Sales Trainer

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R13587
This role on our sales development team provides new hire and ongoing training to the sales organization. This position will be responsible for the development and delivery of sales related content along with ongoing, everyday support of the sales organization. Prior training experience preferred. Results-focused, data driven individuals preferred. Public speaking experience and a track record of sales success a must!


Effectively deliver training content to sales organization, in both initial and continued learning environments

Identify needs within sales organization and design training content to improve and influence results

Works effectively by taking initiative in project management, remaining open to feedback and thriving in group collaboration

Liaison to other areas of the organization when new applications/products are being developed and rolled out

Effectively engages audience; dynamic and interactive presenter

One on one coaching to inside sales and outside sales, acting as available resource and expert


Minimum 1 year in the Groupon sales environment, 2 years in a sales training role, or 5 years of sales experience

Solid organizational skills

Presentation/public speaking experience

Work hard, play hard. Flexible schedule to accommodate trainings (occasional travel required.)

Preferred Skills & Attributes :

Solid communication skills

Exudes passion and enjoys active coaching/management

Prefers a fast paced, ever changing role

Natural leader, yet thrives in team environment

Bright, critical thinker; can make complex things simple

Committed to success of others

Takes criticism directly and responds with results-oriented action

Delivers criticism directly and professionally

Inquisitive, problem solver, enjoys fixing challenges and learns on the go

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.