Talent Placement

Investment Manager - Ariadne Capital
Technical Account Manager - Taggstar
EntrepreneurCountry Global – Sales Director
Research and Content Manager – EntrepreneurCountry Global
Executive Assistant – Ariadne Capital


Investment Manager - Ariadne Capital

Ariadne Capital, an investment and advisory firm based in London, is recruiting for a January 2015 start an exceptional professional with the following skills, characteristics and expertise:

  • Digital technology expertise, interest, network, knowledge demonstrated through their professional track record
  • Outstanding financial analysis ability
  • Deal-structuring ability
  • Exceptional ability to engage with entrepreneurs, influence them on Go To Market strategy matters, and help them with access to partners, capital and talent

The role is an intense role which has a path to becoming a Principal in the fund inside of 2 years for the right candidate

Salary starts at £75,000, and carried interest in the fund and equity in Ariadne Capital is a part of the incentivisation package.

The fund is a target £50 million fund with £25 million yet to be raised, and a portfolio of 7 investments.

Interested parties should send their CV to Julie Meyer on julie@ariadnecapital.com


Technical Account Manager - Taggstar
( Ariadne Capital Portfolio Company )

Required Experience : 3+ years in a customer facing Account Management role in a software or technology based company.
Qualifications : Degree or equivalent experience.
Skills : Account management, project management, Internet, software, ecommerce, web analytics, data analysis.
Location : London, UK (Victoria, SW1).
Salary : Competitive.
Hours : Full time.
Other : You must be a UK or EU resident, or have a visa to work permanently in the UK.

The Company

Taggstar is a London based startup providing an innovative “social proof messaging” product that helps ecommerce websites increase sales and customer engagement. Our product is used by some of the UK’s top retail website and is currently serving over 50 million social proof messages per month. For more information see www.taggstar.com.

Role Description

You will be responsible for onboarding customers who wish to install the Taggstar messaging product onto their website. This involves the coordination of our team with a variety of people on the customer side, from engineers to decision makers, and thus requires a naturally gifted communicator and people person.

Experience with light weight project management methods is essential for you to be able to manage multiple onboarding projects simultaneously, where tasks and deadlines need to be defined, monitored and reported on.

While most customer contact is by phone or email there maybe occasions when you will need to represent Taggstar in person on a customer site, so you must also be able to present a professional image and be prepared to travel occasionally within London.

You must be familiar with web technologies and understand how ecommerce website work, including concepts such as the conversion funnel and various web analytics measures. Ideally you will have worked in a SaaS businesses before and understand the basics of JavaScript and tagging and installing software onto customer websites.

Key Responsibilities

1. Technical Account Management

  • Maintain regular contact with multiple customers
  • Understand customers ecommerce platform and business
  • Monitor and report on product KPIs
  • Manage customer change requests
  • Monitor and report on our customer SLAs
  • Feedback customer suggestions into the product backlog

2. Project Management

  • Create and implement onboarding project plans
  • Coordinate with engineers and managers
  • Manage several onboarding projects at once efficiently and accurately
  • Manage customer expectations

Culture & Benefits

  • 5 weeks holiday
  • Startup culture
  • Apple macbook
  • Work from home days
  • Central London location

How To Apply

Email your CV to jobs@taggstar.com

 

EntrepreneurCountry Global – Sales Director
EntrepreneurCountry Global is a discovery platform which works with non-technology mid to large enterprises helping them to source and structure partnerships with ‘digital enablers’ who can help senior management build a ‘Digital P&L’™.

We seek to recruit an outstanding sales executive who is globally minded, seeped in the latest thinking on digital innovation, able to articulate and communicate the trends shaping our world through the prism of EntrepreneurCountry Global, with a demonstrated trackrecord of selling a premium service into mid to large enterprises. This person will have a significant influence on EntrepreneurCountry Global.

They will be based out of our London, UK offices, and contribute to the building of www.entrepreneurcountryglobal.com/ in the following ways:

Responsibilities

  • Originating and engaging Corporate Partners for EntrepreneurCountry Global with a first year target of £1 million
  • Developing the value proposition further, building the marketing and sales collateral, and growing existing global accounts from UK to Europe, and from Europe to Global
  • Promoting/shaping/deepening Ecosystem Economics™ and establishing clear, market-recognised thought leadership
  • Helping to shape the Content Policy of EntrepreneurCountry Global
  • Helping to drive Engagement in the Community
  • Becoming a Spokesperson for EntrepreneurCountry Global
  • Helping to shape overall EC Strategy
  • Growing and managing a team as he/she builds the P&L

 

Profile

Candidates will have the following characteristics:
  • Outstanding personal and professional appearance, references, communication ability – written and verbal
  • Top tier education, multiple languages, strong pan-European network
  • Excellent attitude, team player
  • Demonstrated ability to sell and execute high-end B2B professional services
  • Strong understanding of and interest in digital transformation

 

Package

The ideal candidate will be able to earn a very competitive market salary starting at £85,000 base & bonus based on their abilities and performance.

