Sr. Area Manager, Western Region

The Company:

Faraday Future (FF) is a California-based mobility company, leveraging the latest technologies and world’s best talent to realize exciting new possibilities in mobility. We’re producing user-centric, technology-first vehicles to establish new paradigms in human-vehicle interaction. We’re not just seeking to change how our cars work – we’re seeking to change the way we drive. At FF, we’re creating something new, something connected, and something with a true global impact.

Your Role:  

As the Sr. Area Manager, Western Region, you’ll be working with some of the industry’s brightest minds to develop, grow, and execute FF’s Direct Sales Model in its key launch markets. You will manage, plan, organize, direct, control and prioritize the activities of FF’s western region team (sales, distribution, marketing, FF Partner network development, business management, training, and sales-related customer satisfaction) in accordance with corporate and regional objectives. You will work cross-functionally with internal and external partners to advocate for and ensure a seamless and premium Online-to-offline retail experience, leveraging and integrating digital technologies and systems. 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience 
  • 10+ years of experience in automotive OEM sales teams, regional area sales and operations, automotive dealership group, or national sales company  
  • Proven knowledge + expertise, and passion for automotive sales, marketing, CRM, distribution, network development, and customer journey optimization 
  • Proven track record of working successfully with external business partners 
  • Top-notch negotiation and partner/vendor management skills 
  • Project management – ability to manage teams to achieve organizational objectives 
  • Track record of cross-functional collaboration with internal departments, strategic partners/vendors and field teams to ensure successful go-to-market introductions 
  • Strong familiarity with US auto dealership franchise and knowledge of direct sales operations 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree 
  • Able to develop and track KPI’s for sales, customer satisfaction, and showroom efficiency and create action plans to achieve desired targets 
  • Partner relations/management – foster positive relations, negotiate, and hold partners accountable to key metrics, collaborate to improve customer experience 
  • Working experience in customer facing retail operations with previous experience in EV operations/marketing within a vehicle manufacturer 
  • Comprehensive understanding of retail processes, customer journeys, and CRM concepts 
  • Experience working with vendors, contractors, and other third-party stakeholders on executing programs to support the consumer journey in alignment with FF’s direct sales model. 
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills (statistical, mathematical, data)  
  • Customer orientation – experience with retail sales environments providing premium customer experience, consistent with brand image 
  • Ability to define, implement and drive workflows and plans while managing timelines, communications, risks, uncovering roadblocks, defining critical paths, and any other issues that arise for retail project launches  
  • Proven track record of executing multiple complex projects simultaneously from start to finish 
  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art AR & VR technologies used in retail applications 
  • A creative curiosity, collaborative ethic, hardworking enthusiasm, and driving personal vision 
  • Excellent communication skills and team-working tendencies 
  • A penchant for multi-tasking and self-starting 
  • A genuine fascination for the EV and technology fields and a commitment to global change 
  • A true sense of determination… and hopefully a sense of humor 

Annual Salary Range:

$141,000 to $184,500, plus benefits and incentive plans

Perks + Benefits

  • Equity grants for every employee
  • Healthcare + dental + vision benefits (Free for you/discounted for family)
  • 401(k) options
  • Relocation assistance + reimbursement
  • Casual dress code + relaxed work environment
  • Culturally diverse, progressive atmosphere
  • “Soul of Faraday” community outreach team

Faraday Future is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.