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2024 Sales-Field Zone Manager Ford College Graduate Program

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. And as you start your career journey, we also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. We’ve got incredible plans for the future of mobility – and your future, too! We’re working on some pretty amazing things, including autonomous and electric vehicles, data centers, micro services, and cloud computing.




What you’ll be able to do:

As part of our college Graduate program, you’ll discover unmatched opportunities to turn your higher education into real-world experience with a company that is redefining human mobility. This experience will provide you with an even stronger foundation for a future career at Ford. You will be involved in:

Sales- Field Zone Managers play an important role in Ford’s revitalization as a modern, progressive vehicle and mobility services company delivering a trusted customer experience. Candidates should have a passion for the lifetime value of a customer and be able to analyze data trends and identify trends to make recommendations to drive real-world business decisions.  Ford Sales embraces an audience-first mindset and way of doing business that improves customer loyalty, vehicle repurchase, as well as additional sales of vehicles, parts, accessories and services.   We are the eyes, ears and voices of Ford, meeting customer demand by delivering the right products to the right dealers at the right time.

As a Specialist, you will join a team that provides automotive retailers:

  • Product training
  • Merchandising & advertising support
  • Financial management
  • Process analysis, implementation and improvement support
  • Sales metrics and forecasting skills
  • Customer service programs

Your ideas and actions make an impact on profits and growth. One of the many rewards of this position is seeing your efforts lead to increased sales and customer loyalty at the dealership and corporate level.
Ford College Graduate Program

As part of the Ford College Graduate Program, you will have the opportunity to experience:

  • A rotational program which will give you the opportunity to build broad-based experiences to further your career
  • New employee orientation and an award-winning training program taught by subject matter experts
  • First assignment that is generally a Ford Zone Manager or Lincoln Brand Specialist position
  • Continuous developmental opportunities tailored for FCGs that serve as the building block for professional growth throughout your career

Throughout the FCG program you:

  • Listen to dealer needs, understand their concerns, and provide solutions
  • Work independently in your daily activities and work as a team to share best practices while meeting sales and service goals
  • Network with colleagues and leaders throughout the organization and learn about career opportunities at Ford/Lincoln
  • Are equipped with:
    • Your portfolio of dealers
    • Skills, necessary equipment and data to attain your daily and monthly sales goals
    • A company car, dependent on first assignment



Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in the following fields of study:
    • Preferred fields include Business Related (Marketing, Management, Economics, Finance, Communications etc.)
    • Qualified candidates with bachelor’s degrees in other fields of study will also be considered
  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Willingness to relocate now and in the future
  • Willingness to travel up to four nights a week
  • Must have a valid and unrestricted driver's license
  • Must be available for full-time employment by September 2024

Preferred Requirements

  • Passion for the automotive industry
  • Desire to be part of the ONE Ford team
  • Diverse perspectives
  • Creative mindset

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.