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One-77 & VIP Sales Manager (D1190)

  • Job added:   14 September 2011
  • Salary :   £Generous basic salary, future bonus structure, company car and comprehensive benefits
  • Location :   Gaydon, Warwickshire
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Southgate Consulting
  • Contact :   David Southgate
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  • Telephone :   01235 863 525
  • Website :

Working from the Aston Martin worldwide HQ in Gaydon, Warwickshire the One-77 & VIP Sales Manager career opportunity, is both challenging and rewarding. Selling to the most discerning clientele in the world, a background in managing customer relations on a global scale is a skill which is essential for this role.

Previous experience in high end luxury goods is essential for consideration, as well as the ability to demonstrate a track record of sales, broad business acumen, coupled with a mature and well balanced mindset on how to conduct senior level negotiations

We are seeking an individual with impeccable credentials and personal qualities, used to dealing with long and protracted negotiations whilst keeping a calm and professional handle on the whole process.

Culturally, the successful applicant must be able to work independently as well as part of a small team at HQ, handling factory visits for VIPs, as well as regular liaison with customers during build programmes of vehicles.

Aston Martin is expecting the very best in terms of quality, personality, industry knowledge and Sales Management ability. The process for selection is solely via Southgate Consulting who is working with the senior Management and HR team to provide initial interview and recruitment support.

Please apply by email application only in the first instance, stating your reasons for consideration, salary and location/relocation ability. Initial interviews will commence towards the end of September/early October with an envisaged start date by the end of the year.

Pre-selection questions (YES answers required)

Are you a luxury vehicle or high end luxury goods Sales Manager with the highest credentials and industry knowledge?

Are you able to show evidence of negotiating with discerning, wealthy and demanding clientele on a worldwide basis?

Are you impeccably presented with outstanding sales negotiation flair?

Are you able to influence whilst maintaining a composed and professional demeanor with international customers?

Can you follow through leads extending over longer selling cycles, and ensure total customer satisfaction?

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