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Director, Business Development (Corporate Development)

| Chicago

 

The Director, Business Development will help source and execute partnership opportunities aimed at accelerating Groupon’s growth. They will build and maintain strategic relationships with other internet platforms, media companies, and startups that will materially impact the Groupon business.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and explore strategic partnership opportunities for Groupon
  • Work with business leaders to develop strategies for partnerships that solve their needs. Identify trends that will drive partnership opportunities and develop a robust pipeline of deals
  • Screen potential deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, financial implications and internal priorities
  • Represent Groupon in meetings with executive-level counterpart
  • Develop negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration with Groupon’s operations, examining risks and estimating partners' needs and goals
  • Oversee execution of each opportunity through close collaboration with internal and external parties
  • Deliver regular performance updates to partners and internal constituents

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience required; experience in a business development capacity within the media or technology industry
  • 10+ years experience in BD, Corporate Development, Product Management, Marketing, Management Consulting and/or Investment Banking
  • A track record of success in structuring complex deals and negotiating with executives and attorneys at companies of various sizes. Prior BD experience is required
  • A highly analytical, strong strategic thinker with knowledge of online business models and a passion for e-commerce/ local commerce
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to develop relationships inside and outside of Groupon in order to cultivate a robust pipeline of deal opportunities
  • Well-organized, entrepreneurial and able to prioritize among multiple projects with limited supervision
  • Able to expertly communicate ideas to internal and external parties
  • This position would be based in either our Chicago, Seattle, of San Francisco office 

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

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Location

Our headquarters is nestled alongside the Chicago River in the bustling River North neighborhood, close to both blue and brown line CTA trains.

An Insider's view of Groupon

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Groupon provides an environment where I can strive for maximum work-life effectiveness, room for growth, and there is always something new to do. I enjoy spending lots of time at work because I love what I do; the hours are not burdensome, Groupon fits me. I define success in my own terms & Groupon provides us with the flexibility to be successful.

Milan

Senior Manager of Operations

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We are working on arriving at the optimal attribution models across different areas of our business. For example, the attribution of a purchase to a specific experience — a home page feature, an email, a push notification — likely has a different window of time where we can reasonably say a specific purchase is a result of a specific experience.

Kristi

Data Scientist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Here at Groupon, what you do matters. I got my start at Groupon as an intern and have had the opportunity in the past (almost) 5 years to build out a global volunteer program that has engaged over 5,000 employees in over 63,000 hours of service supporting the work of close to 650 nonprofit organizations.

Alicia

Program Manager, Employee & Community Engagement

What projects are you most excited about?

Recently, we committed to having 100% of our job descriptions reviewed for gender balance by the end of 2018. Also for 2018, work will continue with our Employee Resource Groups, who play a pivotal part in the attraction and selection of diverse top talent, and themselves can be developed and promoted into company leaders.

Carlos

Head of Diversity Recruitment

What are Groupon Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Recreational Clubs

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fitness benefits. Free office shuttles. Paid parental and family leave. Comprehensive sales training program. Sense of joy. Onsite cafes. Unlimited Routine Time Off (RTO). Flexible spending accounts. Life & AD&D insurance. 401(k). Disability coverage.

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