Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • General Sales Manager Opportunity

    Posted Date 3 years ago(5/1/2015 6:34 PM)
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  • Overview

    Lithia Auto Stores is looking for great candidates to help accelerate our future growth and expansion opportunities!


    General Sales Manager – Auto Sales Management - General Manager


    LIthia Auto Stores continues to grow and we are seeking talented, passionate, enthusiastic leaders to join our successful team as a General Sales Manager.


    At Lithia we provide a unique blend of leadership skills with a culture that embodies our core values and the opportunity to work in a professional environment.  Come and take the journey with one of the largest and most successful publicly traded retail automotive groups in the nation.

    Job Description


    As the General Sales Manager you will be responsible for driving results through strong teams, effective, desired customer interactions, as well as solid management of inventories, sales processes and marketing.  The General Sales Manager is also responsible for managing the activities of all sales staff to ensure sales targets and customer service levels are achieved.  This individual is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training and developing all sales staff.  The General Sales Manager completes reporting and administrative procedures as required.

    • Forecast sales goals and objectives for the sales team.
    • Manage and monitor daily activity of sales managers and sales staff to ensure sales volume and productivity goals are met.
    • Develop effective sales staff by communicating expected performance standards, monitoring performance, identifying development needs, coaching, motivating and mentoring.
    • Conduct and lead regular sales staff meetings.
    • Work directly with the general manager to create marketing plans and sales promotions.
    • Manage web portal and online presence.
    • On-going customer engagement and communication. Respond to customers concerns to ensure full resolution.

    General Sales Manager – Auto Sales - General Manager



    • Demonstrated leadership abilities to develop and motivate successful sales teams.
    • Experience as an Automotive Sales Manager, F&I Manager and/or Used Car Manager is preferred.
    • Solid working knowledge of computers and systems.
    • Exceptional communication skills; both written and verbal.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Successful background in financial/budgeting role.
    • Possess a valid in-state driver's license.
    • Possess an acceptable motor vehicle report and safe driving record.
    • Possess an acceptable 7 year criminal background check and drug screen.

    Why Lithia?

    Our people grow!  We are results driven and value leaders who build strong teams, satisfy the customer and produce results.  Our General Sales Managers are our future General Managers.


    We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package and all the tools you will need to be successful.  Our offerings include:

    • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
    • Paid Holidays & PTO
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • Paid Life Insurance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Lithia Learning Center
    • Vehicle Purchase Discounts
    • Wellness Programs

    We are big community supporters; provide a fun, exciting and collaborative work place, where growth and advancement opportunities abound.


    We are committed to living our values to: Earn Customers For Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly and Have Fun.



    Lithia Auto Stores is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free work place. *


    Automotive General Sales Manager – Sales Manager – Automotive Sales Manager



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