Job Description / Skills Required
Requisition ID: R13429
Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We're enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses.
We’re changing the way merchants and consumers connect with each other worldwide, and the change has barely started – oh and did we mention, we’re also hiring!
Working out of our Sydney headquarters, our Local Sales Division continues to establish Groupon as an integral marketing partner of top local businesses across Australia and New Zealand.
Establishing the relationship with our business partners, your role as a Business Development Executive is to highlight the best possible opportunities for our subscribers.
Identify, engage, consult and close new local business owners across a wide spectrum of categories (including food, drink, health, beauty, lifestyle etc) on the benefits of featuring their business with Groupon
Devising marketing features that will assist merchants to increase and calibrate customer traffic and closing these deals over the phone
Own the full sales cycle from prospecting, cold calling and pipeline management
Sell the benefits of Groupon as a powerful marketing tool and in addition be able to sell the range of marketing channels we employ eg : EDMs, search engine management, behavior triggered push notifications and affiliate marketing
The ideal candidate
A positive and consultative approach, combined with an unyielding passion to succeed
Passionate and fearless in a sales environment and loves the thrill of the sales chase
Enthusiastic selling over the phone and comfortable cold calling various types of businesses
Strong negotiation and consultation skills
Prior Sales (inbound / outbound) or Customer Service experience
An outgoing personality and a great sense of humour!
What you get in return
Experience working for one of the fastest growing ecommerce companies in the world with unparalleled career opportunities
Comprehensive induction to the business at our Sydney HQ and ongoing training
Work in our awesome break-out area, Free Groupon credits and discounts on deals, Birthday Leave, Weekly Friday night drinks & awards, Charity & Community initiatives, Social Club and much, much more!
Interested? If you're enthusiastic and driven and looking to start your sales career or develop your sales experience in the fastest growing global ecommerce company, we'd love to hear from you!
Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.