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WorldRemit // digital money transfer service
 
Marketing, Full Time    London    Posted: Monday, August 19, 2019
 
   
 
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Who are we?

WorldRemit is changing the way people send money abroad. Weve taken something complicated & made it simple. Tap the WorldRemit App or click on our website & your international transfer is made to a bank account, cash pickup, Mobile Money, or airtime top-up. Founded in 2010, we send international remittances from 50 countries to more than 150 countries & we continue to expand our footprint.

Using WorldRemit is easy because we do the hard bit, connecting hundreds of banks, money agents, mobile operators & payment systems around the world. These were never designed to work together, but WorldRemit makes it happen.

WorldRemit has grown on average by 50% year on year & is now processing over 3bn of remittances on an annualised basis. We have raised c.$200 million in funding, currently employ over 750 employees & have offices in London, USA, Philippines, Poland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong & other locations.

The journey is just beginning. We believe in faster, simpler, more accessible money transfers. That means building better products & services for our customers.

Changing the world isnt easy so we only hire the most talented people. You need to think differently, believe in new solutions to old problems, & have the drive to make them happen. You can learn more about our culture & how we work by watching this video on our Careers page

https://www.worldremit.com/en/careers.

About the Role

Were looking for an enthusiastic, structured & forward-thinking person to help us engage with our key customers around the world. Many of our biggest markets are servicing customers from Sub Saharan Africa, South East Asia & Latin America. One of the most important ways to stay connected to these communities is through events & institutions that support these communities. These can range from social events, civic & religious institutions to large summer festivals.

Responsibilities

You will be in charge of planning & delivering our event sponsorships strategy in Europe.

Main tasks:

  • Strategy & planning: Defining the list of events we will sponsor during the year, selecting the most relevant & effective events.
  • Budget management: Managing the events budget with rigor, ensuring we can support our ideas with the right finances. Maximising our return on investment on events sponsorships.
  • Agency management & networking: Building & maintaining relationships with key community representatives, event organisers & agencies.
  • Event sponsorship amplification: Working with suppliers, partners & internal stakeholders (Online, CRM) to leverage our sponsorships pre, during & post events. This includes pre-event amplification, on-site visibility, event activation, & post-event communication.
  • Field based events & engagement. Attending events & ensuring our sponsorships are delivered as planned.
  • Measurement: tracking, measuring & reporting the effectiveness of our sponsorships (brand awareness, preference & activations).

Summary of required experience & attributes

Required:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience within event management or sponsorship
  • Fluent in English
  • Structured project manager able to manage several projects that might be running at different speeds & meet deadlines
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Analytical & reporting skills
  • Optimistic, can-do attitude

Desirable:

  • Another language would be a plus
  • Budget management experience
  • International experience
  • Affinity or emotional connections to migrant communities especially from Sub Saharan Africa and/or SE Asia is a significant advantage

Benefits

  • Life assurance of 3 times your salary, should the worst happen.
  • Pension scheme offering 8% matched contributions.
  • Private medical & dental care plans.
  • 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 after 3 years.
  • Free breakfast & fruit every day & Friday afternoon tea drinks & nibbles.
  • No formal dress code.
 
 
 
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