Sales Manager - Franchised Motor Dealership

The Solution Auto
Burton upon Trent
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a successful Motor Retail Group, is looking to recruit a Sales Manager to help drive the business forward at one of their franchised and busy car dealerships in the Burton-on-Trent area.

Job role

To develop and agree sales plans and budgets, including new cars, accessories, used cars, overheads and all related items, to achieve marketing, sales and financial targets.

To organise, direct and control the activities of Sales staff and administrative support to achieve plans and budgets, ensuring optimum use of all material, financial and personnel resources.

To contribute to the development of all operating and administrative policies and procedures to ensure the achievement of all tasks smoothly and in a timely manner.

Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of Sales staff to ensure maximum direct selling time; effective handling of all sales activities.

Create and agree motivational commission plans for Sales staff to ensure achievement of sales targets.

Provide guidance and training to sales people to improve their job performance through both sales staff and yourself to ensure achievement of car sales in line with the calendarised allocations.

To ensure achievement of maximum gross profit per unit (including accessories) as per policy.

Responsible for Used car valuations, and purchases of any vehicles, and in your absence your deputy will be the General Manager.

Vehicle Presentation: to ensure the proper presentation and display of all new and used vehicles at all times.

Sales meetings; to carry out a minimum of one formal sales meeting per week with all Sales staff to ensure motivation, performance, improvement and accurate sales forecasts.

You must have proven Sales manager experience within the automotive industry, with experience of successfully leading and motivating a sales team and support functions.

The Solution Automotive Recruitment has been placing candidates into the UK Motor Trade since 1999. We have a fantastic relationship with all our clients and candidates across the country, many very long standing relationships.
If you are skilled and experienced Automotive candidate, we want to hear from you and rest assured, you`ll be dealing with a person, not just a consultant!

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we get, we can only respond to the candidates who match the criteria set for this vacancy. We will retain your CV on our database and make contact as and when suitable vacancies arise. We will NEVER send your CV anywhere without your permission.