Director & General Manager, Food & Drink

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R13282
If you love the cross-section of sales, operations, product, and marketing, have huge intellectual horsepower, possess an uncanny ability to get things done, and have comfort with ambiguity, this position is for you.

You will lead the North American F&D business, including the following:

Be accountable for our North American F&D P&L, which requires managing both your direct team and leading cross-functional teams including technology, marketing, merchandising, and sales

Develop the F&D business’ strategic planning process

Execute the F&D business strategy that includes supply, product, and go-to-market in all of Groupon’s North American markets

Drive new business sales, including the national F&D sales team, which can drive meaningful P&L shifts

Ensure successful implementation of new F&D initiatives, including new product design and market fit, go-to-market, sales pitch and organization, business development partnerships, and other initiatives to drive P&L growth

Partner with Product and Marketing to deliver successful go-to-market plans for our Cash Back Deals product and any other new F&D initiative

You are:

A broad overall operator with experience in multiple areas of P&L growth

An energizer, personally excited about progress towards goals and dedicated towards building and influencing a team that can deliver

Deeply data driven, living by metrics and taking appropriate (and swift) action from data

A leader with a bias for action, getting things done quickly and thoughtfully

Someone with demonstrated confidence to challenge the status quo in an ever-evolving business

Job Requirements:

10+ years professional experience. The ideal candidate will have been a product and/or marketing leader in an online/eCommerce company. Great customer focused intuition.

MBA (or other advanced degree) preferred, but not required

Proven analytic and problem solving skills to influence executives in multiple functions

Demonstrated management of a P&L

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.