General Manager

  • Regional Automotive Group
  • Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • May 17, 2020

Job Description

GENERAL MANAGER FOR AUTOMOTIVE DEALER Our California based dealership is looking for an energetic General Manager to lead our Team. It is essential the successful candidate is able to provide exceptional customer service, the ability to meet/exceed goals, and has good knowledge of the car buyer in today’s ever changing automotive market. The ideal candidate will support our dealership staff and customers while assisting us in building and representing our brand. They will be an innovative leader with the skills to hire, train, motivate and lead a team to achieving their goals. Responsibilities: Responsible for profitability in all departments in the dealership- Strategize with department managers for profitable forecasts and set objectives Possess the ability to attract, maintain and develop all dealership personnel and monitor the performance of all department heads Exhibit a professional management style that sets the example for enthusiasm, productivity, and accountability Review KPIs daily for every department and make necessary adjustments to increase production Create a positive and legally compliant working environment and sales culture- Be ethical and transparent in all decisions Create cost-effective advertising programs and merchandising strategies for the dealership -to include traditional, digital and community focused Work directly with our employees and customers to develop relationships and help bridge disconnects in the sales process Build rapport with customers to build a base of referrals to establish customer network Assist sales managers in deals and closing more customers Skills / Qualifications: Proven track record of successfully meeting and exceeding sales goal Ability to effectively use a CRM/Used Car Platforms An understanding of new/used inventory control Ability to handle clients via telephone, email, or in the dealership Excellent communication skills and customer service skills-well spoken Open to taking direction and not afraid to take initiative Must have a professional appearance and demeanor Self-motivated, goal oriented, and ability to work within a fast paced environment Our success is due to our most valuable resource…our employees. We hire, measure, and manage based on our core values of Teamwork, Honesty Integrity, Mutual Respect Devotion to our local Community and ability hire, train and develop employees. For generations this Automotive Group has been taking care of customers which has resulted in a strong base of repeat and referral business! By joining our team you can expect to work in a collaborative environment that encourages success amongst each of our members. As a smaller organization you will come in and be able to make an immediate impact and be recognized for your hard work!!