An Automotive Manufacturer is seeking an Area Sales Manager to manage and develop a portfolio of Dealers and OEM’s in the South of England. This opportunity will appeal to a current Area Sales manager looking for a new challenge with a Company and Brand that is experiencing strong growth currently. The role will encompass sales, marketing and network development disciplines.
The Area Sales Manager will be tasked with maintaining, and developing further, profitable relationships with Dealers and OEM’s in this important region. The challenges will be to build and maintain a close relationship with the Network through regular visits and communication and to encourage the promotion of sales and marketing initiatives. Also to provide support and direction with regard sales campaigns and to implement process to effectively measure Dealer and OEM performance across sales targets, stock planning, order commitments and forecasting. The role will also be focussed on auditing and reporting on the Dealer and OEM networks to ensure compliance and operating standards. Business improvement plans and training and development programmes will also be a focus to raise operating standards.
The successful candidate will have:
- A minimum of three years experience in a sales environment
- Ideally experience of working within the Leisure Marine Industry
- Experience of working for a Manufacturer or Supplier in a sales role
- Experience of selling into Dealers or OEM’s
- Strong relationship building skills
- Developed commercial acumen
- Flexibility to manage a large geographical area
How To Apply
To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Richard Piper at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.
Please visit our website: www.copelandselect.co.uk for further opportunities in the Automotive Industry.
Copeland Select 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, operations, analyst and managerial roles.
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