The primary responsibility of the MSS is to be the product and marketing champion of their vehicle market segment within Moss Motors, Ltd. Using a combination of vehicle marque expertise, in-depth parts knowledge, industry/market knowledge, competitor review, data analysis and proven business acumen, the MSS will be the driving force, leading product and market development for their designated segment’s vehicle(s).
This position requires an individual with thorough to masterful knowledge and expertise on the vehicles in their segment and the parts that make them up, as well as, a keen understanding of overall market segment drivers and influencers; including key players, marketing opportunities and resources. Primary duties include identification of products/ product lines to carry and other opportunities for business growth and product development/improvement, along with manufacturing or sourcing opportunities for new or existing products. The MSS will also help compile product information and resources, and provide needed product data to key stakeholders in Merchandising, Purchasing, Marketing, Sales and Order Fulfillment to facilitate the smooth and successful launch of all new products in their market segment. This individual will also contribute their segment specific marketing insights and recommendations to product/brand/market management discussions and the identification of key marketing opportunities for Moss Motors, Ltd. The MSS should have a constant vision toward continued segment growth, segment profitability, optimal product quality and customer satisfaction.
The Market Segment Specialist will be the resident expert and the key source of parts and industry knowledge for their designated market segment to all other Moss’ team members.
Minimum 6-10 years marque/market segment specific knowledge/experience - Triumph cars (required)
Automotive parts experience; automotive enthusiast (required)
Vehicle specific knowledge with hands-on experience: repair/modification/restoration (required)
Outstanding communication and organizational skills
Proven ability to deliver high quality work in a timely fashion, attention to detail
Familiarity with spreadsheets and data manipulation - Microsoft Excel/Access (preferred)
Some travel, both domestic and foreign may be required. (< 20%)
Since its start in 1948, and still today, Moss Motors is a company run by enthusiasts for enthusiasts. Our customers drive and maintain vehicles that reflect golden days of British motoring and sports cars, and many of these dedicated individuals have been our customers for decades.Moss Motors' commitment to our customers and their cars runs deep. We make substantial investments into quality and s...upport for the parts we provide. We are the most trusted name in classic British car parts not because we are the biggest; rather, it is due to the knowledge and character of our staff, Salespeople and Technical Support team. These women and men, many of whom have been at Moss for over 20 years, are indeed the best in the business.At Moss we work to provide you with the best parts and service at competitive prices. When you partner with Moss for the restoration or upkeep of your vehicle, you are assured of reliable, accurate and helpful assistance every step of the way. Moss Motors is headquartered in beautiful Goleta, California and hosts a warehouse and sales staff in Petersburg, Virginia, too. Both locations welcome visitors—we love to meet our customers in person!—and we invite British car clubs to schedule tours of our facilities as well.