Senior Account Director, Global Automotive Sales
McGraw Hill Financial - Troy, MI

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J.D. Power and Associates is currently seeking a

Senior Account Director, Global Automotive Sales, in Troy, MI.

Grow JDPA sales, annual revenue and direct operating income for assigned OEM accounts

Lead account team sales and business development efforts at assigned OEM client accounts for syndicated and proprietary research, PIN, consulting, dealer/network, vehicle quality, product development and field/dealer training activities

Manage account activity and business portfolio (client service and business development) for assigned OEM accounts

Develop and execute client strategy and quarterly sales plan to generate/improve JDPA and client ROI

Serve as the primary contact and resource for assigned OEM clients; build and maintain relationships with group of business clients and C-Suite Executives


Four year college degree; 15+ years of OEM work experience including assignments (WHQ, Field and Global preferred) in sales, marketing, fixed operations, brand management, product quality, customer satisfaction

Strong familiarity with the global automotive industry

Advanced sales/client service experience with ability to establish and grow client relationships at C-Suite levels with expert skills around maintaining effective client relationships

Expert level communication and presentation skills

Strong organizational skills, time management, and understanding of

Strong listening and interpersonal skills

Expert consultative sales planning, development of complex solutions, and marketing capabilities

Expert team-builder / collaboration skills; ability to work within a matrix organization

Advanced skills in problem solving and root cause analysis

Advanced understanding of data mining techniques

Advanced financial management knowledge including budget management and control

Advanced leadership and negotiation skills

Familiarity with J.D. Power products and services and client service / complex sales experience

Advanced software knowledge with MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, mTab


Regular full-time employees of McGraw Hill Financial routinely receive the following benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, Flexible spending accounts with company contribution

401K with company matching, long-term and annual incentives, stock purchase program

Many work/life benefits such as low-cost emergency child- and elder-care, parental leave for birth or adoption, flexible work arrangements, volunteer opportunities, employee assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, and much more

About the Company

If you have a passion for translating raw data into compelling studies that show businesses how they can improve the lives of their customers, join

J.D. Power and Associates

, a division of McGraw Hill Financial..

JPDA is a global marketing information services company operating in key business sectors including market research, forecasting, performance improvement, Web intelligence and customer satisfaction. The company's quality and satisfaction measurements are based on responses from millions of consumers annually. Help us inform people about the choices they make, and show businesses how they can better meet consumers’ needs.

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McGraw Hill Financial is a high-growth, high-margin benchmarks, content and analytics company serving the capital and commodity markets....