Market Development Executive (Automotive Engineering)

Recruiter
Reed Engineering (NEW)
Location
Bedford
Salary
£25k - £32k pa
Posted
16 Mar 2017
Closes
15 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
How would you like to work for a worldwide automotive business with an established network throughout the world which inludes Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America?

My client manufactures a premium range of specialist products used in the automotive industry. Working with OEM manufactures and specialist vehicles builders, the company is involved with both new build and development projects across the world.

Job Description

They are seeking an additional Market Development Executive to join the company's existing team in Bedfordshire. The role is to deal directly the company\'s passenger vehicle fleet clients, promoting the company\'s products and ensuring that this target market is developed and maintained.

Your role will be split 20:80 between office based responsibilities and meetings with fleet clients throughout the UK. You will communicate with directors, specifers and procurement professionals. You will also work closely with the company\'s applications engineers to ensure that the client gets the right product on time and to the right specifications.

Your key responsibility to manage these ongoing partnerships throughout the lifecycle of the project which can be over many years. This is not a micromanaged role. You will need to take ownership and to develop your own stradegies and make your own decisions witb regards to the best ways to move forward.

This is an excellent opportunity to have a role with a world leader in automotive technologiy, working to ensure the products are specified by the fleet clients in both new sales or in the upgrade of existing vehicles which are already in service. Prduct training can be given in this role however you must be comfortable with some European travel in order to facilitate this.

To be considered you will need to demonstrate:

* An education in an automotive or mechanical engineering discipline

* A background in engineering / technical sales ideally to the automtive sector

* Excellent customer facing skills

* Flexible attitude with regards to travel which will include nights away from home and occasional European travel

* Full drivers licence with no more than three penalty points.

In return the company offers a competitive basic salary with bonus; a structure training and development programme; private healthcare; pension; life insurance; company credit card and use of a pool vehicle whilst on company business.

Interested?

Please contact with a cover letter, salary expecations and current CV if you would like to be considered for the role.

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