Swoop Sales Apprenticeship

Team
 Sales/Customer Success

Swoop is an exciting, fast-growing FinTech platform connecting SMEs to funding solutions and financial savings, taking the pain out of financing for SMEs. No more painful blind research, no more arduous application forms and no more black holes of information. Swoop leverages SME’s core data points and financial information to help business owners understand the funding landscape and uncover the best funding and saving options for them.

We’re thrilled to be growing our team across our London, Birmingham and Dublin offices, and investing in taking our platform to new heights by making it accessible and available to all SMEs across UK, Ireland and beyond.

Job description

This is a great opportunity for someone that wants to start a career in sales. This exciting new apprenticeship empowers technical salespeople to sell proactively and with confidence.

The day to day role will be working closely with the Account Managers and mentors from the business, the right candidate will be responsible for all areas of business development, including cold calling, canvassing, attending networking events, and email campaigns; alongside some customer care and account management.

Account Managers (AMs) are responsible for building excellent relationships with customers (people who require finance for their business), suppliers (organisations that supply the item a customer needs to grow their business) and lenders (organisations that provide finance, in a variety of products to customers).

Sales are responsible for delivering new business and upselling on existing accounts.  Sales must take ownership of the entire sales process; from prospecting through to negotiating and closing.

We’re on the lookout for someone who is first and foremost passionate about small businesses and loves seeing them grow and succeed. We’re looking for someone to make an impact to the business and start shaping their career within Swoop. 

You’ll have a passion for sales, an eye for a deal and a delight for data.

Responsibilities

About you

Swoop opportunity

SwoopFunding.com launched in May 2018 and is now live across the UK & Ireland offering SMEs and SME Advisor a broad range of funding and savings solutions including loans, equity, grants, banking, insurance, FX, utilities, deposits and broadband.

Since launching Swoop has grown its team and volumes significantly and has recently won NESTA’s open banking challenge for its open banking technology and was a recipient of the BCR’s Capability & Innovation Fund to improve the SME banking landscape in the UK.

Swoop has over a 1000 funding and savings providers on its platform including HSBC, RBS, Barclays, IWOCA, Growth Street, Funding Circle, TransferWise, Hiscox, Lloyds amongst others.

Swoop will give this candidate the ability to cross-sell some of the UK’s most well known funding and savings products to our SME audience.

Why join Swoop?

So, if you’re hungry to succeed within one of the most admired and respected new FinTech businesses of today, we want to hear about it.  Interested applicants can send their CV and cover letter to careers@swoopfunding.com with the job title in the subject header.

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