Trainee Sales Executive

12 Apr 2018
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

There has never been a more exciting time to become part of Lookers. We are proud to have recently been voted one of the UK's Top Employers and looking after both our people and our customers is at the heart of everything we do.

About the role

As a growing business we are now looking for Trainee Sales Executives to work within our Lookers Ford Dealership in Sunderland.

Love to learn and share your knowledge? Have an insatiable desire to produce results? This is a role that combines both your brilliant people skills with your enthusiasm about cars and people. We're keen to meet people like you with experience from all walks of life and with a range of different life experiences gained in anything from retail, hospitality to telephone based sales??? you don't need to have any experience in the motor industry, what matters most is your ability to connect with people demonstrating passion, honesty and enthusiasm and a desire to surpass their expectations

Although motor industry experience isn't essential for this role, you will need a desire to learn and work in a competitive environment and preferably be a bit of a car nut! We need you to be a real people person who finds it easy to explain our products benefits and to match them with our customers' needs. You need to have the drive to meet and exceed sales and customer service objectives. You will also need to have a full driving licence.

In return we will provide you with a basic salary of GBP17,000 for the first 6 months whilst you are undergoing our industry leading Trainee Sales Programme which has a mixture of on the job and classroom based training. At the end of the 6 month period you will be a fully trained Sales Executive and move on to our fantastic sales salary structure with uncapped commission and opportunities for career progression.

Why us...?

In recognition of the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people we have recently introduced a new and improved industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries, enhanced holidays that increase with service, critical illness cover after 2 years, one year fully paid maternity leave for women and for some roles a company car and high earning potential through commission or bonus.

As well as working with a great bunch of people you can also benefit from ongoing development with investment in specific brand and management training and the opportunity of a long term career path with one of the UK's Top Employers 2017.

If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

Please note: We will close vacancies once the required quality or number of applications has been received.