Operations Coordinator

Salary Competitive

Who are we? 💸

Our mission is to get everyone investing. As the first challenger stockbroker to disrupt the £1.2 trillion UK retail investment market through our innovative apps, technology is at the heart of what we do. We bring simple, low-cost investing to everyone, removing traditional barriers to entry and democratising the world of investing. We are mobile first and our app enables users to buy and sell shares, ETFs and investment trusts, with no commission and low flat fees. 

We are scaling our team to Europe and Stockholm, Sweden will be the first location.We recently completed our Series B funding round bringing the total capital we raised to over £60m. We are only just getting started. We currently have over 850,000 customers in the UK and we’re scaling fast - in 2020, we added 250,000 users and so far in 2021 we have added over double that number!

Our team is currently just over 190 people in the UK and we are on track to double headcount year-on-year, as we look to support our growing user base and drive international expansion - we’re scaling across the world in London, Brisbane, Stockholm, and Vancouver to name a few.

We are looking for an exceptional Operations Coordinator to join our newly established team in Sweden. This is the perfect opportunity to grow with the role and being part in democratising the world of investing.

You will: 

  • Project manage the opening of our new office in Stockholm, of which you will have full facilities management responsibility long term:

    • Reception duties

    • Develop and maintain office supplier relationships

    • Manage health and safety as well as fire regulations within the office

    • Negotiate and manage office insurance contracts

  • Support sourcing efforts to identify high-quality candidates for Freetrade Sweden non-tech roles.

  • Provide administrative support for the MD of Sweden to enable our regulatory application to the Swedish FSA.

    • Arrange travel and accommodation plans.

    • Offer diary management support, including interview scheduling and personal commitments.

  • Organise, optimise and audit Freetrade’s systems, databases, and procedures.

  • Fulfil adhoc project and administrative duties as required to enable the smooth running of the office. 

About you:

  • You ideally will have experience within a fast paced startup/scale up environment.

  • You will have 3-4 years of experience in a similar role. 

  • You will have an open and agile attitude. We are looking for someone who'd be open to anything put in front of them. We are looking for someone truly gritty! 

  • You will have full systems competence and confidence, ideally with G Suite. 

  • You will be able and happy to work within the confines of confidentiality.

The process for transparency 🚀

The whole interview process for this role - in short. You will initially have a phone interview with one of our internal Talent Specialists, followed by a hiring manager interview with our Managing Director of Sweden, a cultural and behavioural interview with two of our operations team, with the final round being a task presentation to our Managing Director of Sweden and our Associate Director of People.

We offer a competitive salary plus stock options and lots of other benefits.

What you can expect from us 🚀 

  • A role within a global fast growing scaleup.

  • The opportunity to build and work with a driven, qualified and ambitious team. 

  • Being part in democratising the world of investing.

  • Central located offices with all the amenities needed.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and representative team. Whatever your race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability - we want to hear from you. We're very open about what we're working on, and the best places to learn more are our buzzing community forum and our blog.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

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Working at

At Freetrade, we believe investing should be open to everyone. It’s one of the best ways to grow your savings, but for a lot of people, investing seems complicated, expensive and out of reach. We want to change all that, which is why we're on a mission to get everyone investing! We are scaling our team to Europe and Stockholm, Sweden will be the first location. As the first challenger stockbroker to disrupt the £1.2 trillion retail investment market in the UK, we're poised to expand into Europe. We’ve just closed a Series B funding round led by New York-based growth fund, Left Lane Capital alongside L Catterton, and Draper Esprit, bringing the total that we’ve raised to over £67m and we’re just getting started! We're a technology company that brings simple, free stock investing to everyone. We’ve built a beautiful investing app to trade in real shares, with zero commissions in a fluid, mobile-first experience. We’re not building an app for day-trading. We will never offer things like leveraged derivatives which are proven to lose the majority of customers their money. We’re building an app that can offer the means to achieve better, long-term financial outcomes and maybe even help chip away at one of the biggest issues of this generation; financial inequality.

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