At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. And as you start your career journey, we also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. We’ve got incredible plans for the future of mobility – and your future, too! We’re working on some pretty outstanding things, including autonomous and electric vehicles, data centers, micro services, and cloud computing. You can play a key role in the development of our innovations as part of the Ford College Graduate Program!
Job Description & Qualifications Marketing, Sales & Service plays a meaningful role in Ford’s revitalization as a modern, progressive vehicle and mobility services company delivering a trusted customer experience. Candidates should have a passion for the lifetime value of a customer and be able to analyze data trends and identify trends to make recommendations to drive real-world business decisions. Ford MS&S embraces an audience-first mentality and way of doing business that improves customer loyalty, vehicle repurchase, as well as additional sales of vehicles, parts, accessories and services. We are the eyes, ears and voices of Ford, meeting customer demand by delivering the right products to the right dealers at the right time.
Field Zone Manager As a Zone Manager, you will join a team that provides automotive retailers:
New vehicle wholesale and parts sales
Sales metrics and forecasting skills
Customer service programs
Merchandising & advertising support
Process analysis, implementation and improvement support
Your ideas and actions make an impact on profits and growth. One of the many rewards of this position is seeing your efforts lead to increased sales and customer dedication at the dealership and corporate level.
Ford College Graduate Program As part of the Ford College Graduate Program, you will have the opportunity to experience:
A rotational program which will give you the opportunity to build broad-based experiences to further your career
New employee orientation and an award-winning training program taught by subject matter experts
First assignment that is generally a Ford Zone Manager or Lincoln Brand Specialist position
Continuous developmental opportunities tailored for FCGs that serve as the building block for professional growth throughout your career
Throughout the FCG program you:
Listen to dealer needs, understand their concerns, and provide solutions
Work independently in your daily activities and work as a team to share best practices while meeting sales and service goals
Are equipped with:
Your portfolio of dealers
Skills, vital equipment and data to attain your daily and monthly sales goals
A company car, dependent on first assignment
Minimum Requirements we seek:
Bachelor Degree in the following fields of study:
Business Related (Marketing, Management, Economics, Finance, etc.)
0-3 years of relevant work experience
Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
Willingness to relocate now and in the future
Willingness to travel up to four nights a week
Must have a valid and unrestricted driver's license
Must be available for full-time employment by September 2022
Our Preferred Requirements:
Passion for the automotive industry
Desire to join theONE Ford team
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.
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