Inbound Sales Representative

Job Description / Skills Required

Groupon is looking for hungry business-minded people that want to learn and start their Sales career on the ground floor. Help us continue to build this inbound sales team as we continue our larger quest of building the operating system for local commerce.

Inbound Sales Representatives at Groupon develop partnerships with local merchants in cities across North America. This gig is all about being the first point of contact between Groupon and the nation’s best local businesses. You’ll be responsible for understanding each business’s unique value proposition to our subscribers, how Groupon can help accelerate their business and then negotiating unbeatable offers on behalf of Groupon’s subscribers.

We hire engaging individuals with clear reasons why they are driven to represent Groupon who are interested in a career in sales. You must be excited to learn a ton and improve your skills every day. This role is an entry-level position located in downtown Chicago, IL. Based on performance and professionalism, significant career advancement opportunities exist.

Key Responsibilities:

Primary owner of Groupon’s relationship with merchants
Develops familiarity with merchants’ business including but not limited to: products and/or services, consumer demographics, consumer ratings, points of competitive differentiation, merchant economic model, and revenue and profit drivers
Understands and applies concepts of deal structure and strategy that are proven models for successful achievement of merchant’s desired outcomes

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (Business degree or classes preferred)
Must display leadership experience, strong work ethic, communication skills and success dealing with customers
Ability to exercise sound judgment and work independently
Strong analytical skills

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.