Trainee Sales Executive,
Volkswagen Newcastle, Silverlink
Contract Type: Permanent
Excellent earning potential
Market leading employee benefits
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
Here at Lookers we pride ourselves on our reputation for delivering the highest quality of service to all of our customers, and with ambitious plans for the future; we are looking for people who are passionate, driven and want to join our team.
We have a number of exciting opportunities for you to join us as a Trainee Sales Executive on a year long programme during which you would complete a Level 2 NVQ qualification in Customer Service. This along with a number of internal technical and sales training courses involving travel amongst various Lookers sites will fully equip you to begin a long successful career within Lookers.
You will receive a salary in year 1 of £25,000 along with a company car. Upon qualifying in year 2 you will go onto our standard Sales Executive pay plan and join our excellent commission structure where your realistic OTE will be around £40k (uncapped).
Our Vehicle sales team really is at the heart of ensuring our world class service is delivered to every customer that visits our centre. Lookers Car Sales Executives support and guide each customer throughout the buying process. It's a fast paced, busy role and you will be the key point of contact for each customer visiting the centre, so it's crucial you get the service right first time and every time.
Are you looking for an opportunity to move your career in car sales? Do you have a full driving licence for a minimum of 3 months? Do you have a background in a Customer Service or Sales and have a passion to deliver an excellent customer experience?
We want to hear from you!
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.
At Lookers we are proud to represent more than 30 leading car manufacturers. We offer our customers a wide variety of new, nearly new and used cars and vans. Our car and van dealerships are located throughout England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland.
Lookers Group is one of the UK’s most established automotive retailers, having recently celebrated this at the Motor Trader industry awards winning:
Dealer Group of the Year Award 2016
CEO of the Year Award 2016
At the centre of how we operate are our five core values:
Nice - Working with colleagues to create an atmosphere that makes customers feel special and want to smile
Informative – Become an expert, continuously building knowledge and sharing it with others
Caring – Treating everyone as your best friend and creating positive, memorable experiences
Enthusiastic – Be passionate about your role - Smile!
Responsive – Responding to colleagues and customers as individuals and dealing with their requirements positively and quickly.