Why Deliveroo?

When you first think about Deliveroo, you probably think of getting great food to your house in less than half an hour.  Awesome right? But behind the scenes is the real story. This story is one of high growth, huge challenges and an enormous opportunity ahead of us. It began with our founder Will, arriving in London over 5 years ago and finding it almost impossible to order great food, despite the wealth of incredible restaurants in the city.  Fast forward 5 years and we operate in 13 countries with over 50,000 riders who deliver orders from 50,000 restaurants in over 200 cities worldwide.

We want to be the definitive food company - the app you go to any time you have a hunger pang. We are transforming the way people think about food. We are providing people with limitless access to different cuisines and restaurants, turning cooking from a chore to a choice, and giving people the freedom to eat what they want, when they want, where they want it.

We work with riders, restaurants and consumers. We operate one of the most complex three sided marketplaces in the world and we do this in real time. Millions of customers and thousands of restaurants and riders rely on us to match them within milliseconds. The algorithms behind that marketplace are the secret sauce that allow us to deliver our orders in under 30 minutes.

And we’re just getting started

The scale of the opportunity ahead of us is immense. The global food market is valued at £7.7 trillion but only 1% of it is currently online. Contrast that with the digital disruption of countless other industries - from banking and travel to retail and communications - it’s clear that our journey in the food sector has only just begun.

We are already a multi-billion dollar company that is more than doubling in size every year.  Deliveroo came top in the FT’s’ list of Europe’s fastest growing 1000 companies in 2018, and we were the first company ever to win Deloitte’s ‘UK Top 50’ two years in a row. Yet most of the extraordinary value this company will generate lies ahead of us.

THE ROLE 

We’re here to give our riders an unparalleled experience. There are more than 7.000 Deliveroo riders in Italy and as we continue to grow as we work to create a 360° great experience to riders.

The mission of Rider Operations Partnerships Associate is to ensure the development and monitor the portfolio of partners serving the community Deliveroo Riders.

You will need to:

  • Source and prospect new partnerships with advantages and/or promotional offers dedicated to Deliveroo Riders

  • Manage the platform to highlight these partnerships

  • Track and analyze new and existing partnership in order to discover what are the best offers we can provide to Deliveroo Riders

  • Help partners owners/managers overcome any barriers or hesitations

You will be based in our office in Milan and part of the Operations team, reporting to the Head of Rider Engagement.

Please note that this a full time fixed term vacancy 

REQUIREMENTS

The right candidate will be hungry, ambitious and motivated to work in a fast-moving environment. As a guide, the ideal person will possess the following:

  • Experience within a fast-moving sales environment

  • English and Italian -  business proficient

  • Phone-based experience is a big plus

  • Ability to take ownership and work within demanding targets

  • Perseverance and grit – you’re a hustler, and you’re not afraid of rejection

  • Curiosity – you’re a lifelong learner who is always striving to be outside of your comfort zone and test new ideas

  • Passion for food and/or bicycles. Deliveroo is a company of people unapologetically passionate about what they do – if you’re not into food or bicycles, you soon will be.

 

Life at Deliveroo

We are a growing team, with very large impact, seeking to answer some of the most interesting questions out there. We move fast, we’re always looking for new ideas and we’re very transparent about the decisions we make and why we make them.

There are so many questions we need to answer and plenty more we haven’t even encountered. How do data and technology help restaurants to grow as consumer habits change? How can we predict what someone wants to order for dinner long before the idea has even crossed their mind? At Deliveroo these are just some of the tough problems we are solving - and there is no challenge that cannot be yours. No solution is owned by a particular team, which means the scope for growth and personal impact is enormous.

Benefits and Diversity

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. 

In 2018 we announced our decision to give every employee equity in the company. We did this because we wanted all of our employees, regardless of location, level or role to be owners and because we believe that this is the right thing to do. We believe this helps build a culture where everyone is committed and able to share in the company’s success.

We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing start-up’s around.

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