My client, a large prestige dealership in Kent is looking for a General Sales Manager following an internal promotion within the dealership.
As a General Sales Manager you will lead, motivate, manage and drive your team to provide customer service excellence, whilst delivering against group key performance indicators. As General Sales Manager you will ensure the dealership is well managed with cars, take responsibility for the presentation of the site, build and maintain strong relationships with the Brand. As General Sales Manager you will work closely with other departments, and will be hands on with the day to day running of the dealership and achieve the highest standards set out by the Brand.
Alongside your customer-centric attitude, you will be commercially minded, passionate about the car industry, motivated by setting, achieving and exceeding targets.
To be a success in this role, you will have:
A proven track record in sales within the retail automotive industry (preferably prestige)
The ability to lead by example, manage and inspire the team to deliver an incredible performance
Strong customer focus
Great computer literacy
Strong communication and negotiation skills
To unleash the potential of the sales team by setting stretching objectives and providing regular feedback on performance against these objectives.
To ensure that all sales executives have a current PDP to maximise performance and to support individuals development.
To resource the sales team appropriately on a day to day and longer term basis, with a quality that is consistent with the Groups ideals.
Maintain good relationships with our Brand partners.
Ensure that compliance is enforced and that it meets all the obligations relating to the customer experience and to the manufacturers standards within the Sales arena.
Full understanding of manufacturer targets ensuring the team are maximising every opportunity.
Encourage the sales team to review processes to ensure they are working in the most efficient way.
Be receptive to new ways of doing things and actively encourage the sales team to try out new ideas.
Inspire the sales team to deliver an Incredible Customer Experience for every customer that the sales team comes into contact with.
Manage the day to day sales activities such as deal files, handovers, sales funnel to maximise sales revenue.