Seedrs is the leading equity crowdfunding platform and the most active funder of private companies in the UK, with over £790M invested into campaigns and more than 950 deals funded. We allow all types of investors to invest as little or as much as they like in businesses they believe in and share in their success. And we allow ambitious businesses in all sectors to raise capital and build community through an efficient, online process.
Seedrs HQ is in London, with offices in Lisbon, Amsterdam and Berlin. We are backed by top-tier institutional investors and VCs, as well as over 2,500 of our own users. Seedrs is experiencing exceptional growth and are looking for superstars to join our team.
We have created a working environment which allows you to be yourself at work and be treated fairly, on the basis of your merits, abilities and potential. We recognise the benefits of having a diverse workforce and take steps to ensure that we endeavour to recruit from a wide pool of suitably qualified candidates. We live by core values, all of which operate to help us deliver company goals.
We are looking for an Account Manager to join our Investment Team, with strong experience managing a team to achieve results, improving processes, strong client & account management skills and pipeline forecasting skills.
Our Investment Team is the core operational/client facing team at Seedrs: we are responsible for taking care of entrepreneurs that raise funds with Seedrs throughout the investment journey, from pitch preparation & review and pre-launch planning, campaign launch and maximising the chances of success of the fundraise, due diligence and managing the terms of the investment. The team is growing and we are now looking for a senior hire to help manage the team.
What you’ll do:
The manager will report to the Chief Investment Officer and be a leader within the Investment Team.
The role will encompass 3 key functions:
People management: you will manage a team of investment associates/senior investment associates. You will be responsible for setting clear performance targets, tracking individual and team performance against targets, instiling a high standard and work ethic within the team and be an inspiring and supportive leader.
Account management: you will act as a role model for account management and upskill the team on best practice client service. You will need to be passionate about serving our clients and delivering outcomes for them. We manage clients through a long process at what can be a stressful time for their business: you will need to be able to build rapport under pressure and get buy-in from our clients on process and timeframes.
Pipeline management/forecasting: a key aspect of the this role will be to report on the investment team pipeline, keeping our reporting information up to date to ensure accurate forecasting. You will also need to proactively identify opportunities and lead initiatives to improve team & process efficiency, conversion rates, client success and timeframes - a key part of the role is to consider the scalability of the function.
What we’re looking for:
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