Account Executive - Outside - San Jose
Groupon - San Jose, CA

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Company Profile:

Launched in November 2008 in Chicago, Groupon is the daily-deal site offering unbeatable deals on the best stuff to do, eat, see, and buy in cities worldwide. Groupon uses collective-buying power to extend unmatched prices and provide significant benefits to both businesses and consumers. We use other types of power to fuel our cars and light our offices.

Job Overview:

Outside account executives combine related experience in local-merchant advertising with respective connections to build partnerships for Groupon. They ally with restaurants, theaters, spas, and everything in between, negotiating unbeatable offers on behalf of our subscribers. We hire connected, innovative, and industry-relevant sales professionals. Experience with online sales, advertising, and social media are beneficial to an account executive’s success and fit within our team.

We are headquartered in Chicago and are currently recruiting outside sales talent to add to our local presence in San Jose.

General Responsibilities:
  • Prospect for, consult with, and close local merchants on compelling offers for our subscribers based on each business’s products and services
  • Identify new and creative businesses and activities to be featured, expanding the range of deals for our subscribers
  • Present Groupon as a unique way for businesses to acquire new customers

  • 3+ years of extensive online-advertising sales to local merchants in San Jose
  • Experience canvassing and cold calling various types of local businesses, with evidence of consistent and current success
  • Experience working from home or other virtual office is strongly preferred, especially if the office is equipped with virtual reality or lasers

  • Competitive compensation, base + commission
  • Sense of joy

Helpful info:

Groupon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Requisition ID 4475

Groupon - 19 months ago - save job - block
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