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Area Sales Manager - Automotive Manufacturer, East Anglia & Esse

Posted 18 September by The Solution Auto Featured Ended

Our client is a market leading automotive manufacturer and they have an exciting vacancy for an Area Sales Manager.

Job Role

To develop and achieve vehicle sales, quality and profitability objectives.
To be the primary contact for the Sales Department for fleet and retail.
To ensure Dealer sales performance.
To deploy and animate the network sales strategy with the Dealers.

Job Purpose

Analyse and improve dealer sales performance
Set, follow and achieve Dealer targets as required for sales
Ensure the sales management & lead conversion process is robust and performing to pre-determined levels.
Ensure that the correct operational tools and processes as defined by the RUK departments are in place and used.
To follow the management of Dealer stocks and to ensure that actions are being taken to control correct stock levels, stock ageing and stock turn
Ensure the correct level of resource and training is provided by each dealer.
To build a professional and motivational relationship with the Dealer team across all disciplines
To supply relevant feedback into the centre on the efficiency of dealer programmes, competitor activity & market intelligence data


Field Organisation
Communication skills (verbal and written)
Excellent Negotiation/ influencing skills
Relationship building
Planning and organising
Commercial Awareness
Problem solving
Systems and analysis skills

Experience required

Experience in a commercial role within manufacturing or dealer operations.

Who are you applying to?

The Solution Automotive Recruitment have been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships. If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you'll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.

Key positons; Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Business Manager, Service Advisor, Parts Advisor, Technician, Mechanic, Master Technician, Workshop Controller, Service Manager, After Sales Manager, Dealer Principal, General Manager.

Required skills

  • Automotive/ Manufacturer/ Sales/ B2B

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