We are growing… and we need some new talent! This is a great role to enter a fast paced, target driven environment for someone who relishes a challenge and loves talking to new people. If this sounds like something you’d want to do – we want to meet with you.

The role

This role has been created to support the strong growth objectives in the organisation, and we are now looking for a smart, motivated individual to help us achieve our goals.  You are responsible for finding, selling, closing and maintaining relationships with partners in the US. You will report to our Head of Business Development – Strategic Partnerships and training will be provided.  As we grow there will be opportunities to specialize or expand in this role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Proactively seek out new partnership opportunities
  • Build strong rapport with each of your partners
  • Manage and be responsible for your partnership account day to day
  • Increase the number of clients they introduce to World First
  • Maximize the revenue generated through your accounts
  • Think of innovative new ways to generate business
  • Ensure smooth handover when receiving new accounts from the Sales team

Who we are

We are not a typical financial services company. As a matter of fact, we pride ourselves on being different. Think bank meets Google meets young, entrepreneurial start-up.  We are one of the world’s leading international payments specialists; headquartered in the London we launched in the US in 2012.  We make moving money around the world faster, easier, safer and just all-around better. Every year, we help tens of thousands of people and businesses exchange currency. Our business is built on our relationship with our customers, suppliers, partners and colleagues.

Our Head Office recently won the European Business Award for Customer Service, something we take very seriously.  We are also very proud to have been named one of the Best Small Companies to Work For in the Sunday Times, a sister organization to the Wall Street Journal.

Our success is powered by our people.  We are a driven and inspired and our workplace reflects that. Our culture is something we protect carefully.  We are passionate about what we do. We like each other and we like our jobs. As a World First employee, you are immediately part of a fantastic culture where you are encouraged to work hard and play hard.

Who you are

You love talking to new people.  The idea of making a sale really makes you tick and you don’t shy away from cold and warm calling; in fact, you love it. Converting leads into a new partnership gives you a buzz.  As does a target driven role and the opportunity to earn great rewards for your hard work and determination.  You are competitive by nature and entrepreneurial in the way you approach things. You are ambitious, passionate and want to be successful. You will have excellent organization and communication skills and have strong project and relationship management skills. You will possess an excellent telephone manner, be personable, professional and charismatic.  A motivated self-starter – you will be proactive and sales driven. An interest in the financial markets is also important.  You will have an associate degree or higher (recommended) and speak English fluently, fluency in at least one more language is helpful. This is a highly rewarding position for the right candidates and an excellent career opportunity.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience cold calling
  • Experience managing full sales cycle from introduction to close
  • Experience maintaining strategic relationships


  • Base plus industry-competitive commission structure
  • Competitive benefits package including bank holidays, personal leave, health insurance
    and 401K

To apply

Please send you resume and cover letter to usrecruitment@worldfirst.com.
Please note Business Development – Private Partnerships in the subject line.

No phone calls please.