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Regional Development Manager, ADS

  • United States Virtual / North Dakota Virtual / Iowa Virtual / Michigan Virtual / South Dakota Virtual / Illinois Virtual / Minnesota Virtual
  • R-98847
  • Sales and Account Services Management
  • Full Time
  • Added

This position will be responsible for overseeing increases in both company product production and dealership F&I performance within their region. Performance goals will include increasing revenues and developing accounts using our extensive portfolio of products and services.  This role will solicit, receive, and transmit applications and proposals for Company products in the region assigned.   It will develop the sales plan to fulfill the growth and revenue goals of the region. This role will be responsible to hire, train, coach and hold accountable the District Manager in its region.

What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?  

Account Development (75%)

  • Develop and increase performance in existing accounts.
  • Monitor conditions within the region, including activities with competitors, changes in the needs of customers and other local conditions and based on the information gathered make recommendations to upper management for the development of new products and marketing techniques
  • Audit accounts for accuracy, notify company of any discrepancies, and assist in corrections as needed
  • Become fully informed as to the provisions and benefits of each product offered by the company
  • Monitor the performance and progress of the DDM's by obtaining periodic reports, and by accompanying them on sales and service calls.
  • Establish marketing plans and objectives and prepare written production forecasts for each DDM's territory.
  • Supervise the promotion and maintenance of good customer relations by responding to complaints

New Business Acquisition / Sales (25%)

  • Activity pursues the acquisition of new accounts and refer all applications and proposals for products and/or services to company for determination as to acceptability
  • Screen and recruit qualified candidates for District Manager position
  • Supervise, train and motivate DM's to enhance skills to acquire new business/improve existing clients

What are the requirements needed for this position?


  • A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • 5+ years retail automotive dealership management experience required.

Previous Experience:

  • Experience with automotive sales and automotive F&I management, negotiation, and maintenance techniques is required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent sales, negotiation, and team building skills and techniques are required.
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software is required.  Excellent oral and written communications skills are also required.
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel up to 50% is required.

Candidate will need to reside in the Midwest region in IA, IL, MI, MN, WI, ND, SD.

The Regional Development Manager is a commission-based position which is eligible for participation in a sales compensation plan and a biweekly non-recoverable draw.   The non-recoverable draw represents a payroll advance against future earned commissions for a fixed period of time.  Because this role is fully commission based, the earning potential is from $192,000-$252,000.

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