Community Development Lead

Posted: 1 week ago

Package: £18000 - £22000

Contract Type: Full Time

Location: London, London

(Basic salary of £18,000-22,000 with OTE of £38,000) 

 

What will you be responsible for? 

The FinTech Alliance are looking for a Community Development Lead to assist with new member acquisition and wider outward engagement. Your role will involve identifying sales leads, booking meetings, pitching to potential new companies, and closing deals. The ideal candidate would be incredibly motivated, able to learn quickly, have strong communication skills and be emotionally intelligent. Experience of the end to end sales process is essential, as well as of knowledge of the Financial Services industry. 

 

You’d be working for a growing and dynamic start up organisation that sits firmly within the UK FinTech ecosystem and have oppertunities to grow a team around you including on a global scale.

 

Accountabilities

  • Generate leads via LinkedIn, social media, introductions & networking
  • End to end sales process from booking meetings, all the way through to closing & on-boarding new companies
  • Liaising with Account management to on-board new companies
  • Consistently building and managing ever growing pipeline of new business
  • Consistently updating and managing CRM data, ensuring notes, tasks and relevant contact information is kept up to date at all times
  • Market mapping of various vertical markets relevant to industry, in UK and wider jurisdictions
  • Assisting management with ad-hoc tasks related to sales function
  • Attending networking events, including FTA events and wider FinTech events, continuously building your own personal network

 

Required skills

  • Experience of end to end sales process is essential
  • Strong communication & negotiation skills
  • Good understanding of the financial services industry
  • A positive attitude and self-motivation
  • The ability to work autonomously, as well as collaborating as part of a team
  • Experience using CRM systems
  • Strong commercial acumen - Able to tailor solutions based on the companies requirements, activities, and align them to internal activities

 

About the FinTech Alliance

FinTech Alliance is a multifaceted digital engagement platform that brings the global FinTech ecosystem together to explore, engage and inspire business. In partnership with the UK Government, it is the first- ever community-driven platform for the FinTech Industry, providing a fully inclusive environment to support FinTech growth and empower UK business with comprehensive information, services and intelligence. 

FinTech Alliance will craft global partnerships and build bridges to support international success - helping to attract international investment, FinTech firms and talent to the UK. It will also provide access to capital and market through an investment platform, as well as talent through a job portal. The combination of these aspects makes our community extremely unique and lucrative which is highlighted by our ever-growing membership of companies and individuals. 

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