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Cross-border Fintech|Pan-Africa & Europe Hybrid Financial Infrastructure

Sales Associate, London

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Job Summary

As the Sales Associate, you will be responsible for lead generation and sales-related tasks in the UK region for BitPesa’s cross-border payments services/products. In this role, you will support the Sales Team in new customer acquisition within the UK region. We’re looking for an ambitious young professional, with the relevant experience and skills, to help BitPesa penetrate the UK region region by selling our cross-border payment products and services. This is an exciting opportunity to help take Africa’s leading digital F/X company to the next level.

Key Responsibilities

* Actively generate viable leads that satisfy internal criteria and KPIs.
* Implement creative and modern techniques to generate and qualify viable leads across the regions.
* Help ensure client portfolio grows while being diversified, stable and profitable.
* Regularly update the sales pipeline (CRM) with client engagement status.
* Develop competitive analysis to identify market trends, customer needs and pricing/rate structure across the industry.
* Attain daily activity metrics of calls, decision maker contacts, qualified leads.
* Identify and prospect new client accounts and associations within a network of approved leads via Web Site, Social Media, Chat Platforms, Shows, Phone and Email.
* Build relationships with the prospective new client’s key decision makers, set up initial meetings and serve as the primary first point of contact.
* Create reports to present sales data/trends for the team and management.
* Assist with implementing sales strategies and plans including but not limited to specific marketing campaigns and marketing penetration strategies.

Requirements

* Young professional who is ambitious and passionate with a minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in a relevant role
* Ability to understand and help promote the customer-centric vision at BitPesa.
* Quantitative individual with a love for numbers and data analysis.
* Excellent interpersonal, communications (written and oral), public speaking, presentation, and listening skills.
* Creative problem solver with the ability to work independently with minimal guidance.
* Excellent organizational skills with ensuring nothing falls through the cracks
* Advanced Microsoft Office and Google Suite Tools skills and experience in using CRM software is a plus
* Passionate about our mission to develop innovative digital payment and treasury management solutions to help businesses scale in frontier markets
* You’re persevering and willing to roll up your sleeves to do whatever needs to be done
* Willingness to be based in our London office

Benefits

* Competitive salary
* Casual work environment
* Great work-life balance
* We value autonomy
* Environmental-friendly (we try to use as less paper as possible!)
* Opportunity for growth for all our employees
* …and more!