Position: Car Sales Executive
Salary: £51,600 OTE (Basic + Commission + Car)
Working Pattern: 5-day Week
***Applicants must hold a full UK driving licence ***
Due to the continuing success and expansion of our Skoda franchise in the Hampshire area, we are looking for an experienced Car Sales Executive to join the team at our award-winning dealership in Fareham, Hampshire.
If you believe you have that ‘Emotional Spark’ that comes with an enthusiastic and motivated character, if you are obsessed with providing outstanding Customer Service, and you can bring an empathetic, attentive, and friendly personality to our team, then please read on and apply for the position today.
This customer-orientated role involves the sale of new and previously owned quality vehicles, ensuring the maximum profitability is achieved whilst maintaining high standards and delivering an excellent customer experience. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and will get the opportunity to earn bonuses to rival the best in the business.
The Richmond Motor Group are national leaders in the franchises we represent, therefore this position will offer a skilled and experienced Car Sales Executive a genuine opportunity to earn in excess of £60k per annum.
Essential Skills, Qualifications & Behaviours
Excellent face to face customer service skills
Committed, reliable, and well-presented
Ability to build rapport quickly
Excellent telephone manner
Excellent negotiation skills
Passion to succeed
The Car Sales Executive role is the main driving force for the success of the company, and as such it demands the highest levels of professionalism and customer service. The ideal candidate will have at least 2-years’ experience of achieving success in a high-volume car showroom sales environment.
The successful candidate will become an integral part of an established multi-franchised company, that can offer on-going training and development, industry leading remuneration packages, and genuine opportunities for career progression - 71% of the 41 members of the entire group’s Sales Management team have all progressed from the Sales Executive position with Richmond Motors.
30 days holiday (including Bank Holidays or in lieu of Bank Holidays worked)
Employee Benefit Scheme with High Street discounts
Automatic Workplace pension scheme
Friends and Family Car Repairs, Servicing, and MOT’s
Preferential Car-Purchasing Schemes
Annual Christmas Party & Awards Evening
Employee referral bonus
The Richmond Motor Group is an award-winning, family run business located in the Hampshire/Surrey area. We are a multi-franchised group of dealerships retailing both brand-new and previously owned quality vehicles, along with a separate non-franchised used car division.
We are a national top 100 franchised dealer with a mission to be the leading family run motor retailer in the UK by providing an exemplary and unique experience, together with the best quality products and services, all driven by the family values at the heart of our business.
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