Business Development Intern


research business development London

Wealthsimple makes smart investing easy, accessible, and transparent for everyone. We are Canada's largest and fastest growing online investment manager with $650 Million of assets and 25,000 clients. And we are just getting started. We believe that we have the opportunity to build one of the largest and most innovative companies in financial services globally. Check out our Superbowl campaign and our editorial online magazine, Grow. We also recently won a Webby for Best Financial Service Website in the world.

Our newly launched London team is looking for an intern to help us grow. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute meaningfully in an early-stage company with the momentum of a successful team and product behind you. At Wealthsimple, we are maker-owners, we believe that simple is better, and we do what's right for each client. You can read about our mission and our team to learn more.

This is a 3-6 month salaried internship with the potential to convert to full time.

In this role, you will:

  • Challenge the wealth management industry status quo to help enable all people to invest
  • Conduct competitive product research projects
  • Research and analyze our target client base and make recommendations towards product fit and UK launch strategy

Our ideal candidate is:

  • Passionate about technology, specifically fintech
  • Naturally curious: if something seems off, you want to figure out what’s going on
  • A believer in knowing and understanding the numbers behind a problem
  • An excellent communicator and able to convey complex ideas succinctly
  • Someone with strong Excel skills
  • Experience or internships with a consulting firm or in financial services are an asset
You should include these in your application: A copy of your CV

Your answer to the following: Name another fintech product that you're a fan of. How is this product changing the landscape?

We pride ourselves on creating a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive work place. Candidates who identify as a minority are welcome and encouraged to apply!