Business Development Manager

Join a truly amazing team, revolutionising the world of investing!

At Wealthify, we’re changing the way people save and invest.  You can sign up and invest through our app or online service and start expecting more from your money. Our promise is simple: straightforward effortless investing from as little as £1 with low fees.

We’ve recently partnered with Aviva, and whilst remaining independent, Wealthify is now being offered to their millions of UK customers.

Although predominantly a D2C proposition, we have a sophisticated suite of APIs and white label capabilities and are looking to expand our customer acquisition through partnership opportunities.

 

The role
This opportunity is to lead the company’s business development activity. This will involve identifying and targeting partnership opportunities including, but not limited to: Banks and building societies, workplace opportunities, IFAs and Fintech companies. It’s a pivotal role for Wealthify as we seek to leverage our existing pipeline of opportunities and open more doors.

The role will involve a good amount of travelling and remote working. We will consider candidates not based in South Wales, though you will need to spend time with the team in Cardiff.

You should be able to work 37.5 hours per week, on a flexible basis. The role may require you to work long days occasionally when travelling to visit partners and occasionally overseas.

 

Things you’ll be working on 
Core duties will include:

  • Helping to shape a business development strategy to acquire clients efficiently and in a scalable way.
  • Researching potential clients, setting up meetings with decision makers, plan the approach, prepare presentations and handle objections.
  • Targeting and winning profitable partnerships in the UK that bring more retail clients to Wealthify.
  • Tender preparation
  • Negotiating commercial and legal terms
  • Account managing current partnerships and developing business volumes
  • Internal reporting on performance of partnerships
  • Working to develop opportunities within our shareholder Aviva.
  • Ensuring compliance and security procedures are followed
  • In the future, recruiting and training additional team members (as necessary)

Optionally the role could include leading on our international expansion by researching and developing overseas market opportunities.

 

Things you’ll need
We want to make sure you are set for success and this job is right for you. Therefore, it’s important to highlight that you’ll be working in a small team, and the desire to aim high, work hard, communicate effectively and have fun along the way are absolutely essential. You should also be able to confidently:

  • Communicate, influence and negotiate at a senior level
  • Build relationships with partners and prospects
  • Identify, lead and manage groups of stakeholders
  • Present clearly
  • Use social media channels, such as LinkedIn and Twitter, for business development opportunities.

 

What will make you stand out?

  • An existing network of contacts
  • Experience or qualifications working in the investment industry

 

What qualifications or skills will I need?

  • Minimum of 3 A-Levels (or equivalent)
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a marketing or business development role
  • Sound knowledge of the UK financial services market

That’s our minimum requirement, if you want to stand out, tell us what you’ve got! Experience in a similar role or extra qualifications are always a bonus 😊

 

What you get

  • £60,000 - £75,000, commensurate with experience
  • Performance based bonuses, which will be a mixture of cash and options in Wealthify
  • 28 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)

 

And there’s more!

  • You’ll get to work in one of the hottest fintech companies
  • Brand new offices with free gym, games room (and a ping pong league!)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Income Protection insurance
  • Death in Service (3x Salary)
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Great company socials organized by our very own Ministry of Fun

 

This is a great chance to join a dynamic, fun and friendly company that’s really going places. If you would like to be considered for the role, please send a copy of your C.V. to jobs@wealthify.com