Director Sales & Remarketing France - H/F

Sales & Account Management | Issy-les-Moulineaux , France |

Founded in 2012, AUTO1 Group is now Europe’s leading car trading platform. As an independent multi-brand platform, AUTO1 Group is aimed primarily at the used car trade and offers over 60,000 professional B2B partners the opportunity to access a diversified portfolio of more than 30,000 inspected and digitized vehicles. By connecting buyers and sellers through technology the company enables partners and consumers to trade seamlessly throughout Europe. The company’s well-known brands are, and Autohero. AUTO1 Group matches supply and demand for used cars in over 30 countries.In 2020 the company sold more than 450,000 vehicles and achieved revenues of €2.8 billion.

Can you handle a fast-deciding, hands-on and entrepreneurial company? Then be part of our ongoing success story (from start-up to M-Dax listed company) and push our French B2B sales & remarketing business into the next level!

As our Director Sales & Remarketing you take over full responsibility of one of the largest automotive BtoB sales teams in Europe. In this role you will directly work with and report to our VP France.

What you can expect

  • Develop a multi-year strategic and operational plan covering all dimensions of the business unit: strategic positioning, sales and marketing plan, partnership roadmap, process and system implementation plan, operational standards, recruitment, onboarding and development plan
  • Execute quarterly, monthly, weekly and daily strategies / initiatives to hit development, sales and profitability targets
  • Create and guarantee execution of operational standards to maximize B2B partner  acquisition and engagement, sales effectiveness and a great customer experience
  • Use reports and dashboards to make actionable business recommendations and to guarantee alignment with overall business plan
  • Source, recruit, hire and onboard top talents as well as lead, develop and motivate high-performing teams
  • Set clear team targets and individual goals, hold teams accountable by driving performance management
  • Co-operate with other departments within the Group like e.g. Operations, Logistics, HR and Finance teams to guarantee both a smooth and efficient operation, as well as reliable forecasting, budgeting and reporting
  • Identify and build strategic relationships with key stakeholders ranging from OEMs, dealerships, automotive industry experts and other service providers, to develop an effective and far-reaching network to further accelerate growth
  • Liaise with industry press and external partners to grow our B2B brand and foster marketing-driven sales
  • Challenge traditional ways of working in order to find out the best solution by balancing input and output


What you have covered

  • 5+ years of experience in a management or business development role at a leading e-commerce company, ideally having had P&L and/or performance responsibility
  •  3+ years of (sales) people management experience in fast-growing environment
  • A strong track record in scaling and structuring full scope sales businesses
  • Experience engaging at all levels with external partners and B2B customers
  • Proven track record of outperformance at the individual and team level, while being comfortable with change, hungry to learn and resourceful
  • Natural commercial mindset with exceptional great communication, emotional intelligence, and strong sales skills
  • Strategic thinker, effective at using data, logic and instincts to identify problems and execute solutions at scale
  • Business fluent in French and English (both written and verbal)
  • A university degree with a focus in Business, Consulting or Finance from a leading university


What we offer you

  • Contributing to the success of a hyper-growth company and being part of the digital revolution in the automotive industry
  • The possibility to shape one of the most exciting M-Dax companies in Germany with startup culture  
  • Being part of the leadership team with respective responsibilities and opportunities to significantly influence the growth of the German business
  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing automotive companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment
  • Work closely with the people that have taken this company from an idea to a multi-billion revenue company over the past eight years
  • An attractive salary package with a fixed and variable part 
  • Your work-life balance and working from home are part of our culture, you can work from home up to 2 days a week