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Sr Commercial Client Solutions Executive - Kansas City

Job ID 186383 Date posted 04/13/2018 Location: Kansas City, Missouri Apply


Field Sales Representatives - Commercial Accounts are part of an integrated national sales team developing strong client relationships, while selling new and incremental Manheim Services on a daily basis to customers within assigned territories.  Field Sales Representatives – Commercial Accounts will manage a geographical territory with an active customer list that focuses on specific automotive verticals (small banks, credit unions, small fleets etc.) seeking to remarket vehicles in the wholesale market.

Field Sales Representatives – Commercial Accounts will also be responsible for finding new customers identified in these automotive verticals thru multiple lead sources.  Success will be demonstrated by overall customer satisfaction, territory transactional growth of current customers, and territory penetration within each assigned automotive vertical.


  • Develops and executes a plan to grow assigned accounts
  • Identifies and develops new commercial business prospects within a sales territory
  • Ability to sell the value of Manheim at all decision maker levels – a large part of these prospect are unfamiliar with our services and this will be a critical skill
  • Services accounts in person and via phone, looking for incremental growth opportunities
  • Achieve or exceed established sales goals as set by Management
  • Understands the competing options for Dealer Fleet customers and effectively sells against it
  • Assesses customers’ wholesale inventory needs and offers solutions that increase their business with Manheim
  • Demonstrates day to day team appreciation and leverages resources while working remote
  • Facilitates the negotiation and contract process for customers requiring national pricing agreements
  • Routinely present quantitative and qualitative materials in a professional business context
  • Addresses any service issues for customers
  • Utilizes on a daily basis for reporting purposes (Current/Prospect)
  • Deliver a superior customer experience in order to achieve account retention and growth
  • Build strong, lasting relationships with Dealer Fleet customers and operating location staff
  • Manages service issues through multiple wholesale auction channels until a satisfactory resolution is found on behalf of customer
  • Embraces World-Class Sales Organization and strategy to continue growth and maximize efficiencies
  • Embraces and welcomes change


Desired Sales Experience:

  • Previous track record having directly sold a portfolio of products or services to business customers
  • History of meeting and exceeding individual targets and peer performance
  • Growth of accounts from an existing base and identified and developed new business prospects
  • Ability to work independently; self-starter; self-motivated
  • Designed and executed a plan to grow business within an assigned geographic territory
  • Employed consultative sales process; built strong, lasting relationships with Business Owners and Decision Makers; designed customer specific solutions based on a portfolio of offerings
  • Resolved customer needs within a national, multi-channel organization
  • Utilized account management tools on a daily basis for reporting purposes
  • Routinely presented quantitative and qualitative materials in individual and group settings


  • College diploma


  • Minimum of 3 years proven success in outside sales and service; automotive, auction, commercial, wholesale internet sales/service a plus;
  • Proven ability to prospect and develop new business working an account list;
  • Ability to work successfully in a start-up environment.


  • Strong listening and reasoning skills. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills. 
  • Able to work both individually and in a team environment. 
  • Self-motivated, able to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment. 
  • Proficient in MS Office tools:  Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Reporting Relationship:

  • Reports to Regional Sales Manager

About Cox Automotive

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®,®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit

Cox Enterprises and its subsidiary companies are Equal Opportunity employers – M/F/Vets/Disabled.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-MO-Kansas City-3901 N Skiles Ave

Other Locations: Kansas City,US,KS,,66101|Kansas City,US,MO,,64101

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: 2018-04-22

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