Communications, Marketing & Promotion, Sales & Customer Service
Regional Sales Manager – Automotive Lubricants and Additives
LIQUI MOLY USA – N. Virginia / Maryland / Wash. DC
LIQUI MOLY is a leading manufacturer of OE type high quality motor oils, additives and other lubricant products with our headquarters located in Ulm, Germany. Since 1957 we have supplied the German market place plus over 120 countries with innovative quality oils and additive products for the automotive, motorbike, marine and industrial markets.
In early 1992 we began our sales effort in the United States. Within the past 12 years sales have increased significantly in the US and Canada and we need more team members with solid skill sets to join our team and continue the success.
LIQUI MOLY USA currently seeks a qualified candidate for the N. Virginia / Maryland / Wash. DC region. Join our team and you will work with people who think positive about the future and are upbeat about life. In this position, you will take an active part in the successful growth of our company. Throughout this region, you will be responsible for sales growth, marketing efforts and business expansion. With the opportunity to work independently, you are responsible for your own success.
This job provides a competitive salary D.O.E., plus bonus. Also included is travel expense reimbursement, car allowance, fuel, laptop, cell phone, standard internet, 401K, health insurance, HSA account, paid vacation and holidays.
**This position is a home office-based assignment with expectations of employee living in the territory described.
Job Summary: You will be responsible for the following tasks:
Develop sales strategies and increase the overall sales of LIQUI MOLY products
Build new business relationships with business owners in the automotive aftermarket with distributors, service shops, fleets.
Manage current customer partnerships with all channel levels and add new accounts.
Record customer data into a CRM tool on a daily basis to then submit weekly reports
Facilitate product and sales training for members and their dealer customers.
Primary territory: Northern Virginia, Maryland, Washington DC
A minimum of 5-7 years experience in field sales management (preferably in lubricant products or automotive aftermarket)
Self-motivated and enthusiastic with an upbeat selling style and energetic attitude
Possess an entrepreneurial mindset in developing accounts in a consultative manner
Ability to influence/negotiate through excellent verbal and written communication skills
Efficient time management and exceptional organizational skills are required
Must have strong presentation abilities to customers and to group audiences
Have social media marketing skills or capability and desire to learn
Be able to periodically work weekend industry events. Occasional overnight travel.
Must reside within the N. Virginia / Maryland / Wash. DC region
Team player, trustworthy, reliable, respectful, confident, strong ethics-(professional/ personal)
Ability to use MS Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word and Power Point)
Valid and clean driver’s license record
Pass a back ground check
Internal Number: VAMDDC 7-2021
About LIQUI MOLY USA
ENTHUSIASM! …..is the driving force behind all thoughts and actions at LIQUI MOLY. With dedication and passion, our 1000+ employees have successfully grown LIQUI MOLY into a globally renowned manufacturer of premium quality lubricants, additives, vehicle care products and chemical repair tools.
Founded in 1957 with global headquarters in Ulm, Germany, LIQUI MOLY produces and distributes over 4000 products worldwide for autos/trucks, motorbikes, commercial vehicles, construction equipment, and marine applications.
LIQUI MOLY USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of LIQUI MOLY Germany. Globally and in the US/Canada, our trade partners receive more than just premium products, but also receive business consultation, comprehensive customer service and passionate laser focus on their business success.
This is our mission - Combine sound common sense with extraordinary dedication to mutually reach a goal --- to motivate your enthusiasm and assist in your success!