Working Hours
Location Matford Jaguar, Exeter
Closing Date 12/02/2018



We have a rare opportunity for a dynamic and experienced Sales Manager to join our team at Matford Jaguar.

On a day to day basis you will be responsible for leading an experienced sales team of four to achieve their individual and collective departmental targets, reporting to the Head of Business. This role encompasses all aspects of sales management including, but not restricted to, new and used car sales volume targets together with finance and insurance sales to achieve our budgeted financial requirements. These fundamental business requirements need to be achieved whilst being committed to our core ethos of delivering an outstanding customer experience at all times.

You will be fully responsible for the achievement of sales department budgets, costs controls and stock management. You will also work closely with brand representatives to ensure manufacturer targets are met. As such, you will need to be an excellent communicator and be able to generate the required sales and profits while maintaining the bond of trust with customers.

First and foremost you’ll be responsible for leading the sales team to deliver measurable performance and outstanding service to our customers, to achieve this you will need to possess the following attributes...

  • Have strong leadership and management skills
  • Be highly motivated personally with the ability to motivate others
  • Possess exceptional flare and creativity to identify new areas of sales opportunity
  • Be highly organised and posses great attention to detail
  • Have a proven track record in highly driven sales performance
  • Be a proactive leader and continue to develop the team culture that we work within
  • Be enthusiastic, results driven and possess an appetite for success
  • Have a desire to meet and exceed both our group and our customers expectations
  • Be fully computer literate with experience of dealership systems and sales reporting

In return we are able to offer a competitive salary package, the option to join our employee vehicle scheme and the security and support of a family owned dealer group.

Matford Jaguar is part of the very successful Helston Garages Group. Established in 1960, Helston Garages Group has been committed to continuous but stable growth and today the group is one of the 25 largest in Britain. Our 37 franchise dealerships provide customers throughout Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset with high-quality new and used cars and vans from a variety of different manufacturers (as well as servicing facilities for three more brands). Helston Motor Group is very proud of its history and is determined to retain the principles of honest dealing, customer service and staff welfare that are responsible for its 58 years of success.

The Group actively encourages staff development and offers fantastic opportunities for staff who are keen to progress their careers. As well as the stability and security of working for a well-established company, the Group provides a number of other staff benefits including Childcare Vouchers, Salary Exchange and Life Cover

This is a rare opportunity to join a large family owned company, representing an iconic and rapidly evolving British brand during a period of expansive growth plans and new model launches. If you believe you have the credentials and character required to become a key part of our management team then please e-mail with your CV and covering note explaining why you believe you are suitable for this role.

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