Peer to Peer and Financial Specialist

    PledgeMe is searching for a peer to peer lending specialist.

    While the salary is limited and the hours long you will get job satisfaction through your exposure to the exciting world of regulated financial markets. Help us navigate these crowded waters with your critical thinking, experience in the financial markets and crowdfunding, and general awesomeness. Together we’ll scale the Ivory Tower of Debt which looms ominously over the peasants in the village. Once it topples, we will have a bridge to the people which you will help us protect. BYO battle armour and broadsword.



    • managing the financial and operational aspects of the company including:
      • forecasting and budgeting
      • cashflow management and capital raising
      • payroll and staffing;
      • investor registration, verification and payment processing;
      • account reconciliation
    • reporting monthly to the Board
      • financial state of the company
      • sales pipeline
      • upcoming opportunities and challenges

    Debt Crowdfunding

    implementing and managing a peer-to-peer lending product

    • main point of contact for interested campaigners
    • guiding campaigners through the process
      • providing education & understanding of crowdfunding, capital raising (specifically borrowing), risk and crowd activation.
    • attending and speaking at events.
    • assessing applications, reviewing campaign documentation and providing feedback to campaigners.
    • sales generation and new lead discovery
    • managing the sales pipeline
    • carrying out organisation background checks
    • contributing to the strategic direction of our investment products


    • Bachelor degree in Finance or Economics or Accounting
    • Minimum two years experience in business lending
    • Minimum one year experience in the crowdfunding industry

    Other stuff

    Role can be based in Auckland or Wellington.

    If you would like further information or apply for the role, please send Anna an email with the subject line ‘Peer to Peer and Financial Specialist applications’. Please attach a covering letter telling us why you would be good for this role, as well as a CV, a recent photograph, and a drawing (hand drawn or via an image creation programme, must be OC, OP) of a tiger fighting a bear (clearly showing who would win). Applications close Sunday 6 March 2016 at 3pm.

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