As a Sales Development Representative, you will
communicate with small business owners that have expressed interest in a Funding Circle loan both over the phone and through email. This is a sales position that carries the responsibility of handling inbound inquiries from small business borrowers. You will be interacting with hundreds of small
business owners on a weekly basis, speaking to them about their business
operations, why they need financing, and how a Funding Circle loan can help
them achieve their goals.
Communicate with small business owners: Understand the challenges small business owners face in growing their businesses and explain the benefits of working with Funding Circle compared to other financing sources (both traditional and alternative). Answer general questions from potential and existing small business borrowers via phone and email.
Prequalify: Determine a borrower's eligibility for a Funding Circle loan and ensure our term loan will help them achieve their business goals moving forward.
Outbound calling (80-100 calls per day): Follow up with potential small business borrowers to encourage them to complete a Funding Circle loan application. Confirm that the application has been submitted successfully and serve as the liaison between the borrower and the Account Manager.
You've been there and done this
0-2 years of relevant work experience (this is an entry-level position)
Bachelor's degree from top-tier university with a strong track record of leadership and collaboration (recent grads are encouraged to apply)
Outgoing, positive-energy, and enjoys talking with people (role is heavy phone-based)
Willingness to roll up their sleeves and dig in to help drive our business forward
It would be great if you've also
Interest in small business and entrepreneurship
Excitement to get in on the ground floor of one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries around
Enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented, start-up environment
Identification with our mission: "to build a better financial world"
Alignment with our core values: Think Smart, Make It Happen, Be Open, Stand Together, Live the Adventure
Why Join Us?
We're transforming Finance everyday that makes the economic engine of countries do better! Happy employees are productive employees, that's why we offer a hearty benefits package. From learning and development and commuter stipends, to a competitive salary, equity, and health benefits, we've got you covered! That being said, have you heard about what we're doing?! Our mission is what really motivates us to come to work each day:
We're supporting small business, the engine of economic growth.
We're helping facilitate higher yields for investors and lower interest rates for borrowers.
We can fund loans extremely quickly, all online!
We have a clear competitive advantage globally in areas like domain expertise and regulatory processes.
To learn more about our work environment, culture, and perks, visit:
Funding Circle provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law.