General Sales Manager
As an ADESA General Sales Manager, you will lead and develop a high-performing sales team to achieve and exceed expectations. Our General Sales Managers possess a strong understanding of sales process, metrics, and compensation. GSM professionals who communicate effectively and understand the relevance of establishing and maintaining relationships will thrive in this position.
A committed General Sales Manager is dedicated to recruiting, retaining, and developing Sales Representatives. General Sales Managers execute the overall sales strategy and inspire their team to achieve sales and performance objectives. You will contribute to our business growth in an innovative atmosphere, as a valued member of our ADESA community.
We are looking for a motivated, encouraging leader who demonstrates our core values daily. ADESA General Sales Managers encompass characteristics and attributes that are vital to the position. Passion, integrity, adaptability, positivity and loyalty are essential qualities for this role.
You will experience success in this position if you demonstrate the following:
Manage and develop the sales team and oversee all sales team members
Influence and lead others as a people, customer, and business manager
Engage with customers and employees in a transparent, reliable, and positive manner
Demonstrate knowledge of products and services
Skills & Attributes
Excellent management skills and strong communication skills
Detail oriented, accurate, and consistent
Positive, motivating, and encouraging
Conflict resolution and coaching skills
Sales-focused, with an organized and systematic approach
Excel in a fast-pace, high-pressure environment where speed and quality are paramount
Self-motivated in order to drive sales and close deals
Ability to demonstrate professional behavior at all times
You will experience success in this position if you demonstrate the following (cont.):
High School or GED required
College education preferred
Two or more years of supervisory experience
Five to Seven years of general sales experience
Successful previous experience as a sales manager, consistently meeting or exceeding targets
Qualified to operate a motor vehicle and possesses a valid driver's license
Automotive experience preferred
Auction experience preferred
CRM experience preferred
Whether you enjoy learning new skills, creating opportunities, working with technology or growing into a Team Lead, or People Manager, we want to ignite the spark in you. If you are coachable, motivated, reliable, and focused, we will work with you to uncover your path to success.
Core Values: Integrity, Employee Welfare, Customer Care, Safety, Innovation, Community Involvement, Teamwork, and Fun.
Benefits: Be healthy, be prepared, save for tomorrow. Take a closer look at our benefits here:
Culture: We work in a service industry and embrace a "we" versus "I" culture help others, and they will help you. Our industry is fun, fast-paced and competitive and filled with the best people who are passionate about what they do.
About ADESA, a KAR Auction Services Company
ADESA is a leader in the global automotive remarketing industry and strives to provide customers with the total auction solution of the used-vehicle lifecycle. Last year, ADESA facilitated the sale of 3.2 million used vehicles, serving our customers both online and at our 75 used car auto auctions across North America. ADESA promotes an entrepreneurial culture that brings our core values to life. Here at ADESA, we encourage all employees to live our values every day.
About KAR Auction Services
KAR Auction Services, the unique end-to-end platform supporting whole car, salvage, financing, logistics, and other services, provides sellers and buyers across the global wholesale used vehicle industry with innovative, technology-driven remarketing solutions.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only candidates selected for an interview who are legally authorized to work in the United States will be considered. ADESA is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.
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