Sales

Account Executive - Startup

London | Full-time

We work with prospective customers to help them navigate and evaluate our solutions so that any business can become a fintech.

At Plaid, our mission is to unlock financial freedom for everyone.  There has never been a better time than now to start building the future of fintech with us. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.

Plaid’s UK & Europe team is looking for a motivated Account Executive to join our rapidly scaling team in London. In this position, you will be part of the “startup within a startup” that’s growing the future of fintech for the UK & European markets. You will be responsible for full-stack commercial activities (outbound/inbound, evaluation, negotiation, closing) as well as working with our cross-functional teams to help drive the product roadmap and market positioning for Plaid.
If you are a self-starter who can wear multiple hats, loves growing a business, and is a fanatic for fintech, there are few more exciting roles than this. Come help Plaid power the next wave of financial freedom via our open banking platform!

What excites us...

  • B2B sales experience at startups or scaleups
  • Passion for fintech and financial services
  • Knowledge of open banking and payments
  • Comfort with ambiguity
  • Strong collaborators and great communicators
  • 1-4 years of experience
  • Familiarity with the UK and EU fintech market

What excites you...

  • Working in a startup environment
  • Growing a new business
  • Wearing multiple hats and working cross functionally
  • Being on the cutting edge of fintech & financial services
  • Helping shape the culture of a company
  • Providing input into the product roadmap for a company
Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations@plaid.com.
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With a degree in economics and a stint on the 2016 presidential campaign under his belt, Jake Stern joined the Plaid sales team in 2017.

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