NY Restaurant Partnerships Manager

Location
New York
Posted
Feb 20, 2013
Closes
Mar 22, 2013
Contact
Ms. Hiring Manager
Duration
Full Time
Are you a huge foodie who knows the NYC restaurant scene like the back of your hand? If so this may be your dream gig. BlackboardEats, the high-end foodie editorial + perk site is seeking a super hard-working Partnerships Manager to meet with NYC restaurants daily and sign them up for BlackboardEats.

Responsibilities:
Pitch, meet and sign top NYC restaurants to work with BBE.
Work with restaurants to create exclusive deals and culinary experiences for site members.
Reach weekly quotas of signed restaurants.
Must cold call with confidence and feel comfortable walking into restaurants and telling our story.
Attend food industry dinners and events for networking and representing BlackboardEats.

Requirements:
Must have excellent communication and presentation skills, be an extremely hard worker, and have a self-starter sales personality. Must have a deep knowledge and passion for the NYC restaurant space. Should be an optimistic go-getter attitude and have great persistence and a thick skin. This is not a position for a shy demeanor.

It is for the outgoing food and drink professional who lives and breathes the restaurant space in both their professional and spare time.


All candidates must be professional self-starters with excellent verbal, writing and organizational skills. The ability to communicate quickly and effectively, are essential. A background in sales, PR, or restaurant management is preferred.

Please send a cover letter and resume as well as a list of your top 5 restaurants in New York.