Founded in 2013 and based in Lafayette, Louisiana, Waitr is a leader in on-demand food ordering and delivery. Waitr, along with Bite Squad and Delivery Dudes, connect local restaurants to hungry diners in underserved U.S. markets across three "local's favorite" brands. Together they are a convenient way to discover, order and receive great food from local restaurants, national chains and grocery stores. As of June 30, 2020, Waitr and Bite Squad operated in small and medium sized markets in the United States in over 725 cities.
Waitr is looking for a highly self-motivated Business Development Manager to join our Sales team. The Business Development Manager is responsible for propelling the rapid growth of Waitr / Bite Squad through the acquisition of new restaurant partners, by both expanding into new territories and growing existing markets. The ideal candidate will be a hunter that uses a consultative and solutions based selling approach, have great presentation and communication skills and have that "hungry" mentality.
Please Note: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the standard functions will be adjusted to enable for remote work. Most of these functions will be done from a home or local office setting for the foreseeable future. Candidates must have a telephone/cell phone and reliable internet access. In the future travel to regional markets to prospect future customers will be on as needed basis.
Education - Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred (Business, Sales and Marketing, or related fields are preferred).
Sales Experience - 3 years field customer facing outside sales experience.
Successful Record of Sales Achievement - Proven experience developing new pipeline opportunities and generating revenue.
Sales Hunter - The position is built for someone who possesses a hunter mentality with a consultative approach. Strong cold calling and professional network development experience.
Nimble: You move fast and accurately in a dynamic environment
Customer-Focused: Proactively seeks and finds ways to provide the highest standards of service
Innovator: Generates and recognizes creative solutions in varying work situations
Team player: Collaboration and strong communication skills
Effective Communicator: Demonstrates open, honest and respectful written and verbal communication
Results-Oriented: Productively focuses time and resources on activities to produce quality results
Forward-Thinking: Problem solver, do whatever it takes attitude
Strategic Thinker: Views events and possibilities from multiple perspectives. Understands the bigger picture and the interdependencies and effects of other systems
Ethical: Maintains and promotes individual and organization integrity and values in the conduct of all activities
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This is a full-time position. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.