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General Sales Manager

General Sales Manager

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    £43k - 57k per year

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    Mandy Grant

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    0333 222 5978

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    5 months ago

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Automotive General Sales Manager required for a successful Dealership based in Taunton.

Salary: £43,000pa plus BONUS/ OTE £57,000pa
Bonuses earned on Budget and CSI, and Quarterly Bonuses

·Do you have a good track record in business management and sales within the Automotive / Motor Industry?

·Do you have experience and a proven track record of managing a successful sales team?

Our Dealership requires a General Sales Manager who is highly motivated and driven and understands how to drive margin and volume whilst giving great customer service.

Duties and Responsibilities of a General Manager

Creating the annual dealership sales forecasts by estimating total vehicle sales, gross and operating profits as well as expenses for the new-and-used sales departments. Meeting with vehicle sales managers to plan and implement objectives for achieving sales and gross profits. Hiring and monitoring the performance of the department managers, holding weekly sales meetings and conducting sales training.

Overseeing standards for displaying and merchandising both new and used vehicles as well as reviewing and initialling all promotions before they are finalized. Coordinating the appropriate supply of new and used vehicles and ordering/acquiring vehicle inventory accordingly. Meeting monthly with the dealership’s general manager to review forecasts and profits for each department.

Working directly with the general manager on making recommendations on both short and long-range advertising plans, sales promotions, staffing needs, lease promotions and compensation plans. Attending to customer complaints, ensuring that a high level of customer satisfaction is obtained. Auditing all appraisals of trade-in vehicles. Issuing all demonstration vehicles and ensuring that appropriate dealership records are maintained.

Job Requirements It is recommended that general sales managers have at least two years in a dealership sales environment. Additionally, sales managers need to be comfortable managing multiple departments and people. Managers are required to maintain the profitability of their department while controlling expenses and maintaining customer satisfaction.

Essential experience of General Sales Manager:

Must have experience of managing a sales team of 6

This will suit someone who has had experience of managing an automotive sales team and is looking for a step up in their career

If you have a stable track record and can prove your sales ability, please contact me ASAP.

Only candidates with Car Sales (New and Used) experience will be considered

To apply, please call or send your CV quoting Service Advisor 15888 to Mandy Grant –
Tel: 0333 222 5978 (mobile friendly) Mob: 07717 130052

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