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Sales Account Manager- Automotive

Company: QuantumScape Corporation
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Come join us on our mission as we revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.

Are you looking for you next challenge? QuantumScape is the leader in next generation solid-state battery technology. We are seeking an upbeat individual looking to build their sales career in the fast-growing renewable energy field. The appropriate candidate possesses natural sales instincts to join, and help build, our sales organization. The role will help lay the foundation of this sales effort through prospecting and articulating the value of QuantumScape solid-state battery efforts. - -

You will work strategically with Corporate Marketing, product management, engineering, manufacturing, and the field sales team to find new and work with existing clients. You will become an authority in the QuantumScape technology and be able to relay these benefits expertly to prospective clients. -

Be a strategic partner with field sales to strategically target accounts in the territory and identify potential opportunities and help manage existing sales relationships
Drive and deliver research and present business intelligence about customers and prospects
Help lead and drive business conversations along with appropriate follow up actions. The ability to perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment and thrives working independently or within a team
Be agile in an everchanging environment focused on emerging technology
Handling customer objections and drive to adequate solutions focused on best outcomes for customers and QuantumScape
Excellent Task prioritization, discipline, and accountability skills.
Minimum Requirements:
- - -Bachelors + 5 years of industry experience
- - -Previous background in automotive or battery technology
- Able to flourish in a multifaceted, technically-challenging environment, and quickly adapt to changes
- Excellent presentation skills and clear communication.
- High energy and contagious optimism.
- A strong executive presence, with polish and dedication to customer outcomes.
- Ability to manage calendars, campaigns with timely follow-up and engagement.
- Skills to articulate advantages in conversation and email communication with prospects by highlighting key differentiators.
- Strong organizational skills and can manage and deliver executive briefings and customer visits.
- Ability to forge strong cross-functional relationships with the Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing Engineering and Executive teams.
- Proficiency in MS Office (most meaningfully Powerpoint, Teams, Outlook) and other modern business teamwork applications.
- Willing to travel as needed

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Keywords: QuantumScape Corporation, San Jose , Sales Account Manager- Automotive, Executive , San Jose, California

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