Employee Spotlight – Rachel Butcher
This month, we sat down with Rachel Butcher who is Head of Sales at AgeChecked. Rachel has over 20 years of sales and marketing experience and is a valued member of the AgeChecked team. Find out more about Rachel and her role at AgeChecked below.
Q – What is your role at AgeChecked?
A- I am Head of Sales at AgeChecked, my role is to oversee the commercial revenue for the business driving sales for both new and existing clients. I’ve worked at AgeChecked for two and a half years.
Q – What do you enjoy most about your role?
A – I enjoy the variety of my role, understanding and building knowledge within the different industry sectors we work in, as well as meeting clients’ requirements and expectations.
Q – Why do you think online age verification is so important?
A – There is so much access online to any individual and whilst it is vital, there are aspects that are not appropriate for those underage, as well as a need to prevent underage sales of Alcohol, E-cigarettes and Offensive weapons.
Q – How has technology helped change the way that age verification is being used by companies?
A – There are now innovative systems available for companies to conduct age verification in the most frictionless way. Through anonymisation we protect individuals identities as well as being GDPR compliant.
Q – How has AgeChecked become a leader in the age verification sector?
A – AgeChecked offer a unique collaborative relationship to their client base, we have become a leader in Age Verification by working closely with industry and regulators alike. Being flexible and developing products quickly has enabled us to meet the changing requirements within certain industry sectors. Our brand is based on offering high levels of authority on age verification, from this we build a level of trust between ourselves and our clients.
Q – What do you think the future looks like for online age verification?
A – The future will be managing the appropriate balance between regulation/compliance and what is acceptable to the general public. There is a need for further measures of online age verification however through anonymised systems this can be conducted without compromising an individual identity.
Q – What are your thoughts on the new AgeChecked Shopify App?
A – Our new Shopify App is unique allowing merchants to easily use our AgeChecked solution without the need for coding integration and yearly contracts, Shopify is a more rigid e-commerce platform which will require a lot of development time to integrate with APIs.
If you want to find out more about the AgeChecked team, you can do so here. Get in touch if you have any questions about our age verification service.