Business Development Manager - Import

Genuine Parts Company Kent, WA
Job Description

NAPA is hiring for an Import Business Development Manager! Come join our team and be a driving force behind increasing our product line's sales and market share. This person is responsible for increasing NAPA store purchases of new inventory and upgrades while continually training and stocking stores and our System Selling Group's (SSG) sales team.An ideal candidate would have 3 to 5 years of experience in sales, preferably in the automotive parts world. We are looking for someone who has a strong drive, as well as self-motivation to make or break sales goals.


* Drives new store stock sales and upgrades sales.

* Trains- NAPA Stores and SSG Sales Teams.

* Provides guidance/inventory expertise on Altrom.

* Drives main counter and HQ initiatives.

* Leads inventory installations/reorganizations models space requirements.

* Attends dealer shows/owners meetings and Team NAPA Meetings.

* Acts as liaison between Altrom, SSG Teams, and DC management.

* Performs dealer surveys and calls on import specialists.


* 3-5 years of previous selling experience previous automotive parts experience strongly preferred.

* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent sales/marketing experience.

* Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point skills.

* Effective oral and written communication skills.

* Strong personal drive and self-motivation to accomplish sales goals.

* Ability to solve problems through critical thinking and bring innovative solutions to problems and challenges.

* Work environments will vary, but will include at a minimum: office, stores, and distribution centers.

* Long periods of standing or sitting may be required during store and DC visits.

* Some lifting (up to 30lbs) could be required during store visits.

* Ability to travel via car, rail or air is required.

* Must be able to travel for extended periods of time on demand or as necessary expected travel is 1-4 days a week.

GPC believes the fair and equitable treatment of employees, customers, suppliers and other persons is critical to fulfilling its vision and goals. GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC's policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.