Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • General Sales Manager - Future Opportunity

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/10/2019 2:01 PM)
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    Lithia Auto Stores - Future Opportunity (Oregon)


    Our General Sales Managers have the ability to meet the highest standards in sales and customer service. If you have been successful building strong teams, possess a high level of integrity and have a strong interest in professional growth beyond your current position, you may be the individual we are seeking.


    We are part of Lithia Motors, a Fortune 500, publicly traded (NYSE: LAD) company that is on the fast track to even more success and development.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity! 


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



    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.


    • Import manufacture brand experience preferred.
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities to develop and motivate successful sales teams.
    • Current experience as a General Sales Manager
    • Previous experience as an Automotive Sales Manager, F&I Manager and/or Used Car Manager is preferred.
    • Solid working knowledge of computers and systems.
    • Successful background in financial/budgeting role.

    Why Lithia?

    We are an exciting, dynamic, and highly successful team who continues 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

    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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