Truck Sales Consultant | Foton NZ
Full Time, Automotive
Please Quote Reference Number 77125
  • Experienced & motivated sales professional
  • Proven truck industry knowledge
  • Hamilton based

  • Foton New Zealand is the importer/distributor of Foton trucks in New Zealand and is based in Hamilton.

    Foton was founded in 1996 (headquartered in Beijing) with one clear goal: to become a leading player in the world's largest and most demanding logistics market, China.

    In New Zealand, Foton NZ currently distributes the Foton Aumark series of light-duty trucks (which includes a Foton Job Ready™ range) and Auman EST-M medium-duty trucks.

    The Opportunity

    We are currently looking for a motivated and experienced truck Sales Consultant with high personal standards and integrity to join our team.

    Responsibilities:
    • Promote the sale, and profitability of Foton light- and medium-duty truck products in line with established targets
    • Follow the sales and quoting process (record and monitor all inquiries)
    • Apply technical expertise to develop Foton truck solutions that add benefit and value, with consideration of the operating environment and customer requirements
    • Explore new prospects (cold calling) and existing business to grow market share
    • Develop strategies to enter new markets and expand the customer base
    • Examine the market for competitor and market developments
    • Champion customer satisfaction, with both new Foton truck vehicle deliveries and existing owners
    • Within guidelines, promote and enhance product retail advertising, including presentation of vehicle, author descriptions and organising photography
    Requirements:
    • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
    • Competent administration and computer skills. Ideally experience working with and maintaining computer CRM system
    • Current driver's licence (Up to class 2)
    • Knowledge and understanding of the NZ truck market
    • Truck industry experience - preferably sales or aftersales, but would consider individuals from the truck industry wanting to get into sales
    • Working with a degree of autonomy, you will be a self-starter who enjoys driving outcomes and is not shy of pushing the boundaries to grow the brand. You will be comfortable with managing priorities and deadlines
    • Comfortable with supporting team members as and when required
    Why Foton?

    Joining Foton NZ and being part of the Ebbett Group means working in a dynamic and multicultural environment, in a lean and flexible organization with a strong focus on delivering success and achieving excellence at all levels.

    Benefits:
    • Be a part of a great team that's building a brand and making history
    • Supportive working environment with strong opportunities for growth
    • Tool of trade vehicle, laptop and phone
    Foton New Zealand is an Ebbett Group (ebbett.nz) company, the trusted name in the motor industry in New Zealand since 1928. In this role you'll be reporting to the Foton New Zealand CEO and will be located at our Head Office facility in Hamilton Central.

    APPLY NOW with current CV and cover letter outlining why you are the ideal candidate.

    Please Quote Reference Number 77125

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    (Q1) Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?

    (Q2) How many years experience do you have in a sales role?

    (Q3) Do you have Truck industry experience? (Please Answer: YES or NO)

    (Q4) Do you hold a Full Class 1 licence? (Please Answer: YES or NO)

    (Q5) Do you hold a Class 2 licence? (Please Answer: YES or NO)

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