We are looking for an Equity Campaign Manager to join our team, to launch a mixture of Seed (£150k+) to Growth (£1M+) equity crowdfunding campaigns on the Crowdcube platform. The role can be based in our Exeter, London or Paris office.
Who we are:
As a leading European retail investment marketplace, Crowdcube raises finance for Europe's hottest high-growth businesses by giving investors the opportunity to back businesses they believe in. Having amassed an investor community of over 1 million people, which has funded over 1,000 businesses, Crowdcube was named the most active investor in private equity in 2020.
Crowdcube was inspired by an unshakable belief in entrepreneurs that dream big, push at the edges and want to make a difference. Our mission is to democratise investment, helping to fuel the next generation of business who want to leave a mark on the world.
Since founding in 2011, we’ve successfully funded over 1,000 campaigns with brands from across the globe, such as Monzo, Brewdog, Grind, Cowboy, Mintos and what3words.
What you will be doing:
As Equity Campaign Manager, you will use your project management, marketing and communication skills and your focus will be on developing excellent relationships with both external and internal stakeholders, to deliver strong results consistently.
You’ll work closely with all other departments including compliance, legal and marketing. To perform in this role you will need to be able to put yourself in the clients' shoes, to understand their brand and how they will navigate the crowdfunding process and achieve the best outcome for their business.
Day to day you will:
Pick up client relationship and remain key point of contact through the campaign process
Face to face and telephone meetings with key stakeholders
Project manage internally and externally to ensure key deadlines are not missed
Assist in finalising the sales process
Guide opportunities through the entire ECM funnel. Liaise between teams where necessary to ensure a smooth experience for the client and an efficient internal process.
Educate on requirements for successfully executing a large crowdfunding campaign
Analyse active pitch performance and develop optimisation strategies with entrepreneurs
Provide advice on effective PR strategy and work with PR team.
Keep systems and client information up to date before and during campaigns
Ideally you will be:
A self-starter who needs little guidance and takes ownership
Commercially focused and able to prioritise effectively to drive revenue and achieve targets
Experience speaking with C level executives, business founders and management teams, with a natural flair for building relationships
Hardworking and able to embrace the change that is constant in a fast-growth business
A curious and inquisitive person with a desire to learn and work outside one’s comfort zone
Well organised, a great communicator and have the ability to manage many client accounts at the same time
And you will have:
A passion for start-ups, entrepreneurship and alternative finance
Previous marketing agency, account management experience and/or fast-paced startup experience
Project management experience
Experience of working in a targeted environment
Excellent organisational, written and verbal communication skills
What we are offering:
We like to nurture talent and ensure members of our team develop and hone their skills through training, attending conferences and subscriptions to online courses. We’re passionate and hard-working, and we take care of our team: (Subject to location)
£30-40K DOE + up to 20% commission
Participation in the employee share option plan (subject to the prevailing company policy at the time)
25 days holiday + bank holidays + holiday for tenure
Pension Scheme at 4% matched (UK Residents Only)
Private Medical Scheme with AXA including dental and optical cash plans
Access to Plumm, a mental health platform
Life Assurance Scheme (4 x salary)
Access to Sunlight - a learning & development platform with a £1000 training and wellness budget per year
Cycle to Work Scheme
Weekly demos to show what we're working on, monthly team meetings
Company perks such as fruit, snacks, fitness classes and weekly office beers
Company outings and activities (previous fun included a trip to a gin distillery, karaoke, charity football match, Square Mile Relay, bowling and a day at River Cottage)
Our interview process typically consists of an initial phone screen, an interview with the hiring manager and a task, followed by a final interview with other members of the team. There aren't any trick questions and the task will typically be based on a real scenario the team have worked on.
Our policy is to employ the best-qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.
We are a flexible workplace. Cuber Choice enables Cubers and future Cubers to do their best work, in whatever way is best for them and the business. We commit to treating all employees equally, whether they are home or office-based. We do not reward presenteeism but focus on impact. Employees may choose a different work schedule to meet personal or family needs. This includes early finishes, late starts, selecting your own working hours, and you may also choose to split your time between home and office.