Working hours Working Hours
Location Yeovil Land Rover
Benefits Benefits
Closing date 27/07/2017


Salary Salary

General Sales Manager

Yeovil Land Rover

Competitive Salary plus Bonus and Company Car Scheme

Overview of role

We are a Land Rover main dealer based in Yeovil and part of the successful Helston Garage Group. In January 2017 we opened our new Showroom to the latest Land Rover CI.

We are now looking for an experienced Sales Manager to take responsibility for running all aspects of the Sales department.

Key Tasks

  • Develop sales action plans to ensure sales and profitability targets are achieved
  • Formulate sales targets for each sales team member and support them to achieve
  • Communicate clearly, regularly and promptly with the Head of Business, Used Car Manager, Business manager and the sales team.
  • Ensure all car stock, new and used, is sold at a profit which achieves an acceptable return on stock investment
  • Maintain the agreed annual rate of stock turnover, linking stock levels and availability to sales levels
  • Ensure the sales team have full knowledge and understanding of product, promotional and marketing activities.
  • Consult with customers to establish their needs, resolve any complaints professionally and calmly
  • Formulate and implement marketing plans for new car launches, initiate and implement used car sales promotions
  • Measure departmental sales performance, credit and finance commission, outstanding debtor information weekly and take the appropriate action to ensure targets are being met
  • Analyse current procedures and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Communicate clearly, regularly and promptly with the customers.
  • Improve customer satisfaction by developing and implementing a strategy with the sales team

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Being Commercial

Uses the dealerships information systems effectively to make commercial decisions. Identifie additional revenue activities or cost savings. Demonstrate commercial judgement when authorising a transaction that is outside the agreed profitability levels.

Planning & Organising Resources

Set SMART objectives and clearly communicate plans and priorities to your team. Ensures appropriate resources are used to achieve the workload and deliver targets. Respond positively to conflicting demands.

Sales Excellence

Actively seek feedback from customers to improve service and products. Considers the customer when implementing new initiatives. Communicate the standard of service the department will provide.

Analysis & Decision Making

Analyse data to identify improvements and create practical solutions. Be decisive in implementing changes and improvements. Seek a balance between benefit, cost and risk in every decision.

Deliver Results

Display determination to achieve targets. Set high standards and set an example through your own behaviour. Take responsibility beyond the requirements of the role.

Developing People

Actively works towards your own development and the development of your team. Create an environment where people are motivated and can perform at their best through support, coaching and training.

How to apply

Please post your CV and covering letter to Adrian Bull alternatively email to

Contacting Us

If at any time you need to speak to anyone within regards to this position please contact us on 01935 403100

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