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Groupon, Inc

Buyer - Groupon Goods

Groupon, Inc - Chicago, IL

This buyer will source and procure products that we share with subscribers every day, and in turn provide a customizable way for brands to connect with a potentially new customer base. This buying role leverages the acumen and consumer-products expertise of traditional buyers.

Core Responsibilities:

Source and solidify top-tier-brand relationships, in order to curate products that consumers will love

Negotiate terms of sale, price point, and margin

Research product landscape to keep current with industry trends and pricing dynamics in the consumer-product-goods space

Ability to mange category selection to optimize sales and the customer experience.

Possible travel (up to 10%) to trade shows


Bachelor’s degree

2-4 years of experience as a Buyer, with evidence of successful negotiation in competitive market

Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite

Must have a demonstrated business acumen

Meticulous attention to detail with a proven track record of delivering results while juggling multiple projects

Examples of having met weekly deadlines with moving targets with an understanding if the impact it has to category P&L

Evidence of maintaining focus in a whirlwind of change

Evidence of maintaining perfect pitch while singing “Wind of Change” by Scorpions

Proof of business-polished written and verbal communication

Experience displaying the ability to manage a category at both macro and micro level and an understating of the impact it has on the organization as a whole.

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.

Job Location(s):

Chicago, IL, US

8 days 17 hours ago

Groupon, Inc


Buyer - Groupon Goods Groupon, Inc - Chicago, IL, United States


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
Groupon's mission is to become the world's commerce operating system. By connecting buyers and sellers through price and discovery, we have the opportunity to become one of the world's essential companies, a daily habit for our customers and merchant partners.