Established in 1938, HPI is the UK's leading provider of vehicle information and data both for the Consumer and Automotive industry. Conducting millions of vehicle and mileage checks every year, HPI has also been adding new services with the introduction of HPI Exchange, the stock locator and publishing system, and a unique drive away insurance package supported by our parent company Aviva.
The following appointments for 2006 will be critical to the success of future business development in all sectors:
Account Manager - Manufacturer Sector
Location: South/Home Counties
Circa £35k + bonus + benefits + quality car
With specific responsibility for developing specialist accounts within the Automotive Manufacturer sector, this key role requires a tenacious, yet consultative, negotiating style that will be synonymous with handling contracts at senior level. We are seeking a highly skilled negotiator with excellent verbal and written presentation skills, IT literacy and industry knowledge. Credibility in developing these accounts through on-going relationship building and customer support is essential.
Ideally, we would require a minimum of three years' sales experience, together with high academic levels of achievement.
Business Development Manager - New Automotive Accounts
Location: Home based
To £40k + bonus + benefits + quality car
HPI is looking to extend its products into new sectors, and this pivotal role has responsibility for developing relationships with these new customers. Accounts outside the traditional Dealership and Manufacturer / Importer sectors but still within the Automotive industry are key areas ripe for development.
With excellent interpersonal skills, high levels of academic achievement and an ability to develop major accounts throughout the UK, experience of regional sales in a business-to-business market is critical. A minimum three years' sales experience, sound understanding of broad motor industry accounts and ability to cold prospect and develop leads is a pre-requisite for shortlist inclusion.
Regional Account Executives (x2)
Locations: a) Scotland/Northern Ireland b) North London/Home Counties
£24k + commission + benefits + quality car OTE £32k+
With full responsibility for developing accounts, within the designated region, you will be able to win new business on a regular basis whilst also managing current clients. Focussing on major car retail organisations, your client base will include both franchised and non-franchised dealerships with major groups to smaller independent operators.
Previous experience in sales with a structured background is essential for this role, ideally in a quality service driven organisation supplying client support/consumer advise or business services. Additionally, you will have outstanding presentation and interpersonal skills, together with a real interest in delivering customer satisfaction.
Do you want to be part of the HPI success story? Then please send a full CV and covering letter, outlining your suitability and current remuneration package, to our retained consultants at Southgate Consulting, Bakers Yard, Ardington, Oxfordshire OX12 8PT. Tel: 01235 863525. Fax: 01235 863530. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org