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Funds Trusts & Other Financial Vehicles

Foundation Date

2010

Funding Circle

London

Story

Funding Circle is one of the fastest growing startups in the world with a team in London, San Francisco, Berlin, Amsterdam and Madrid. 

More than £1bn has been lent to 17,000 UK businesses in the UK through the Funding Circle marketplace, and we’re doing it thanks to a unique working environment and an incredible team. 

Vision

Our growth over the last five years has positioned us at the forefront of the fintech revolution, we may work in the finance industry, but at our core we are a technology company that does finance. 

We need engineers who embrace the challenge of taking one of the world’s fastest growing companies and making them into one of the world’s biggest enterprises.

The only thing you have to lose is the feeling of missing out on joining an amazing company just as things are starting to get fun.

Our Mission

If you have the ambition to help revolutionise the outdated banking system and to help solve some of the biggest challenges our economy faces, we are the company for you.


Benefits

Bike to work scheme
Bike to work scheme
Dental care
Dental care
Eye care vouchers
Eye care vouchers
Free Breakfast
Free Breakfast
Fresh fruit delivered to the office
Fresh fruit delivered to the office
Gym allowance
Gym allowance
Heathcare
Heathcare
Life & Disability Assurance
Life & Disability Assurance
Social clubs
Social clubs

Company growth

Job Opportunities



Vacancy opened 27-02-2020
Location: London

Job purpose :

Did you know, Funding Circle has helped an estimated 77,000 businesses finance their growth?  We are one of the world’s leading platforms for business loans and our mission is to build a better financial world by connecting investors directly with small businesses - helping entrepreneurs to achieve their goals and investors' money work harder.

Your Mission
In order to help more small businesses with the funding they need to grow, we are working with a panel of lenders across the industry - both traditional and other FinTechs - allowing us to utilise a range of finance products depending on what is most suitable to the customer.  We are looking for an experienced German speaking Account Manager to join a new team in London, focused on building partnerships with a range of small business lenders in the German market.

What will you be doing?
As an Account Manager, you will play an integral role in this team’s growth.  You will prospect customers across a range of business profiles from new starts to larger established businesses, reaching out to individual business owners following a strategic contact strategy.  Managing the sales cycle from start to finish, you will consult with both customers, lenders on the panel, and internal stakeholders to deliver a smooth transition to funding through one of our partners products.

You will have a direct influence on the revenue generated for the business and we will provide you a unique opportunity to expand your skills to gain an understanding of a number of different lending products including unsecured and secured loans, asset finance, revolving credit facilities, business cash advance, business credit cards and in the future invoice finance and property. You will also develop their professional network and understanding within financial services and specifically the SME lending market. 

  • Engaging with & supporting small business owners in Germany from the point of initial enquiry OR warm handover from another team to drawdown of funding.
  • Responsible for your target & managing your high-volume, fast-paced ‘pipeline’; constantly presenting applications to a panel of lenders and working closely with them to provide a great service
  • Establishing instant rapport with your customers via telephone and email, cultivating successful relationships with customers
  • Building an understanding of the wider SME funding market to enable you to support small businesses in finding the optimal solution
  • Building your portfolio of successful borrowers, seeking opportunities to support them further as their business progresses
  • Seeking ways to improve and adapt operations as we go & sharing knowledge 

  • What will you bring to the role?
    It is important you are:

  • ESSENTIAL: spoken & written German to a fluent C2 level 
  • Have demonstrated experience & success in a sales role previously - ideally B2B experience, though we are interested in meeting a diverse range of people with different levels of experience
  • Motivated by success in numbers, and driven to achieve your monthly targets
  • Aware that a high level of activity is a key driver to success in sales
  • You easily connect with people and demonstrate natural interpersonal skills - including teamwork!
  • You know how to organise your day and week
  • Quick to learn, understand, and explain complex concepts and products
  • Flexible and prepared to try something different and adapt to change quickly
  • Excited by a fast-paced environment with the ability to ‘think smart’ and adapt quickly
  • If you have worked with a financial product, you will have an advantage (this is not an essential requirement) 

  • So why join us at Funding Circle?
    We are a dynamic, innovative FinTech, creating new solutions with the latest technology and advanced data analytics, whilst delivering a fantastic service to our customers. Our people are at the core of that success, and we believe in a culture that’s as open and collaborative as it is passionate and ambitious.

  • Walk into a team that champions our values; thinking smart, standing together, making it happen, be open and living the adventure
  • Competitive salary package, monthly performance based bonus with realistic targets
  • Excellent opportunities for career growth, we will support your goals 
  • Learn, grow and go further with your annual learning budget & our peer-to-peer learning network, FC Academy 
  • Free barista made coffee & subsidised lunch daily 
  • Monthly team & company wide socials/team bonding + weekly Friday socials
  • Private health insurance which includes 50% discount on Virgin Active + other cool stuff
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 

  • At Funding Circle, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better. 


