Dir - Independent Sales in Pittsburgh, PA at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Sales
  • Experience:
    7 to 10 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/11/2018

Job Description

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.:


The Independent Sales Director Manager (IDS) develops and leads a sales team of outside, business to business sales professionals to achieve sales plan.

Key Job Responsibilities are as follows:

  • The IDS is responsible and accountable for the Independent Sales Program results in their assigned territory, with emphasis on retaining and growing sales from existing independent stores

  • The IDS is responsible for the recruitment, development, training and performance management of a group of Account Executives (AE’s) who are assigned to retention and growth of existing customers as well as acquisition of new business.

  • Driving incremental sales growth prospecting competitive changeovers and greenfield opportunities through direct sales calls on multiply store owners  and coaching the AE’s on single store locations

  • The IDS is responsible for partnering with AAP sales leadership to develop an overall enterprise sales plan to take market share from the competition.

  • The IDS is responsible for maintaining & growing customer relationships through sales calls and customer events.

  • Project lead for store remodels, changeovers,  greenfields and  line additions

  • Assisting the financial director in A/R customers collection

Job Requirements

7-10 years experience in a related industry
Bachelor's Degree
Supervives more than 10 but less than 20
Travel is 50% of work schedule

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.