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Assistant Buyer and Support

Hippo Motor Group are recruiting for an assistant to support the Senior Buyer in keeping our growing range of stocked vehicles replenished with the best standard of vehicle. Purchasing around 400 vehicles a month, this is an exciting opportunity for someone with a real passion for cars to work with and learn from leading industry experts.  The successful candidate will have some experience in the motor trade which could involve selling of cars. Hippo are currently in the middle of a multimillion-pound expansion involving the expansion of our multimillion-pound showroom. Due to our success, we are constantly developing which provides excellent career development opportunities for our staff. For the chance to work for a successful family-run business with an enviable reputation please see details below.

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Buying
Department
DOE
Salary
Full Time - Permanent
Employment Type
AMS001
Job Reference
  • Assisting the senior buyer with their day-to-day duties
  • Purchasing stock via various sources
  • Writing prestige stock specifications
  • Carrying out regular price checks to ensure Hippo are market leaders and providing our customers with the best possible deal.
  • Assisting the marketing team with setting up photos for social media and the website
  • Communicate with sales staff and help them source vehicles for customers with specific requirements
  • occasional video/photography of cars

*Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • High attention to detail
  • An interest in and knowledge of cars
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good English writing skills, spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Flexibility in hours when required for over time during busy periods
  • Self Driven and the ability to work on own your initiative with minimal supervision
  • Computer literate and able to adapt to different systems
  • Good organisational skills
  • Efficient working style
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Excellent incentives
  • Priority tickets to the fantastic Hippo Motor Group VIP box at Manchester MEN arena
  • Access to Perk Box – Cinema, Gym discounts, Free mobile phone insurance and many more
  • Great Staff rates on Car Finance
  • Friendly and supportive Work Colleges and Management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after 2 years and £100 Meal voucher
  • Company Pension scheme

Hippo Motor Group sell on average 500 vehicles to our customers every month, supplying a wide vehicle range from small city cars right through to high end luxury cars. We specialise in offering tailor made finance options to suit customer needs. Continual business growth provides opportunities for our employees to develop and exceed within each role. At Hippo we pride ourselves in providing excellent customer service which means our loyal customer base return to us year on year.

 

Applying for the Job

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at [email protected], or use the form below. Please be sure to quote the relevant role reference number found at the top of this page. We look forward to hearing from you.