The Field Marketing Consultant is a field-based role targeting the adoption and effective use of our Catalyst system for an aftersales solution. This is a remote position in the UK.
The requirement is to provide direct support to OEM client field teams and participating dealers to apply the Catalyst For Aftersales (CFA) system for optimum business benefit – increasing customer retention and generating incremental parts and labour sales. The field support process will involve Area/Region and one to one dealer meetings and presentations (virtual and onsite), embracing programme administrators, Aftersales Managers, Dealer Principals, Brand Directors and dealer Group Managers.
The role will also entail program management, deskwork information analysis, presentation/report preparation and proactive support of our dealer partners as well as carrying an expectation for driving new dealer recruitment.
Visits/virtual presentations will require:
The role is key to establishing the highest possible profile of the capabilities of Catalyst For Aftersales and its potential to develop a workshop and parts business at dealer and national levels, securing continuity of the account with the client.
- The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic self-starter, with a comprehensive understanding of the UK automotive market, gained from experience within a dealer and/or OEM environment.
- Strong sales skills to support the OEM Field Team to enroll dealers on the system.
- Good presentation skills will be required to present the system to senior dealership personnel in a confident and credible manner.
- Interpersonal skills will be needed to train dealership personnel to operate the system in an effective manner.
- Analytical skills will be essential to identify trends and consultancy skill to offer corrective advice where necessary.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills are vital to keep all concerned fully informed.
A limited number of overnight stays should be anticipated between dealer visits although the number will depend on the candidate’s location and effective journey planning.
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