An automotive manufacturer is seeking a field based Area Sales Manager to work with their dealers in North East England.
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:
Be of graduate calibre
Have a detailed knowledge of the automotive industry and particularly the sales environment – gained with either a manufacturer or large dealer group
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 and be looking to take the next step forward.
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 the region (North East England)
To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter including your salary expections to Julia Pennington at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.
Please visit our website: www.copelandselect.co.uk for further opportunities in the Automotive Industry.