Reports To: Vice President Sales & Marketing – North America
The Sales Manager position performs sales and project support for VP of Sales & Marketing – North America. Provides customers with product or service related information. Maintains relationships with existing customers and provides information to maximize sales volume. The position is also responsible for developing new business with accounts, coordinating customer communications in support of the company President & overseas supplier. Customer prospecting, participation in customer trade shows/events and customer visitation with overnight travel.
Act as liaison with key customers and Sales/Marketing management
Prospect new customers to be serviced via direct import and domestic shipments
Identify prospects, establish appointments, make presentations and follow up to secure business
Provide sales support to VP Sales & Marketing
Participate in sales efforts with key customers and prospects
Investigate and resolve customer inquiries and problems
Track progress against key deadlines and projects
Update/maintain/monitor action registers
Monitor service levels
Prepare sales presentations
Assist with compilation and submission of all reports
Associates degree in a business related field
Minimum of five years successful automotive aftermarket sales management experience
Self motivated and possess a strong work ethic
Excellent PC skills: Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel
Excellent organizational skills
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment and flexible personality style to achieve results
Overnight travel required
Additional Salary Information: Annual bonus, health and retirement programs
About Winhere Brake Parts, Inc.
Located in the greater Chicago area, Winhere Brake Parts, Inc. (WBPI) distributes brake rotors/drums and other brake components to customers throughout North America. WBPI prides itself on supplying its partners with products that are consistent and of high quality. Winhere Auto-Part Manufacturing Co. Ltd., the parent company of WBPI has grown rapidly to become the largest professional brake manufacturer of discs/drums in China, shipping and producing more than 48 million units annually to its customers all over the world.