Our client, an automotive manufacturing company in the greater Lexington, KY area, is seeking an experienced and motivated Sales Manager. The Sales Manager will be responsible for managing sales activities, developing sales plans, conducting market research and procedures relating to customers’ satisfaction, growth of market share, developing new markets and accounts, and cost competitiveness.
Successful candidates will need a strong understanding of business including Accounting, Marketing, Sales and Supply Chain Management. The Sales Manager should also have a broad knowledge of the manufacturing industry with automotive and/or glass manufacturing being preferred. Candidate should also be comfortable with long sales cycles.
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Sales Management, Marketing, or related field, MBA Preferred, plus a minimum of 6-8 years’ experience in Sales, Marketing or related field and 5-7 years of managerial experience. Along with excellent management and organizational skills, additional requirements include a valid driver’s license; the ability to distinguish colors and shades; and proficiency in MS Office applications. (When allowed, up to 50% travel required domestically and internationally to Mexico, Europe, China and Japan.)
Client offers a base salary of $100k, bonus opportunities and a comprehensive benefits plan, including a pension.
For more information, interested applicants should send resume (MS Word Attachment) to email@example.com for immediate consideration.