General Motor

General Motor

District Manager Commercial (MI/IN)


Remote: This position does not require employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work off-site on a permanent basis. This position does requires an employee to live within region and cover territory visits to dealers in a reoccurring frequency.

The selected candidate will assume territorial responsibility and be located within any of the listed States:

  • Indiana
  • Michigan
  • Role

    Commercial District Managers have territorial responsibility for the administration of the Business Elite and Medium Duty Program Agreements that exist between GM and its dealers. You will act as a consultant to the dealers by working together with them on the development and implementation of their business plans. You will be working hand in hand with the dealers to ensure that our customers have the best customer experience, from the point of purchase through the life cycle of their vehicle(s). You will be involved in a variety of activities including implementation and development of marketing initiatives, customer retention, product displays, financial analysis, market analysis and training.

    Role Responsibilities

  • Facilitating, coaching and consulting with dealers to ensure monthly / yearly sales objectives are met as well as well as accomplishing other dealership goals
  • Manage dealer compliance of the Business Elite program
  • Oversee Commercial Truck Club to grow membership and deliver value add content to members
  • Drive Commercial Integration into the Business Development processes
  • Improve OnStar Package Sales and OVI telematics sales across all stores
  • Implement commercial digital marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Work to improve commercial website performance and increase lead generating activities
  • Analyze dealer sales, local market conditions (Sales, registration data, dealer effectiveness, lost sales) and competition to identify specific sales opportunities.
  • Identify business-to-business related marketing opportunities that could lead to increased sales and service retention
  • Conduct sales and training activities including face-to-face customer meetings monthly
  • Assist dealers' Commercial Sales Managers in executing local business-to- business tactics outlined in the dealer's Business Elite business plan
  • Provide support in implementing regional and local business-to-business sales tactics (e.g. Targeted Association Activities, NAHB Events, ABC & AGC, etc)
  • Conduct dealership management meetings
  • Knowledge of commercial Supplier Vehicle Manufacture upfit products
  • Knowledge of all GM products, services, customer demographics or profiles, and competitive automotive makes and models
  • Work cooperatively with retail teams on dealership growth plans that include Commercial vehicle sales and service
  • Communicate competitive intelligence
  • Administer GM policies and procedures
  • Assist in dealer and customer problem resolution
  • Coach dealer on customer retention, satisfaction and dealership loyalty
  • Regularly travel to dealerships in the assigned territory​
  • Role Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years in fleet sales and customer service
  • Must be 100% mobile now and in the future and able to relocate anywhere within the United States
  • Position requires extensive overnight travel
  • The ability to balance competing priorities while maintaining effectiveness in a dynamic, often chaotic environment
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in the fleet management space preferre
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills that involves understanding the audience; getting the message across; presenting information effectively; and communicating openly
  • Excellent time management skills – the ability to effectively and efficiently use your time to focus on the most impactful activities and challenge those that distract from the identified goal
  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Ability to present vehicles and power point slides to customers and dealers
  • Ability to influence business partners
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Computer skills to develop, maintain, and analyze data
  • Valid driver's license
  • Preferred Role Qualifications

  • Dealership/automotive experience
  • B2B Sales, Account Management, or Customer Service experience
  • Additional Description


  • The expected base compensation for this role is: ($90,223 - $144,123). Actual base compensation within the identified range will vary based on factors relevant to the position.
  • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.
  • Benefits:

  • Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

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    Diversity Information

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    We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

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    Job details


    District Manager Commercial (MI/IN)


    General Motor


    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    August 26, 2023

    Job type




    About the employer

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    Together, we want to make electric vehicles for everyone and safely push transportation beyond our wildest imaginations with autonomous vehicles and advance hydrogen fuel cell technology. We are proud of our achievements so far, but there is more work to be done. Together, for everyone.


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