East Bay MINI, part of Hendrick Automotive Group (the largest privately-owned automotive group in the country!), is seeking MINI Client Advisors / Sales Consultants for hire at this time! Candidates with prior direct sales experience at this time preferred. East Bay MINI is located in Pleasanton, California.
We offer a 90-day pay guarantee during which you will undergo a structured 12-week training program to ensure your success! Following this training period, employees enjoy a competitive hourly + commission pay plan. Hendrick also offers a great benefits package including employer-paid healthcare (your premium is covered!), paid time off, 401k with match (25 cents on the dollar, up to $2,000 per year), vehicle discounts, and more.
Sells new or used vehicles at a profit to the dealership, while ensuring customer satisfaction.
This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
- Meets dealership sales goals.
- Greets customer and determines make, type, and quality of vehicle desired.
- Explains features and demonstrates operation of vehicle in showroom or on demonstration drive.
- Suggests optional equipment for customer to purchase.
- Computes and quotes sales price, including tax, trade-in allowance, and discount.
- Completes paperwork accompanying vehicle sales, including but not limited to, preparing sales slip or sales contract.
- Arranges for delivery and registration of vehicle.
- Researches availability of models and optional equipment.
- Engages in business development.
- Addresses customer concerns.
- Maintains CSI at or above Company standards
- Maintains an organized, clean and safe work area
- Participates in required training
- Records all hours worked accurately in company timekeeping system
- Follows Safeguards rules and regulations.
- Demonstrates the Company's Core Values
- Complies with Company policies and procedures
- Observes all Federal, State, Local and Company safety rules and regulations in the performance of duties.
- Other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with medical conditions to perform the essential functions.Desired Education:
High School Diploma
o Associate Degree
o Bachelor Degree
o Master Degree
o Doctorate DegreeField of Study/Work Experience:
o Human Resources
o Information TechnologyDesired Work Experience:√
up to 3 years
o 3-5 years
o 5+ yearsEducation/Experience:
Prior sales and/or customer service experience desired.Certificates and Licenses:√
Valid Driver's License
o Automobile Salesperson LicenseComputer Skills:
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Intermediate ability to learn web applications for customer management.Communication Skills:
Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and company personnel.Attendance Requirements:
The position requires regular and predictable attendance. Scheduled shifts may include evening hours, weekends, and holidays.Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; and sit.Environment Demands:
Duties are performed throughout the premises, both indoors and outdoors and on customer test drives. Due to the nature of the position, may be exposed to various work environments and required to perform a variety of tasks. Heavy standing work. Work includes frequent movement around the company facilities and the outdoor car lot to interact with customers and other departments.Verbal and Writing Ability:
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers and other employees.Math Ability:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide.Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations.Core Values:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following Core Values:Servant Leadership
Servant Leaders consciously put the needs of others before their own, because to serve people is to value them.Teamwork through Trust & Respect
Diversity is strength, and when we trust and respect one another we can work as a team to achieve at a high level.Integrity
Being honest and transparent with people, in an effort to do the right thing within the letter and spirit of the law, drives every action we take and every decision we make.Commitment to Customer Enthusiasm
Every day we recommit ourselves to the customer experience, and we are empowered to exceed the expectations of our customers.Passion for Winning
Hendrick's tradition of winning is based on the idea of striving to be the best, not the biggest, and is therefore defined by how we treat our people.Accountability at All Levels
Taking ownership of our actions and our decisions allows us to grow as individuals, and support each other as a team.Commitment to Continuous Improvement
Every day we soften our hearts as well as our egos, in order to seek out and improve upon areas of opportunity within ourselves and our team.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by this employee. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties and responsibilities upon the request of a supervisor. This job description is subject to revision at the discretion of the company.
Hendrick Automotive Group is an Equal Opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information regarding the EEOC, please visit https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf .