Location: Durham, North Carolina
Responsible for leading the Sales Department. The Sales Manager is responsible for operations, sales performance results, employee supervision, and customer satisfaction in the Sales Department.
This job has direct supervisory responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Responsible for improving sales and operations.
Works with upper management and Human Resources to make hiring and discipline decisions.
Assists sales team with processing or completing sales.
Trains and supervises sales team.
Develops promotions to motivate sales team.
Sets schedules for sales team.
Oversees department inventory.
Interacts with customers to ensure customer satisfaction.
Responsible for sale price & trade-in vehicle appraisal decisions.
Ensures proper reporting of sales to manufacturer(s).
Has working knowledge of factory(s) incentive programs.
Attends required manager meetings.
Maintains effective employee relations.
Maintains CSI at or above Company standards
Maintains an organized, clean and safe work area
Participates in required training
Records all hours worked accurately in company timekeeping system
Follows Safeguards rules and regulations.
Demonstrates the Company's Core Values
Complies with Company policies and procedures
Observes all Federal, State, Local and Company safety rules and regulations in the performance of duties.
Other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with medical conditions to perform the essential functions.
o High School Diploma
o Bachelor Degree
o Master Degree
o Doctorate Degree
Field of Study/Work Experience:
o Human Resources
o Information Technology
Desired Work Experience:
o up to 3 years
o 3-5 years
Excellent sales skills, prior supervisory experience preferred. Working knowledge of automotive sales industry.
Certificates and Licenses:
Valid Driver's License
o Automobile Salesperson License
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office products. Intermediate ability and knowledge of Dealership Management System and web based applications.
Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and company
The position requires regular and predictable attendance. Scheduled shifts may include evening hours, weekends, and holidays.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and sit.
Duties are performed throughout the premises, both indoors and outdoors and on customer test drives. Due to the nature of the position, employee may be exposed to various work environments and required to perform a variety of tasks. Work includes frequent movement around the company facilities and the outdoor car lot to interact with customers and other departments.
Verbal and Writing Ability:
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers and other employees.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following Core Values:
Servant Leaders consciously put the needs of others before their own, because to serve people is to value them.
Teamwork through Trust & Respect
Diversity is strength, and when we trust and respect one another we can work as a team to achieve at a high level.
Being honest and transparent with people, in an effort to do the right thing within the letter and spirit of the law, drives every action we take and every decision we make.
Commitment to Customer Enthusiasm
Every day we recommit ourselves to the customer experience, and we are empowered to exceed the expectations of our customers.
Passion for Winning
Hendrick's tradition of winning is based on the idea of striving to be the best, not the biggest, and is therefore defined by how we treat our people.
Accountability at All Levels
Taking ownership of our actions and our decisions allows us to grow as individuals, and support each other as a team.
Commitment to Continuous Improvement
Every day we soften our hearts as well as our egos, in order to seek out and improve upon areas of opportunity within ourselves and our team.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by this employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties and responsibilities upon the request of a supervisor. This job description is subject to revision at the discretion of the company.
Hendrick Automotive Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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Hendrick Automotive Group