What Our Clients Say


Associates International carried out a search for a group of specialised journalists for us in Germany and helped us build a first-class team which matched our requirements with remarkable precision. The service was excellent in every regard. Targeting of potential candidates was carried out with a deep understanding of our search criteria. As a result, no interview time was wasted and we saw only people who matched up to the definition of each of the different roles. Patrick spared no energy in tracking down talent and the main part of the recruitment process – particularly for the top jobs – was completed with considerable speed. In many years of experience of media recruitment, I have never dealt with a headhunting firm which has delivered so efficiently.
Mark Wood
Managing Director, Reuters Content Partners
In 2006 Discovery Networks Europe entrusted Patrick McKitrick and Associates International with the recruitment of the entire management team of our new free-to-air TV station DMAX. Associates succeeded in finding an excellent team of superb managers for the station. In an extremely competitive marketplace, they found us highly-motivated sales and marketing professionals. Patrick and his Associates were instrumental in ensuring the great success of DMAX, Discovery Networks’ worldwide first free-to-air TV station. Our collaboration was faultless, was extremely productive and was enjoyable too! I am very happy to recommend Patrick and Associates for recruiting top managers in the media business.
Magnus Kastner
Managing Director, Discovery Networks Germany
MTV Networks GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, worked closely and successfully with the firm Associates International. We entrusted Patrick McKitrick with the task of recruiting sales staff, which involved not only external sales executives, but also personnel in the area of Sales Controlling, Traffic and Administration. Patrick and his Associates worked rapidly and efficiently in finding us first class, highly professional employees, who fitted into our existing sales team perfectly. Due to the very good experience we have had with them, we are happy to recommend the services of Associates International.
Jörg Köppen
Management Board, Sales & Online, MTV Germany
For seven months CNBC used the services of another renowned executive search firm, but without success. Then Patrick McKitrick and Associates were able to find us an excellent and highly experienced Director of Sales for our German operation. I have no hesitation in recommending Associates International.
Toni McHugh
Vice President, European Director Global Advertising Sales, CNBC