General Sales Manager

Motorline Group
10 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
The Motorline Group represents 11 Vehicle brands including Toyota, Nissan, Volkswagen, Renault, Peugeot, Hyundai, Skoda, Lexus, Maserati, Infiniti and Dacia in over 43 Dealerships and also 4 Volkswagen group Trade parts centres across the UK employing over 1,250 employees. Key Objectives: To achieve short and long term business objectives To ensure long term profitability and stability of the dealership To monitor and control all overhead expenses of the business To deal with all day-to-day site issues To follow all reporting requirements of Motorline and the manufacturer To develop and maintain relationships with the Franchise To ensure the all staff represent the brand in accordance with manufacturer requirements To ensure that all departments adopt the Motorline culture and follow the practices and procedures of Motorline and the manufacturer To maintain the appropriate staffing levels To provide guidance, training and motivation to all staff To manage performance of staff to achieve key targets (e.g. Sales, Margin, CES) To organise and lead the activities of Sales department to achieve optimum profitability, customer satisfaction and customer retention To ensure the Sales department maximises the profitable sale of finance, insurance, GAP, accessories, extended warranties and other add-ons To hold regular meetings to discuss and implement goals To develop and implement marketing with the Brand Director To monitor all market place activities and adjust plans and objectives accordingly To ensure that customer complaints are dealt with promptly Applicant’s requirements: Previous experience as a General Manager or Dealer Principal in a franchised Car Dealership. Brand Experience would be desirable Strong leadership and organisational skills A proven record of high sales achievement, marketing and customer satisfaction Able to set targets for Sales staff, then drive the staff to meet the targets Good at man management A full, valid driving licence must be held with no more than 3 points You must live within 45 minutes of Canterbury Pay & Benefits: Basic, OTE £60,000 Company Pension scheme 4 weeks holiday per annum Due to the high volume of applicants if you have not had a response within 14 days of submitting your CV you have unfortunately been unsuccessful. This job was originally posted as

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