Volt ⚡️ • London

Strategy Associate

3–4 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Title: Strategy Associate

Team: Strategy

Reporting to: VP Strategy

Location: London

Who we are

When Volt launched in 2019, we recognised how open banking has the power to transform how businesses, wherever they happen to be, receive payments from their customers.

So, we set about building an open payments gateway that enables merchants across the globe to receive direct, account-to-account payments – in real time.

Now, on the back of a record-breaking $23.5 million Series A funding round, we’re building an all-star team to achieve our goal of ‘real-time payments everywhere’.

The role

As Strategy Associate at Volt, you will play a central role in synergising the activities of the Commercial and Strategy teams. You’ll have the opportunity to work with a driven, high performing team, a distinctive brand and an industry leading tech stack.

By immersing yourself in our products’ and markets, you’ll have a deep understanding of what makes us best-in-class – and how this can be articulated to our customers and prospects. You will work closely with the VP Strategy to define Volt’s Commercial strategy, inclusive of deliverables, campaigns and wider communications.

Responsibilities:

  • Build Volt’s value proposition for eCommerce, Financial Services & Travel and their key sub-verticals
    • Identify and source required supporting evidence e.g. conducting and commissioning research
    • Embedding that value proposition across Volt, including creating sales collateral and providing content to marketing
  • Lead RFPs for key strategic deals
  • Contribute to the sales strategy, identifying target sub-verticals and go to market
  • Conduct competitor research
  • Support VP Strategy with business strategy

Requirements

  • 2+ years experience in a strategy consultancy role or investment banking
  • Experience understanding business models
  • Experience working cross functionally and with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including in powerpoint
  • Strong analytical skills

Why work at Volt?

  • In 2021, we secured $23.5 million in Series A funding – a record in the open banking space. We’re going places – fast
  • We’re building new, game-changing tech that’s evolving at lightning speed. It’s energising to be part of
  • We’ve brought together big names from the likes of Adyen, Paypal and IFX. Their expertise and enthusiasm is infectious
  • We champion ‘extreme ownership’ – being not just the owner of your own tasks, but a key member of a team united by, and accountable for, common goals
  • Our culture is rooted in ambition. Discover what it’s like to work for a start-up on the cusp of achieving something big
  • We’re aiming to create the perfect balance between remote and office-based work; we want an environment you can thrive in
  • We have introduced some fantastic benefits such as enhanced parental leave, wellness Friday's away from the laptop, private healthcare, pension, hybrid working and office lunches on Volt!

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Teambuilding days
Teambuilding holidays

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Volt ⚡️ provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Volt ⚡️ is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at Volt ⚡️

Company employees

100-150

Gender diversity (male:female)

73:27

Office locations

London, Amsterdam, Poland

Funding levels

Series A: $23.5 million
What employees are saying

Great flexible working, with a focus on high performance through clearly defined goals and two way communication.

Volt Employee

Awards & Achievements
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