Working in the Sales Department of a Commercial Dealership is a fast paced environment which relies on great service and dedication. It differs from working in a Main Dealership as it involves selling directly to other businesses. Many businesses and company owners across the UK require vehicles including vans and trucks to run their operation and this is where Commercial Dealerships come in.
Typically a Commercial Dealerships will sell vehicles made by a single or dual manufacturer however there are also some used van commercial outlets where there will be vehicles from a range of manufacturers. With such a variety of roles on offer and fantastic scope for progression, the Commercial Dealership Sales Team is an attractive career for many.
The Sales Team in any Commercial Dealership will be responsible for maximising all sales opportunities, offering and advising on additional products and services and providing a stand out level of service to every customer. Today, Dealerships place great emphasis on building relationships with their customers in order to ensure repeat business and recommendations meaning customer service is key.
If you are just starting out on your career within the Commercial Sales Team you would typically start as a Commercial Sales Administrator and then progress onto Commercial Sales Executive, Senior Commercial Sales Executive, and Commercial Sales Team Leader and then all the way up to General Commercial Sales Manager. Other Sales roles include Local Business Development Manager and Retention Specialist plus many more.
Employers will generally look for someone who is self-motivated, professional in appearance and manner, good at building rapport and exceeding expectations and someone who is able to work well under pressure.
Most roles within a Commercial Sales Team will be commission based meaning you can earn a generous salary if you put the work in.
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