New Business Outside Sales Executive
The New Business Account Executive is responsible for prospecting and acquiring Roadster accounts; our digital buying platform. This includes our dealer groups. While this position will own the management level relationship with his/her partners, there will be several support teams assisting with implementation, training and day to day partner support.
Position Responsibilities & Essential functions
- Develop target account pipeline based on prior industry relationships and company priorities
- Acquire new dealer accounts, meeting or exceeding monthly quota targets
- Manage negotiations effectively, resulting in win-win solutions
- Proactively solicit feedback from dealer prospects and customers
- Provide constructive feedback to Product, Dealer Success, and Integration teams to enhance and improve Roadster’s products and processes
- Manage dealer target accounts and partners in Salesforce
- Proven ability to systematically develop account plans, drive new leads, business opportunities, and close business
- Thorough knowledge of automotive retail processes and products (including financing, leasing, accessories, and service and protection plan offerings)
- Significant understanding of dealer tools, including CRMs, desking solutions, and DMS products
- High level of comfort with digital technology solutions
- Ability to think quickly on your feet and handle ambiguity without getting stressed out
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Customer first mentality
- Process driven but flexible enough to adapt processes as required by circumstances
- Either 5+ years of automotive software solutions sales experience & relationship building at the most senior levels of dealer groups and OEM clients. (3rd Party, OEM, SaaS platforms, Captive Finance)
- 5 years of automotive dealership experience as either a BDC or Sales Manager at a high-volume location
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