An automotive manufacturer is seeking a field based Area Sales Manager to work with their dealers in the Northern Home Counties – Berks, Beds, Herts & Essex.
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 degree level
Have a detailed knowledge of the automotive industry and particularly the sales environment – gained with either a manufacturer or dealer group
Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and negotiate
Demonstrate potential for future development with the manufacturer
Demonstrate a progressive career history to date
Be highly target focused
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 or near the region (Northern Home Counties)
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.