General Sales Manager, Cork

Ireland, County Cork, Cork
Last update 2023-12-11
Expires 2024-01-11
ID #1861467779
General Sales Manager, Cork
Ireland, County Cork, Cork,
Modified September 29, 2023


General Sales Manager - Joe Duffy Ford CorkBallintemple, Cork Due to on-going growth at Joe Duffy Ford Cork, we are recruiting for an experienced and highly professional General Sales Manager with a track record in new and used car sales performance to join our dealership. Joe Duffy Group is Ireland’s leading motor retailer representing 21 brands across 23 dealerships with a team of 650 employees and an enviable franchise portfolio of world-leading brands. In May 2023, Joe Duffy Group was announced as Ireland 9th Best Employer in the Sunday Independent. Our competitive advantage is underpinned by the quality of the people we employ and the unrivalled career path we can offer. We are looking to recruit a dynamic and ambitious individual that displays drive, passion, energy, talent and integrity. Managers Objectives: As General Sales Manager you will manage, develop and appraise your sales team to ensure they reach their full potential. Target driven and with an entrepreneurial approach to sales and marketing, you will ensure the highest level of customer care that is synonymous with the Joe Duffy Group. • Meeting and exceeding sales targets for new and used vehicles in conjunction with the existing sales team. • To sell the maximum number of new and used vehicles via the use of an effective sales process, whilst at the same time delivering a commercial performance for the new and used car department. • Maintain showroom and displays to the required Joe Duffy and manufacturer standard. • To actively develop new clients and manage existing clients. • Manage the preparation and handover of new and used vehicles within the department. • Through the effective use of a follow up process, maintain regular contact with all new and existing customers to ensure that relationships are maintained for potential repeat business. • Develop and maintain full product knowledge of all products, accessories, prices and key features of major competitors.• Ensure all customer information, sales activities, documentation and other relevant information is kept and maintained accurately and comprehensively. • Drive and follow robust business process and practice at all times. • Maintain the highest levels of customer satisfaction and build rapport with existing and new customers. • Lead, coach and mentor the Sales team. • Develops, consistently monitors and adjusts sales goals to achieve Company and franchise objectives. • On a weekly and monthly basis, monitors sales profitability to ensure strategic goals are being met. Key Requirements: • Successful track record in new and used motor retail car sales. • Have financial and commercial acumen, this is key to success in the role. • Monitor department performance against Group KPIs, targets and budgets. • Highly motivated and self-driven to achieve goals. • Enthusiastic and outgoing personality. • Strong written and verbal communication skills. • Ability to deliver strong and persuasive sales presentations. • Strong skill in closing deals and turning enquiries into sales. • Ability to negotiate objections with credibility and authority. This is an exciting opportunity for further career development and to be a part of the Group’s future success. We offer a highly competitive salary, generous on-target earnings and excellent benefits package. We are also offering relocation assistance with this position (if applicable).

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: General sales manager

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