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Executive Director - Head of Business Development

  • Switzerland
  • Sales & Business Development
  • $ negotiable $

DeFi Recruitment has partnered with a leading, US based, SEC registered crypto wealth management firm with > 1bn AUM that is expanding internationally. The firm in question has recently acquired a FinMa registered crypto wealth manager to assist with scaling European operations.  

The business is looking to hire a highly motivated individual with a track record of excellence for the role of Head of Business Development. The role spans strategic planning, go-to-market, sales, and AUM build-up for this international business.

This is a unique opportunity to join a leading crypto wealth management group that is the manager of choice for some of the worlds best known crypto entrepreneurs and HNWI’s.

  • Work alongside the Founder, Chairman, and the senior management team to provide insight and analysis on the digital assets industry.
  • Build and scale a sales, business development, and relationship management team to ensure the firm has full market coverage and existing clients are serviced to the highest level. 
  • Assist with the development communication materials including presentations, one-pagers, regular investor updates, etc.
  • Handle day-to-day inquiries from potential clients,, understanding and anticipating their enquiries, and ensuring that the information provided follows the Company’s messaging as well as applicable rules and regulations.
  • Manage client events, calls & meetings, and relevant client/prospect interactions.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across firm-wide functions including investment, legal, and operations on a broad range of client-related efforts.
  • A minimum of 8 years in a business development, sales, or relationship management role in the asset management field.
  • In-depth knowledge and exposure (both professional and personal) to digital assets including; DeFi, CeFi, Staking, and Stablecoins with a strong track record in the space. 
  • Contacts with crypto native entrepreneurs, UHNW and institutions that are active investors in the digital asset field.
  • Self-starter mindset, flexibility, enthusiasm to learn and operate in an early stage business environment, with changing tasks and priorities.
  • Previous experience building and managing high performance sales / business development / relationship management teams.
  • Ideal candidates will have experience working in a disruptive, high-growth business. 
  • Diligent, organised, and able to manage multiple work streams simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • BA/BS degree, MBA preferred but not required.
What’s on offer:
  • An enthusiastic, engaging and truly international working environment.
  • Competitive remuneration package 
  • Visibility on, and possibility of shaping, the company strategy.
  • Fantastic opportunities for progression given the company’s growth trajectory.