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Performance Development Advisor

  • Austin / Louisiana Virtual
  • R-94700
  • Sales and Account Services Staff
  • Full Time
  • Added

The Performance Development Advisor will be responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting activities associated with achieving performance standards for our clients in the automotive sector. will be responsible for planning, organizing, and conducting activities associated with achieving performance standards for our clients in the automotive sector.

Primary Job Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Perform all functions of an F&I Manager consistent with good business practices

  • Achieve performance standards set by the company, or as determined by the RDM/RSM

  • Isolate and resolve discrepancies in client performance and process determined to be detrimental to the solicitation, sale and desired profit margins related to ADS products

  • Organize, plan and conduct meetings with clients as required, promoting communication and fostering a positive business relationship

  • Facilitate training as required to ensure understanding of Assurant Dealer Services, products, policies and procedures with appropriate dealership personnel

  • Identify new opportunities for applicable ADS products currently not offered by existing clients

  • Complete all reports for Home Office in a Timely Manner, including 2-day kickoff worksheets, Trip Reports and Post Assignment Evaluations

  • Complete and submit expenses during business travel (if applicable) and/or submit business expense receipts into the expense portal to the Home Office on a timely basis

  • Coordinate and Book all Airline Reservations, Hotel Reservations and Car Rental Reservations thru our Corporate Travel Department, in accordance with corporate guidelines, and complete in a consistent, timely manner

  • Complete any items as requested by Program Administrator, Director of Training and any other company employees

  • Manage expenses incurred within the then current Assurant Dealer Services expense guidelines

Basic Qualifications Required - Experience, Skills, and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 1 - 3+ years retail automotive dealership experience

  • Extensive knowledge of retail automobile dealership operation

  • Current state licensing required for assigned territory or the ability to obtain licensing

Previous Experience:

  • Proven retail sales experience in the automotive industry a plus

  • At least two years of experience in the field of sales, management, and customer relations required

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong sales skills

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

  • Problem-solving and customer service skills

  • Computer skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access required

  • Must be a team player as well as able to work independently

  • Must be able to travel to dealerships in assigned region

  • Complete and graduate from our 1-week FSM Training Class

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Knowledge:

  • At least one to three years of job-specific automotive experience in auto sales or service management

75 % Travel

Candidate will need to reside in the following locations:

LA, TX, NM

This is a remote position.


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