Business Developer- Toronto Desk
Business Developer- Toronto Desk
SALES BUSINESS DEVELOPER
Ebury is a FinTech success story, positioned among the fastest-growing international companies in its sector. Headquartered in London & with offices across Europe, we empower businesses that want to trade and transact internationally. We drive innovation through technology, providing businesses with the tools they need to manage their international trade and support their growth, including import lending, currency and risk products, and payment and collection facilities.
The talent of our 600+ multicultural driven staff, combined with our cutting edge technology, tailored product range, and exceptional customer service has enabled us to double in size year after year. Today we have 16 offices globally, with exciting plans to double our workforce in 2018.
Join as a Business Developer where you will gain extensive knowledge from industries leading professionals. Throughout your career, you will be supported through our world-class Ebury Academy, where you will learn about macroeconomics, Foreign Exchange, Trade Finance and other financial products, incorporating this knowledge into your sales techniques. Those who excel in what is a highly meritocratic and fast-paced environment, will be rewarded and may, for truly outstanding performance, receive equity within 4 years. Even through our tremendous growth, we maintain a vibrant and enjoyable company culture. Your personal development is our business. You are our leaders of tomorrow!
You will create, manage and develop new business client opportunities, from cold-calling to close of business, working alongside an experienced team. Specifically, you will:
Through cold calling, develop a database of leads/prospective clients segmented by industry sector and by foreign exchange turnover, as well as trade finance perspective. Take advantage of Ebury’s cutting edge, data driven lead sourcing technology “Sonar”. Attend exhibitions, networking events or other as indicated by management where potential new business opportunities could be pursued.
CREATE THE EBURY VALUE PROPOSITION
Research the client and sector to identify possible client needs and solutions Ebury can offer. Present Ebury services to prospects and create solutions for their foreign exchange, hedging, payment and/or trade finance requirements. Where appropriate set up meetings for you and a more senior colleague to visit the client and close business. Increase your market knowledge and develop relationships with clients by keeping them up to date on currency market movements. Demonstrate value by helping them make more informed decisions about managing their risk.
WIN BUSINESS AND CREATE OPPORTUNITIES
Manage the relationship with our key account management team to speed up the conversion from sign up to first trade (engage with client and manage the handover to the account manager). Business Developers will have opportunities to move to more senior sales positions, from Industry Sector Specialist to Head of Desk, managing your own team, or progress to a dealing/account management role. The speed of progression is dependent on performance and capability. Ebury is a genuine meritocracy.
MANAGE YOUR PERFORMANCE
Your performance as a Business Developer will be measured in terms of new business generation, activity and quality performance targets. The revenue generated from the accounts you bring on for the company will gauge your performance.
• Excellent communication skills and articulation over the phone
• Demonstrable commercial experience, particularly in telesales
• Interest in and basic knowledge of finance
• Research ability a plus
• Commercial acumen, ambition
• Degree level education minimum
• Competitive, with an attractive performance based commission component from day one