DOWNTOWN FORD, CALIFORNIA If you are an enthusiastic self-starter with a passion for selling and you enjoy working with customers, then we want you to be part of our team as an Automotive Sales Consultant. The Sales Consultant is extremely knowledgeable about our vehicles and services, the industry, and our market, including vehicle selection, performance, accessories, efficiencies, safety features and functions, and financing options for both new and used vehicle inventories. He or she presents new and pre-owned vehicles to customers in an attractive and highly informative fashion that promotes a prompt sale and maintains an ongoing relationship with customers to encourage networking and repeat business.
The ideal candidate has a high school diploma or GED, previous sales experience (in any industry), excellent customer service skills, a confident and outgoing personality, a professional appearance, and great communication skills. He or she must be self-motivated with a willingness to continuously prospect to sell a minimum quota (or more!) on an ongoing basis. This job description summary outlines core aspects of this position, but additional duties may be required on a routine basis. This job description does not constitute the complete responsibilities for this position.RESPONSIBILITIES
Helps customer with vehicle selection and promotes model options and features, value-add products and services, and purchase and finance options following dealership policies
Conducts vehicle test drives and ensures all speed limits all other rules of the road are followed
Negotiates sale closure in a clear, concise, and highly ethical fashion
Helps facilitate delivery by providing a clear explanation of vehicle and features operation, warranty, and servicing requirements
Maintains accurate sales documentation
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all vehicles, accessories, financing options, and promotions
Attends all staff meetings, trainings, and educational classes as required
Performs other duties as assigned
High school diploma or GED preferred
Verifiable sales performance (any industry)
Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress
Excellent interpersonal skills to interact professionally with customers, vendors, and staff
Able to achieve goals with limited direct supervision
Neat, clean, and professional appearance
Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality
Basic computer and internet skills
Unrestricted driver's license and clean driving record
Able to drive both automatic and standard-transmission vehicles
In a word, okay two words, our people. We have a ridiculously friendly team, most of which grew up right down the street. This team is the Downtown Ford difference. And why you should drive from the Greater Sacramento area to buy here!
Each associate is committed to your comfort and providing the absolute best customer experience. Your wish is our command. We'll work with your budget, schedule, and preference - whatever it takes!
Whether you are looking for a new Ford, a high quality pre-owned vehicle, servicing your vehicle with us, or looking for Ford Certified or after-market parts, we should be your choice of Ford Dealership in Sacramento, California. We call this mission the COMPLETE automotive experience. And, it all starts with our exclusive Car Doc maintenance and membership program that is unlike any other in the industry. It is solely designed for you! It saves you money on your routine maintenance, saves you money on your next vehicle, and saves you money in times of need - like when you lose your key or need a tire changed on the side of the road.