District Manager

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18
Cypress, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/21/18

Description

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. is a growing and dynamic organization with superb products that includes motorcycles, outboard motors, ATVs, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, boats, outdoor power equipment, race kart engines, accessories, apparel, and much more! We are a company of enthusiasts and have passion for our products!

Yamaha has an excellent opportunity for a District Manager to join our Motorsports Group in Southern California. This role is responsible for representing the company in a professional manner to the dealer network within a defined territory. This will include dealer relations pertaining to wholesale order programs, accessory sales, both consumer and dealer events, and most importantly dealer development. This role requires functioning as a business consultant to the dealers by helping them improve their overall business through increased sales, customer satisfaction and profitability.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as a business consultant to the dealer: Assist them to meet market demand for Yamaha products, create strong business goals for dealer in priority trade areas and help them improve their overall business.
  • Develop rapport with dealership staff. Develop strategies to improve dealer performance (sales, market share, shop share, customer satisfaction – sales and service, Yamaha extended service contracts).
  • Educate dealers on utilization of sales programs to maximize unit sales and market potential. Encourage dealers use their co-op funds to increase Yamaha exposure in the local market area.
  • Provide systematic and organized input to Regional Business Managers on market conditions, including creating regular district sales reports and documenting performance on dealer visits.
  • Promote Yamaha products at required consumer events; including Dealer Shows, Regional Shows, and District Events.
  • Create and implement an annual business plan based on market conditions, dealer programs and performance.
  • Monitor dealer's facility, capital and management to assure compliance with company standards and agreements.
  • Conduct periodic dealer meetings throughout the assigned territory and work at corporate, regional and dealer events as required by the Regional Business Manager.
  • Complete all formal documentation for the set-up, relocation, cancellation and buyout of Yamaha Motorsports dealerships within the district.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Marketing, Sales, Business Administration, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant industry experience in field operations pertaining to Powersports retail, Automotive retail, or Dynamic consumer products retail
  • 2+ years prior management experience a huge plus
  • Demonstrated success in improving business performance, i.e., retail sales, customer satisfaction levels
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Ability to think and work independently out in the field
  • Proven ability to improve and maintain high standards of service customer satisfaction
  • Ability to read and understand business financial statements
  • Proficient computer skills (Excel; Word; Powerpoint: MS Outlook)
  • Extensive travel is required
  • Demonstrated safe operational skills for Products MSF/On-Road Motorcycle endorsement, ROHVA/SVIA training or competency of use, Snowmobileexperience a +)
  • Valid Motor Vehicle license with few or no current violations on record
  • Knowledge and skills to effectively pull and load/unload trailers
  • No physical limitations, must be able to lift/move boxes and equipment up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to work multiple weekends per month
  • Ability to relocate is required / Los Angeles or Orange county market area is recommended
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