Account Representative in Philadelphia, PA at Autopart International

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

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Job Description

Develops new prospects and interacts with existing customers to increase sales of an organization's products and/or services. Works with customers to find what they want, create solutions and ensure a smooth sales process. Education:
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Qualified candidates must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative team environment and a drive to succeed. • Candidates should have a current working knowledge of the automotive industry in general and specific aftermarket competitors (NAPA, O’Reilly Auto Zone, IMC, SSF, etc.). • Requires a working knowledge of automotive systems, replacement parts sales and the needs of independent automotive repair professionals. Import knowledge a plus. • Field sales experience in the automotive parts industry is a plus • Customer Service experience • Proficiency in the use of technology tools used to manage and develop new and existing customers, including but not limited to computer hardware and software and on-line resources (internet and intranet and telephone systems) • Adapt positively to a changing environment • Ability to close a sale and overcome common objections • Ability to apply superior analytical selling skills to identify sales and growth opportunities • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills • Basic proficiency in MS Office (Excel and Word, Powerpoint a plus), with strong and accurate data entry skills • Willingness to work cooperatively across all departments to provide Autopart International customers with the best possible experience •