Commercial Sales Manager Kitchener 2094164

Kitchener, ON

Job Type: Full Time - Regular
Relocation Provided: No
Education Required: Associates Degree, or equivalent experience
Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years
Travel amount: Frequent

We endeavor to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. 

Job Description
Develops new prospects and interacts with existing commercial customers to increase sales of the company's products and/or services.  Responsible for increasing awareness of the company and the features and benefits of sales and training programs offered.  Acquires new commercial customers within the  assigned trading area, which will consist of up to three stores.

Makes sales calls on assigned commercial accounts at the customer's place of business.  Increases sales by listening to and meeting current customer’s needs and by continually promoting value-added products such as Web Link.  Typically assigned 50-65 commercial accounts.
Partners with major account management to seek out and call upon potentially new major account customers and maintain good working relationships with current major accounts.
Works with regional director of sales to identify new prospect accounts within each store territory and calls on prospect accounts to develop new business.
Rotates between stores every two to three days, meeting daily with the store manager in the territory being covered for the day.
Performs a consistent call schedule each week (12-15 calls per day), travelling within assigned stores' service or prospect area.
Communicates effectively with store teammates to improve competitive position and improve customer service levels.
Promotes company programs, such as TechNet, to customers and to installers.
Learns the competition's strengths and weaknesses. Keeps abreast of all competitive products and programs.
Provides assistance to store manager in resolving customer complaints or problems.

In some areas or stores, may be responsible for sales of automotive paint and painting equipment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Required Skills
Sales experience in automotive aftermarket industry or other related industry.

Knowledge of Automotive Aftermarket a plus
Must be motivated individual.
Requires demonstrated sales, organizational and time management skills.  
Must be able to effectively use a computer to manage sales and present e-commerce value-added tools to customers.
Must have a valid drivers license and must maintain a good driving record.

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CARQUEST Auto Parts is the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider with over 5300 locations in North America,  servicing both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets.

At CARQUEST we believe that our growth is achieved through the efforts of our people. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, paid holidays and career development for our full-time team members.

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