Director, Brand Marketing

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago | US-NY-New York
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About The Opportunity

Hey! We’re Grubhub

We’re all about connecting hungry diners with our network of over 300,000 restaurants nationwide. Innovative technology, user-friendly platforms and streamlined delivery capabilities set us apart and make us an industry leader in the world of online food ordering. When you join our team, you become part of a community that works together to innovate, solve problems, grow, work hard and have a ton of fun in the process!


Why Work For Us

Grubhub is a place where authentically fun culture meets innovation and teamwork. We believe in empowering people and opening doors for new opportunities. If you’re looking for a place that values strong relationships, embraces diverse ideas–all while having fun together–Grubhub is the place for you!


The Grubhub Brand Marketing team is looking for an ambitious and creative Director of Brand Marketing with proven experience in managing brand strategy and in developing campaigns and content that have created a deep emotional connection with customers and employees alike. Working across both the Grubhub and Seamless businesses, you’ll be a brand leader, storyteller, influencer, and doer working across a range of strategic projects, and will be responsible for developing and driving effective brand management practices across Grubhub.


We're looking for a:


  • Risk-taker – you’re excited to experiment with different marketing campaigns and are not afraid of having many of them fail
  • Self-starter – You have a bias towards action and are able to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment
  • Relationship-builder – You can influence and motivate people at all levels, both internally and externally, across a variety of job functions
  • Naturally curious – You always look for ways to innovate and improve
  • Problem solver – You can independently translate high-level goals into actionable plans and tasks
  • Scrappy – You roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to make things successful

The Impact You Will Make

What You'll Do


  • Strategize – Devise and execute an integrated marketing strategy that grows Grubhub’s brand and business 
  • Experiment – Run tests on any channel you want (digital / offline / influencer / PR / email / social) to identify effective and efficient levers for brand and business growth
  • Analyze – Leverage market intelligence, consumer insights, and quantitative and qualitative research to craft audience, creative, and marketing campaign strategies
  • Influence – Serve as the primary point of contact across all creative agencies, and internal creative partners (Product, Design, Communications, Marketing, Growth, and Strategy & Operations)
  • Lead – Build and manage a team of marketers that help grow the Grubhub brand 

What You Bring to the Table


  • 10+ years of experience in building a consumer brand and growing consumer products / services, with expertise in strategy, marketing, research / insights, branding; advertising agency is a plus
  • 3+ years of people management experience
  • Deep knowledge of different marketing channels and effective methods for driving growth; including digital, product, OOH, media, advertising, etc
  • Proven track record of leading initiatives, hitting goals, and succeeding in a team environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Experience in high tech
  • Experience in consumer branding and market segmentation
  • Experience managing a team, ability to foster a positive team environment
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, analytical skills 
  • Bring a strong passion for our mission, excitement for the company, and pragmatism to the execution 


And Of Course, Perks!

  • Flexible PTO. Grubhub employees enjoy a generous amount of time to recharge.
  • Health and Wellness. Excellent medical benefits, employee network groups and paid parental leave are just a few of our programs to support your overall well-being.
  • Competitive Pay. You’ll receive a competitive base salary with eligibility for generous incentives, bonuses, commission or RSUs (role-specific).
  • Learning and Career Growth. Your personal and professional development is a priority at Grubhub. We empower you to be a leader and grow your career through training, coaching and mentorship opportunities.  
  • MealPerks. Get meals on us! Our employees get a weekly Grubhub credit to enjoy and support local restaurants. 
  • Fun. Every Grubhub office has an employee-led Culture Crew that connects people through fun, meaningful events and initiatives like Wellness Wednesdays, Slack competitions and virtual happy hours!
  • Social Impact. At Grubhub we believe in giving back through programs like the Grubhub Community Relief Fund and donating $1 million to the Equal Justice Initiative in 2020. Employees are also given paid time off each year to support the causes that are important to them. 
  • COVID-19 Response. All of our employees are currently working from home and will be for the foreseeable future. We look forward to seeing everyone in-office when it’s safe to return. 


Grubhub is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage a workplace that is just as diverse as the customers we serve. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you’re applying for a job in the U.S. and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to and let us know the nature of your request and contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.  


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