Senior Sales Associate / Sales Associate - Leap Finance

Bengaluru, Karnataka   |   Full Time

About us

We are building this and this and this
In short, we are building the platform to drive global careers for millennials from emerging economies We work at the exciting intersection of the 2 hottest trends around - edtech & fintech! And we love that we succeed as a business while powering the dreams of talented students!

Founder Profile

Arnav Kumar is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. Leap is his second company and he has raised more than $30M in capital for his startups. In his last role, he was a VC investor with SAIF Partners (Now Elevation Capital), which is an early investor in paytm, meesho, urban company, unacademy and many other unicorns. He thinks and tweets about Product, Business Models and Company Building, here

Vaibhav Singh is a graduate of IIT Kharagpur. He spent his first 6 years at DeutscheBank, across Singapore & Sydney to manage a $3Bn flow book. He has built 2 fintech startups before, as a founding member of CapitalFloat and Incred, both pioneering businesses valued >$500Mn The Leap team has a fine balance of industry experience (edtech, fintech, study abroad) and technical skills (engineering, product, design)

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Helping study abroad aspirants by proving financial counselling for best suitable loan, BA, CC & Insurance
  • Providing information about education loan and assessing their profile according to eligibility criteria of different lenders
  • Connecting students with suitable lenders
  • Collecting required documents from students for Login of file with suggested lenders
  • Coordinate with Lenders for updates regarding Loan approval and provide timely updates to students
  • Negotiation with lenders for Loan amount enhancement, PF and ROI reduction to get best deal for the student
  • To Keep in constant contact with students and lenders through the process
  • Achieve the decided daily, weekly & monthly targets

Ideal Persona:

  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken.
  • Should have 1.5-4 years of experience as a Loan Advisor
  • Should be confident to handle student queries and provide timely and efficient solutions.
  • Candidate should have good presentation, client-facing, and counselling skills with a pleasing and convincing personality.

Why is this a great opportunity for the right candidate :

  • Experienced founding team
  • Right to win - The founding team knows the business & its secrets inside out. We are starting with a significant head start and a precise plan of action
  • Barriers to entry - This is a specialized play with natural barriers to entry, allowing for significant value creation for all equity holders
  • Backed by marquee global investors
  • Exposure to all aspects of company building - exposure to investors, fund-raising, decision making, building the team & culture
  • All of the above perks of joining a high potential company very early, along with a competitive market salary.

Life @ Leap

Mutual Respect

We love people who are ‘relentlessly resourceful’. Find your way out. Focus on the possibilities instead of the problems.

Bias for action

We take calculated risks backed by data and information available and encourage fail fast to find the best solutions as soon as possible

Learn & get better

Continuous learning and improvement is the key. We don’t stop learning. We treat feedback as a gift and as an opportunity to get better.

Growth mindset

We operate with a growth mindset and not a mindset of fear or judgement. You are in control of your own ability to learn and improve. We love Resilience.

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