Oxford Risk is looking for a team member who is passionate about cultivating B2B relationships, developing new leads, and emphasising the needs of the customer in marketing and product development. You should be outgoing and confident in phone and face to face communication, and previous sales experience would be an advantage.
We provide creative solutions that help businesses understand how their customers feel about risk, and how those feelings affect behaviour. We are a leading provider of risk profilers to the financial services sector, working with retail banks, fund and portfolio providers, online investment platforms, IFA networks, and adviser platform providers. Our product has been used over 100,000 times to help identify suitable investment strategies for every kind of investor.
Oxford Risk is a spinout company of the University of Oxford, and we work closely with world-leading academics and practitioners to develop our portfolio of products and services. Our company is small but rapidly growing, and you will be one of several new hires planned for this year. Our academic credentials and reputation for rigour allow us to explore all sorts of risk-related opportunities. For example, we conduct highly specialised behavioural research for both the public and private sectors, including projects on healthcare, security, and insurance.
As the Business Development Associate, you will support us in acquiring new business, delivering risk profiling products, and maintaining relationships with existing clients—financial advisers, wealth managers, and online ‘robo-advice’ service providers. You will help us to capitalise on previous success by broadening our product range, and widening our reach into new markets around the world.
You are dynamic, capable and a self-starter, and you will probably take leadership of sales and/or delivery within the first 3 years. You probably have a background in finance or economics, and you might already have knowledge of:
At Oxford Risk, you'll enjoy collaborating with people from fields as diverse as finance, psychology, history, and physics. You might apply for this job straight out of university, or you might have already been working in a relevant field for several years. In any case, you love to learn and you are intellectual flexible; whatever you don't know, you're confident you can learn on the job.
You can expect a salary around £30k, and possibly more for an extraordinary applicant. You will also receive benefits including generous pension contributions and an agreed incentive package.
Applications are due on 15 August 2017. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the role, please email email@example.com or call us on 01865 292052.