General Sales Manager,
Volkswagen Walton on Thames
Contract Type: Permanent
There has never been a more exciting time to become part of Lookers. We are proud to have recently been voted one of the UK's Top Employers and looking after both our people and our customers is at the heart of everything we do.
About the role
hrough your sales team you'll generate revenue through the sale of new and used vehicles whilst reaching optimum customer satisfaction results. At Lookers we pride ourselves on being an organisation that puts both our people and our customers at the heart of everything we do and as a result we are proud to have recently been voted one of the UK's Top Employers. Innovation and a progressive outlook are also vital to our success so we're now looking for a highly driven, forward thinking Sales Manager to join us.
suit a manager with retail sales experience preferably gained from within the motor industry who has well-developed leadership skills and the ability to adjust style and approach to maximise performance. You'll be a commercially and customer focused people manager who can provide structure, guidance, coaching and motivation to the team, maximising individuals' potential and creating a strong and focused sales team. You'll thrive under pressure, be able to handle conflicting demands and have a strong sense of integrity, excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills along with an honest and respectful approach.
In recognition of the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people we have recently introduced a new and improved industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, critical illness cover after 2 years, one year fully paid maternity leave for women and for some roles a company car and high earning potential through commission or bonus.
As well as working with a great bunch of people you can also benefit from ongoing development with investment in specific brand and management training and the opportunity of a long term career path with one of the UK's Top Employers 2017.
If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.
Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.