Sales Executive

Headquartered in Cambridge, UK. Crowdsurfer is building the world’s trusted, data intelligence service for the global crowd finance phenomenon. Crowdsurfer provides those who seek to participate in or serve the industry with the market intelligence they need to be successful. We do it because we believe that crowd finance has the power to make the world a better place.

What we’re looking for
To implement this vision, we need a Sales Executive to help us achieve our commercialisation strategy by creating sales and account management relationships with new and existing customers.

We’re looking for a smart, articulate and highly commercial person to join us as a Sales Executive. Ideally you’ll be an outgoing, ‘love the phone and meetings’ kind of person. You’ll be calling and meeting with prospective customers and helping them understand how Crowdsurfer’s service can change their businesses. You’ll need to be confident enough to run demos and manage relationships with Crowdsurfer customers. You’ll have the opportunity to make your mark in a young company and create lasting relationships.

If you’re a quick learner and think you have the creativity required to keep us one step ahead in the fast-moving world of crowd finance, keep reading!

What you’ll be doing
Closing sales against a specific revenue target
Establishing new relationships with target prospects
Ensuring that we respond to inbound enquiries and follow up on previous contact with existing contacts
Progressing opportunities through the sales pipeline
Managing existing customers
Being an expert Crowdsurfer Pro user
Providing sales and account management reporting to the business, using Crowdsurfer’s CRM
Working with a new Sales Director

Minimum Requirements
Enthusiastic about crowd finance and how it is shaping the world
Previous sales experience (at least 18 months), focused on winning new business
Previous experience with managing relationships past a sale
Ideally, you will have worked in the technology or services industry

What we offer
Tax efficient share options
Flexibility in what hours you work
25 holiday days in addition to public holidays
A positive culture of working to a high standard, constant improvement and enjoying what we do
Accountability and autonomy and an opportunity to expand your skillset and make your mark – everyone’s view counts in a small company
We can sponsor a work visa
50:50 male/female team (including management)

Our little perks
We’re a young, high growth company so we have little perks that make us a bit special:

Flexible working hours
Our walls are chalkboards. It seemed like a good idea at the time.
Informal dress code
Chill out on our beanbag, or the pilates ball, or the fancy chairs outside when you want peace and quiet
We take little company outings to do cool things – being in Cambridge means regular punting outings!

To be negotiated

Full time

Cambridge headquarters or client site as needed

Please send a short email and your CV to

Closing date
Applications for this position close on 16 December 2016