Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • General Sales Manager

    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/9/2018 6:14 PM)
    ID
    2018-47170
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Corpus Christi
    Store Name
    Corpus Christi CJD
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Lithia Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Corpus Christi

     

    Automotive General Sales Manager (GSM)


    General Sales Manager – Auto Sales


     

    We are dedicated to delivering honest value, earning customers for life, taking personal ownership, improving constantly and having fun! If you share these goals, we want to talk to you!

     

    We are committed to growing our company and Growing our People!

    Company Info/Benefits

    We are one of over 180 Lithia Motors dealerships nationwide.  Come be a part of the Automotive Industry future with the Lithia Motors family, a Fortune 500 company! Being one of the largest dealership groups in America, there are many opportunities for you to pursue your short and long-term career goals.

     

    We offer best in class industry benefits:

    • Competitive base salary plus commission
    • 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

    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.

    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 

    Hiring Requirements

    • High School graduate or equivalent, 18 years or older.
    • This is a driving position that requires an acceptable driving record and a valid driver’s license in your state of residence.

    We are 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. 

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