European Automotive Dealer Development Manager

Signet Resources
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking to develop you automotive career in a European dealer facing role?

An innovative and highly respected automotive manufacturer are recruiting a European Dealer Development Manager to manage the relationship and work closely with independent car distributors across the region. The European Dealer Development Manager will be responsible for developing sales within individual distributor markets. This opportunity will suit someone from a manufacturers with good knowledge of dealers/network sales operations or development.

Key Responsibilities

Full responsibility for developing business strategies within allocated markets
Develop supply plan in line with distributor forecast
Manage pricing and grading for each market to maximise sales and profitability
Develop dealer network and ensure compliance with franchise standards
Monitor distributor financial status
Report to senior managers on individual market


You will ideally have experience in a dealer or sales development role with a manufacturer or franchise group. You will have strong relationship management experience and good negotiation skills with the ability to motivate and develop your distributor network. Experience in a distributor role would be beneficial but not a prerequisite. As this is a European role any previous experience or relevant languages would be highly desirable. Occasional travel is required within Europe


This will present an exciting challenge for an experienced dealer development/sales professional looking for a new challenge in a European role. The company offers a competitive benefits package with lots of career opportunities for someone wishing to develop and progress their career.

For more details please call the office and ask to speak to Jon Allott.

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