Business Development Representative REKKI
- Date Posted September 11, 2019
- Location Chicago, IL
- Category Business / Culinary
- Job type Full-Time
REKKI is an app designed by chefs for chefs to make ordering between restaurants and suppliers easier, more efficient and more accountable. We see it as our duty to reimagine the supply chain for the food industry. We believe independent restaurants are fundamental to society - they provide a space to connect and actually talk to each other - and we work to make them sustainable businesses.
We are obsessed with the people who work to feed us. As a team, we spend a lot of time with people in the food industry, eating their food and listening to their stories. We love the grit and determination, the sweat, the wild stories, and the banter they have to share. These people work tirelessly so that others can indulge in experiences and expand their horizons. We build REKKI for them.
We have proven international success in 6 countries, and that was just the start: We are now ramping up for international expansion.Job description
As a Business Development Representative at REKKI, you will be responsible for engaging with world class chefs and restaurants, demonstrating the app and wowing them with your knowledge and ability to relate to the issues in the hospitality world that REKKI can help solve.
You will be at the forefront of our global expansion, which will include traveling to new cities with the intent of launching new markets and acquiring new users. Top performers will be given the opportunity to grow and flourish into more senior roles and spearheading launches in new territories.
What you'll need:
To succeed in this role, we are looking for candidates who:
Have an international mindset.
Love a challenge.
Are experienced and adept at talking to people and building relationships.
Demonstrate sound business acumen.
Have an ability to take initiative in a constantly changing work environment.
Fluent in English (additional languages are a plus).
Have a passion for the hospitality industry and food in general.
What we offer you:
Perks including annual company offsite at top destinations, expensed meals in great restaurants and regular team drinks.
Opportunity to travel to some of North America and Europe’s best cities.
Opportunity to work with a smart, passionate team at one of the most exciting and best-funded early stage startups in Europe.