Date Posted: 2019-05-03 | Date Modified: 2019-04-03 | Expires: 2019-06-02

UK & Ireland country manager (UK remote)

Job Description

As the UK and Ireland Country Manager, you will be responsible for leading our client's growth and expansion into the UK and Irish markets. You will work closely with the senior management team - especially the CEO, and will manage a team of business developers and a marketing executive. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to grow this team further as our business takes off in this new market. Your tasks will include all aspects of scaling the company in the UK and Ireland and managing our local activity, from continual market analysis to competitor intelligence, from sales to operations, from team management to customer support. This is a unique role that requires rigour, creativity, analytics, intellectual curiosity, hustle - and an entrepreneurial streak.
Sounds like you? If you think you have what it takes, we want to hear from you.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE...
● Grow user base in the UK and Ireland across our products (for individuals and professionals)
● Manage team of business developers and marketing executive to increase our commercial partnerships and brand visibility in the UK and Irish markets, specifically targeting the student sector
● Identify business development and partnership opportunities with partners
● Manage full-cycle sales process from lead generation to conversion to account management
● Manage local marketing, PR, and social media initiatives
● Manage product adaptation, and coordinate with product/ tech team to communicate and deliver process/ product needs
● Conduct regular data-based reporting to senior management team

Requirements

WHAT YOU WILL BRING...
● A strong degree from a top university
● At least three years of experience in a startup or corporate environment - preferably in a business development or growth role
● Excellent knowledge of the UK student market
● Strong leadership skills and ability to motivate team, but also a team player
● Ability to make data-driven decisions with sound business judgement
● Extremely well-organised, detail-oriented, rigorous
● Creative problem-solving using an analytical mindset and intellectual curiosity
● Proactive self-starter that can take initiative and seizes any challenge, no matter how big or small
● Ability to multitask, adapt to varying challenges, and to work under pressure
● Commitment to our core mission and the drive to help achieve it
● The desire to learn outside of a classroom and your comfort zone
● Excellent communication skills
● Native or fluent in English (spoken and written) - though if you could tell us what you did le weekend dernier that would be the icing on the cake

WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE...
● Exposure to the core workings at a fast growing start-up, and the chance to shape the strategic direction of the company from the ground up
● The rare opportunity to transform the world around you, breaking decades-old payments habits, and truly introducing change
● The opportunity to make a real impact on the company’s growth and evolution in the UK and Irish markets
● Solid training at our office in Paris, and possibility of regular travel to our offices
● Sharp, motivated colleagues with a strong sense of team spirit
● The freedom needed to experiment, make mistakes, analyse, learn, and then to experiment some more
● Flexible working environment

Benefits

Start date: immediate
Compensation: according to experience
Contract type: full-time freelance contract

Skills

Acquisition Sales BU Management

Language Requirements

English

Education Degree

Master's Degree

Visa Support

No

Accepting only candidates from:

United Kingdom
Email Job

Job Criteria

Job Type

Work From Home

Industries

#Business

Job Location

United Kingdom - London

Functions

Management

Salary

Negotiable

Companies will apply to you too

Fill in your resume and companies will send you invitations to apply on their jobs and we will notify you directly on your email box.