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Performance Development Advisor

  • Trenton / New York Virtual / Maryland Virtual / Maine Virtual / Massachusetts Virtual / New Hampshire Virtual / Delaware Virtual / Pennsylvania Virtual / Connecticut Virtual / Vermont Virtual / Rhode Island Virtual
  • R-94698
  • 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.

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:

CT, DE, MA, ME, MD, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT

This is a remote position.


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