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  • Showroom Manager - Suzuki Weston Super Mare

    Date Added:
    23 September 2019

    Suzuki Weston-super-Mare

    £18,000 basic (£40K - £50K OTE)

    Closing Date:
    16 October 2019

    Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time

    Job Reference:



    • To sell, both personally and through the Sales Team as Showroom Manager, an agreed number of new, used cars and commercial vehicles (where applicable), plus F & I, extended warranties and accessories, using the approved Howards’ Sales Process and product knowledge to obtain maximum profit.
    • To provide a courteous, professional and advisory service to all prospects and customers ensuring the maximisation of every opportunity and a high level of customer satisfaction.
    • To ensure that every effort is made to understand and enforce current GDPR legislation, including obtaining and storing Data, and preference requests in line with the Group policy.

    Specific Duties include (but not limited to);
    • Offer all customers a test drive and demonstrate the feature and benefits of the product.
    • Provide a thorough explanation of the finance packages, all the products and Aftersales care offered, in a non-pressurised, yet enthusiastic, manner.
    • Carry out an accurate appraisal of the p/x and agree a price and/or the negotiating parameters with the General Sales Manager.
    • Complete all paperwork and IT input to the highest standards in line with Company, Manufacturer and FCA requirements.
    • Arrange a convenient time for delivery, if the vehicle is not in stock, ensure contact is maintained with the customer during the period between the placing of the order and the anticipated delivery time.
    • Ensure that the follow-up call is carried out after delivery and that customer contact is maintained by telephone and letter in line within Company Guideline and Manufacturer’s Policy over the next 36 - 48 months.
    • Ensure through training and your own efforts that you have a broad and comprehensive understanding of all the products on offer and the marketing plans in place.
    • To liaise with Manufacturer in order to ensure the best possible relationship at all times whilst meeting Manufacturer standards.
    • To ensure that the activity in the Showroom is worked to the maximum efficiency, so that all customers are dealt with in a timely and effective basis.
    • To ensure through the Team that the standards of internal and external displays are maintained to Company and Manufacturer requirements.
    • Maintain high standards of manner, appearance and integrity.


    Howards will soon be representing the Suzuki brand, creating a brand new and exciting position for a new Showroom Manager! This is a great opportunity to further your career in the motor trade with a fantastic brand.

    The succesful candidate will possess an excellent attitude towards customer service, be results driven and have the ability to build and maintain customer relationships throughout the sales process. You must be competent in negotiating and closing sales, whilst achieving challenging targets.

    You will also be responsible for the day to day running of the Suzuki Sales Team, motivating colleagues and assisting in all parts of the sales process whilst reporting into the General Sales Manager, therefore an ability to communicate at all levels and to build outstanding relationships with our customers and other team members is essential.

    The role is demanding and Main Dealership experience is essential, but for the right individual with the drive and enthusiasm to succeed, this will be an extremely rewarding role. 

    Essential Skills/Qualifications

    • Hold a Full and Valid Driving Licence as the role will involve test driving vehicles
    • Strong communication skills
    • Previous Main Dealership Experience is essential for this role.

    What we offer in return

    • £18,000 basic (£40K-£50K OTE) – Further details of the commission structure will be provided to successful applicants during the interview.
    • Company car and fuel card
    • Enhanced Holiday Allowance - Increasing with service
    • Pension Scheme with a well known and established provider
    • Life Assurance scheme
    • Full training if required - recognised manufacter training programmes

    This vacancy will close on Wednesday 16th October, successful applicants will be contacted on or before Friday 18th October 2019. We anticipate that interviews will be scheduled for week commencing Monday 21st October 2019. (Please advise us when you apply if you will not be available for interview during that week).

    If you are interested in this vacancy please click through on the link below.


Howard Garages (Weston) Ltd is an Appointed Representative of Automotive Compliance Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA No 497010). Automotive Compliance Ltd’s permissions as a Principal Firm allows Howard Garages (Weston) Ltd to act as a credit broker, not as a lender, for the introduction to a limited number of finance providers and to act as an agent on behalf of the insurer for insurance distribution activities only.

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