Dealer Relations Manager at Markit Digital

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Founded in 2012, automotiveMastermind is a leading provider of predictive analytics and marketing automation solutions for the automotive industry, putting dealers. Mastermind is a turnkey sales and marketing platform that empowers dealers to predict future car buyers, market to them at the right time and close more deals with less effort. Mastermind is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit automotivemastermind.com.
At automotiveMastermind, we thrive on high energy at high speed. We're an organization in hyper-growth mode and have a fast-paced culture to match. Our highly engaged teams feel passionately about both our product and our people. This passion is what continues to motivate and challenge our teams to be best-in-class. Our cultural values of "Drive" and "Help" have been at the core of what we do, and how we have built our culture through the years. This cultural framework inspires a passion for success while collaborating to win.
What we do:
automotiveMastermind puts dealers in the driver's seat with Market EyeQ. Mastermind is an automated sales and marketing platform that empowers dealers to close more deals by predicting future buyers and consistently marketing to them. Generate success in your loyalty, service, and conquest portfolios through a combination of turnkey predictive analytics, proactive marketing, and dedicated consultative services.
What you will do:
As a Dealer Relations Manager, you must possess superior communication skills that enable you to build high-level relationships throughout the entire dealership. You consistently demonstrate a clear comprehensive understanding of our dealer partners goals, pain points, markets, and their competitors, as well as automotive business trends. You are highly organized, task and detail-oriented, articulate, flexible, self-motivated, and capable of working well under pressure. You are driven to provide the highest level of unwavering customer service through coaching, training, and consultation. Your professional experience has instilled a sense of urgency without compromising the strategic approach to achieve success for our dealer partners.
The ideal candidate:
You have practical experience, a comprehensive understanding, and strong working knowledge of how an automotive dealership runs day to day. You can travel as needed within and out of your defined territory. You continually strive to meet or exceed expectations in all aspects of your role, from servicing our partners to proactively contributing and collaborating with the team and dealerships.
  • Possess an in depth understanding of our software platform functionality, related services and an overview of the technical functionality. Leverage this knowledge to strategically implement processes and work with executive management, floor management and other various departments within the dealership on appropriate usage.
  • Responsible for day-to-day dealer relationship management and champion the adoption and ongoing use of the company product in the dealerships
  • Execute launch planning, manage the product implementation and deliver initial and ongoing training to meet the needs of the dealers in their area through regular monthly performance visits as well as the same to the regional team
  • Serve as first point of contact for our handling dealerships issues and follows up on those that have been escalated
  • Bring best practice knowledge of the product into the client organization to support the company's value proposition to its dealerships and to teammates on the regional team
  • Ensure that product changes, new features and releases are communicated and implemented in a timely manner to their accounts
  • This position will cover a geographical area and work as part of a larger team reporting to a Director of Dealer Relations
  • Responsible for the retention of 20+ accounts

Who you are:
  • Bachelors' degree in Business, Management, Marketing or a related field
  • 3-5 years professional experience working in sales, marketing or customer service in a luxury automotive retail environment
  • Significant experience working with CRM tools and are at ease with technology
  • Think quickly on your feet and handle ambiguity
  • Communicate well both orally and in writing and demonstrate business and financial acumen in your daily work
  • Know how to establish rapport and develop meaningful relationships with your clients
  • Negotiate effectively, finding the win-win solution to problems
  • Proactively solicit feedback, ask clarifying questions and resolve issues in a non-confrontational way
  • Ability to perform as part of a larger team and work independently to schedule and prioritize your work
  • Regularly assess your own performance and adapt your work to achieve better results
  • Must believe in what you do and feel a vested interest the company's success
  • This role requires 80%-100% travel within the region and nationally as needed. A valid driver license is required to perform the job.

Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.
We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.
IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, in order to comply with applicable federal, state, and local vaccine mandates (including those in place for US federal contractors), US employees may be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated, unless they have been approved for an accommodation due to a medical reason, a sincerely held religious belief or another legally protected reason. The company also participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the US.
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Location

We may consider Upslope Brewing and OZO Coffee our external conference rooms. If food trucks are your jam we have plenty right outside our doors!

An Insider's view of Markit Digital

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Uniqueness and creativity can be seen in all areas here! We have a digital community bulletin board where you can buy, sell, or post just about anything (seriously, anything!), a company sponsored picnic that includes spirited cornhole competitions, and regular group outings like running or cycling, before, during, or after work.

Marj

Executive Director, Sales

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My teammates and I come from a diverse set of backgrounds and combine our unique perspectives to provide innovative solutions to problems. As a result, our products push new boundaries and delight our clients.

Jason

Product Management Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve learned to appreciate and be intentional. My teammates are always ready to help each other find a better workflow, learn new tools, and support each other emotionally. This culture of support and collaboration inspires me to contribute by creating amazing work for our clients and being creative in connecting with colleagues intentionally.

Juwon

UI Designer

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our culture promotes hard work while also living a fulfilling life outside of the office. We all love spending time working together on challenging projects, and when the time comes to get away, the support is felt throughout the company. Whether it's an extended vacation or volunteer opportunity to give back to our community!

Corwin

Associate Creative Director, UI Design

What are Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Markit Digital Benefits Overview

• Global paid sick leave of a minimum of 10 days*
• Global paid care leave of 10 days* each calendar year, to care for your spouse/domestic partner, child, parent or grandparent who has a serious illness or health condition.
• Global paid parental leave of 26 weeks* for all parents, regardless of gender, to be taken within the first year of welcoming a child through birth, adoption, fostering, or surrogacy. Note: if both parents work for the combined organization, both parents are eligible for this leave.
• Global paid compassion leave: You are entitled to paid compassion leave following the loss of a close relative or loved one.
• Unpaid leave of up to 8 weeks (you do not have to use any other leave before taking this leave).
• Unpaid sabbatical leave of up to 6 months to be used to educate, innovate, gain knowledge and/or pursue individual interests.
• Day off for your birthday**
• Day off for your service anniversary**
• Day off for personal wellbeing on a date that you choose

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a few...pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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