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Dealer Principal

  • Job added:   26 March 2014
  • Salary :   Basic salary £50k, realistic OTE £75k
  • Location :   Pickering
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Hatfields, Land Rover
  • Contact :   Elizabeth Argyrides
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  • Telephone :   0208 232 7162
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Hatfields is an independent, family-run business, operating dealerships across the North of England and in Shrewsbury.  The company has a reputation for excellence in all areas, winning awards and accolades from many car manufacturers and automotive media.  An excellent opportunity has arisen to join this business and contribute to its future growth.


With a turnover of £14m, you will report directly into the Managing Director and lead a team of 3 Line Managers and approximately 24 staff.  The site, which will undergo future development, comprises Sales, Service, Parts and Accounts.


The ideal candidate must be a motivational leader who is skilled at developing both themselves and others.  Strong project management skills are required as you will need to successfully manage the new showroom development.  Sales Management experience is essential, as is the ability to deliver outstanding customer service.  Commercially focused, you need to display the ability to think strategically whilst adopting a practical hands on approach in running the business.  You will demonstrate a thorough understanding and adherence to business processes and be familiar with current marketing methods.


This position will ideally suit an established General Sales Manager or a General Sales Manager looking for the next logical move, seeking a role within a close knit family run business. 


You will demonstrate strong communication skills and be comfortable in representing the Company within the local community and business environment.  Due to the nature of the role, there will be a requirement to live within the local geographical area.  A relocation package is available for the right candidate.


On behalf of Hatfields Land Rover, interested applicants should send a CV and covering letter explaining how they meet the requirements of the role to Elizabeth Argyrides at  Closing date for applications is Monday, 14th April 2014.