials for qualification meetings and product demonstrations

  • Maintaining and ensuring that data records in the CRM system (HubSpot, MS Dynamics) are up-to-date and ensuring the traceability of your activities and interactions with leads 

  • Tracking and reporting of key performance indicators on an OKR basis (e.g. lead conversion rate and number of opportunities generated)

Your profile:

  • Proven experience in the same or a similar role, whether in sales or marketing

  • Professional experience in inbound and outbound activities 

  • Strong organizational and planning skills as well as a hands-on mentality

  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing environments (high-speed job)

  • High degree of personal responsibility to drive the sale of potential customers

  • Technical affinity and enthusiasm for new technologies

  • Proven practical experience with CRM software (e.g. HubSpot, MS Dynamics) as well as MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Proficient in both written and spoken English; additional language skills are a plus


Shaping the future: Join us in supporting our clients, who are key players in the fast-paced global change towards digital transformation.

A good start: With intensive training from your team, you can quickly take on responsibility and work on engaging projects in a collaborative and team-oriented environment.

Work-life balance: Home office, special leave for special occasions, as well as a flexible working time model await you.

Continuous growth: Regular training and development opportunities - both professionally and personally – to help you grow. We are committed to nurturing your growth and will guide you towards exciting career advancements..

Team spirit: The marketing department is historically a close-knit group of professionals. Despite being spread across the globe and having radically different responsibilities, we support each other always and across teams – we thrive together, we strive together.

Company culture: HYPE has an inclusive and family-like culture, with an open-door policy that values employee development based on their strengths.

Our industry: Our job is to help organizations excel at innovation and transform towards a better tomorrow – That’s about as exciting as it gets!

HYPE Perks

Flexible work hours and remote work days
Learn & grow - we'll invest in you
We love families – work-life balance is key to us

What's next after you apply?


Step 1 - Interview

If your background is a match for the role, we'll set up a phone or video interview with 1-2 people. We want to get to know the real you, so be yourself and ask questions! We're happy to give you insights into your future role and HYPE Innovation as a company.


Step 2 - Meet the team

If you continue through the process, you’ll meet with a selection of key colleagues, get to speak to them about their experiences of working with HYPE and experience our culture. We want to make sure you have a solid basis for your decision to join the HYPE Innovation family.

Get in touch!

Send your cover letter and resume to jobs@hypeinnovation.com. Please put the job title in the subject line and include your salary expectations and when you are available to start. 

Yasmin and Vanessa from our HR department are your first point of contact.

HYPE InnovationCertified-OKT23-OKT24-CMYK

Trierer Str. 70-72

53115 Bonn / Germany



As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in recruitment, selection, compensation, or any other employment-related activity with respect to a person's race, color, nationality, religious belief or affiliation, sex, age, ethnic or national origin, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or activity or current or past disability.

Yasmin Rudersdorf
Head of People & Culture