We are growing quickly…and we need some new talent! This is a great opportunity for you to enter a fast-paced, target-driven environment if you relish a challenge and love personally affecting a company’s success. If this sounds like something you want to do – we want to meet with you.

The role

This role has been created to support the strong growth objectives in the organization. We’re investing in Research, and we’re looking for a smart, highly-motivated individual to help us achieve our goals. You are responsible for finding, producing, distributing, measuring, and analyzing new business prospects for our Business Development Team. As we grow, there will be opportunities to specialize and/or expand this role. This is a highly-rewarding, entry-level position for the right candidate.

Key responsibilities:

  • Think of innovative new ways to generate business
  • Extensively explore industries with FX needs and generate new business prospects
  • Measure and analyze the productivity of sales staff, as well as the production team
  • Proactively seek out new prospecting opportunities
  • Increase the number and the quality of new leads distributed
  • Consistently run lead databases and prepare them for distribution
  • Ensure proper feedback is gathered from sales staff

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 relationships 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 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 finding new potential business sources. You are a motivated self-starter who takes initiative and is research driven. You have excellent organizational and communication skills. Accuracy and attention to the details drive you every day. You are personable and well-rounded as you believe in being fulfilled both at work and outside of work. You have a college degree and 1 – 2 years of work experience. You speak English fluently (fluency in at least one other language is helpful) and have advanced Excel skills.

Compensation

  • Base plus discretionary bonus 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 Research Associate in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.