About us : In the words of Inc Magazine, Web Summit is the largest technology conference in the world . Forbes says Web Summit is the best tech conference on the planet , Bloomberg calls it Davos for geeks , Politico the Olympics of tech , and the Guardian Glastonbury for geeks .
Whatever Web Summit is it wouldn’t be possible without an incredible team of nearly 200 employees, including world-class engineers, data scientists, designers, producers, marketers, salespeople and more.
We’ve disrupted an old industry by building incredible software and designing mind-blowing events. We’ve revolutionised how people come together in our world.
We started with one event : Web Summit. But now we’re creating category-defining events all over the world, from Asia to North America.
We’re just getting started.
About the team :
Our investor team has been instrumental in increasing the numbers of attending at our conferences. These have included local angel investors to representatives from investment banks such as Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.
You will be managing the relationships and helping investors before during and after , and . In essence, we’re developing and maintaining relationships with leading decision makers in tech across the globe.
What you’ll achieve at Web Summit :
You’ll actively and selectively identify, recruit and foster relationships with some of the most innovative funds, influencers and industry leaders, ensuring attendance at our events.
Every day you’ll be speaking with the world’s leading investors, from partners at the most esteemed funds to emerging early-
stage firms, covering the entire range of sectors, industries and geographies.
You’ll act as a knowledgeable and visible presence in the industry and community, creating exciting proposals for our attending investors.
You’ll oversee and maintain an active and up to date database of attending investors and prospects in Salesforce.
You’ll collaborate with the growth team to create and implement lead-generation strategies to help you reach your goals.
You’ll also work closely with the business intelligence team, analysing sales funnel data to create small but critical process improvements.
Who you are :
You have a passion for technology and how it is .
You’re inspired by innovation, you have an eye for spotting trends, and you love a good discussion on the subject.
You’re a stellar individual contributor, who takes direction with ease and works well as part of a larger close-knit team.
You have exceptional phone manner and can talk directly and succinctly to those your senior.
You’re naturally persuasive who can influence with little effort and come up with creative ideas on the go.
You like to go above and beyond in delivering an exceptional experience to the people you deal with.
Skills and abilities we’re looking for :
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with a strong performance.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to engage any audience.
Genuine willingness to learn and drive to succeed.
You have long had a passion for technology, how it is helping move the world forward and where it is going.
Background in consultancy / finance or experience with startup funding & venture capital would be great.
Keen interest in account management and business development.
Be healthy, curious and social :
Stay healthy with our fully subsidised healthcare cover.
Exercise your mind and body with our free gym membership and yoga.
Enjoy your own with orchard, sports equipment, and vegetables right outside your office.
Enjoy an unlimited supply of fresh fruit, beverages and cereals.
Master new skills from those around you, onsite talks and training initiatives.
Become workmates, not just colleagues, with our active social calendar of company celebrations, trips abroad and sports.