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Account Manager/ Sales Rep | Otahuhu
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  • Well-known & respected brand within the automotive industry
  • Utilise your passion for the industry & develop our key trade relationships
  • Base salary + incentives & tools of trade - vehicle, tablet & cell phone

About the Role

In this role you will be based in the Autostop Otahuhu branch, however the majority of your week will be on the road visiting our trade customers and developing new business in the area. As the main point of contact for those key customers, you will ensure their account is well looked after, assisting them with all of their product/ ordering needs and ensuring that we provide a level of service superior to our competitors. You will strive to look after the needs of our customers whilst also growing profit margin and market share for the store.

Specific duties include:

  • Ensuring the established customer base are receiving exceptional service and growing those relationships
  • Working with the Area Manager/s on building new business in the area
  • Developing and maintaining a structured call cycle
  • Being efficiently and proactive in providing support and solutions to customers' needs
  • Involvement in planning activities to drive sales and exceed budgets
  • Liaising with our in store Trade Specialists to ensure our key clients are well looked after

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have proven sales and account management experience and enjoy working towards KPI's and targets. Our clients are experienced automotive trades professionals, so experience or an interest in the automotive industry is essential. Building relationships will come naturally to you, as well as the ability to work within a fast paced environment.

  • Proven success previously in a sales and/or account management role
  • Mechanically minded with an understanding of the industry/In-depth knowledge around aftermarket parts and products
  • Strong customer focus, having the proven ability to maintain and grow relationships whilst providing personalised service
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to understand and discuss & relay technical information
  • An ability to prioritise and organise your workload to ensure efficiency at all times
  • High work ethic and a determination to drive sales

About Us

It's an exciting time at Automotive Supplies - we have embarked on a milestone change for our industry, and this is your opportunity to be a significant part of it. Automotive Supplies (ASL) is key player in the automotive industry within New Zealand. Founded originally in 1975, the business was acquired by Genuine Parts Company in 2016, giving us truly global scale and aligning us with other prominent automotive brands such as Repco, Appco, Motospecs, Ashdown Ingram and more! Parts are our passion and being able to provide a comprehensive and high quality range of parts, accessories and major brands is what we pride ourselves on. 

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Job Ref: AUREPNZRC001245
Location: NZ
Submitted: 11-09-2019
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