Business Development Manager

Full Time
Simpsonville, SC
Posted 5 months ago

About Star EV

STAR’s strategic goal has always been to foster an innovative business culture where we design, build, and deliver market-leading products to our customers in the global market. The STAR EV lineup has grown to include more than 50 models, and our versatile, dependable products are the preferred low speed vehicle on countless university campuses, resort properties, military bases, and government and commercial headquarters. We are now the industry leader in the street legal low speed vehicle market building vehicles in Simpsonville, South Carolina. With elegant styling, comfortable ride, and low maintenance, every STAR EV promises an unforgettable driving experience. 

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will lead initiatives to generate and engage with business partners to build new business for the company in designated territories. This candidate will be focused and have strong communication skills. The position is responsible for the successful implementation of commercial marketing and sales programs.

Job Duties include

  • Manage dealer partnership opportunities for aggressive profitable growth.
  • Develop new dealer relationships in an effort to grow business and help company expand
  • Maintain existing business relationships at all levels within their organization.
  • Analyze channel and market and develop plans to increase dealer penetration.
  • Execution of new product launches
  • Differentiate Star EV products from competition utilizing product and non product factors.
  • Take an active role in coaching and training dealer personnel and evaluate competencies in the support of our products and services.
  • Think critically when planning to assure project success.
  • Participate in high-value dealer sales events.
  • Develop and update monthly forecast of top vehicle SKU’s.
  • Coordinate internal departments and resources as necessary to resolve problems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 – 4 years’ prior industry related business development experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven knowledge and execution of successful development strategies
  • Focused and goal-oriented
  • Self-starter with ability to function independently without close management.
  • Strong written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and work to effectively complete job responsibilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, SAP Business One and Zoom or Teams video conferencing.
  • Travel as needed (25% annually).

Benefits

We offer competitive compensation including commission and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. Star EV participates in the E-Verify Program (US sites only).

Job Type: Full-time

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