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 7 years ago and finding it almost impossible to order great food, despite the wealth of incredible restaurants in the city.  Fast forward 7 years and we operate in 12 countries with over 60,000 riders who deliver orders from 100,000 partners in over 500 cities, across 12 countries 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. 

 

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.

 

About the Role

The Commercial Partnerships (CP) Team at Deliveroo today focuses on revenue generation through sampling campaigns through our Editions kitchens, selling ad banners on our homepage, and providing Fast Moving Consumer Goods (“FMCG”) companies with access to in-menu e-commerce assets on our platform. The vision for the CP business is to be a leading media and eCommerce marketing partner for FMCG companies, providing marketing performance data and sampling as value-added services.

Editions is Deliveroo’s global network of delivery-only kitchens, providing a flexible expansion platform to restaurants as well as a better restaurant selection and order experience to Deliveroo's customers. Since 2018, our kitchens have been used as a key distribution channel for physical sampling for advertisers as well as experiential and media activations (e.g. pop-ups and bag sponsorships). 

The Business Development Manager, Commercial Partnerships role is focused on driving CP revenue for Editions. You will be accountable for meeting and exceeding revenue targets across the full suite of CP Editions products and building a strong pipeline of viable revenue opportunities with FMCG, media, and personal care brands.The desired candidate will be an energetic,  tenacious and commercially astute business development manager, motivated by targets, who loves working through a fast-paced sales cycle.

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Prospect, pitch and close deals against CP Editions products with a proactive approach
  • Own the full transactional sales cycle with potential FMCG and agency partners, proposing opportunities that achieve the partner’s KPIs and business objectives
  • Cold and warm outreach, using a variety of communication methods (phone, email, VC)
  • Maintain organisation of your revenue opportunity pipeline as to ensure accurate and reliable revenue forecasting
  • Hand over closed sampling deals to the fulfillment operations team in accordance with standards and specifications as to ensure seamless and efficient fulfillment
  • Develop an in depth understanding of the UK sampling marketplace, making recommendations to strengthen our proposition wherever needed based on structured collection and reporting of customer feedback
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of CP products and the Editions strategy quickly to identify new opportunities for revenue generation
  • Provide structured and constructive feedback on sales lead quality as provisioned through purchased lead lists and digital marketing campaigns

 

Skills and Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in sales or business development
  • Sales or business development in FMCG or sampling agency is a plus
  • Demonstrable experience of sales success in a high-volume-low-touch sales model
  • Ambitious self starter with a proven track-record in meeting and exceeding revenue targets
  • Effective relationship-builder with strong communication skills, able to build rapport quickly over e-mail/phone/VC channels
  • Highly organised and detail-oriented - able to manage and maintain a high volume high velocity pipeline
  • Ability to communicate product benefits and close deals
  • Ability to independently negotiate commercial terms in-the-moment within boundaries set by management

 

Benefits and Diversity 

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 companies around.

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