Business Development Manager

Title: Business Development Manager | FinTech | £25,000 + Bonus | West London

Industry: Sales

Role/Sector: Business development   |   Sales

Location: West London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £25,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

Our client is a FinTech company leading a new generation of business investment. They're moving away from traditional banking systems and focusing on connecting innovative businesses with likeminded investors.

They believe that finance needs to be fast, fair and flexible to meet today's demands. They are analternative solution to an out-of-date financial system, for private businesses and investors. They allow investors to choose their own investments and invest directly into fast growing, carefully selected businesses. 

Businesses choose us to raise funds but also build a network of private investors to help them grow. They provide great investment opportunities, ensuring businesses get access to funds at competitive rates and investors get generous returns on their investments tax-free via the Innovative Finance ISA.


Why this role

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a fast paced growing start up alternative finance company. The role will be both interesting and rewarding and will offer the right person a chance to work closely with some great established and exciting brands and businesses as well as providing them the opportunity to learn and develop within this new innovative finance sector.

What will I have to do?

As a Business Development Executive, you will be part of the Business Development team, working on new business applications. You will analyse their business plans, assess the viability of their business models and help manage their crowdfunding campaigns.

Daily activities are mainly:

  • Identifying and contacting (established) businesses and drafting and reviewing of business plans,
  • Evaluation of business models’ viability, market analysis and marketing activities to push the campaigns online.

Hours: 40 per week (09:00 – 18:00)

Salary: Depends On Experience but approx £25,000 + monthly bonus

Reports to: CEO

Right to work and reside in the UK: Essential

Key responsibilities

  • Working with the due diligence and risk team to assess the quality of the business.
  • Working alongside the business development team to contact new established businesses.
  • Researching and contacting potential businesses to raise funds
  • Reviewing of company business plans to advise on best funding type.
  • Working directly with businesses and supporting the business development team to help onboard and create fundraising campaigns on the platform.
  • Advising clients on the best crowdfunding strategy for their business.
  • Strategic planning and marketing for businesses and their campaigns.
  • Working closely with partners to manage inbound deal flow.
  • Administrating campaigns via the platform, on a day-to-day basis.
  • Conducting market research and generating insights to create content based on the peer to peer sector.
  • Essential experience and skills
  • Interest in digital technologies and finance.
  • Excellent in building and maintaining strong business relationships
  • Highly organised motivated and ambitious.
  • Looking for a quick progression career path.
  • Willingness to join a young but highly experienced team working, in a rapidly growing sector.
  • Both creative and analytical thinker.
  • Works well in high pressure environments.s
  • Good understanding of MS Office tools.
  • Good team player.
  • Interest in financial innovation and economics a bonus.
  • Happy to work in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment.


Educated to Degree level or above (2:1).

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