Automotive Marketing Account Executive

Employer
GS Marketing
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 20, 2017
Function
Sales
Hours
Full Time
Do you ever wake up in the morning and feel like you were destined to put the pedal to the metal, and power through life? You might be the person we're looking for. Account executives at GS Marketing are responsible for planning and executing a sales-led growth strategy for automobile dealerships within an assigned territory--a sales territory that you would manage like your own business. Your customers are gold and you would treat them like family. You would make nice by building lasting relationships. You would listen. You would listen some more. Then, you would design automotive marketing campaigns that would create the biggest impact for a dealership's business. A Day In The Life As an account executive for GS Marketing, your typical day might include: Planning your contacts and visiting 2-3 dealership clients in your territory to simply say hello, check in and see how things are going Meeting with a general manager on how GSM can improve a dealership's marketing presence Conducting a 'showroom audit' at a dealership; assessing how you can help drive traffic with GSM's new vehicle programs Making a couple of cold calls Visiting the corporate office in Houston for new product orientation and training What Success Looks LikeYou will be handsomely rewarded for growing the number and size of accounts by selling an industry-leading suite of automotive marketing products, including, digital, mobile and traditional marketing channels. (Don't sweat. We'll bring you up to speed.) What We Have A super fun, values-based, high-performing work environment An obsession for creative intelligence and white-glove customer service An open mind for new ideas and methods A team of aces to support your every move, like how Alfred helps Batman What You Have The personality to develop relationships and the expertise to close the deal with consultative selling The desire to travel domestically about 70% of your time 5-8 years of sales or account management experience Extra Awesomeness Automotive or dealership experience with a passion to succeed A bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university Ideal Candidate will reside in Washington, DC; Richmond, VA; Viginia Beach, VA or Baltimore, MD. About GS MarketingIn the automotive world, we're kind of a big deal. For over 25 years, we've partnered with automotive professionals and retail dealerships across the nation to deliver turnkey, data-driven marketing solutions to get car buyers coming back for more. Through lead generation campaigns, one-to-one communications, loyalty programs and other tactics we've mastered, we ultimately help dealerships understand and act upon their customers' preferences. Headquartered in Houston with offices in Louisville, GS Marketing is a company of The Friedkin Group, a privately held consortium of businesses and investments primarily in the automotive and adventure travel industries. Established by Dan Friedkin, The Friedkin Group includes Gulf States Toyota, GSFSGroup, US AutoLogistics, Westside Lexus and Northside Lexus, and Legendary Adventures, among others. Learn more at GSMarketing.com. Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook. #LI-EC1