Tech Asia recently reported that Groupon Singapore opened the world’s first Groupon retail store in Singapore’s Suntec City Mail today. The COO of Groupon, Adrian Tan, explains that the first shop can be thought of as a “concept store.” The practical purpose will be to deliver better service and provide enhanced interaction with its shoppers. This is no simple goal, but it seems as if their new store will be able to accomplish the task.
The shop will allow the customers of the company to pick up products which they have purchased from the Groupon site and iPads will be provided within the store, which will allow shoppers to redeem their daily deals coupons instantaneously. This is a unique concept, which makes the company unique and provides a social impact. If you are interested in having an impact on society, then you might consider applying for a job with the company.
If you are looking for a job this might be a good company to work for because the company recently went public in the United States and is growing rapidly. In case you aren’t sure about what Groupon is, it is a “deal-of-the-day” website that is localized depending on where you live.
The term Groupon came from the idea “group coupon. And provides discounted gift certificates. The company was launched in 2008 and was started in Chicago. The idea came from Andrew Mason in Pittsburgh and he received $1 million in seed money from Eric Lefoksky to develop the idea further. The company had $1.610 billion in revenue in 2011 and had more than 11,471 employees.
If you are a software engineer or have a general interest in working for Groupon, then you should certainly consider applying for a job with their company. Other areas that the company is looking to hire in include design, UX, finance, human resources, information technology, legal, on-line marketing and advertising, product management and public relations and marketing. The company’s headquarters are in Chicago, Illinois, but there are also locations in San Francisco and Palo Alto, California and Seattle, Washington where product-development occurs, but is also located in Singapore.
The company is looking for individuals that have characteristics such as hard-working and are motivated to succeed. but that do not take themselves too seriously. Food lovers are welcome and the company hopes to reinvent online marketing as a team. You can contact the company at email@example.com with your resume if you are interested in working for them.
Some of the different departments that Groupon Singapore is looking to hire in include Business Development and Sales, City Planner, Customer Service, Editorial, Finance, Merchant Support, Logistics Team, Redemption Team, Groupon APAC Travel Team and the Groupon Internship Programme. If you are not sure about which department you want to work in, then you should consider sending your resume in and asking the company to decide which department you might be able to contribute the most to. This will ensure that your specific skillset can contribute to the overall mission of the company.