Sr Sales and Business Development Manager (Automotive)
Founded by The Allstate Corporation in 2016, Arity is a data and analytics company focused on improving transportation. We collect and analyze enormous amounts of data, using predictive analytics to build solutions with a single goal in mind: to make transportation smarter, safer and more useful for everyone.
At the heart of that mission are the people that work here—the dreamers, doers and difference-makers that call this place home. As part of that team, your work will showcase both your intelligence and your creativity as you tackle real problems and put your talents towards transforming transportation.
That’s because at Arity, we believe work and life shouldn’t be at odds with one another. After all, we know that your unique qualities give you a unique perspective. We don’t just want you to see yourself here. We want you to be yourself here.
The Sr Sales and Business Development Manager (Automotive) will lead sales strategy for an Arity product segment or across multiple segments (i.e. Automotive, Insurance, Consumer, DaaS) to create and execute both short and long-term sales strategies.
•Gain a thorough understanding of Arity, its products and strategy
•Selling and partnering with automotive manufacutures and OEMs
•Lead the creation and execution of short and long-term sales strategy for assigned product segment or segments.
•Identify new markets or customers within the automotive product vertical
•Beginning and advancing sales discussions within target markets on Arity’s products
•Representing Arity at industry conferences and events
•Identifying and leveraging subject matter experts within Arity for sales discussions
•Contributing feedback and direction on sales messaging to Product Marketing
•Training and supporting other Arity teams on product segment messaging
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 15 years of demonstrated sourcing, developing and closing revenue opportunities as well as demonstrated experience developing and leading sales strategy. This job requires strong business knowledge of technology and software sales and strong leadership skills to effectively develop relationships within the distribution organization and across business functions.
This key leader will have:
•Extensive software or other related industry experience with a strong distribution leadership and management background
•Proven track record for obtaining business results through the development of effective relationships within the distribution organization and across other business functions.
•A deep understanding of all sales related functions
•Strong understanding of the automotive OEM ecosystem
•Strong distribution leadership experience, knowledge, and skills
•Superior interpersonal and relationship building skills
•Demonstrates ability to analyze financial data and assess market conditions, trends and indicators
•Displays knowledge of all aspects of sales process and drivers (projections, goals, targets, shop, buy, cross-sell, retain, profitability, compliance, quality, etc.)
•Building relationships and partnerships in business-to-business channels
•Managed within a matrixed organization.
•Strategic and critical thinking skills, ability to create strategy and lead its execution.
•Superior interpersonal skills; can quickly develop relationships and inspire trust.
•Strong communication skills - Includes presentation, business writing, negotiation, motivation and relationship management.
•Planning and organizational skills - Can marshal resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently.
•Problem solving – Uses seasoned judgment by applying broad knowledge and experience when addressing complex issues.
•Team building - Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit, defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team; etc.
•Bachelor's Degree required. MBA or related preferred.
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