Area Sales Manager at AutoFi | Powderkeg

Location: Houston, TX

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Sales

About AutoFi

AutoFi is the leading commerce platform for end-to-end digital automotive sales and financing, powering billions of dollars in transactions every year through a network of top lenders. Our cloud-based pricing platform and APIs offer customizable solutions to power prequalification and financing for the largest automotive brands in the industry.

We are funded for years of future growth and backed by investors including Crosslink Capital, Santander Holdings USA, SVB Financial Group, Ford, BMW iVentures and Mouro Capital. AutoFi recently raised an $85 million dollar financing at a nearly $700 million valuation to double down on our mission to bring joy and trust to the automotive market. You can read more about our recent financing [here]( Closes-85-Million-in-Funding-to-Accelerate-Growth).

After producing four consecutive years of 100% revenue growth, the AutoFi team in 2021 more than doubled in headcount, while our platform processed more than one million automotive financing requests that resulted in more than $3 billion in vehicle sales. Our recent round of funding will fuel continued growth, enabling us to keep innovating on behalf of our dealer, OEM, lender and enterprise clients.

Our team is diverse - spread out across the U.S. and Canada, we have backgrounds from finance and technology as well as deep experience in all areas of the auto space. We’re empathetic, gritty, curious, and humble owners of this business and are supported by some of the biggest names in the auto and financial industries as commercial partners. We’ve never been more excited about the opportunity in front of us to help transition the auto industry from offline to online. If changing a trillion-dollar industry sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you. Read more about joining us here.

About the Role:

AutoFi takes pride in its top tier sales organization. Directors of Outside Sales are charged with the responsibility to find opportunities with franchise and independent automotive dealers within the designated region and sell AutoFi’s Digital Platform. Candidates should be able to open a sales pipeline with existing relationships as well as have the ability to generate new relationships through business development acumen.


  • Develop and manage a pipeline of sales opportunities through lead follow-up and personal outreach
  • Manage and deliver high levels of penetration in the region
  • Generate new leads by researching and understanding the market to engage key stakeholders
  • Manage customer relationships and close strategic opportunities
  • Contribute to development of sales strategies that support the team in meeting and exceeding company market share goals and KPIs
  • Deliver compelling sales demos in a consultative approach to solve current and future problems with each dealer opportunity·
  • Be an expert in AutoFi Platform offering and communicating its value
  • Represent AutoFi at industry conferences and networking events

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of Automotive or SaaS sales experience
  • Proven record of sales success in a similar industry, over extended periods of time
  • Self-motivated with high energy and a willingness to learn and adapt
  • Strong organizational skills, preferably with hands-on CRM experience
  • The ability to understand a customer's needs on both the business and technical sides
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and a meticulous attention to detail
  • Willingness to travel up to 70%

AutoFi is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected status under all applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Area Sales Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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