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Car Dealership Sales Manager

A fantastic opportunity has become available at Hippo Motor Group as we are currently recruiting for an experienced sales manager to be solely responsible for our Retail car sales division based in our luxury showroom. We are looking for someone who is dynamic and innovative to motivate and drive the team of 4 sales staff to achieve their targets. Not only will the successful candidate have access to 350 prestige cars, there is a fantastic support system in place with a 40,000 square foot state of the art preparation centre, and a dedicated pay-out, underwriting and handover teams. There is also a specialist buying team but with the opportunity to buy your own cars, all of this making the role ideal for any experienced sales manager. Hippo are a multimillion-pound family run business who specialise in offering tailor made finance options to suit all of our customer needs. We are serious about what we do and being the best, but we always ensure we have fun as we do it. This is reflected in our extremely low staff turnover rate. As a result of our success, Hippo is constantly developing, and we are currently in the middle of expanding our luxury showroom, so this is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to be part of this growth and work in a brand new showroom.

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Sales
Department
OTE £70k – potential earnings up to £100k
Salary
Full Time
Employment Type
S0006
Job Reference
  • To take full responsibility of the prestige sales department
  • To deal with incoming leads on specific vehicles and online generic enquiries
  • To ensure the department and each individual are hitting their sales targets
  • To ensure the team remain compliant at all times
  • To ensure the team are responding to each enquiry in an acceptable time frame and that they are effectively utilising every enquiry.
  • To be ensure the showroom is presentable and of a high standard at all times
  • To ensure the pitch is well organised and all prices are correct
  • To motive, drive and support the team
  • To be responsible for a team of 4 sales staff, a pitch coordinator and a pitch valeting team

    *Responsibilities could change or just include SOME of the above

  • Previous Management experience in a similar role is essential
  • The ability to motivate a team
  • Excellent levels of communication both face to face and over the phone
  • A Self starter with the ability to organise and manage own workload
  • Good administration skills- in relationship to progressing deals and support customers
  • Ability to effectively develop a sales pipeline
  • Proficient at closing deals
  • Resilient and enthusiastic
  • Professional and well presented
  • Computer literate and able to learn new computer systems with training
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Access to Perk Box – Cinema, Gym discounts, Free mobile phone insurance and many more
  • Great Staff rates on Car Finance
  • Friendly and supportive Work Colleagues and Management
  • Regular staff socials
  • Birthday off after 2 years plus 2% pay rise and £100 Meal voucher
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Complimentary office treats
  • Access to our Fantastic VIP box at the MEN arena

Hippo Motor Group sell on average 450 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.

To apply, please submit CV & Cover Letter to our recruitment team at careers@hippomotorgroup.co.uk, 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.

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.