Apprentice Sales Executive
About The Group:
Joe Duffy Group is Ireland’s leading motor retailer representing 21 brands across 23 dealerships with a team of 650 employees and an enviable franchise portfolio of world-leading brands. The Group’s robust and diversified business model has delivered 14 consecutive years of profit growth. Our competitive advantage is underpinned by the quality of the people we employ and the unrivalled career path we can offer. We are now looking to recruit a dynamic and ambitious individual that displays drive, passion, energy, talent and integrity.
Are you interested in being an ambassador for our distinguished brand? Are you keen to build and share your technological knowledge to support your colleagues and impress our customers? Can you appreciate the importance of upholding the image of our Porsche Centre? If so, you could be the Porsche Apprentice Sales Executive we’re looking for.
Who are we looking for?
Flexible communicators who are completely focused on the customer
Professionals with a genuine interest in cars and the latest technology
Composed characters with experience in luxury retail and customer care
Team players who will guide colleagues to create brand loyalty, product curiosity and an exciting environment where we work and customers relax
Empathetic storytellers who can form genuine bonds with customers, inspire their thinking, instill trust and reinforce the values and benefits of Porsche
It is essential that applicants have a Full and Clean Driving Licence.
Ideally you will be able to demonstrate strong customer service, telesales, retail sales or customer contact experience. You do not need to have motor experience, but have a desire and understanding of the motor trade. This position may also suit a graduate looking to pursue a career in Motor Sales.
The main areas of learning will be:
- Follow the Joe Duffy Group sales process rigidly in pursuit of vehicle sales
- To follow instruction and take guidance from Sales Manager
- Manage and develop customer follow-up and prospecting systems designed to create additional Porsche sales opportunities for repeat and new business
- Effectively support the customer through the entire sales process; from enquiry to delivery and beyond.
- Build rapport and lasting relationships with Porsche customers to ensure repeat business.
- Maintain and accurately record all customer contact/details using in house computer systems
- Complete accurate appraisals of all vehicles presented in part-exchange, agreeing values with the Sales Manager.
- Actively achieve targets on a daily basis.
- Attend training on a regular basis to maintain product knowledge and increase skills
- Achieve the standards required and become a Sales Executive
- Exceptionally well-presented and groomed with high levels of attention to detail
- A passion for consistently delivering exceptional customer experience
- Previous experience of presenting products to customers highly advantageous
- Experience of working in a sales capacity or a customer service environment, demonstrating a commitment to providing our customers with an exceptional level of service.
- Possess a strong desire to succeed in a career selling motor vehicles
- Can clearly demonstrate a strong work ethic with excellent organisation & negotiation skills
- Warm and friendly personality portraying a professional and corporate image to all our customers (both face to face and over the phone)
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- A disciplined approach to following a rigid process from start to finish.
- For insurance reasons a full and clean Driving Licence is a pre-requisite.
What we offer:
- 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Employee Assistance Scheme
- Health & wellbeing benefits
- Bike to work scheme
- Social Club
- Group life insurance
- Staff discounts
- Staff referral scheme
- In-house, manufacturer & professional qualifications
If you are passionate and believe you have got what it takes to make a success within our organisation and want a career, not just a job - submit your CV and cover letter online today!
We do not require the assistance of third parties or Agencies - Thank you