Sunset Auto Group
  • 04-Sep-2017 to 03-Nov-2017 (EST)
  • Sales
  • Sarasota, FL, USA
  • Commission Only
  • Full Time
  • Sunset Volkswagen

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO

Sunset Volkswagen in beautiful Sarasota, Florida is in need of an experienced, motivated and dynamic Auto Sales Associate in our Volkswagen New Car Sales department. If you are an automotive sales professional looking to further your career with an established and respected automotive dealership organization on the beautiful Gulf coast of Florida, join our team at Sunset Volkswagen! 

At Sunset Automotive Group, we pride ourselves on maintaining a local, family atmosphere while offering our employees the benefits that come with working for an established and growing large dealership group.  It is our commitment to provide honesty, integrity, and outstanding customer service to every client who comes through our door.  If you are looking for a modern automotive company with traditional values, you may have found the perfect fit! 

In-person Applications accepted daily at 5005 S. Tamiami Trail. 
Come ready to impress - sell us on why you're the best fit for this position.

New Car Sales Associate Duties

As an Automotive Sales Representative, you will be directly responsible for selling new and used vehicles by appointment and to walk-in prospects. You will assist customers throughout every stage of their auto purchase and ensure that they find the vehicle that is right for them.

Your specific duties will include:

  • Consulting with customers to determine their wants and needs in a new or used vehicle 
  • Conducting walk-arounds with customers and demonstrating automobile features 
  • Ensuring that the customer understands the vehicle's operating features, warranty, and paperwork 
  • Conducting price negotiations on vehicles 
  • Demonstrating an understanding that business is built on excellent customer satisfaction and being committed to providing first-rate customer service 
  • Developing and maintaining strong customer relationships to ensure repeat business 
  • Maintaining an excellent knowledge of new products, features and accessories available, and explaining their benefits to customers 
  • Attending product and sales training courses paid for and provided by the dealership at no cost to you 
  • Complying with all company policies, procedures and safety standards 


New Car Sales Associate Requirements

As an Automotive Sales Representative, you must embody Sunset Automotive Group's stellar community reputation of honesty, integrity and superior customer service. We are looking for outgoing, enthusiastic, approachable individuals who enjoy working in a fast paced environment where every day brings new challenges. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.

The ideal Automotive Sales Representative will also have:

  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Proven track record in automotive sales; import experience is preferred, but not required 
  • Willingness to work on commission 
  • Ability to establish rapport and build relationships to ensure repeat customers
  • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills 
  • Strong follow-through skills 
  • Ability to read and process paperwork 
  • Basic computer proficiency 
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record, with no DUI in past five years
  • Verifiable work history 
  • Professional appearance and demeanor 
  • Strong English skills 

Sunset Automotive Group Benefits 

  • Competitive commission-against-draw pay structure with unlimited earning potential! 
  • Factory spiffs 
  • Medical insurance 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Vision insurance 
  • 401(k) retirement plan 
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage 
  • Life insurance 
  • Flexible spending accounts 
  • Paid time off 
  • Company-paid factory training 
  • Employee discounts 
  • And more!

Come join our amazing team at Sunset Volkswagen, a proud member of the Sunset Automotive Group family of dealerships!  Apply online or in person to:  5005 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231. 

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