Director of Institutional Capital Raising

Capital Markets London, United Kingdom


 Who are we?

We want to help small businesses win. That’s why we’re here.

We connect small business owners to investors – to create jobs, help families and power economies – because we believe that people are made to do more.

So far our investors have lent £13.7 billion through it to 122,000 SME owners. In just one year, we unlocked 100,000 jobs and contributed £7.2 billion to the UK economy.

At Funding Circle we deliver an amazing customer experience through technology. We are focused on empowering small businesses to not only borrow, but pay and spend as well. This will make Funding Circle a multi-product platform, serving a direct and embedded audience.


The team

This role will be responsible for bringing in Institutional funding to Funding Circle! We are the most successful Fintech Capital Markets team in the UK, and we’re looking to do more. You’ll work in a team with a wide range of skill sets but also a great culture where you’ll get to own and devise the funding strategy that you feel works best for us.


What will you be doing?


    Play a vital role in the UK Capital Markets team leading the sourcing and origination of new institutional lending investments in the UK and European geographies

    Cover the multiverse of institutional investors across all our funding channels, with particular focus on Banks

    Initiate, cultivate and lead new strategic investor opportunities and drive them to completion of a Term Sheet for potential investments

    Manage ongoing relationships with a variety of UK and European institutional investors, including Banks, Insurance Companies, Asset Managers and Hedge Funds

    Work closely with internal stakeholders including the Commercial, Strategic Business Development, Risk & Analytics, Legal, Product, Operations and Communications teams


Are you?


    Experienced at a top tier investment bank, asset manager or hedge fund with experience in Fixed Income sales

    Knowledgeable in Fixed Income markets together with a strong network of key banks and buy-side investors

    Pro-active with a drive and determination to build a sales and investor brand strategy

    Confident, highly presentable and able to interact directly and autonomously with a wide variety of investors and stakeholders (ranging from C-suite and MD level through to mid-level execution teams)

    Ambitious, dedicated and excited about working with highly motivated and smart individuals in an entrepreneurial environment

    Willingness for some travel


Research shows that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single criteria. At Funding Circle we are committed to building diverse teams so please apply even if your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the requirements. You might just be the perfect fit.


Why join us?

Talk to our recruiters about our workplace, culture and benefits covering; Lifestyle, Health, Wealth & Development!

A few highlights are:

    Hybrid working environment (2 days a week in office), flexible working options with an amazing office and we will help support your home working set up.

    Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance.

    Learning and Wellbeing allowances AND other perks such as Gympass, Spill, Just Eat allowance, Electric Car Scheme and more!

    Access to Octopus Money Coach, Free Mortgage advisor partnership, Discounts at other retailers through perks at work.


Want to Build the Incredible? We’d love to hear from you.