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Sales Development Representative
Remote (Initially) in UK
Full Time

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Sales Development Representative

Strise is a fast-growing scale-up company with a clear social mission to transform the future of financial crime prevention. We are the KYC Intelligence system that everyone wants to use.

Strise leverages AI technology to connect insights about customers, providing critical information to major financial institutions to make KYC decisions. Strise enables banks to fulfill their compliance responsibilities effectively, without the need for long implementation projects. Our customers get value from day 1 and are able to implement no-code upgrades 100X faster than the competition.We have gained the trust of large enterprise financial institutions in Scandinavia, tripled our revenue since 2021, and are now expanding internationally to become the leading KYC Intelligence System globally. With the support of investors at leading VC’s, we are ready to deliver exceptional growth into new markets.

Why Join Strise:

By joining Strise, you'll be a part of a company that is making a real impact on preventing financial crime and improving the world. As one of the first employees in our new market in the UK, you will have the opportunity to shape our direction and contribute significantly to our success. This is an exciting time to join Strise and be a part of our growth story.

About the Role:

As our Sales Development Representative (SDR) in the UK, you will play a crucial role in driving our growth by generating sales leads, nurturing relationships with prospects, and qualifying them as potential opportunities. You'll be at the forefront of our sales efforts, collaborating closely with the wider Sales team and reporting directly to the Head of Sales initially. This is an opportunity to showcase your skills, make a tangible impact on our bottom line, and lay the foundation for a successful career at a fast-growing startup. Initially this role will be a remote first position, whilst


  • Drive Strise's growth by executing inbound and outbound prospecting strategies, generating a pipeline of qualified leads that can convert into opportunities and closed business.
  • Conduct thorough market research to identify potential customers and develop a deep understanding of their industry, pain points, and key decision-makers.
  • Engage with prospects through all channels to create meaningful connections and educate them about Strise's KYC Intelligence System.
  • Articulate Strise's value proposition and tailor messaging to address specific prospect needs and challenges, effectively positioning our products and services.
  • Collaborate closely with Account Executives to ensure a smooth handover of qualified leads, providing them with accurate and comprehensive information to maximize their success in closing deals.
  • Continuously update and maintain accurate records of all prospect interactions and activities in our CRM system (Hubspot).
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends, competitor offerings, and market developments to identify new opportunities.
  • Be different to every other prospecting attempt industry leaders receive day in day out.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an SDR in a B2B and/or enterprise market, preferably in the technology or financial services sector.
  • Proven track record of success in generating and qualifying leads, meeting or exceeding targets and metrics.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively engage with prospects and deliver compelling messages.
  • Strong active listening and questioning skills to uncover customer needs and pain points.
  • Highly self-motivated, driven, and results-oriented, with a relentless focus on achieving and surpassing individual and team goals.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment.

It would be a big advantage if you have:

  • Experience in KYC/AML or at a fintech company
  • Prior experience in a fast-growing startup environment


  • Best in class salary package and option agreements for all employees.
  • Opportunity to join a fast-growing scale-up with global ambitions in the field of anti-money laundering.
  • Commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Note: Strise is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected characteristic.