Sales Representative– automotive finance Northern VA and Pittsburgh openings !!!
Automotive Personnel, LLC is the nation’s leading recruitment firm working with automotive finance companies. We have been contracted to help a growing subprime automotive finance company with its expansion.
We are currently seeking Dealership Sales Representatives to call on and solicit business from local independent and franchised auto dealers .
Essential Duties : As a Sales Representative you will be responsible for growing a territory by partnering with dealerships and acting as the first line of contact for them. You will be expected to make dealer visits, cold calls and take inbound calls from dealerships to build relationships and capture the business. This will include signing up new dealerships, generating new loan applications . This position is both “hunting and farming” – acquiring new business and maintaining relationships.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Demonstrated ability to develop business relationships with dealer principals and decision makers
Relationships with existing dealership base
Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
• Well developed business management, presentation and relationship selling skills • High level of accountability and ability to effectively prioritize tasks • Ability to work independently • Strong customer service skills • Dealership operations and product knowledge needed
REQUIREMENTS: - 2 - 5 years experience selling to auto dealers or General Managers - Sub-prime auto finance experience preferred. - Knowledge of the local market and existing relationships with dealers in the area (which does require all candidates to live local to the market). - The ability to operate and travel within a 100 mile radius of your market more than 75% of the time, which requires a car, valid driver’s license and auto insurance.