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Sales Executive - Swindon

Ref: 1176 Date Posted: Thursday 30 May 2019
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Sales Executive 

Swindon, Wiltshire 

£12,000 - £15,000 Basic - £40,000 OTE 

Our client is looking for a Sales Executive to sell the range of new and used cars meeting agreed sales volumes providing the best customer service to all customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • To sell the maximum number of new vehicles via the use of an effective sales process, whilst at the same time achieve the best profit for the business.
  • Carry out accurate appraisals of all vehicles offered for part exchange.
  • Maintain showroom and displays to the required brand standards.
  • Using various sources, prospect for new and used car customers on a regular basis to create additional sales opportunities.
  • Follow precisely and consistently the brand sales process.
  • To comply to manufacturer standards with regard to mystery shops
  • Logging and actioning of all internet leads the same day.Ensuring all action outcomes are also noted
  • Manage the preparation and handover of sold vehicles to customers ensuring that the customer is given a full briefing on the operation of the vehicle and its controls.  Introduce customers to Aftersales staff in order that they are aware of the facilities and procedures.
  • Through the effective use of a follow up process, maintain regular contact with all new and existing customers to ensure that relationships are maintained for potential repeat business.
  • Develop and maintain full product knowledge of all products, accessories, prices and key features of major competitors.
  • Ensure all customer information, sales activities, vehicle documentation and other relevant information is kept and maintained accurately and comprehensively.
  • To participate in planning sales campaigns and promotions to maximise sales penetration and to take part fully in on and off site promotions run by the department.
  • Take personal responsibility for logging each customer enquiry received either in person, telephone or internet on E-Good Manners electronic system.


General Duties

  • To achieve minimum targets discussed and agreed monthly with your Manager.
  • Attend and participate in all daily/weekly/monthly meetings/reviews as and when requested.
  • Must maintain, clean, smart and professional image at all times.  Dress code will be clarified at interview for your specific role.
  • To maintain and report the appearance of the new cars showroom areas  so that every car is shown off to its best advantage to enable prospective buyers to see the cars in best condition.


Key Competencies


  • Communicates clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, with customers, colleagues and suppliers of all levels. Actively listens to others views and requests. Obtains information and checks level of understanding through effective questioning techniques.

Customer Focus

  • Able to interact with customers in a professional manner. Identifies and understands customer requirements, and how these can be met through the products and services that are offered through our client. Able to translate this into actions in order to deliver high levels of customer satisfaction.

Analytical Ability

  • Gathers and records verbal and numerical data in a comprehensive and effective manner. Analyses information for completeness and accuracy. Identifies key data, omissions and issues, escalating where necessary.

Effecting Control

  • Approaches tasks and interactions with others in a systematic and structured manner. Supports the implementation and maintenance of proper controls and processes within the department or function. Uses systems efficiently and in accordance with policy. Takes appropriate action where there have been lapses in processes and escalates where necessary.

Relationship Building

  • Develops productive and cooperative relationships with customers and colleagues, through the use of rapport building techniques, empathy and effective interpersonal skills. Approaches sensitive situations with consideration for others and works to achieve constructive outcomes

Influencing and Negotiating

  • Able to influence others to accept or agree to their viewpoint or a proposed course of action through the use of convincing and reasonable arguments, supported by the effective use of the key features and unique selling points of relevant products and services. Negotiates fairly and effectively, supporting their position with well reasoned arguments. Develops an approach designed to achieve win-win situations for customers and colleagues. 

Commercial Awareness

  • Develops and maintains a level of knowledge on the motor industry and the products and services that are offered through the brand franchises appropriate to their role.

Brand Alignment

  • Aligned to the  brand values and demonstrates these in their behaviours and approach to people and tasks. Displays honesty and integrity in everything they do whilst employed by our client.


  • Monday - Saturday 8:45 - 18:00 
  • Every other Sunday 10:00 - 16:00 
  • Day off in the week


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