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Senior Account Manager - Automotive



Sales & Business Development
San Leandro, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023

The Senior Account Manager - Automotive will play a critical role in creating, maintaining and expanding relationships with our clients to accelerate decarbonization in the automotive sector and executing on special projects. The role will collaborate with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and subject matter experts to drive sales initiatives and achieve sales targets.

Ideal candidates have a strong background in sales for the automotive and/or battery sectors, an established automotive network, excellent communication skills, and a good understanding of the automotive industry and/or the battery industry. Candidates should be comfortable in a fast-paced, collaborative, and dynamic startup environment. This role will report to the Head of Business Development and will be located on site at our headquarters in San Leandro, California.

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  • Build and maintain strong relationships with automotive customers, identifying needs and providing solutions by managing end-to-end customer engagement, from prospecting to contract negotiation and closing, and by conducting regular business reviews with customers to assess and identify opportunities for growth.
  • Develop and execute sales strategies to meet and exceed revenue target.
  • Support the business development department by providing the voice of the customer.
  • Generate meaningful customer reports to support business development reporting
  • Monitor and analyze customer metrics to provide insights and recommendations for customer strategy.
  • 7+ years of experience in account management or sales in the automotive and/or battery sector
  • Proven track record of achieving or exceeding automotive sales targets.
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, engineering, or a related field. A Master's degree is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with strong communication and presentation skills with a proven ability to build relationships with customers.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Familiarity with enterprise systems and software applications related to business development and sales.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work independently, and manage multiple customers and projects simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with rapidly changing priorities.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to help you and your family build a healthy and secure future.

  • Generous stock options
  • Group health benefits that provide strong support for employee well-being and preventative care, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and flexible savings account plans
  • A retirement program that helps build future financial security through both traditional and Roth 401(k) options with employer matching
  • Generous paid time off plans to renew and refresh through vacation, personal leave, holidays, and parental leave

The target US compensation range for this full-time position is $127,000 - $192,000 + equity + benefits. Compensation ranges are determined by level, role and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the target for new hire total cash compensation (base + bonus), individual pay is determined by additional factors including relevant job-related skills, experience and additional factors. Your recruiter will be happy to share more about about the salary range during your hiring process"