Safe-Guard Products International, LLC Account Development Manager -Metro New York City in United States

Company Profile:

The Safe-Guard Difference

Founded in 1992 and based in Atlanta, Safe-Guard Products International, LLC is the leading provider of Finance and Insurance products in the automotive aftermarket industry as well as the RV, marine, and motorcycle/powersports segments. The Company develops, markets, and administers the highest-quality programs and matches them with unparalleled customer service, advanced technology solutions, and industry-leading training. Safe-Guard is a proud partner to more than half the country’s top 500 dealers, the most successful general agents, and the largest dealer groups across the United States and Canada.

About Us:

What Safe-Guard Provides

  • Industry and Product Expertise: Safe-Guard is the leading North American provider of optional vehicle protection solutions.

  • 25 years of Finance & Insurance experience

  • No. 1 provider of branded protection products and programs

  • No. 1 provider of Bundled Products

  • No. 1 provider of Tire & Wheel Protection

  • No. 1 provider of Theft Protection

  • Top 3 provider of Guaranteed Asset Protection (GAP)

  • Compliance & Financial Stability: Safe-Guard places the highest priorities on compliance and regulatory requirements. Accountable legal practices and responsible risk management are two key factors to Safe-Guard’s financial strength.

  • World-Class Administration: With state-of-the-art claims center technology and over 500 employees in Atlanta, GA, Irvine, CA, and Toronto, Canada, Safe-Guard is dedicated to delivering uncomplicated and hassle-free care to our customers.

  • Comprehensive Sales & Marketing Solutions: Safe-Guard is proud to support our clients with strategic sales, training, and marketing solutions from our in-house team to help drive sales.

POSITION OVERVIEW: District Manager (Volkswagen)

Territory: NYC, Long Island, and Northern New Jersey

This position is responsible for the achievement of sales and marketing goals of a major automotive OEM partner. The District Manager (DM) will work within a team of Regional Managers (RMs) to provide the resources and guidance necessary to drive sales performance, dealer training and excellent customer service. The DM will use his/her product knowledge and training skills to support and develop their assigned districts in order to maximize productivity.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Serve as one of 20+ strategically placed District Managers reporting to one of five Regional Managers

  • Leverage Safe-Guard’s branded training platform as a strategic differentiator and value add

  • Partner with the sales management team to drive initiatives that maximize sales revenue and assigned objectives

  • Conduct Dealer training seminars designed to increase dealer profitability and product sales penetration

  • Utilize approved training and marketing materials

  • Assist Dealers’ efforts to comply with applicable laws and regulations via best practice reviews and ongoing training.

  • Market and facilitate Dealer participation in comprehensive F&I certification and training classes hosted by Safe-Guard

  • Insure the training of all dealer personnel on the features, benefits and value add of product offering

  • Implement action plans for increased sales of product suite offering

  • Initiate and drive dealer conversions through continuous presentation meetings

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Bachelor’s Degree (BA) preferred, not required

· Five years of Automotive industry experience

· Three years of retail F&I experience

· 75% travel

· Must be enthusiastic about learning new technologies

· Self-starter, pro-active, proven track record of sales success

· Entrepreneurial spirit, able to take ownership of a client portfolio to drive business

· Experience in delivering in-store F&I training programs

· Demonstrated track record of success delivering F &I training

· Excellent communications and public speaking skills

  • Extensive menu selling knowledge/experience

  • Proficient in selling F&I product suite portfolio

  • Experienced in sales development with sustained results

  • Experienced in “hands-on” training of dealer personnel

  • Ability to develop relationships with key dealer personnel and work closely to develop win/win strategies to improve productivity

CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

· Teamwork/Collaboration: Support team members by establishing effective interpersonal relationships and cross functional partnering.

· Job Knowledge: Clearly demonstrates a good grasp of key job functions, relevant terminology, technical processes and standards.

· Customer Experience: Communicate effectively with customers, advocate customer needs and initiate resolution

EEO STATEMENT:

Safe-Guard Products International is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Bachelor’s Degree (BA) preferred, not required

· Five years of Automotive industry experience

· Three years of retail F&I experience

· 75% travel

· Must be enthusiastic about learning new technologies

· Self-starter, pro-active, proven track record of sales success

· Entrepreneurial spirit, able to take ownership of a client portfolio to drive business

· Experience in delivering in-store F&I training programs

· Demonstrated track record of success delivering F &I training

· Excellent communications and public speaking skills

  • Extensive menu selling knowledge/experience

  • Proficient in selling F&I product suite portfolio

  • Experienced in sales development with sustained results

  • Experienced in “hands-on” training of dealer personnel

  • Ability to develop relationships with key dealer personnel and work closely to develop win/win strategies to improve productivity

CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

· Teamwork/Collaboration: Support team members by establishing effective interpersonal relationships and cross functional partnering.

· Job Knowledge: Clearly demonstrates a good grasp of key job functions, relevant terminology, technical processes and standards.

· Customer Experience: Communicate effectively with customers, advocate customer needs and initiate resolution

EEO STATEMENT:

Safe-Guard Products International is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Bachelor’s Degree (BA) preferred, not required

· Five years of Automotive industry experience

· Three years of retail F&I experience

· 75% travel

· Must be enthusiastic about learning new technologies

· Self-starter, pro-active, proven track record of sales success

· Entrepreneurial spirit, able to take ownership of a client portfolio to drive business

· Experience in delivering in-store F&I training programs

· Demonstrated track record of success delivering F &I training

· Excellent communications and public speaking skills

  • Extensive menu selling knowledge/experience

  • Proficient in selling F&I product suite portfolio

  • Experienced in sales development with sustained results

  • Experienced in “hands-on” training of dealer personnel

  • Ability to develop relationships with key dealer personnel and work closely to develop win/win strategies to improve productivity

CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

· Teamwork/Collaboration: Support team members by establishing effective interpersonal relationships and cross functional partnering.

· Job Knowledge: Clearly demonstrates a good grasp of key job functions, relevant terminology, technical processes and standards.

· Customer Experience: Communicate effectively with customers, advocate customer needs and initiate resolution

EEO STATEMENT:

Safe-Guard Products International is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, disability or protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.