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Digital Partnerships Executive - Cross Border Payments

London, UK Req #407
Thursday, March 16, 2023

Want to be part of a company that feels like a start-up but already has a successful business with significant runway for stronger and faster growth? Are you interested in building a career in Fintech at a place with the ambition and means to become a unique B2B platform that is truly agile-at-scale? Do you want to work somewhere with great people from a wide variety of backgrounds because people are what power our company’s success? Then Convera is the place for you!

In 2021, we launched Convera, a company committed to bringing its customers the most advanced business payments and FX platform in the world. Convera was formed to acquire the assets and companies that previously comprised Western Union Business Solutions, a division of The Western Union Company. Convera’s acquisition of Western Union Business Solutions is subject to requisite work council and trade union consultations, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

Following this acquisition, Convera will become one of the largest non-bank B2B cross-border payments companies in the world. Leveraging decades of industry expertise to deliver smarter money movements, Convera is committed to ensuring that our customers capture more value with every transaction.

What we do and who we serve:

Providing tech-led payment solutions to a broad range of organizations globally, Convera serves customers ranging from small business owners to enterprise treasurers to educational and financial institutions. Delivering solutions ranging from simple currency exchanges to sophisticated cross-border payments platforms and solutions, everything we do is designed to enhance the customer experience and seamlessly power their global commerce needs.

In 2020, the business processed over $110 billion in transactions. With an existing customer base of more than 30,000 small and medium-sized businesses, educational institutions, financial institutions, law firms, and NGOs spanning over 40 countries and territories and 140 currencies, the business possesses a truly global footprint and serves some of the fastest-growing segments of the B2B cross-border payments markets.

Powered by a sophisticated and expansive global settlement network, Convera’s capabilities are built on efficiency, accuracy and compliance at its core, alleviating risk and accelerating smarter decision making. As a standalone fintech, Convera will build on its customer- led culture and accelerate its investments in technology, product innovation and people to drive growth.

Your Role

We are looking for an exceptional channel sales professional to join the Global Channel Partnerships team which sits within the larger Global Go-To-Market organization and works collaboratively across Sales, Customer Success, Marketing, Legal and Finance teams both at a local and global level.

The position reports directly to the UK Head of Partnerships and will be responsible for acquiring and managing strategic partnerships, grow existing relationships and facilitating the deployment of such partnerships around the UK. This will be done by using knowledge of payments technology and processes, customer insights, internal processes and excellent relationship skills to drive accelerated revenue and customer satisfaction.

The Digital Partnerships Executive will be passionate about channel sales and account management, they will work globally and cross functionally with internal and external stakeholders to manage the implementation of integrated payment solutions. The role is centered around creating value to our partners leveraging Convera’s technical, regulatory, compliance and cross border payment expertise.  Having a hunger to source new opportunities aligned to Convera’s Ideal partner Profile within our Target Addressable Markets is a must and the ability to negotiate at all levels and cross functionally is non-negotiable.  In addition,

  • Source new leads of potential digitally integrated channel partnerships
    • Manage the funnel / pipeline of opportunities to ensure a fluid approach to business development
  • Best in class relationship and account management skills are a necessity to ensure that each channel partner is performing at its optimal level
  • An eye for detail will be essential as a data driven approach is required.
  • Commercial acumen in determining price points, business cases and opportunity sizing will ensure that our opportunities are appropriately prioritized.
  • Proficiency in will be advantageous


We are looking for an inspiring sales professional from the cross-border payments industry with a proven track record in channel / enterprise sales, strong financial/commercial acumen, and deal negotiation skills.

  • Ideally 5 years in a Sales / Channel Sales
  • Experience in digital integration, working with API solutions and payment platforms is advantageous
  • A good working knowledge of global B2B payments, foreign exchange and FX derivatives is preferred
  • Strong communication skills, including establishing credibility and trust with customers and building influential relationships with partners in the business, including Finance, Legal, Sales Ops, HR, Indirect Sales, Support Services, Product Marketing, and Professional Services.
  • Communication with external/internal stakeholders, excellent stakeholder management, ownership for client relationships and projects, excellent cross-functional teamwork, operationally disciplined, self-starter, entrepreneurial mind-set, enterprise mind-set, prioritisation, organisation, problem solving
  • Growth minded with a track record of high performance within a culture of excellence


We offer an abundance of competitive perks and benefits including:

  • Market competitive salary and commission
  • Pension scheme
  • Health and life insurance
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle To Work Scheme
  • A flexible working model
  • Paid holidays, time-off and leave policies for life events (maternity, paternity, marriage etc)
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme

And more!

Apply now if you’re ready to unleash your potential!


Other details

  • Job Family Go-to-Market
  • Job Function Channel Partner Management
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $75,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $120,000.00
Location on Google Maps
  • London, UK