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Trainee Sales Executive

Volkswagen Harrogate, Knaresborough

Basic salary 18,000 and with uncapped commission (OTE 35k+) plus company benefits
Basic salary 18,000 and with uncapped commission (OTE 35k+) plus company benefits
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Job description

Looking to get into the motor industry? Want to develop your skills whilst representing one of the worlds most recognised brands? Without the experience needed? Here at Vertu Volkswagen Harrogate, we have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the team as a Trainee Sales Executive!

We are offering a basic salary of £18,000 per annum with the opportunity to earn uncapped commission (OTE £35k+) plus company benefits. This is a full time permanent position working flexible 5 day working week.

As a Sales Executive you will be required to assist customers throughout the purchase of their vehicle from viewing and test drive, to finance options and delivery. You will inform the customer on finance, insurance and accessory products, building a rapport with customers to help identify their needs.

Being the first choice for customers for sales and service is what we strive for so we need passionate and driven individuals to join our team and be a part of our journey to achieve this mission together.

You'll receive training from the moment you join us from our dedicated in-house training team, ongoing training from your team at VW Harrogate and brand specific training giving you Volkswagen accreditation.

We are looking for a people with a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn all about our business, products, and processes. You'll be working for one of the UK's largest motor retailers giving you unrivalled career progression opportunities and continued development in return for your commitment.

So, what experience do you need? None! Experience working in a customer interacting role would be advantageous however, if you embody our 5 unteachables of Drive, Attitude, Talent, Character and Energy and have a full, valid UK Driving licence, we want to hear from you!

We are proud to be the motor retailer who invests more in our colleague's personal development than any other, so if you are successful, you can look forward a range of benefits you would expect from an employer of choice. These include:
• Access to our rewards platform - discounts & cashback on 100's of major retailers.
• Colleague car offers - Across Vertu, Bristol Street Motors & Macklin Motors brands.
• Enhanced maternity pay - We are committed to supporting you and your family.
• Share incentive scheme - Purchasing shares in Vertu Motors through payroll before tax.
• Access to your earnings earlier than payday - to help with those unexpected bills!

So if you are interested in joining the most progressive team in the industry please apply now!

Please note: If your application is successful, we will need to complete employment checks prior to you starting with us. For this role, these can include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.


  • Vertu Reward Scheme
  • Preferential Service Rates
  • Colleague Purchase Scheme
  • Share Incentive Scheme
  • Pension
  • Enhanced Maternity
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Grimbald Crag Road
St James Retail Park
, Knaresborough
, North Yorkshire
, HG5 8PY