 

Research and Content Manager – EntrepreneurCountry Global
EntrepreneurCountry Global, the global discovery platform, seeks an individual with an outstanding attitude, excellent work ethic, strong professionalism, ability to manage him/herself and self-starter to join the team with immediate effect as the Research & Content Manager.

This is an extremely strategic role to work with the EntrepreneurCountry Global team in London, the Regional Partners across EMEA, our Corporate Partners, Ariadne Capital’s shareholders and clients to develop content which reflects the overall methodology of EntrepreneurCountry Global: Ecosystem Economics™ which has been written about in Welcome to EntrepreneurCountry, published by Little Brown in 2012. Interested candidates should purchase a copy of the book, and read it before the interview.

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The Research & Content Manager has the following primary responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Founder and the MD of EntrepreneurCountry Global to ensure outstanding research and content are delivered to all stakeholders of EntrepreneurCountry Global
  • Research and produce thought leadership with respect to ‘Ecosystem Economics’™ in key sectors such as Financial Services, Retail, Media, SmartCities/Transportation
  • Development of White Papers
  • Manage a Forward Features Calendar for each global weekly digest which is published to approaching 200,000 ‘citizens’ of EntrepreneurCountry Global weekly; key ecosystems are Financial Services, Media/Retail/Advertising, Transportation/ Smart Cities / Energy, Health & Lifestyle, Education
  • Build a global community of contributors to the EntrepreneurCountry Global Digest
  • Interview and write content him/herself
  • Build relationships with all stakeholders in EntrepreneurCountry Global seeking out great stories
  • Develop four 1,000 case studies monthly of David & Goliath Dancing
  • Write up David & Goliath Must Dance Dinners™ into notes for attendees
  • Co-Curate/Develop the content for the EC Forums (Feb and Sept), and the Follow The Entrepreneur Investor Summit (May 2015)
  • Manage and develop the social media impact for EntrepreneurCountry Global
  • Drive engagement for the global group of citizens and update a weekly KPI report
  • Help to run events and the event platform

 

Key Skills will include

  • Flawless English – written, verbal
  • Knowledge on how to use a blogging CMS such as Joomla! or WordPress
  • Understanding of email marketing best practices
  • Strong research and editing skills
  • Strong social media communicative skills (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn especially)
  • Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook

 

Extra skills (not integral but beneficial)

  • Knowledge of Facebook insights
  • Knowledge of Tweetdeck
  • Experience with Mailchimp

 

Exceptional candidates will dress professionally, have a strong network of contacts, be willing to work whatever hours are necessary to build a great firm, and have an exceptional attitude and work ethic.

The compensation package is competitive, and benefits include private healthcare, broadband at home, and 5 weeks of holiday.

Interested? Send your CV to amit.pau@ariadnecapital.com and julie@ariadnecapital.com as soon as possible.


Executive Assistant - Ariadne Capital

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complex diary management; organising internal/external client meetings and conference calls, booking meeting rooms and organising refreshments as necessary. Ensuring sufficient travel time allowed in the diary between meetings. Ensuring all relevant information regarding each meeting is in the diary and is clear and precise.
  • Organising regular local travel, extensive international travel and booking accommodation. Preparing itineraries, organising visas as required.
  • Screening telephone calls and taking messages as necessary, dealing with enquiries and requests via email or telephone.
  • Managing the Reception area, meeting and greeting guests as they arrive. Ensuring that the Reception area and meeting rooms look immaculate for guests to the office at all times.
  • Dealing with Ariadne’s clients/HNWI’s/investors in the UK and internationally, always in a professional and polite manner.
  • Preparing letters, producing documents and reports, proof reading, printing and binding PowerPoint presentations as required.
  • Project managing client events/dinner/conferences, sourcing venues in and around London.
  • Dealing with media requests for interviews, Radio & TV appearances professionally and efficiently.
  • Processing expenses on a monthly basis, and logging timesheets on a weekly basis.
  • Ensuring sensitive company information is dealt with discreetly and is kept confidential at all times.
  • Dealing with any ad-hoc requests.


Interested parties should send their CV to Julie Meyer on julie@ariadnecapital.com

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