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Account Executive - Uber Direct, France



Sales & Business Development
Paris, France
Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2023
About Uber DirectUber Direct is a new business that focuses on last-mile delivery across all verticals - Online Food Delivery, Grocery, Retail, Ecommerce - empowering merchants to deliver orders generated on their own channels (outside of Uber’s marketplaces) with the most convenient experience. Direct is rapidly growing the ways in which Uber connects the world. About The RoleThis role will be a part of a newly formed Direct team in France, but it's going to be working very closely with the Central Uber Direct team and cross-functional stakeholders.As an Uber Direct Account Executive, you will focus on pursuing new restaurant, retail and grocery customers in France to offer our newest "Direct" product by effectively communicating the value proposition of our on-demand delivery for partners (Delivery as a Service).You will be responsible for building the Direct business pipeline, forecasting opportunities, and constructing territory and account plans. Companies have evolved and now understand the importance of being close to their customers, quick delivery is part of that offering, and we have a great logistics team that can deliver! We are looking for someone with experience calling into multiple partners within large accounts and negotiating enterprise contracts for delivery services within the B2B, B2C, and retail spaces. What You’ll DoAs a Uber Direct Account Executive, you will be responsible for:
  • Prospect into high-value accounts that are ideal targets for Uber Direct
  • Communicate the value of the Uber Direct to Enterprise prospects and customers
  • Develop territory/account plans to grow pipeline and account plans to break into whitespace accounts for Uber Direct
  • Lead and coordinate end-to-end sales motion for Enterprise Direct prospects including qualification, education, pricing/quoting, contract negotiation to close deals.
  • Build strategic relationships to gain positioning with decision-makers while driving growth of new Direct business
  • Provide opportunity status by regularly updating SFDC, doing weekly forecasts, and participating in quarterly business reviews
  • Work closely with Ops teams to develop strategies around expansion and improvements of existing accounts
What You’ll Need
  • 3+ years in a full sales cycle role: prospecting, pitching & closing in a logistics, delivery, B2B, or last-mile delivery role
  • Experience in sourcing, negotiating and driving contracts to closure
  • Preferably experience and industry expertise in the on-demand / same-day delivery space
  • You're a self-starter and take initiative to seize opportunities: The Direct team is evolving every day and requires highly motivated individuals who are responsible for all aspects of business in their market
  • Proven ability to prioritize selling activities and follow through in a timely fashion
  • Ability to negotiate pricing with a focus on retaining value
  • Preferably proficient with Salesforce
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to persuasively communicate recommendations and effectively champion customer needs
  • Highly autonomous - able to work with minimal oversight
  • Full proficiency in English and French
Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.