01254 919000


Trident Park, Trident Way,
Blackburn BB1 3NU

Sales Manager – Manchester

At Hippo Motor Group we have a close team of driven, enthusiastic, and committed Sales Executives who develop and maintain excellent relationships with all our customers. Whether it is a small City Car or a Luxury Prestige Car, our team’s aim is to ensure every customer receives first class service. We specialise in offering tailor-made finance options to suit customer needs, our continual business growth provides opportunities for our employees to develop and exceed within each role.

We are serious about what we do and being the best in our sector, but we always ensure we have fun whilst doing it!  Our goal is to grow the business and break records month after month, to achieve this we look for people who want the same for their own careers!

As a result of our growth, Hippo is constantly developing and expanding which is why we’re recruiting a Sales Manager to effectively manage 1 of our teams. We currently have 75 sales staff, you will manage a team of 11 to ensure they achieve consistent results, stay motivated, remain positive and overachieve!

Manchester Sales
£35,000 basic 80k OTE
Permanent - Full Time
Employment Type
Job Reference
  • To achieve sales targets by assisting your team in all aspects of the sales process.
  • To offer your team direction and motivation that in turn allows the company to meet its objectives.
  • Manage/monitor our CRM system and enquiries to ensure the work flow is managed effectively in order to maximize each opportunity.
  • Ensure the staff are maintaining the minimal work performance standards and indicators that will help them achieve their targets. For example, calls, proposals, conversions.
  • To be proactively involved with deal making
  • To be proactively involved in closing deals
  • To utilise all our resources for a result. I.e. Best use of stock and funders
  • To follow up on approved deals that are not going ahead
  • To follow up on lost opportunities
  • To ensure the PPU is maintained
  • To ensure accessory targets are met
  • To be proactive in training the staff with any shortfalls of performance
  • To also ensure Team Members are following all Company rules and processes, adhering to all compliances and managing the Staff to operate within the FCA guidelines.
  • To be involved in the general day to day running with assisting in maintaining the Companies high standards and Customer retention.
  • Interview, hire and build your team with full support of our in-house recruiter
  • To keep records of staff holidays and absence.
  • Previous experience as Manager in sales
  • Excellent Leadership Skills
  • High standard of communication skills
  • Ability to drive and motivate a team of 10 or more sales staff
  • Previous track record of target achievement
  • Extremely competitive commission package with the opportunity to earn 80k a year
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Senior Sales Manager Incentive – (Super Yacht Trip in France plus many other perks)
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme
  • Rapid company expansion providing excellent development and career opportunities
  • Great staff rates on Car Finance
  • Regular staff socials
  • Excellent Refer a Friend scheme
  • Company Pension scheme
  • Complimentary office treats

Hippo Motor Group is a family-run company comprising of a multimillion-pound showroom and preparation centre, both based in Blackburn. Alongside this, we run a large online vehicle leasing sales operation that serves the whole of the UK. We currently employ over 320 people and due to our success, we have expanded to a site in Luton, and opened offices in the heart of Manchester city centre. We are maintaining our expansion so that our team can continue to provide every one of our customers with the highest standards of service. We can achieve this because our staff genuinely care about the company and our customers.

Hippo Motor Group sell over 800 vehicles to customers every month, supplying a wide vehicle range from small city cars right through to high-end luxury models, commercial vans, and business fleets. We specialise in offering tailor-made finance options to suit customer needs. Our continued business growth provides opportunities for our employees to develop and exceed within each role.

We pride ourselves in delivering excellent customer service which means our nationwide, 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 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.