Sales Executive Apprentice

Joe Duffy Volkswagen, Dublin North, Exit 5, M50
We offer an industry leading salary and bonus scheme
Closing date
30 Dec 2022

Joe Duffy Group is Ireland’s leading motor retailer representing 14 brands across 23 dealerships with a team of over 600 employees and an enviable franchise portfolio of world-leading brands. The Group’s robust and diversified business model has delivered 12 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.

Joe Duffy Volkswagen is looking to recruit a Sales Executive Apprentice to join our talented team. This role is Monday to Saturday with a day off during the week and the training period can take up to 12 months.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Follow the company sales process rigidly in pursuit of motor sales
  • To follow instruction and take guidance from our Sales Manager
  • Manage and develop customer follow-up and prospecting systems designed to create additional sales opportunities for repeat and new business
  • Effectively manage the customer through the entire sales process; from enquiry to delivery and beyond
  • Achieve agreed sales targets for new and or used cars
  • Build rapport and lasting relationships with customers to ensure repeat business
  • Maintain and accurately record all customer contact/details using in house computer systems
  • Complete accurate appraisals of all motorbikes 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


We will recognise and reward your hard work, achievements and loyalty with our excellent reward and benefits package. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a bonus scheme along with excellent benefits including:


  • Employment Assistance Programme
  • Industry leading training and progressions plans
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • 22 days Annual Leave
  • Life cover
  • Social Club


This is a 'Trainee Sales Executive' role. Joe Duffy Group have a comprehensive training programme in place which is tailored to suit individual's needs, and can take 12 months to complete. During this programme, you will receive a lot of training in the Joe Duffy Group sales process, database management, marketing, customer service and everything you will require to have a successful career in motorbike sales. During this training, the emphasis is on learning and developing your sales skills, being mentored, observing senior sales executives, classroom and brand training. During the majority of this training, you will not be expected to sell, but that is the end goal.

It is essential that applicants have a Full 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. 

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