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Zone Sales Managers x 2, Automotive Manufacturer, Field Based: West Mids/Mid Wales & Norfolk/East Mids, Ref:JG33

  • Job added:   23 April 2014
  • Salary :   Low £40,000s + bonus + car + benefits.
  • Location :   West Mids/Mid Wales & Norfolk/East Mids (field based)
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Copeland Select
  • Contact :   Julia Pennington

An automotive manufacturer is seeking 2 field based Zone Sales Manager to work with their dealers in the West Midlands / Mid Wales & East Mids / Norfolk.

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:
Have a detailed knowledge of the automotive industry and particularly the sales environment – gained with either a manufacturer or large dealer group
Be of graduate calibre – educated to at least A level standard
Demonstrate a progressive career history to date and be looking to take the next step forward
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
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 one of the regions

To be considered for this role, please forward your CV and a covering letter to Julia Pennington at Copeland Select, Automotive Recruitment.

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