Lamborghini Huracan, Audi R8, and Nissan GTR. These are just some of the types of supercars you could be working around daily when you submit your resume for this online focused Digital Account Executive position, in-house at AMS Performance.
We are looking for a salesperson with a winning attitude, who is someone with performance aftermarket sales experience, who has a passion for building fast cars, and who is seeking an opportunity to be part of a team at an innovative performance parts manufacturer with great culture and benefits. Most importantly, you should enjoy challenging yourself, growing your knowledge of all things performance, and helping our customers achieve their goals. This integral role on the sales team requires a goal-oriented hunter determined to effectively introduce AMS Performance to new customers across a wide range of automotive enthusiast communities.
We are a rapidly growing medium size business with a small family-owned feel, operating in the western suburbs of Chicago, and are looking for talented people to join our team. At AMS we specialize in automotive aftermarket performance parts and packages for turbocharged vehicles, with our goal being to provide the highest quality, best performing products available by utilizing extensive research and development paired with rigorous testing programs. We will never compromise the quality or performance of our products and will only provide the finest customer service by offering advice and parts that are in the best interest of the customer. If you love the world of motorsports, it does not get any better than this!
This customer-facing, online-focused, Digital Account Executive will drive our next level of success by delivering profitable new business through direct-to-consumer sales in-house, across the country, and abroad. You will be acting as the voice of AMS Performance and the official representative of the company in various online settings, providing the community with technical write-ups, new product releases, and sharing other media created by yourself or the AMS Marketing Department. This position requires a commitment to becoming entrenched within the vehicle owner communities for the platforms that we support, through various channels, including your own social media presence, automotive forums, FB groups, etc. We are looking for someone with relevant sales experience that will allow them to be successful selling everything from simple individual parts all the way up to quarter million dollar packages for clients seeking premium vehicle builds with proven performance.
Expertise – Learning the technical details of the AMS product lines in order to educate our customers and to answer questions they may have quickly and accurately online, via email, on the phone, and in-house at AMS.
Digital Aptitude – Utilizes the internet to hunt for new clients. Maintains a curated personal online social media presence and is comfortable navigating online communities and platforms, e.g. automotive forums, FB groups, Instagram, TikTok, etc.
Entrepreneurial – Takes initiative, sees and acts on opportunities, is persistent when seeking information that allows them to overcome obstacles.
Customer Focus – Acts with customer’s best interest in mind. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust & respect.
Listening – Practices attentive and active listening. Gains a good understanding of each client’s needs through probing questions, clarifying questions, and confirmation questions.
Organizing – Can handle multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal, uses resources effectively, arranges information in a useful manner for customers to clearly understand their options.
Communication – Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and a friendly demeaner to interact with clients in a genuine and authentic manner.
- Pursue and convert leads through multiple channels
- Represent the AMS Performance brand online
- Promote AMS within communities for each of our platforms
- Continuously improving sales techniques and strategies
- Full-time, onsite presence required
Experience & Qualifications
The ideal candidate possesses a combination of technical, automotive aftermarket, customer service, and retail sales experience.
- 3-5+ years of sales experience
- 3-5+ years performance automotive expertise
Benefits & Compensation
- Compensation varies based on experience
- Out-of-state relocation packages offered
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee discount
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Paid holidays
- Parental leave
- New hire referral program