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General Sales Manager

Joining Johnsons Cars, you’ll be working with one of the UK’s leading independent Franchise Dealership Groups, with 62 multi-award winning Dealerships across the UK.

As a member of the team, you’ll maintain the highest standards of professionalism and integrity at all times and deliver excellence in customer service.

We pride ourselves on the expertise and enthusiasm of our people and have a fantastic opportunity available for motivated, enthusiastic and committed individuals to join us.

As General Sales Manager in a busy Sales Department at our Toyota Dealership in Southport, you’ll have the opportunity to shine as a leader with a team producing excellent customer outcomes.

With people at the core of our strategy, we expect every colleague to have high levels of integrity, be passionate about their role and take ownership of customers’ needs in line with our core values.

You’ll be someone that has the desire to succeed, with outstanding communication and influencing skills and you’ll possesses a proven track record of success.

Duties in this role include:

  • promote and nurture a customer care culture, delivering care levels consistent with the expectations of the manufacturer and Johnsons Cars Ltd.
  • Utilise monthly management accounts to monitor and control profitability of the Sales Department and to take any appropriate action to maximise future opportunities.
  • Developing sales and marketing plans and budgets to achieve agreed financial, marketing and sales benchmarks.
  • Organising, directing and controlling the activities of sales staff to work to pre-arranged plans and budgets.
  • Ensuring optimum use of all materials and resources available.
  • Provide coaching and training to sales people to improve their job performance, with particular emphasis on: customer satisfaction, prospecting and customer follow-up, sales process, time management and product knowledge.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Take pride in their ability to maximise sales and profit opportunities whilst simultaneously delivering exceptional levels of professionalism and customer satisfaction.
  • Have experience working as a Sales Manager with brands operating a balanced scorecard
  • Be commercially astute with a drive for growth
  • Have experience coaching a high performing sales team

What we offer?

  • On target earnings up to £54,000
  • Company Car
  • Overperformance earnings capped at 200%
  • 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 25 days with length of service
  • Your Birthday off!
  • Life Assurance
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Johnsons Benefits – discounts on high street retailers, Holidays, Cinema, Restaurants and more.
  • Staff discounts across all 17 Johnsons brands
  • Optional Healthcare Cash Plans
  • Optional Income protection plans

Why Johnsons?

Established in 1999 we have grown rapidly to represent a variety of global car manufacturers with 17 marques in total ranging from Volkswagen to Volvo, Honda, Toyota Lexus and Mazda to Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Hyundai, Seat, Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Skoda, Suzuki and Ford.

You’ll be provided with world class product training from our brand partners to give you all the knowledge needed to help customers make the right choice of vehicle and products.

We know that career development is important to our people and pride ourselves on helping individuals grow in their career, we have a team of supportive Managers and leaders keen to grow and develop their teams.

Are you frustrated at being unable to realise your full potential in your current role? If so and want to be part of a successful team, feel up to the challenge and have the relevant experience and ability we are looking for you to APPLY TODAY!

Ref: JC2020

Working Hours
Location Johnsons Toyota Southport
Salary Basic £36,000 - OTE £54,000
Benefits Sales
Closing Date 30/06/2024
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