Outside Sales Executive (Houston)

About The Opportunity

Got a taste for something new?
 
We’re Grubhub, the nation’s leading online and mobile food ordering company. Since 2004 we’ve been connecting hungry diners to the local restaurants they love. We’re moving eating forward with no signs of slowing down.
 
With more than 80,000 restaurants and over 14 million diners across 1,600 U.S. cities and London, we’re delivering like never before. Incredible tech is our bread and butter, but amazing people are our secret ingredient. Rigorously analytical and customer-obsessed, our employees develop the fresh ideas and brilliant programs that keep our brands going and growing.
 
Long story short, keeping our people happy, challenged and well-fed is priority one. Interested? Let’s talk. We’re eager to show you what we bring to the table.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Sell “pay for results” advertising and exposure to local restaurants in your assigned geographic territory
  • Conduct daily cold calls, walk-in meetings, schedule in person presentations, and sign restaurants
  • Exceed individual high volume sales goals while working as part of a team
  • Sell optimized delivery restaurants that generate a high volume of takeout orders through GrubHub’s various technology platforms
  • Represent Grubhub’s core values while working face to face with restaurants
  • Execute all required tasks on time and with high quality results
  • Be the local market expert: gather restaurant feedback, monitor competitor activity, and provide recommendations for improvements to management

Although this position is remote, we do ask that the candidates are based in the designated city listed in the job title!!

You Should Have

 

  • A friendly, likable, and professional demeanor that doesn't take no for an answer
  • A desire to sign up tons of local restaurants: you excel at signing new business
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or related area, and 2+ years of successful sales experience 
  • Fluency in English: language skills in Spanish or Chinese a major plus
  • Restaurant industry experience and/or experience working  from home is a plus
  • Familiarity with a variety of sales concepts, practices and procedures  
  • Ability to show patience with extreme persistence and meticulous follow through
  • Ability to combine insights from past experiences, analytics, and sound judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours.  Restaurants do not operate on 9-to- 5 schedules
  • Solid understanding of SalesForce.com
  • Ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships
  • Dynamic time manager, with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to new environments, situations, and a rapidly changing business

We deliver favorites every day. Join us as we move eating forward.

Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. If you are applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to TalentAcquisition@grubhub.com and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

 


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