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Sales Manager

  • Job added:   7 February 2020
  • Salary :   £35,000 Basic DOE plus bonus OTE £55,000
  • Location :   Southampton
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-10952383
  • Company :   Octopus Auto recruitment Ltd

Sales Manager - Southampton

Our Client is seeking a Sales Manager to run their busy main dealer sales department, representing this well know and successful  franchise.

This is a rare opportunity to join a family owned business who value their staff, with an excellent basic salary and benefits package.






  • 24 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata)
  • Increased holidays with length of service
  • Employee Staff Car Purchase Scheme
  • Workplace pension
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • A competitive remuneration package
  • Staff incentives
  • Comprehensive and continuous training

The Role








  • To develop and agree sales plans and budgets
  • To achieve marketing, sales and financial targets including Manufacturer New Vehicle Purchasing Agreements
  • To maximize the profitable sale of finance, credit insurance, GAP, accessories and extended warranties to a minimum of published manufacturers penetration levels.
  • To ensure that all departmental processes comply fully with F.S.A Regulations

About You

  • To be fully conversant with all Sales Department procedures 
  • To contribute to the development of all operating and administrative policies and procedures to ensure the achievement of all tasks smoothly and in a timely manner
  • To support the sales and administrative staff to achieve plans and budgets, ensuring optimum use of all material, financial and personnel resources. 


The successful applicant must have previous experience in a similar role, currently a Sales Manager or Transaction Manager looking to further their career with a forward-thinking business. Must be driven, have leadership and motivational skills, trustworthy and compliant, organised and professional, and passionate about the business and team. 



Monday to Friday 08:00 - 18:00 (hour lunch). Saturday and Bank Holidays may be required when necessary. Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business.

For your personal one to one meeting with our automotive specialist, please apply today.

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