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Area Sales Manager GB32

  • Job added:   16 May 2017
  • Salary :   £Competitive + car + benefits
  • Location :   Scotland
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   GB32
  • Company :   Copeland Select
  • Contact :   Nicola Hedges
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Great opportunity to join a leading car manufacturer in a key role within their field-team working with dealers in Scotland (Stirling to Carlisle). The company is committed to providing an excellent customer experience and can offer superb career development opportunities.

This role would suit someone with experience in an area / zone sales role with a vehicle manager or in a sales manager role for a dealer. You will need to have a very good understanding of automotive retail sales, demonstrate ambition, drive and very strong commercial acumen and communication skills. You will need to be target driven approach and have really strong negotiation skills.

You will be responsible for the successful delivery of the new car and accessory sales target in your area area. You will be tasked with developing a strong manufacturer/dealer relationship offering the necessary support and guidance to support the delivery of mutual objectives. This is a geographical driven role which requires you to gain knowledge and understand the local market including competitor activities as well as building strong working relationships with other field team colleagues.

About You:
Previous experience in an area sales role with a vehicle manufacturer 
A strong track record in a car dealership Sales Management role
A proven understanding of automotive retailer culture and structure (within the last 5 years)
Excellent negotiation and communication skills
Successfully delivered sales targets
Intermediate marketing and promotional knowledge
A full, clean driving licence
Intermediate Excel skills
Be educated to A level standard (ideally degree level)
Be living in Scotland

How To Apply

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Nicola Hedges at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment. Ref: GB32

Copeland are experts in executive search and selection in the Automotive Sector.  We work for Automotive Manufacturers, Marketing Agencies, Finance Companies, Leasing Companies, and a wide range of Automotive Suppliers including: Parts, Warranty, Aftersales & IT. Based in the UK, we recruit, sales, marketing, dealer development, operations, analyst, planning and managerial roles. Copeland operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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