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Regional Sales Manager in Downers Grove, IL at Kia Motors America

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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Job Description

Manages, plans, organizes, directs, controls and prioritizes the activities of the District Sales Managers in all areas of their job responsibility (sales, distribution, marketing, merchandising, dealer development, business management and sales-related customer satisfaction) in accordance with corporate and regional objectives.  Activities involve coordinated effort with Regional Department Managers.

  • Manage and prioritize activities of all Regional District Sales Managers (DSMs) to ensure compliance with corporate and regional objectives & operating standards as to sales/distribution, marketing/merchandising, dealer development/business management activities.
  • Manage development and implementation of dealer/DSM action plans.
  • Investigate and ensure timely resolution of all dealer complaints and requests for assistance in the area of sales/distribution, marketing/merchandising and dealer development/business management.
  • Prepare and maintain annual budget for area of responsibility.
  • Develop monthly, quarterly, biannual and annual sales forecasts in conjunction with Regional Distribution Manager; review dealer sales, inventory and vehicle shipments to ensure maximum balance of inventory.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Master’s degree preferred

Overall Related Experience:
  • Minimum fifteen years of progressively responsible experience within the automotive industry at wholesale/retail levels.
Directly Related Experience:
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a supervisory/managerial capacity at the regional staff management level involving dealer development, retail merchandising and distribution.

KIA MOTORS AMERICA is a dynamic company that is ideal for professionals who seek to accelerate their careers. Based in one of the nation’s most desirable communities in Southern California. Our outstanding benefits package includes 100% paid health insurance, 401(k) plan, plus much more. EOE M/F/D/V. For more information about Kia, please visit our website at


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