Virgin StartUp Business Advisor - Virgin Startup - Wizbii

Virgin StartUp Business Advisor

  • By Virgin Startup
  • Internship
  • England (United Kingdom)

Job description

Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset, mentallity and attitude?

Would you enjoy helping budding entrepreneurs to succeed?

Virgin StartUp provide start-up loans finance, business advice and mentoring support to budding entrepreneurs in England.
We are looking for a someone with an understanding of the challenges facing start up business to help us provide advice and guidance to loan applicants through their journey from business planning to loan application on a one-to-one basis and via workshops and events.

This will include face to face meetings as well as via Skype and Telephone.

The applicant must have a passion for supporting entrepreneurs to realise their full potential and possess the range of skills and experiences described below.

Full training will be given.

Flexible with regard to the length of time and remuneration - can be discussed at interview.

 Conduct initial personal assessment and viability of the business idea to determine what support is needed, agree action plans and provide feedback.
* Review clients’ business plan and assist them to further develop and improve their business plans and cash flow forecasts until they are “loan ready”.
 Produce detailed loan application appraisal before submitting the
applications to the Loan Panel for funding decision.
* Maintain all quality procedures relating to client files and records in line
with our requirements.
 Ensure work, at all times, conforms to our procedures and standards.
 Motivate clients and manage caseload effectively to ensure clients are
processed within a reasonable timescale (typically between 4-8 weeks).

We are a fast growing company with a work hard, play hard work ethic.
We do epic stuff, and we're in business to make a huge positive impact and serve our entrepreneur clients.
We are a non profit organisation.

In return for your high energy, determined focus and commitment to making our team and business a success we offer:

A brand new dynamic office in the centre of Bournemouth surrounded by hundreds of successful entrepreneurs.
Get to work with and learn from the best people in the industry
All reasonable expenses paid for.
Opportunity to turn the placement into a permanent position for the right candidate.
Application procedures

1. How and why you're going to be great in this role
2. What kind of knowledge and experience you have to back up point #1
3. When can you start?

Second, send it to me.

Seeked profile

* Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
* Well-developed analytical skills including the ability to assimilate complex information, identify and prioritise key issues and assist the client to identify practical solutions
 Strong IT skills, proficient in Microsoft Office especially in excel.
*Project management and client portfolio management skills
 Well-developed training, coaching, mentoring and motivational skills
*Some experience in assessing business plans and financials
 Understanding of commercial business
*Some understanding of management accounts and their impact on business

 Excellent planning, organisational and communication skills, both written and verbal
* Ability to operate in a dynamic working environment, handling multiple tasks and deadlines
 Accustomed to delivering excellent results against targets and meeting deadlines
 Self-motivated and strong team player
 Ability to prioritise and manage a high caseload of work
 Flexible, adaptable, resourceful and resilient
*Proactive, enthusiastic and independent
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