Sales Executive Apprenticeship – Simon Bailes Peugeot Guisborough

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Sales Executive Apprenticeship

A highly successful and renowned leading brand car dealership

Simon Bailes Ltd. have an excellent opportunity for an apprenticeship as a Sales Executive Apprenticeship based in our showroom and vehicle service centre in either Northallerton, Stockton or Stockton-on Tees. This role will report to the Sales Manager and work in our business showroom.

The role of a Sales Executive is to sell new and used vehicles and to provide each and every one of our customers with consistently high levels of customer service.

You’ll learn how to identify a customer’s needs and interests; advise customers; promote the features and benefits of vehicles; appraise vehicles and negotiate difficult sales.

This exciting apprenticeship programme is ideal for someone who enjoys engaging with people, a challenging and varied working environment, and who wants to develop a long-term career with an ambitious automotive brand.

About The Company

We’re an independent business that has been in the motor industry since 1979. Born from a love and enthusiasm for cars and motorsport, that same passion flows through everything we do today. Founded in the North-East, we’re proud of our roots and play an active role to help our local community prosper.

In 1987 we found our perfect partner. Peugeot have been pioneers in the motor industry for over 200 years. Renowned for their iconic designs and technical innovations; our partnership coincided with the launch of the widely celebrated 205 model and we’ve never looked back.

Our uncompromising dedication to creating an exceptional customer experience has seen us become the most highly awarded dealership in the Peugeot European network and ensured that customers keep coming back to us time and again.

Our Vision is to always put the customer at the forefront of our evolution and growth as a business providing a tailored, efficient, enjoyable experience for all. Consumer buying habits are changing at pace and in order to grow we need to be able to keep abreast of emerging trends and adapt to change.  Whilst we will be forward thinking, we will also stay true to our roots and continue to live up to our own high standards.

The duties of a Sales Executive may include:

  • Greeting customers, discussing their needs and advising them on the most suitable vehicle
  • Arranging test drives
  • Negotiating sale and trade-in prices
  • Working out finance arrangements and packages, which may include organising registration plates, road tax and delivery of vehicles
  • Highlighting any additional products relevant to the customer
  • Processing orders and completing relevant paperwork, which may include carrying out stock checks using manufacturers’ databases
  • Updating customers on the progress of orders and contacting potential customers to update them about new vehicles and deals
  • Updating stock lists
  • Managing advertising and updating the website
  • Keeping the forecourt and cars clean and tidy
  • Providing potential customers with relevant literature and information
  • Inspecting vehicles pre- and post- sale
  • Attending auctions

We are looking for ambitious candidates ready to take ownership of their development, work hard to achieve their potential and grow with an ambitious employer.

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