Trainee Sales Consultant

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Locations: Exeter
Departments: Sales
  • Job Title: Trainee Sales Consultant – Online Sales
  • Company: Mercedes-Benz South West
  • Location: Hill Barton, Exeter
  • Reports To: Sales Manager
  • Salary: £15,080.00 per annum (OTE £22,000)

Job Description

Our Site 5 Online Sales are looking for a Trainee Sales Consultant to join the team. We are looking for confident, self-starters looking for their first steps into the motor industry.

You will be have confident telephone manner, exceptional organisational skills, and the willingness and desire to learn.

Site 5 Online Sales are proud to be part of City West Country Limited, a privately owned enterprise with a rich history spanning over three decades in the motor industry. Our Mercedes-Benz business thrives across our 4 dealerships, Exeter, Taunton, Plymouth and Truro.

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


£15,080.00 per annum (OTE £22,000)

Working Hours:

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

Trainee Sales Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Ensures system records are updated
  • Organises and prepares vehicles online imagery in line with company standards and ensuring marketing content is up to date.
  • Photography of used vehicles and uploading of photos onto Tangelo and MB Online websites
  • Keeping the content of the websites up to date
  • Filming of used vehicles for the website and sales teams
  • Ensures security at the compound is maintained and regularly checked
  • Provides assistance to the sales team as required
  • Communicates clearly, regularly and promptly with colleagues across all business areas
  • Identifies training and development needs for self as part of the performance management process
  • Ensures all areas of Health & Safety operate effectively and within the requirements of the law
  • Builds good relationships with professional bodies, suppliers and statutory representatives
  • Ensures all capital outlay is authorised by their line manager or a director

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 – 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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