Business Development Executive – Automotive Aftermarket


Job Description

Business Development Executive – Automotive Aftermarket

Building our UK sales team:

We are working with a globally recognised manufacturer to hire, build and grow their UK Aftermarket Sales Development and Field Based Sales Support team across the UK. Key will be optimising brand and product visibility whilst enthusiastically delivering sales support via trade workouts to the Independent Automotive Aftermarket, including Motor Factors, ITG Buying Group members, Automotive Workshops & general Automotive Aftermarket distributors and Aftermarket retailers.

Are you currently a motor factor based Business Development Manager looking to elevate your career further up the supply chain into supplier status? Do you want to work for a manufacturer? This is the perfect step.

Ideal Location – Glasgow / Edinburgh

Good Salary (Circa 35k) + Bonus + Car / Allowance + Pension + Training & PPD

Our utopia:

Our ideal candidate will have worked within the Automotive Aftermarket in a Sales Representative, Trade Parts Sales or field based Business Development capacity and be familiar with parts distribution & parts supply chains from supplier through to garage, workshops and repairer networks. We would also be exceptionally keen to hear from internally based parts sales people that have a strong desire to develop a field based sales career.

8 Key Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience of working within the Automotive Aftermarket in a field based or highly sales driven environment.
  • Excellent communicator at all levels from board room to workshop & garage repairer.
  • Good level of PC literacy, particularly with Microsoft packages including Excel and Power Point.
  • Excellent people handling skills with the ability to chat and deliver product training to mechanics, parts people and distributor sales staff at all levels.
  • Highly organised with solid work ethic approaching tasks tenaciously.
  • Flexible to travel covering an expansive region / territory and overnight as required.
  • Smart in appearance, punctual able to create excellent 1st impression.
  • Ambitious and keen to work with a global player within the Automotive Aftermarket.

Online Interviews & Questions:

Online screen interviews will be conducted by our exclusive recruitment partner Glen Shepherd. Please call Glen for an initial conversation on (phone number removed) or email with your CV detailing how your experience meets with the above. We are hiring NOW so don’t delay.