Draper Esprit are hiring!


UK Business Angels Association

05 July 2018

Financial Client Services Assistant

London, WC2


The manager of the highly rated Draper Esprit EIS funds is expanding its team.  This is a great opportunity to join a fast-expanding business.  The successful applicant will enjoy a client-facing role and may already be working in an EIS/VCT or an IFA environment.  MS Office skills with a focus on Excel and Word are a key requirement with an ability to manage multiple demands.  The full-time role will be based at our London headquarters.  We are happy to consider flexible working hours.


Job role:

  • To deliver an exceptional and efficient service to our investors and IFA advisors
  • Perform administrative duties
  • Respond to inbound enquiries regarding investor accounts/investments
  • Respond to literature requests and common questions about the product
  • Assisting the EIS team across a range of different activities and projects
  • Working with our CRM system


Ideal candidate:

  • MS Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Dynamics CRM skills
  • Prior experience with EIS/VCT/IFA – desirable but not essential
  • Organisational/administrational skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Self-motivated, smart and resourceful
  • ‘Can do’ attitude and enthusiastic
  • Ability to prioritise workload with a strong attention to detail
  • Available on short notice



  • Financial services background
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Quick to learn and adaptable
  • Strong Excel knowledge (Vlookup, Pivot tables useful)
  • MS Word (mail merge useful)


Benefits include:

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Generous holiday allowance


The Draper Esprit EIS funds are managed by Encore Ventures LLP, a group company of Draper Esprit PLC which is a listed firm and one of Europe’s leading venture capital investors.  The funds have been the highest rated EIS by the Tax Efficient Review for the past 5 years running. Our funds under management are growing rapidly and this year already the funds have delivered two 10x investment returns.

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