An automotive manufacturer is seeking a field based Area Sales Manager to work with their dealers in the East Midlands and East Anglia.
You will be responsible for working closely with the dealers and visiting them on a regular basis to ensure they are maximising volume & profit through implementation of Sales and Marketing strategies.
Main tasks and responsibilities:
Responsible for the sales performance of dealer groups and independent dealers.
Responsible for the achievement of sales volume and dealer sales targets including model mix
Reporting and forecasting to your manager on zone performance and key issues.
Implement the manufacturer’s commercial strategy to the dealers and groups
Implement display and demonstrator programmes
The successful candidate will:
Ideally be educated to at least A level standard
Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and negotiate
Show a genuine enthusiasm for the role and demonstrate potential for future development with the manufacturer
Demonstrate a progressive career history to date
Be highly target focused
Must have a detailed knowledge of the automotive industry and particularly the sales environment.
Understand sales terminology, KPI and calculation methodology.
Understand probable causes and potential resolutions to issues that will positively (or negatively) effect change and performance in a dealership environment.
Be competent in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook
Be currently living in the region (East Midlands/East Anglia) but have a flexible approach to potentially relocating in the future.
To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Julia Pennington at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.
Please visit our website: www.copelandselect.co.uk for further opportunities in the Automotive Industry.