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11404 Sales Development Manager

  • Job added:   9 December 2015
  • Salary :   £30k basic + £20k bonus + car + benefits
  • Location :   Cambridgeshire
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Reference :   11404
  • Company :   Chris Eastwood Automotive Ltd
  • Contact :   Frances Corcoran
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  • Telephone :   01371 874516
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A new opportunity for a Sales Development Manager to join an already successful Team.  Our Client is now recruiting a Sales Development Manager; a new opportunity due to the success of this team and the continual growth of the Company. If you want to join a group that is making a real impact on the way cars are retailed and have a proven track record within this arena, then this is the role for you!!  Having upheld the highest standards of integrity and fairness since their humble beginnings more than a 105 years ago, they are uniquely placed to deliver their values of ‘putting their customers above all else’. Their passion for quality, value for money, and integrity, is only equalled by their commitment to attract, retain and develop the best people and empower them to deliver an unbeatable customer experience. They recognise that it is only by continuing to challenge the status quo and maintaining their passion for retail excellence, will they succeed. To this end they are seeking to recruit another Sales Development Manager into their SDM team, to help support the important next growth phase in their strategic development. To continue their year on year trend of increasing sales of new & used units, as well as finance & insurance, they are looking to recruit an additional Sales Development Manager to complement the existing team. The role will be to support dealership management in the achievement of their chassis and finance and insurance budgets, whilst ensuring that customer satisfaction is put above all else and that they operate within regulatory requirements.  A significant part of the role will be to deliver on site coaching, training and mentoring to managers and sales execs to underpin and strengthen their unique and market leading, Sales Process, and Training Academy proposition. In addition, time will be spent observing and analysing performance, to best understand what is working well and what areas of performance are not being optimised. Within this remit you will also be responsible for ensuring the effective use of enquiry management and optimisation tools.  The role will be regionally based, with some overall brand responsibilities. This helps to promote less time travelling, leaving more time for developing, as well as creating relationships with key stakeholders. You will have a proven track record and experience of successfully developing performance through others within automotive retail. You will also have a thorough understanding of the finance and insurance arena. You will be a confident, effective communicator with coaching skills, who can adapt their style to connect with others. You will also have an excellent eye for spotting what is really happening and be able to ask the right questions to get to the bottom of why.  They are looking for an individual wanting to make the next step in their career or currently doing a similar role, to join a company that believes in striving to be the best at what they do. Overall as a part of the central support team you will want to make a difference and be success. Ideally you will be based in the Cambridgeshire Region. The successful applicant will enjoy a competitive salary and quarterly performance related bonus scheme; a company car and other benefits. Salary: 30k basic £20k Bonus + Car + Benefits - MUST HAVE PREVIOUS MOTOR TRADE EXPERIENCE.

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