Business Development Manager

Better homebuying for everyone involved

Acre is rebuilding the UK’s £1.4 trillion mortgage market from the ground up, with a suite of digital products for the user at every part of the process.

Our platform cuts out the unnecessary admin, pain and friction from buying a home. We're covering the entire journey, from figuring out what you can borrow, to getting your keys. We're guided both by the voice of real home buyers and by our close relationships with brokers, lenders and insurers. We won’t stop until the process of buying, mortgaging, conveyancing, and insuring your home is affordable and completely seamless.

Our Business Development Manager will play a crucial role in supporting Acre’s growth and continuing our momentum, ultimately helping us to change the way people buy homes.


The role:

This role is the perfect opportunity for someone with an excellent track record in sales to join a Fintech scale-up with an exciting, sales ready product.

Our Business Development Manager will be an important point of contact for the potential users of our platform, engaging with users directly and through introductions from our partners. We are looking for someone who will drive the implementation and optimisation of Acre’s Marketing plan, helping users to understand how Acre can transform their business.

Your responsibilities:
  • Proactively source new mortgage advice firms by outbound calling and managing relationships with our corporate partners.
  • Drive continual engagement through to contract and go-live for responsive leads.
  • Manage your sales pipeline with use of our CRM platform, working closely with our Head of Business Development and clearly communicating your progress to Senior Management.
  • Ensure a positive premium experience of Acre for all prospects who you interact with in both face-to-face and digital engagements.
  • Support broader sales and marketing activity, including events.
  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the UK Mortgage Industry.

Who you will be:
  • Someone who is highly self-motivated and exhibits a strong desire to achieve.
  • Able to work independently and manage your time.
  • An individual with excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to build relationships.
  • A strong written communicator and proven presentation skills.
  • Someone able to demonstrate an understanding of the UK Mortgage Industry.
  • Ideally experienced with working directly with or adjacent to financial intermediaries.
  • An individual able to execute against an agreed sales process.

What we offer:
  • The chance to make an impact within a fully funded, early-stage Fintech start-up in a unique position to make a difference to the mortgage market
  • 25 days leave
  • Private healthcare, a cash plan, pension contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • See our careers page for more of what we offer
  • Remote work with the occasional trip to London or to visit clients in person


We’re looking for people that will get stuck in and make a difference. We have a great collaborative, entrepreneurial team that are passionate about what they do. If you want to join a team that is tackling a big problem space, then we’d love to hear from you.

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Our hiring process

If you’re ambitious and want to make a difference to the mortgage market, join us. We’re a fully funded, early-stage Fintech start-up in a unique position to make an impact.

Step 1

Get in touch

Whether you’re in dev or design, marketing or management, if you see a job that makes you go “I’m perfect for that role”, we’d love to hear from you. Fire over your application and our team will get in touch if you’re a good fit.(We usually get back in a few days. Nobody likes an agonising wait.)

Step 2

Let’s chat

If we like what we see, we’ll set up a quick, very informal chat to talk about your work experience, skills, and really just get to know you a bit better. Feel free to come armed with loads of questions!

Step 3

Put your skills on show

After that, we'll usually ask you to complete a short task. Don’t sweat this part, we just want to see how you approach projects and solve problems.

Step 4

Meet your future colleagues

Once you’ve smashed your task, we'll set up one last interview with your future colleagues and senior leadership. There we’ll chat through your task or technical exercise and talk in a bit more detail about the role you’re applying for.

Step 5

Pop that cork!

Boom! Sign those dotted lines, give everybody the highest of fives and update your LinkedIn profile because it’s time to start helping us rewrite the rules of the mortgage industry. We can’t wait for you to join us.

Acre simplifies home-buying

Brokers are an important part of getting the best deal on your mortgage and insurance, and they help you navigate the process of buying a home. However, they’re often limited by tools that are outdated. These tools don't use existing customer data, so you have to constantly provide the same information over and over again.
We make the process easier by:

Putting users first

We’ve designed our platform around the users it serves. By putting home buyers and brokers at the heart of its design, Acre is building the best home buying experience in the market.

Automating compliance

There’s an unchangeable ledger of all actions so things are never out of sync. The requirements, documents, and rules change to match the product being sold, so there’s never any wasted energy.

Improving cross-sales

Protection, home insurance, and conveyancing, are all included in the journey. And if a client decides later on they want to buy one of these through their broker, they won’t need to start the advice process over again in a new tool.

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Our perks

At Acre Platforms, we are committed to creating an enjoyable and fulfilling work environment for all of our team members. That's why we offer a variety of company perks to help make your time at Acre as enjoyable as possible. Some of the perks you can expect when joining our team include:

Share options

At Acre, We believe in sharing the success of the company with our team members. That's why we offer employee share options through an EMI Option Scheme so everyone has a direct stake.

Remote work options

Flexible working hours and remote work options for employees to balance work and personal life.

Pension

Automatic enrolment to our Aviva pension scheme and we’ll match up to 4% contributions, but of course you can pay as much in as you’d like.

Learn on the job

Get access to Pluralsight as soon as you join, plus regular lunch & learns on everything from tech to design to business. And, if you want, you can join us at events and meetups too.

Health insurance

Relax knowing you have access to Bupa private medical insurance and a medical cash plan for added security.

Home office budget

We offer a generous home office budget to help our employees create a comfortable and productive work environment.

Regular socials

All work and no play isn't the way here. Our monthly socials could be anything from darts to shows to poker. You’ll also find we love a lunch and pub outing too!

Cycle to work scheme

Save the planet, get some exercise and avoid the dreaded rush hour tube by spreading the cost of a new bike with our cycle to work scheme.

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