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Country Manager - United Kingdom at Luno
London, GB

Our Vision: Upgrade the world to a better financial system.

  • We make it safe and easy to buy, store and learn about cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
  • We are series B funded, raised over $13m in funding since launch, and backed by Balderton Capital, the Naspers Group, Digital Currency Group, Venturra Capital, and Rand Merchant Investment Holdings.
  • We are committed to building a diverse team. We have over 230 employees with 26 different nationalities, 40% of whom are female with offices in London, Singapore, Cape Town, Kuala Lumpur, Lagos, and Jakarta.

Core products

  • Luno Wallet: Cryptocurrency conversion, storage, and consumer payments.
  • Luno Exchange: Professional cryptocurrency trading platform.
  • Luno Business: Open API’s, institutional investors, merchant integration.

The role in a nutshell

For our fast-growing global headquarters in London, we are looking for an extremely driven individual with strong background in marketing and business development to own the development of the UK market. Our ideal person would be an ambitious generalist who knows how to attract costumers, build brand awareness and drive growth. In order to excel you are someone who gets energy from meeting a lot of new people, building and maintaining strong relationships. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to build and lead a business from the ground up.

How you have an impact on Luno

  • You will take ownership of Luno’s success in the UK
  • You will build and maintain strong knowledge of crypto markets, technology and finance globally and in the UK
  • You will define and implement local marketing strategies together with your colleagues from PR, Content and Growth Marketing and build engaged local online and offline communities
  • You will lead brand activations and campaigns from development through to execution
  • You will recruit and acquire local ambassadors and influencers and implement distribution partnerships with the right brands
  • You will gather actionable insights from customer research to improve local product and customer experience together with the related teams
  • You will develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the UK, in particular regulators, financial service providers, merchants and media

What we would like you to have

  • A university degree, 4-6 years of relevant work experience and a permission to work in the UK
  • Experience in driving and monitoring marketing metrics
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Entrepreneurial bias towards action combined with the rigour to see things through until completion
  • Interest and basic knowledge of cryptocurrencies, in particular Bitcoin and Ethereum
  • Deep understanding of customers in the UK
  • Proficient and highly articulate in English

In the first six Months you will

  • Have formulated a market strategy and successfully executed multiple measures with visible impact on user growth
  • Have identified key challenges and opportunities for the UK and prioritised strategic projects
  • Have built strong relationships with a valuable network of key stakeholders

Mission Opportunity

Cryptocurrencies are rapidly changing the financial landscape, and the Luno team is at the forefront of this revolution. If you’re looking to work on something truly global and disruptive with a forward thinking and ambitious team that highly values diversity, teamwork, and the continuous quest for excellence, then this is the opportunity for you.

What’s in it for you

We're providing a phenomenal opportunity to learn more about cryptocurrencies, blockchain, emerging markets, and together we'll work together to scale a global business.

  • You'll learn new skills, languages, continuously develop and share knowledge with your peers.
  • Work with a diverse team of hardworking, ambitious and friendly people on something that will truly revolutionise the world.
  • We'll take care of lunch Monday - Thursday, and organise regular social events for team bonding.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. You'll need to hold the legal right to work in the UK already as we cannot provide visa sponsorship.

PS: This is a full-time position.

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