    Learn more about what we do here

    Understand more about the platform and how we work

    Learn about the impact lending through Funding Circle is having on the global economy – video here & full report here

    Vacancy opened 27-02-2020
    Location: London

    Job purpose :

    Are you client-focused with a keen interest in developing your career in sales or customer service? Join our expanding team, to drive an exceptional customer experience and the growth of lending to small businesses across the UK.

    Did you know 56,000 UK businesses have financed their growth with a Funding Circle loan? We are the world’s leading marketplace for business loans and our mission is to improve the financial world by helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals. As we keep growing, we need you to help us scale even faster!

    Every single day, you will be speaking with our customers that have engaged with Funding Circle and are looking for our help. As a crucial part of the team, you carry the responsibility of handling inbound enquiries from borrowers, brokers or investors. As the first point of contact, your enthusiasm and Funding Circle knowledge will encourage them to continue to develop their relationship with us.  

    What will I be doing?

  • As the first point of contact, provide exceptional service to customers through quality interactions that improve their experience
  • Working towards goals as part of a motivated team 
  • Answer all inbound calls efficiently and effectively collecting key information 
  • Provide support to the team through inbound call management
  • Deliver a high level of accuracy to promote excellent internal and external relationships
  • Find opportunities to better support the team
  • Work with your peers to expertly handle the workload to a high standard
  • What will I bring to the role?

  • 6-24 months experience in customer service or sales is ideal for this junior role (however we are happy to consider applications from all experience levels!)
  • Some experience working in a phone based environment and an excellent phone manner
  • Able to connect easily with others and demonstrate natural interpersonal skills
  • Actively contribute to and enjoy being part of a team
  • Outstanding time management skills and proficiency at multitasking
  • Motivated by success in numbers, and driven to achieve your targets
  • Quick to learn, understand, and explain complex concepts and products
  • Excited by change and ability to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • So why join us at Funding Circle?

    We are a fast moving, innovative FinTech company, creating new solutions with the latest tech, data and fantastic service - our people are the core of that success, and we believe in a culture that’s as open and collaborative as it is passionate and ambitious.

  • Walk into a team that champions working smart, working together and living the adventure
  • Excellent opportunities for career growth and progression, we will support your goals 
  • We encourage everyone to learn, grow and go further with personal annual learning budget and our peer-to-peer learning at FC Academy 
  • Competitive salary package 
  • Funding Circle shares 
  • Free barista made coffee & subsidised lunch daily 
  • Monthly team & company wide socials/team bonding + weekly Friday drinks
  • Private health insurance includes 50% discount on Virgin Active + other cool stuff
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays



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    Vacancy opened 27-02-2020
    Location: London

    Job purpose :

    Did you know, Funding Circle has helped an estimated 77,000 businesses finance their growth?  We are one of the world’s leading platforms for business loans and our mission is to build a better financial world by connecting investors directly with small businesses - helping entrepreneurs to achieve their goals and investors' money work harder.

    Your Mission
    In order to help more small businesses with the funding they need to grow, we are working with a panel of lenders across the industry - both traditional and other FinTechs - allowing us to utilise a range of finance products depending on what is most suitable to the customer.  We are looking for an experienced Account Manager to join a fast-growing team focused on building partnerships with a range of small business lenders.


    What will you be doing?
    As an Account Manager, you will play an integral role in this team’s growth.  You will prospect customers across a range of business profiles from new starts to larger established businesses, reaching out to individual business owners following a strategic contact strategy.  Managing the sales cycle from start to finish, you will consult with both customers, lenders on the panel, and internal stakeholders to deliver a smooth transition to funding through one of our partners products.

    You will have a direct influence on the revenue generated for the business and we will provide you a unique opportunity to expand your skills to gain an understanding of a number of different lending products including unsecured and secured loans, asset finance, revolving credit facilities, business cash advance, business credit cards and in the future invoice finance and property. You will also develop their professional network and understanding within financial services and specifically the SME lending market. 

  • Engaging with & supporting small business owners from the point of initial enquiry OR warm handover from another team to drawdown of funding.
  • Responsible for your target & managing your high-volume, fast-paced ‘pipeline’; constantly presenting applications to a panel of lenders and working closely with them to provide a great service
  • Establishing instant rapport with your customers via telephone and email, cultivating successful relationships with customers
  • Building an understanding of the wider SME funding market to enable you to support small businesses in finding the optimal solution
  • Building your portfolio of successful borrowers, seeking opportunities to support them further as their business progresses
  • Seeking ways to improve and adapt operations as we go & sharing knowledge 

  • What will you bring to the role?
    It is important you are:

  • Motivated by success in numbers, and driven to achieve your monthly targets
  • Aware that a high level of activity is a key driver to success in sales
  • You easily connect with people and demonstrate natural interpersonal skills - including teamwork!
  • Have demonstrated experience & success in a sales role previously - ideally B2B experience, though we are interested in meeting a diverse range of people with different levels of experience
  • You know how to organise your day and week
  • Quick to learn, understand, and explain complex concepts and products
  • Flexible and prepared to try something different and adapt to change quickly
  • Excited by a fast-paced environment with the ability to ‘think smart’ and adapt quickly
  • If you have worked with a financial product, you will have an advantage (this is not an essential requirement) 

  • So why join us at Funding Circle?
    We are a dynamic, innovative FinTech, creating new solutions with the latest technology and advanced data analytics, whilst delivering a fantastic service to our customers. Our people are at the core of that success, and we believe in a culture that’s as open and collaborative as it is passionate and ambitious.

