Business Development Representative (Northern Virginia)
Job Description First Help Financial is seeking a highly motivated sales professional to serve as a Dealer Business Development Representative in the state of Northern VA. This individual will be charged with maintaining and growing FHF's current business and developing and growing new business by fostering and managing dealership relationships. Prior Automotive Sales background is preferred but candidates with appropriate sales experience and/or those who are recent college graduates will also be considered. Ability to speak Spanish is a requirement. This full-time position and requires a considerable amount of car travel (approx. 80% travel). Responsibilities are, but not limited to: -Maintain the performance of existing VA dealer relationships -Continuously educate and develop existing VA dealer relationships -Onboard and develop new VA dealer relationships -When necessary, manage a dispute resolution process with VA dealerships -Other responsibilities may apply The following qualifications are preferred: Minimum of 1-year experience in external sales Bilingual English/Spanish Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills Strong sense of initiative and passion for winning and teamwork Excellent consultative selling skills Prospecting, planning, presenting and closing skills Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships, including cold calling Strong problem solving skills and capacity to manage difficult relationship situations Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong computer skills (knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word) Bachelors Degree FHF is a growing business with great opportunities for individuals to grow within the organization. The company offers competitive compensation and benefits, personalized coaching and a uniquely entrepreneurial working environment. Company Description First Help Financial is an innovative Massachusetts-based auto finance company. Founded in 2006, the company serves customers who have limited access to financial services and are often first-time borrowers. Our goal is to provide fair and ethical lending services within the auto finance market. The founders of the company have a strong desire to help the underbanked gain access to mainstream financial products and services.