Solutions Sales Manager - Arkansas and Louisiana

Ford Motor Company
February 14, 2024
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The Ford Pro Solutions team is seeking a talented experienced, and passionate professional to tell the Ford Pro story to potential customers! The Solutions Sales Manager will be a subject matter expert on Ford Pro's ancillary product portfolio and will be responsible for facilitating sales demos and training for channel sales partners including Ford Dealerships. These products primarily include Ford Pro Intelligence's software and productivity solutions. Successful candidates will combine software expertise and empathy for the end user to attract clients and to develop the software solution to their maximum potential. Additionally, ideal candidates will be relationship builders and partner with Ford Dealership personnel to drive additional sales activity and to develop the dealership channel. Solutions Sales Managers will be passionate about software features and sell their benefits, with the goal of meeting customer needs and enhancing the stickiness of Ford Pro vehicles and ancillary services.

This role will be remote with consideration for candidates in the geographic area (AR/LA). Relocation is not available.

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Responsibilities

What you'll do

  • Conduct sales demonstrations to prospective customers (both in person and virtual)
  • Provide channel partner training to increase the knowledge level of sales representatives
  • Be the point of contract for new clients and channel partners
  • Assist with client support, as well as customer issue resolution as necessary to support a seamless, always-on experience
  • Support local dealership partners on sales opportunities within a specified territory
  • Generate leads through channel partners and close sales opportunities
  • Establish strong, positive working relationship with Ford/Lincoln Dealers and their commercial sales team
  • Manage prospecting, onboarding, and ongoing support efforts with prospective / existing customers
  • Provide voice of customer feedback on Ford Pro Products to the product development teams
  • Follow the defined Lead Management Process for documenting contact with customers
  • 50%+ travel
  • Qualifications

  • 3+ years of channel and/or direct sales experience
  • Candidates should be located in the Nebraska or Iowa geographic area. Relocation is not available
  • CRM software utilization
  • Even better, you may have

  • Software sales experience strongly preferred
  • Measured success and a proven track record in Software Sales
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of computer-based Applications, IT operations and SaaS
  • Wireless and GPS experience is an asset
  • Software sales/training experience is preferred
  • Dealership / Channel Management experience preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work well within and across multiple functions
  • Strong personal drive and competitive spirit to succeed in the marketplace
  • Desire to do what is right for the customer
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred
  • Sales / service customer contract experience
  • Salesforce software utilization, preferred
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

    • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

    • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

    • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

    • Tuition assistance

    • Established and active employee resource groups

    • Paid time off for individual and team community service

    • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day

    • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

    For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

    2023 New Hire Benefits Summary GSR (ford.com)

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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    More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 114 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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