Strategic Accounts Manager – US

Full Time
Simpsonville, SC
Posted 5 months ago

Company Description

STAR EV CORPORATION, founded in 2003 is a leading manufacturer of high-performance low-speed (LSV) and transportation vehicles designed for comfort and fun. They are dedicated to advancing electric mobility with sustainable and zero-emission electric vehicles that are more customizable, safe, and durable than traditional golf carts. STAR EV vehicles are assembled in Simpsonville, South Carolina, and sold throughout the world via their diverse global retail network.

Role Description

Star EV Corporation is seeking an ambitious, motivated and energetic full-time Strategic Accounts Manager for the US market to create, develop, and maintain customer relationships while meeting sales targets. The successful candidate will also work to understand customer needs, provide solutions, and increase brand awareness. The position is based in Simpsonville, SC and requires on-site presence.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for sales growth and business development in strategic key accounts with potential for large quantity direct orders.
  • Manage our key accounts portfolio.
  • Establish strong, long-term client relationships.
  • Implements approved strategies and tactics to grow overall sales revenue and market share.
  • Become a product expert and provide the necessary level of technical expertise to channels and end-market customers.
  • Effective prevention and resolution of conflict across sales channels.
  • Handle complaints and problems in a timely and effective manner.
  • Coordinate internal departments and resources to resolve problems involving quality, delivery, pricing, product specifications, reporting and warranties.
  • Professional execution of unexpected supply chain conditions to best meet the company’s needs.
  • Accountable for the successful implementation of marketing and sales programs.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports and forecasts.
  • Actively research, conduct and participate in formal and informal training opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, or a technical related field
  • 5+ years of proven work experience in sales, account management, or customer service, preferably in the automotive, transportation, or consumer goods industry.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and organizational skills
  • Strong business acumen and ability to work towards strategic goals
  • Proven ability to maintain and develop customer relationships, meet sales targets, and manage sales pipelines
  • Ability to analyze sales and market trends, develop sales strategies, and prepare and deliver sales reports and presentations
  • Willingness and ability to travel (25%; seasonally up to 40% per month) to trade shows, customer sites, and sales meetings.
  • Strong written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Advanced understanding of MS Office and Customer Relationship Management (CRS) software, SAP Business One.
  • Self-starter

Highly competitive base compensation plus commission and benefits package.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. 

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