Top 14 International Companies for Remote Jobs


Top 10 International Companies for Remote Jobs

Say you’re looking to work from home, or to enjoy the freedom to travel or move anywhere in the world without worrying about losing your job. A smart strategy is to tap into the global job market—better yet, target your job search to top international companies for remote jobs.

The annual FlexJobs list of 100 top companies with remote jobs includes some fantastic companies with remote international jobs, headquartered outside of the U.S., that hire people from around the globe.

Our overall list of top companies that hire remote workers is based on research culled from the thousands of jobs in the FlexJobs database. We’ve put together this list of great international companies from our top 100 ranking of employers that hired the most remote workers over the previous year.

Top 14 International Companies for Remote Jobs

1. Appen

Headquarters: Chatswood, Australia

Providing speech and language technology solutions since 1996, Appen serves a global clientele in more than 180 languages and dialects, with search, text, and speech technologies, including voice recognition and social media services.

Recent remote jobs:

  • Bilingual Linguist
  • Bilingual Translator


Headquarters: Beijing, China

A provider of English language learning services, VIPKID works to offer the American elementary school experience to students in China. Founded in 2013, VIPKID instructors work one-on-one with students from their home offices all over the world.

Recent remote jobs:

  • Online ESL Teacher
  • Online Teacher

3. Transcom

Headquarters: Stockholm, Uppland, Sweden

Transcom specializes in customer experiences. Its offerings include customer care, sales, technical support, and credit management services. Transcom serves more than 350 international brands in a variety of verticals, such as financial services, media, telecommunications, travel, and retail.

Recent remote jobs:

  • English Customer Service Representative
  • Technical Support Representative
  • French/English Bilingual Customer Service Agent

4. Cactus Communications

Headquarters: Mumbai, India

Cactus Communications offers solutions including writing and editing services for clients in the academic, pharmaceutical, and medical device sectors. With offices in the U.S. and across southeast Asia, Cactus Communications has processed more than 616,000 documents for clients in more than 160 countries.

Recent remote jobs:

  • Editor – Neuroscience and Neurology
  • Editor – Cardiology
  • Editor – Animal Sciences

5. Wipro

Headquarters: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Wipro is a global outsourcing, consulting, and information technology firm that offers remote international jobs. It provides clients in over 175 cities with unparalleled technology-driven business solutions. The company has received the “Best Managed IT Services” award and has been named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies.”

Recent remote jobs:

  • Senior Consultant, Marketing Cloud
  • Salesforce Technical Lead
  • MuleSoft Architect

6. BCD Travel

Headquarters: Utrecht, Netherlands

BCD Travel is a travel consultant company with operations in more than 110 countries. BCD Travel employs some 12,000 professionals who help individual travelers, procurement managers, and executives meet travel and leisure goals.

Recent remote jobs:

  • Customer Service Representative
  • International Travel Consultant
  • Corporate Travel Program Administrator

7. SAP

Headquarters: Walldorf, Germany

An enterprise application software company, SAP frequently hires for remote international jobs. The company specializes in business intelligence, analytics, sustainability, and innovation. Nearly 300,000 customers around the globe use SAP solutions to manage profits and grow sustainably.

Recent remote jobs:

  • Presales Technical Architect
  • Customer Success Customer Engagement Executive
  • Consultant, Payments and Financing

8. Pearson

Headquarters: London, England, United Kingdom

Pearson is a publicly traded international learning company offering an extensive range of content, tools, products, and services for educators and learners of all ages. The company works closely with teachers, students, authors, researchers, and thought leaders to create tools and services that improve education.

Recent remote jobs:

  • Higher Education Sales Representative
  • Middle School Science Teacher
  • Occupational Therapist

9. Philips

Headquarters: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

Philips is a global diversified company founded in 1891. It is a leading provider of acute care, home healthcare, oral healthcare, lighting applications, contemporary art, watches and jewelry, photographs, and energy-efficient lighting solutions for global markets.

Recent remote jobs:

  • Quality, Regulatory Compliance Audit Program Lead
  • Senior Field Marketing Manager
  • Post-Market Risk Team Lead

10. CLASS100

Headquarters: Beijing, China

CLASS100 offers customized teaching services used by over 100 schools in China. Its mission is to support students, families, and faculty in underserved and remote regions who may otherwise be unable to access or afford ESL services.

Recent remote jobs:

  • English Teacher
  • ESL Teacher

11. Sanofi

Headquarters: Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Sanofi is a life science and pharmaceutical company that specializes in a wide range of medical care, including human vaccines, rare and infectious diseases, oncology, immunity, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and cardiovascular responsibility.

Recent remote jobs:

  • Hematology Clinical Sales Specialist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative – Vaccines
  • Medical Science Liaison – Hemophilia

12. Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan

Takeda Pharmaceuticals is one of the world’s top biopharmaceutical companies, specializing in a broad range of healthcare-related research and development. Takeda’s work includes studies on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, central nervous system disorders, gastroenterology, and more.

Recent remote jobs:

  • Field Marketing Representative – Launch Team
  • Field Support Associate
  • Rare Disease Educator

13. NTT Group

Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan

NTT Group is one of the largest information and communications technology companies in the world. Its mission is to accelerate digital transformation for customers by providing high-quality, value-added services that enrich society in the realms of artificial intelligence, big data, and the Internet-of-Things (IoT).

Recent remote jobs:

  • IT Security Manager
  • Senior Experience Architect
  • Security Specialist Advisor

14. Hibu

Headquarters: Reading, United Kingdom

Hibu is a digital marketing and advertising company with clients across the United Kingdom, Spain, and the U.S. The more than 10,000 Hibu employees specialize in website development and management, SEO, print and digital directories, and social media campaign management, among other services.

Recent remote jobs:

  • Account Executive – Outside Sales
  • Account Executive
  • Account Representative

Finding a Remote International Job

FlexJobs has even more great flexible employers, located around the world and in the U.S. To find jobs by an international location, use our “Flexible Jobs by Location” page where you can find a list of countries with flexible job openings. And our work-from-anywhere job listings can lead you to positions that allow you work from whatever country you’re currently located.


Originally published March 16, 2016. Last updated February 20, 2017. 

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