Company Overview

GWC Warranty is the nation's leading provider of vehicle service contracts sold through independent and franchised car dealers. Since 1995, GWC has been keeping drivers on the road by providing exceptional claims administration and expansive coverage options while delivering a "No Worries, Just Drive" experience to drivers nationwide. GWC Warranty has been a trusted partner of over 20,000 car dealerships nationwide.

Account Manager / Dealer Performance Manager - Auto Industry - Orange County/Riverside, CA
Job Location Remote
Employment duration Full time
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Job Title:                  Dealer Performance Manager (Account Manager)

Department:             Sales Performance

Reports to:               Regional Sales Manager

FLSA Status:            Exempt, full-time

Salary:                      Base salary plus monthly incentive

Location:                  Remote in the the Orange County / Riverside, CA area

 

Overview

So, you clicked on this position, and you’re looking for a new job!  The question is why?  Even if you don’t know the answer to that question, let us tell you why your life may have just changed.  We aren’t your average company, and this isn’t your average job.  We are Fair, Friendly, Focused, Engaged, and Accountable.  We are the largest vehicle service contract provider in the independent auto industry, but that isn’t what makes us great for you and our dealers.  We don’t just deliver quality products to our dealers.  We are value driven and customer focused.  We have the ability to customize solutions to fit the individual needs of our dealer partners.   We have, and expect a deliverance of, a strong value proposition that compliments the quality of our products.  So, are you our next Rock Star?  If you think so, and can back it up, we want to talk to you. 

We are seeking highly-motivated individuals to fill our  Dealer Performance Manager  positions. This opportunity is for candidates who wish to earn at a level that comes with hard work, dedication, and solid value-based selling skills.

What Can You Expect?

 As a  Dealer Performance Manager  with GWC Warranty, you will generate revenue by utilizing a consultative selling approach in the retention of current GWC accounts. You will be responsible for managing existing business relationships in order to achieve budgeted sales goals by developing and implementing sound retention strategies, utilizing strong negotiation efforts to preserve business, and securing contracts.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and grow strong, long-term relationships with customers by providing best-in-class service
  • Ability to design and execute account strategy plans for each major account in order to achieve metrics
  • Ability to understand customer needs and challenges and provide and showcase GWC value proposition and product suite of solutions in order to meet those needs and exceed expectations
  • Analyze critical information and data to better understand the total picture of each independent dealership in order to provide solution
  • Recognize and develop relationships with key decision makers within the account
  • Ask the right mix of questions to uncover customer needs and suggest solutions and innovative ideas to address those needs
  • Identify customer priorities
  • Consistently plan for a successful outcome with each sales call
  • Strategize negotiation points and know when to introduce added offerings
  • Ability to set expectations with Dealers in order to achieve desired outcomes
  • Exceptional process discipline with the ability to align planning objectives with a pipeline development process to grow and develop accounts
  • Strong business and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • Expert level knowledge of reinsurance, retro and back-end processes of dealerships
  • Ability to set expectations with dealerships in order to achieve desired outcomes
  • Align planning of dealership needs with GWC objectives
  • Overnight travel throughout assigned region required

 

Qualifications

  • Auto industry related outside sales experience required
  • 5+ years of previous consultative sales experience
  • Understanding of GWC Sales Process and strategic sales approach
  • Must also possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record at all times. 
  • Bachelor degree preferred

 

Benefits include:

  • Medical & prescription coverage
  • Dental
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Paid-time-off
  • Company paid benefits:
    • vision coverage for you and your dependents, basic life insurance, short-term disability & long-term disability

GWC Warranty is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GWC does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Position Keywords: Sales, outside sales, B2B, automotive, consultative sales

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GWC Warranty is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants shall be considered for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.