Why Deliveroo?

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.

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’re a technology driven company at the forefront of the most rapidly expanding industry in the world, so come and join us for the ride.

What you’ll be doing…

You will help hunt down the most popular local restaurants, seek to understand their business, and use your ninja phone negotiation skills to convince them why they need to join us in changing the landscape of the food industry.

You will...

  • Prospect, pitch and close new restaurants in the territory via cold calls, walk ins, and in person meeting
  • Take control over your own pipeline, manage your portfolio of leads to ensure strong conversion rates and exceeds ambitious volume & quality targets
  • Assist in the development of systems and processes to enhance the overall experience for new partners, from on-boarding to launch and generating sales
  • Support our wider commercial team with ad-hoc strategic initiatives like field pitch days, restaurant marketing roll-outs, and cross-functional projects

Skills you’ll need & Eligibility…

  • 1-2 years of working experience, ideally in an environment where you have to deal with multiple clients
  • Experience within a fast moving sales environment
  • Phone-based sales experience is a big plus
  • Self-starter and well organised, ability to take ownership and work within demanding targets
  • Perseverance and grit – you’re a hustler, and you’re not afraid of rejection
  • Competitiveness – you’ll be working within a highly efficient team who like to win (as individuals and together)
  • Curiosity – you’re a lifelong learner who is always striving to be outside of your comfort zone and test new ideas
  • Top notch people skills – you have bags of emotional intelligence and can persuade even the toughest of prospects

Benefits:

  • Become one of the key employees of a fast-growing, exciting startup changing the food delivery landscape
  • Open, respectful and fun company culture
  • Snacks and drinks provided (although not unlimited, you will never go thirsty or hungry)
  • Friday lunches on us from the best local restaurants 
  • Work with people who LOVE what they do
  • Meal allowance if you are required to work late
  • Free Deliveroo Plus - Free delivery and access to special offers

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.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including health, family, finance, community, convenience, growth, time away and relocation.

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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