  • Walk into a team that champions our values; thinking smart, standing together, making it happen, be open and living the adventure
  • Competitive salary package, monthly performance based bonus with realistic targets
  • Excellent opportunities for career growth, we will support your goals 
  • Learn, grow and go further with your annual learning budget & our peer-to-peer learning network, FC Academy 
  • Free barista made coffee & subsidised lunch daily 
  • Monthly team & company wide socials/team bonding + weekly Friday socials
  • Private health insurance which includes 50% discount on Virgin Active + other cool stuff
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
  • At Funding Circle, we celebrate and support the differences that make you, you. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We truly believe that diversity makes us better. 



    Learn more about what we do here

    Understand more about the platform and how we work

    Learn about the impact lending through Funding Circle is having on the global economy – video here & full report here

    Vacancy opened 26-02-2020
    Location: London

    Job purpose :


    Marketing Designer

     

    Did you know Funding Circle has a hugely positive impact on the economy – we have created over 115,000 jobs and contributed over £6.5 Billion to the Economy? We have a huge moral impact and do it while having fun. Funding Circle is the leading provider of Loans for small to medium sized Businesses.

     

    We match investors with money to lend with business looking to fund their next step.

     

    We are looking for a Marketing Designer to join our growing team, with a focus on supporting our marketing and communications. The right person will be passionate about designing for effective communication and comfortable switching between print, web and email design. 

     

    Responsibilities:

     

  • Be part of the Design team in London, reporting to the Lead Marketing Designer.
  • Lot of stakeholder conversations
  • Working closely with the UK marketing team across Direct Mail, CRM, Social, Brand and Communications.
  • Be confident conveying design thinking to non-designers and translating problems and requirements.
  • Work on both digital and print projects.
  • Influence creative direction for marketing campaigns and be involved in maintaining brand guidelines.
  •  

    You will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience and are able to demonstrate:

     

  • A great understanding of typography, composition and grid systems.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.
  • A strong portfolio of effective design and can talk us through your process.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates your ability to produce effective marketing and communication materials.
  • Experience designing for a mix of print and digital media.
  • A firm knowledge of your chosen design tools. We like InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, AfterEffects and Sketch.
  • Experience or a strong interest in tracking the effectiveness of your work.
  •  

    Nice to have:

     

  • Interest in illustration so you can take part in evolving our library
  • Print ready artwork knowledge
  • Animation for GIFs or short animated infographics
  • An understanding of colour and image treatment
  •  

    Vacancy opened 26-02-2020
    Location: London

    Job purpose :

    We know that our people can do incredible things.  The purpose of this role is to help them unleash their potential.

    Through using blended learning solutions, we are seeking to deliver high impact learning solutions that enable our people to go further in their career and equip them with the skills that they need to thrive.

    The role:

  • You will be the internal expert on learning design by recommending the most effective solution for each learning activity.
  • You will manage the creation of all learning content including: e-learning, videos, learning guides and the creation of face to face training material.
  • You will design storyboards, prototypes and design look and feel for documents for stakeholders helping them maximise the impact of their content.
  • You will be able to research subject matter and recommend appropriate learning solutions.
  • You will identify new training topics in response to business needs.
  • You’ll ensure that the learning curriculum is relevant and aligned to Funding Circle’s business priorities, fit for purpose and cost effective.
  • You will have:

  • An experience of creating, writing and designing blended development material.
  • Created engaging learning activities and compelling course content using gamification, story and video that enhance the learning process.
  • The ability to write effective copy, instructional text, audio and video scripts.
  • An in-depth knowledge of learning theories.
  • A good understanding of the Instructional Design principles used to design online learning content.
  • Worked with People Team colleagues to identify training needs and provide appropriate solutions.
  • A collaborative approach to build strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Strong time management, planning, organisation and prioritisation skills and track budgets and resources.
  • Strong creative writing skills and a superb attention to detail.
  • A solution based mind-set, prepared to think around problems to find solutions.
  • Desired:

  • Knowledge of e-Learning systems (Litmos and LinkedIn Learning would be an advantage).
  • A background or working knowledge of compliance and financial services regulatory requirements.
  • An interest in different online learning solutions and a desire to stay up to date on the latest technologies.
  • A champion of new and innovative learning approaches.
  • The ability to work with teams across multiple geographies.
  • Location:

    You will be based in our central London office (Mansion House), with an option to work from home some of the week.

    Work pattern:

    This is a permanent role.  The role can be considered on a part time or job share basis.  Please speak to our TA partner about the working pattern that works best for you.

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