Trainee Sales Consultant (Van)

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Locations: Taunton
Departments: Sales
  • Job Title: Trainee Sales Consultant (Van)
  • Company: Mercedes-Benz South West
  • Location: Taunton (Van Site)
  • Reports To: LCV Business Development Manager 
  • Salary: £13,312.00 – £23,795.20 per annum

Job description

We have an rare and exciting opportunity for a talented and ambitions individual to join our Light Commercial Vehicle (Van) team in Taunton as a Trainee Sales Consultant.

At Mercedes-Benz South West, we pride ourselves in the continuous training and development of our employees – as a trainee in the business you will receive the support required to flourish and progress your career further!

What can we offer you?

  • 25 Days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Bonus scheme
  • 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


£13,312.00 – £23,795.20 per annum


Monday to Friday 08.30 – 18.00 with a 1 hour lunch break.

Trainee Sales Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Liaises with service department and central teams
  • Ensures system records are updated on our Mercedes-Benz website
  • Organises and prepares vehicles in line with company standards and ensures marketing content is up to date. Liaising with the workshop where required.
  • Work with the LCV Business Development Manager to ensure that the pricing of the vehicles meet profit requirements
  • Supporting the LCV Business Development Manager with Live Video
  • Assists the sales team and management as required
  • Reviews customer satisfaction and implements improvements
  • Organises all administrative aspects of the transaction in line with the customers expectation
  • Run an efficient contact management diary, ensuring all leads are maximised
  • Communicates clearly, regularly and promptly with customers and colleagues across all business areas

What’s required from you?

  • Is highly motivated, articulate and communicates effectively
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm to learn and a passion for selling
  • Competent level of computer skills
  • Good telephone and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoys exceeding customer expectations

Mercedes-Benz South West Core Behaviours:

Driving Sales

Focuses on the needs of customers to improve service and sales

Planning & Organising

Organises own workload effectively, prioritising to deliver to deadlines

Analytical Ability & Decision Making

Demonstrates sound judgement in making decisions

Teamwork & Coaching

Quickly builds rapport and establishes relationships with others


Demonstrates a positive attitude and takes responsibility for their own actions

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