Seedrs is the leading equity crowdfunding platform and the most active funder of private companies in the UK, with over £730M invested into campaigns and more than 900 deals funded. On one end 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. On the other, 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 6,500 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:

➮ Be entrepreneurial

➮ Think customer first

➮ Do the right thing

➮ We succeed as one team

We’re looking for an outstanding Portfolio Associate to act as Seedrs’ key point of contact for start up and growth businesses that have raised funds through our investment platform.

This varied, client facing position will play a core role in the continued success of Seedrs’ own business, and contribute to the success of the innovative and exciting companies in our portfolio.

The Portfolio Associate will ensure that portfolio companies experience an exceptional level of client service and that they engage in repeat rounds of financing through Seedrs, generating revenue.

Managing relationships with company Founders and CEOs at some of the fastest growing companies in the UK and Europe, you’ll act as their key representative within Seedrs, coordinating with a host of relevant departments to ensure we are providing them with the best support possible.

Candidates should be personable, professional and have the ability to manage multiple relationships and projects. They should be clear strategic thinkers, able to identify how Seedrs can best add value to portfolio companies, whilst capitalising on commercial opportunities for Seedrs.

This position will require diplomacy, negotiation skills, experience of account management and up-selling to a variety of clients.

What you’ll do:

  • Account manage and be the key point of contact for a growing portfolio of businesses that have raised on Seedrs.
  • Provide an exceptional level of client service to the businesses you manage.
  • Coordinate internal stakeholders to provide the best client support possible.
  • Provide education and guidance to assist portfolio companies with new rounds of fundraising on and off the Seedrs platform.
  • Work with funded businesses to ensure they are maximising the value that they can get from our partner network as part of the Seedrs Alumni Club.
  • Identify, ideate and develop new products and services we can provide our portfolio companies to improve their experience.
  • Help manage and develop the Seedrs Alumni Club, our community of funded companies to make raising on Seedrs a badge of honour.
  • Help monitor the performance and trajectory of funded companies through Entrepreneur Updates.
  • Collaborate to update secondary market eligibility of funded companies.

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience of working in or have knowledge of startups/accelerators/VCs.
  • Experience in providing excellent account management and/or sales.
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
  • Experience in meeting deadlines, managing expectations and consistently delivering quality.
  • Ability to understand and articulate 'value' to clients when offering a service.
  • Ability to work with and influence senior positions including Founders, CEOs and Senior Executives.
  • Proven communication skills both internally and externally, as well as with various stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen.
  • High standards, attention to detail, and a drive to continually learn and improve.
  • A genuine desire to help others and appreciation for entrepreneurship.
  • Proven ability to manage their own workload to meet and exceed KPI.

Salary and Benefits:

  • You'll be working for one of the hottest startups in Europe with a top notch team. We don't compromise when it comes to hiring.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Employee share options.
  • Money to invest through the platform.
  • 25 days annual leave and Flexi Fridays.
  • Buy and sell holiday benefit.
  • Subsidised Gym or ClassPass membership.
  • Access to our Healthcare Cash Plan programme.
  • Discounted Smarterly ISA account.
  • Professional development.
  • Lunch and learn sessions.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay.
  • Enhanced Pension package.
  • Company offsites and Team socials.
  • Cheese day.
  • Great offices with free fruit, coffee and Friday drinks!