Contract Type: Permanent
There has never been a more exciting time to become part of Lookers. We are proud to have recently been voted one of the UK's Top Employers and looking after both our people and our customers is at the heart of everything we do.
About the role
You will be responsible for managing a dynamic and fast paced sales department, focusing on achieving and exceeding sales targets whilst ensuring that each customer receives outstanding customer service.
Your role is to maintain standards of performance of the sales team through effective coaching and performance management. You will recruit and select the sales team members in line with organisational and Lookers requirements. You will manage the mix and specification of new products based on sales trends, local markets intelligence and the allocation and production constraints. In addition to this you will, effectively manage the supply of used vehicles to achieve the brand and centre objectives.
You will also maintain high customer satisfaction levels through the understanding and adherence to customer satisfaction indicators within your centre. It is important that you, maximise commercial opportunities through developing and implementing effective and consistent events and campaigns. You will monitor and evaluate customer needs and competitor activity in the local market, ensuring that campaigns are relevant and targeted.
In recognition of the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people we have recently introduced a new and improved industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, critical illness cover after 2 years, one year fully paid maternity leave for women and for some roles a company car and high earning potential through commission or bonus.
As well as working with a great bunch of people you can also benefit from ongoing development with investment in specific brand and management training and the opportunity of a long term career path with one of the UK's Top Employers 2017.
If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.
Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.