Are you an experienced Sales Executive working in the Motor Trade and looking for a new career opportunity?
Western Honda, Fort Kinnaird, Edinburgh
Salary up to £25,000 (OTE £45,000 uncapped)
At Eastern Western Motor Group, we believe it’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and family.
This is an amazing opportunity to work for a family run company who value their employees and in return provide state of the art working facilities, competitive salary packages, benefits and industry leading training.
We work with 14 brands across 37 sites with just over 1500 employees.
What does the job entail?
Establish and maintain a climate of total customer care.
Carry out research to determine the departments present and future market and re-direct activities and plans accordingly
Create, agree and implement sales merchandising, advertising and promotion plans in consultation with Directors, General Manager, Marketing Department and Manufacturers.
Ensure the efficient and timely operation of all administration systems and operating procedures
Be familiar with the company’s standing orders and conditions of employment.
To ensure the total security of the building and articles in the department under your control
To purchase used vehicles for retail sale within stock limits, in conjunction with GM
To hold staff briefings on a regular basis and a written record kept in minute form
Maintain control over expenses and overheads
Liaise with GM on the preparation of the following year’s performance plans and monitor performance against plan on a monthly basis.
Manage staff in relation to engagement, teamwork, job descriptions, rotas, appraisals, paperwork, training and health & safety
Engagement / Dismissal of Staff within salaries budget, recommend engagement / dismissal to General Manager.
Authorising of sales order invoices; ensuring invoicing procedures are followed and full payment is received prior to delivery unless agreement is received from a Director.
No authority to enter into any legal or binding contracts without consulting with General Manager
To ensure that all stock is maintained to a high standard and is regularly inspected and recorded.
Ensure prospecting and follow up system is fully operational in every respect.
Responsible for Department Operating profit, car volume, vehicle debtors, vehicle stock limited, CSI, housekeeping, vehicle documentation
To ensure that FSA Regulations are adhered to at all times attending FSA training sessions / workshops / seminars; achieve the appropriate compliance level set and maintain this level of competence every 12 months.
Assistance with any other task as directed
What are we looking for?
Must have previous experience in a similar role within the automotive industry
Good interpersonal skills and team orientation
Problem solving and decision making skills
Change orientation, strategic vision and continuous improvement
Proactive / Creative
Leads by example
Committed to providing high quality work
Ability to work to deadlines
In addition we offer first class employee benefits scheme such as :
Employee discount scheme with 1600 high street / online retailers
Option to staff savings scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Excellent discounts on new and used car purchases
30 days annual leave which increases with length of service
Training / Career development
Family days out
Staff Intro referral scheme