Sales Manager

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Locations: Taunton
Departments: Sales
  • Job Title: Sales Manager
  • Company: Mercedes-Benz South West
  • Location: Taunton
  • Reports To: General Manager
  • Salary: Up to OTE £75,596 uncapped

Job description

Are you a dynamic and results-driven Sales Manager looking for an exciting opportunity. Mercedes-Benz of Taunton invite you to join our, family-friendly company that’s committed to fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.

Within this role the successful candidate will be responsible for maximising sale and profitability through the delivery of new and used car performance and manage the sales operation and ensuring that all standards and processes are adhered to in line with the business need.

What can we offer you?

  • 25 Days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Bonus scheme
  • Car Benefit Scheme via NELS
  • Scottish Widows Salary sacrifice Pension Scheme available
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Benefits Hub with 1,000s of amazing deals on all brands employees love
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Sick pay
  • Excellent training and support
  • Career progression
  • Aspiring Managers programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Long Service awards


Up to OTE £75,596 uncapped


Monday to Friday 0800 – 1800 and working every other Saturday 0900 – 1700 (when Saturday worked, you can get a day off in lieu)

Sales Manager Responsibilities:

  • Maximises sales opportunities in line with targets set
  • Formulate sales targets for each sales team member providing support
  • Delivers retail sales, controlling costs and profit margins to meet business targets
  • Formulates and implements marketing plans for the business
  • Analyses current procedures and identifies opportunities for improvement
  • Communicates and influences colleagues across all business areas
  • Initiates sales meetings to drive sales and generate ideas/solutions from the team
  • Communicates and develops strong personal relationships with customers to maintain their continued loyalty
  • Develops the capabilities of individuals/team through the performance management process providing coaching/training

What’s required from you?

  • Previous sales experience within the Motor industry
  • 5 years practical experience in a Sales environment
  • Experience of managing a sales team in a customer focussed environment
  • Proven ability of delivering sales with their team
  • Specialist knowledge of F&I, consumer law and vehicle valuation

Mercedes-Benz South West Core Behaviours:

Driving Sales – Identifies and initiates opportunities to drive sales and deliver commercial benefits

Customer Service – Focuses on the needs of customers to improve service and sales

Planning & Organising – Sets clear goals and targets for the team

Analytical Ability & Decision Making – Demonstrates sound judgement in making decisions

Teamwork & Coaching – Ensures team work together to deliver results

Motivation – Initiates action with a ‘can do’, ‘will do’ approach for self and others

Leadership – Communicates and engages others effectively to deliver results

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