Operations Specialist - National Sales

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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 11/3/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



The Operations Specialist, Sales Enablement will report directly to the Manager, Sales Operations but support the entire Cox Automotive Sales organization to serve as the liaison between the field and corporate offices. They will serve as a centralized point of contact to ensure continuous efficiency and operational effectiveness.

Key Activities of the Operations Specialist will include assisting the Sales organization in offering creative problem solutions, probing into the details to find underlying issues and effectively working with the internal customer on both cross-functional and cross-departmental teams. They will be responsible for updating, compiling, and maintaining processes, forms, and documents. In addition to helping to support Sales, the Operations Specialist will be required to demonstrate independent judgment in order to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload.

Work to meet and resolve the operational needs of the Cox Automotive sales organization

Serves as a liaison for the field organization to support and grow the business

Provide support to the Manager, Sales Operations and maintain confidentiality

Obtain knowledge of all products, services and accounts

Anticipate, design, and take action to solve problems

Maintain superior computer, written and verbal presentation skills including correspondence, reports, graphs, charts and PowerPoint presentations

Work independently and within a team on special, nonrecurring and ongoing projects; serve as the project coordinator for special projects at the request of the Manager

Communicate consistently, effectively and within a timely manner with Management regarding the general state of business

Manage a large volume of (estimated 30-40) concurrent projects including:

o Reviewing project details and assessing business value and prioritization

o Defining the project s critical path and task list, assigning those tasks accordingly and following up on any outstanding action items

o Communicating requirements to several departments within the organization

o Recording the details of all interaction in a concise, accurate and thorough manner through intercompany tools provide (i.e. Box.com, Saleforce)

o Managing the project through to completion


Bachelor Degree is required

2 years experience in media relations, preferably within automotive, media, technology or communications industries required

Solid understanding of the automotive business and OEM relationships at the Tier 1 and 2 level

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

Ability to multi-task and keep numerous projects on track and on budget.

Proven ability to effectively manage projects from start to finish

Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Power Point and Excel is required; Adobe Photoshop is a plus; Salesforce.com is a plus

Exceptional organizational skills

Detail oriented

High level of communication skills with experience in interacting with all levels of Management and employees

Ability to prioritize work independently

Professional appearance, telephone and communication style is essential

Cox Automotive is a leader in vehicle remarketing services, digital marketing and software solutions for automotive dealers, manufacturers and consumers. Cox Automotive includes AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim and a host of other global businesses and brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cox Automotive employs nearly 24,000 employees in over 150 locations worldwide. We partner with more than 40,000 dealers and touch more than 67 percent of all car buyers in the U.S. with the most recognized brands in the industry. We unite more than 20 brands in this space, providing an end-to-end solution to transform the way the world buys, sells and owns cars.

Organization:Cox Automotive
Primary Location:US-GA-Atlanta-3003 Summit Blvd

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-

Unposting Date:Ongoing


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit CoxCSRReport.com.

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6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30328

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