General Sales Manager Vacancy

General Sales Manager Vacancy

Experienced General Sales Manager – Major Car Franchise – DUDLEY Our client, a multi-franchised Dealer Group is looking for it’s next General Sales Manager to lead the successful sales department of their dealership in DUDLEY. The preferred candidate will already have experience in a similar role as they will be expected to hit the ground running in a fast-paced, professional environment. You will actively manage […]

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Aftersales Manager – South Wales

Aftersales Manager – South Wales

Aftersales Manager – Major Car Franchise – Cardiff We have received an instruction from our Client a multi-franchised Dealer Group that is looking to recruit a successful and motivated After- Sales Manager to work in their Major Brand dealership in the Capital of Wales. This is a big job and requires candidates who can manage both volume and the added demands of Major Car Brand […]

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Did you own a Morris Marina?

Did you own a Morris Marina?

If your family ever owned a Morris Marina this will bring back memories! We never had one of these but my friend’s dad and he loved it. I can remember him getting pretty annoyed when we slammed the doors after a lift to the football! I will bet good money that it’s not in as good a nick as this one though. A Mr and […]

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Hatfield’s increases Sales and Profit

Hatfield’s increases Sales and Profit

Hatfield’s group, established in the 1920s, has reported “very respectable” vehicle sales in its latest accounts, increasing turnover to nearly £300m. Led by managing director Gareth Williams, the group is now one of the largest independent Jaguar dealer groups in the UK, operating dealerships across Yorkshire, the North West and Midlands, selling Jaguar, Land Rover and Volvo brands and employing more than 300 staff. With […]

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Commercial Vehicle Workshop Manager in Oldham

We’ve been approached this afternoon by a candidate in Oldham looking for a role in a Commercial Vehicle workshop. He’s had his own business for the last 5 years, but is now looking to move back into the trade in an employed capacity. Ideally a role as a Workshop Manager, Foreman or Controller that is in commuting distance of Oldham would be his preferred option. […]

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CV Advice for the older candidate

Some useful CV advice for those over 50. Age discrimination occurs, but how do you stop it getting you an interview? Age on your CV

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Automated Switchboards vs. Receptionists

Automated Switchboards vs. Receptionists

Why do so many dealers have automated switchboards? Theoretically they’re a quick and easy way for customers to get through to the department they want to talk to, but the reality is somewhat different. As a recruitment agency we are calling dealers up and down the country all day every day (it’s our job!), and I can say with some certainty that automated switchboards are […]

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Fall in Dealer Earnings

Fall in Dealer Earnings

Average dealer profits have fallen to £28,000 in June, a drop of £13,000 on last year. This has been reported in some areas of the trade as a fall of 53.6%, but whoever worked this out needs some maths training! The figures come from ASE (the automotive industry consultancy) and can be seen here in detail – well worth taking a look at. A fall […]

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Head of Business Vacancy Bristol

Head of Business Vacancy Bristol

Our client, a multi-franchised Dealer Group, is looking for a Head of Business to run one of their dealerships in Bristol. Indicated salary range is a £60K basic with an OTE of £85K You must have, proven knowledge of how to run a successful Main Dealership as a General Manager or Dealer Principal, sound commercial awareness of the Motor Industry, excellent communication skills, natural entrepreneurial flair […]

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