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Chief Executive - Technology - E-commerce FinTech

Location UK - London
Salary £competitve + Equity Status
The Role
The Candidate
  • Develop the business strategy and operating plan, and gain Board approval.
  •  Implement a successful sales and marketing strategy to deliver profitable revenue goals.
  • Establish good relationships with key customers and suppliers.
  • Identify and close major commercial opportunities to drive profitable revenue.
  •  Oversee all processes, project management and output to ensure first class service is delivered.
  • Build and develop the team needed to deliver the strategy.
  • Pitch the company to prospective investors in future funding rounds.
  • Work closely with the Board.
  • Experence in FinTech StartUp
  • Self-motivated and entrepreneurial
  • B2B sales experience - significant amount of time to be spent with strategic trade customers
  • Marketing experience and appreciation of what drives end user demand, able to make the connection with potential new product or service offerings
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Start Up company experience/mind-set – able to switch as required between high level strategic thinking and sorting out the details of any aspect of the business
  • Some appreciation of technology products and of the mobile industry
  • Solid experience and proven track record of launching and growing e-commerce businesses in UK or Europe.
  • Hands on operational experience, ability to set up a strategy and execute it according to the budget.
  •  Strong leadership skills, be a self-starter with results oriented approach.
  •  Experience in project delivery, launch of new products / services and vendor management.
  • Experience in dealing with C-level decision makers and senior stakeholders.
  • Flexibility to travel if required.
  • Fluent English is a must, other European languages would be an advantage.