Lithia Motors, Inc.

General Sales Manager

2 weeks ago
ID
2017-33466
# of Openings
1
US-CA-Los Angeles
Store Name
DT Los Angeles Nissan
Category
Management

Overview

 

Automotive General Sales Manager (GSM)


General Sales Manager – Auto Sales


 

DT Los Angeles Nissan continues to grow and we are seeking a talented, passionate, enthusiastic leader to join our successful team as a General Sales Manager.

 

DT Los Angeles Nissan is one of many Lithia Auto Stores. 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.  Take your career to new levels with one of the largest and most successful publicly traded retail automotive groups in the nation.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

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


 

Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • Operate a wide variety of cars, light trucks, and vans, with ability to drive both manual and automatic transmissions 
  • Possess an acceptable driving record and a valid driver’s license in your state of residence.

Why Lithia?

We are an exciting, dynamic, and highly successful team and (LAD) a member of NYSE.  We continue to grow and expand our footprint through acquisitions of new dealerships in many US markets.  We are big community supporters and provide a fun, exciting, and collaborative work place where growth and advancement opportunities abound.

 

We offer a generous 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

Lithia Auto Stores is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free work place.  A criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen will be conducted on the final candidate prior to beginning employment.

 


Automotive General Sales Manager – Sales Manager – Automotive Sales Manager


 

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