About Fisker Inc.
California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most emotionally desirable and eco-friendly electric vehicles on Earth. Passionately driven by a vision of a clean future for all, the company is on a mission to become the No. 1 e-mobility service provider with the world's most sustainable vehicles. To learn more, visit www. FiskerInc.com – and enjoy exclusive content across Fisker's social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Download the revolutionary new Fisker mobile app from the App Store or Google Play store.
Work Location: Manhattan Beach, CA (Hybrid Schedule)
Must have recent within the Automotive/OEM/EV Domain with experience in multiple key areas.
This role is primarily responsible for overseeing North American strategy and implementation for Sales, Customer & Community and Marketing providing support to Global strategy and implementation when required. This role oversees and is responsible for the following functions in North America: Sales, Marketing, Customer and Community teams. This role will help lead the day-to-day operational implementation in North America for these functions. This person will collaborate with other executives and stakeholders within the organization to ensure achievement of department and company goals.
Leadership and development of the Sales, Customer and Community and Marketing teams to ensure North American strategies in all areas are implemented exceptionally to achieve company goals.
Further development and scaling of existing strategies, plans, processes to grow the North American market.
Oversee and lead customer communications through the customer experience center and through marketing communications.
Lead team to ensure seamless process with customer orders and ensuring transactions are completed in a timely manner.
Oversee events and social media to generate positive brand sentiment and awareness.
Management of Fisker lounges and showrooms within Center + locations and planning and oversight of delivery events
Daily management and review of key projects, presentations, customer facing communications.
Guide, coach and provide counsel to the Marketing, Sales and Customer Engagement teams to help problem solve, deliver excellence in customer satisfaction and other key business objectives.
Guide the evolution of the North America digital customer journeys to ensure an outstanding customer experience.
Align the growth of the North American organization with business requirements.
Working across the organization with key stakeholders to ensure an integrated strategy that achieves company goals.
Qualifications / Knowledge / Experience
Minimum 8-10+ years' progressively responsible automotive OEM experience with experience in multiple key areas such as Sales, Marketing, Customer Engagement and at least five years at the Director level.
Bachelor's degree minimum with a post-graduate degree preferred.
In-depth knowledge of multiple automotive functions that are main drivers of the business (Sales, Marketing, Revenue generation, Sales planning, Customer Retention, etc.)
Excellent organization, negotiation, communication, and presentation skills required.
Excellence in developing strategies and operational implementation.
Excellence in multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment, while overseeing multiple verticals
Passion for electric vehicles and sustainability.
Preferred Attributes/ Competencies
Drive for Results : Drive for high performance, take responsibility, and work towards planning targets, overcoming obstacles, setbacks, and uncertainty.
Business Acumen: Contribute to the company strategy and align the strategic priorities of one's own area with the direction and strategic priorities of the broader organization.
Customer Centricity: Anticipates evolving customer needs and how to address them, doing the right thing in the right way
Decision Making: Makes timely, informed decisions that consider the facts, goals, constraints, and risks.
Analytical Thinking: Gather relevant information, identify key issues, compare data from different sources, and draw appropriate conclusions to arrive at the right solutions.
Teamwork & Collaboration: Facilitates Collaboration, actively engaging, making joint decisions, and sharing best practices.
Displays Global Perspective: Conveys an understanding of the organization's global market position, opportunities, capabilities, and competitive threats and takes cultural issues and geographic differences into account when making plans and decisions.
Must be willing to travel occasionally both domestically and internationally, as required.
Must be willing to work flex hours as needed to communicate with our worldwide teams.
Expected Salary Range
$160,000.00 to $260,200.00 per year
Salary is one part of total compensation which includes bonuses, equity awards as applicable, and benefits. An employee is eligible to participate in Fisker's equity program, subject to the rules governing such programs.
Fisker provides comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, vision, and disability insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Fisker covers most of the premiums for employees.
The salary offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors including market location, job-related knowledge, education/training, certifications, key skills, experience, internal peer equity as well as business considerations. Fisker reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position within the salary range listed, taking into account the wide variety of factors listed above.
Fisker Group Inc. (“Fisker”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at Fisker is governed by merit, qualifications, and professional competence. Fisker does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, national origin/ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, pregnancy or related conditions, or any other basis protected by law.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department.
Associate VP- Sales (Automotive)
November 13, 2023
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About the employer
Fisker Inc. is an American automotive company founded by Henrik Fisker and his wife Geeta Gupta-Fisker. Launched in 2016 and based in Southern California, Fisker Inc. is the successor to Fisker Automotive, which produced the Fisker Karma. Fisker Inc. is developing the Fisker Ocean, an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) with an estimated range of 300–350 miles (480–560 km), with production expected to begin in late 2022. Until 2021, Fisker was working on the development of solid-state battery technologies that could enable as much as 500 mi (800 km) of range with a 1 minute charge.