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Captive Lender Solutions Director

Cox Automotive
Orlando, FL 32801
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*Primary Location: *9800 Bachman Rd, Orlando, FL, USA
*Division: *Cox Automotive
*Job Level: *Director/Senior Director
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *202101738
The Captive Sales Director is responsible for building, expanding, and maintaining executive level relationships with Captive Lenders. S/he will be the representative and advocate of Cox Automotives Lender business and will work in conjunction with the Enterprise Account Management and Lender Solutions Sales teams to present, gain agreement, and execute on the delivery of product or service solutions. This will require exceptional communication skills to set clear expectations, motivate internal partners, and drive accountability on commitments.

S/he will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of automotive retail lending products and services to build and influence executive-level relationships. S/he must have deep knowledge of the lenders business, which will be leveraged to grow the scope of our business relationship, bring in relevant Sales teams and capabilities when necessary, and help our Lender partners achieve their objectives. This role will partner internally to build a robust account strategy and create opportunities to expand the depth and breadth of our products and services.




* Leverage their extensive knowledge to solve complex problems and apply industry expertise to help Lenders differentiate their business by considering Cox Automotive product offerings.

* Build trusted relationships with decision makers and influencers.

* Responsible for Lender revenue generation, growth, and retention. Oversee the contract renewal cycle and support the renewals process to minimize client attrition.

* Proactively develop and communicate insightful information, long-term strategies, impacts of emerging practices and technologies and assess the risks of using or not using such practices and technologies.

* Utilize relationships to help the sales team members gain access to critical decisions makers.

* Liaise internally with Enterprise Account Management as well as business leaders and critical functions (e.g. Sales Operations, Product, etc.), acting as the client interface on key work and ensuring an efficient and positive client experience.

* Partner with the Enterprise account team and work to set the strategy & goals, identify & manage account lifecycle, and participate in account planning.

* Connect and partner with the internal business stakeholders to stay abreast of internal changes, enhancements and product road map offerings.


Qualifications:

* Bachelors degree preferred or combination of education and auto retailing experience preferred

* 7+ years of experience in sales and client management responsibilities to executive client base

* Knowledge of automotive retail/ automotive lending strongly preferred

* Proven ability to strategically position and sell high value set service offerings, navigate corporate politics, establish and build long-term relationships with key decision makers and stakeholders

* Ability to influence internal executive sponsors and stakeholders to fund and drive transformative strategies, products and projects

* Successful track record of industry thought leadership and the ability to interact with and support executive-level communications and interactions

* Effective time management & proven ability to manage multiple accounts, priorities and team member expectations in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

* Demonstrates a high level of integrity, handling sensitive and confidential information with tact, discretion and judgment

* Up to 50% overnight travel



Who We Are
*About Cox Automotive*
Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-05-03 Expires: 2021-07-15
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