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Crowdcube Ltd

Crowdcube Ltd

Crowdcube Ltd

Crowdcube is the world’s first and leading online platform using equity crowdfunding to raise business finance for start-ups and expanding businesses by enabling a crowd of over 70,000 investors the ability to invest from as little as £10 into the UK’s most exciting, young businesses. The equity crowdfunding market grew over 550% last year!

Professional

Location:
London, United Kingdom

Posted:
25 Jun 2014

Deadline:
30 Oct 2014 (8 days days left)

Compensation details:

Great package available for the right person

Employer tags:
Industry:
Financial Services
Tech
Private Equity
Internet
Venture Capital
Corporate Finance
Digital
Esc Factor:
Entrepreneurial
Exciting Brand
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Head of Business Development

Bizdev genius and team leader needed for top Fintech startup out of our Soho office

London, United Kingdom

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:

Great package available for the right person

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Senior Level
Escape Factors:
Entrepreneurial
Exciting Brand
Function:
Business Development
Account Management
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Crowdcube requires an entrepreneurial and relationship-orientated business development leader to oversee a team of new business development managers based mainly in London. Acting as a company figurehead within the UK start-up community you will drive, inspire and coach your team to achieve strong market exposure and warm leads amongst hubs, incubators, accelerators and directly with start-ups. You will understand funding processes/considerations and therefore appreciate the advantageous nature of Crowdcube. Through an infectious personality and gravitas you will be acting as the senior evangelist for the company at tech conferences, meet-ups and events.

Experience:

 Essential:

  • Previous line management of a partnership, business development or client services team.
  • A strong understanding and direct experience of the entrepreneurial community in London and wider UK.
  • Great connections into the startup/early stage funding industry in and around London
  • Acted as a company spokesperson at industry events attended by 100+ delegates.

 Desirable:

  • Corporate finance and fundraising experience
  • Founded or worked within a start-up and understand the challenges/processes of fundraising.

 Personal skills required:  

  • Strong leadership experience based on empowerment and appropriate delegation.
  • Able to build effective relationships internally and externally, strong networking presence.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, presentation, listening skills)
  • Computer literate and able to deliver a technical overview of the Crowdcube platform.

 Education:

You’ll need to be educated to Degree level (min 2:1) or equivalent, ideally in a relevant subject.

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