Job Description

Mercedes Benz of Shrewsbury

44 Hours per week

Basic Salary upto £50,000 with an £80,000 OTE

Are you looking for a career-defining role and longing to be part of something new and exciting?! Mercedes Benz of Shrewsbury are looking for an ambitious and talented General Sales Manager to lead the team.

As General Sales Manager, you will act as a role model for customer service excellence for the team, always leading by example. You will develop long-lasting, meaningful relationships with our customers and coach and motivate the team to do so too. You will be reporting into Shane Lycett and be responsible of 11 team members. This is an opportunity not to be missed!

You will oversee the day to day running of the showroom including vehicle valuations and sales, supervising the vehicle journey from workshop prep right through to imaging and showroom presentation. You will work alongside the divisional buyer, dedicated prep Technicians, detailers, and photography team so that you can deliver marketing standards.


  • Managing the full sales process, from web inquiry to phone & showroom.
  • Managing staff performance from structured 121’s to training & development.
  • Implementing department targets and brand KPI’s.
  • Responsible for buying in vehicles. As well as up to date stock pricing.
  • Ensuring full FCA compliance within the Sales Department.
  • Manage and own our Customer Satisfaction.

Qualifications:You will have prior experience in a similar premium automotive environment with a proven track record in transactional sales and delivering exceptional customer service experiences. You will have experience in leading a highly motivated team and know how to get the best out of each team member.

Experience monitoring financial performance against budget and the ability to identify and address any shortfalls promptly is a must. You will need the ability to understand finance and insurance product regulations. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and negotiate a sale.

About us:

Lookers are proud to be one of the top three motor vehicle retailers in the UK, representing 32 vehicle manufacturers, selling and servicing a huge range of cars at over 150 franchised dealerships across hundreds of locations throughout the UK & Ireland. We recognise the hard work, flexibility and commitment of our people so we offer an industry leading benefits package. This includes competitive basic salaries plus;

  • Enhanced holidays that increase with service
  • Eligibility to join one of our car schemes
  • Critical illness cover after 2 years and Life Assurance
  • Smart Health – free access to support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • For some roles a company car and additional earning potential through commission or bonus.

We strongly believe in nurturing and providing our people with specific manufacturer brand and management training to enhance career development opportunities. We have a great bunch of people, and we like to celebrate and encourage success at all levels with our annual Lookers Excellence Awards. So? What are you waiting for?

Lookers are an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a working environment that is free from all types of discrimination, is inclusive, and empowers our people to bring their whole self to work and reach their full potential.

If your application is successful we will conduct relevant employment checks prior to you starting with us. Depending on the role and responsibilities, these could include us verifying your recent employment, address and credit history. We may also conduct a criminal record check and a driving licence check.

If your skills and experience match what we are looking for, please apply today and one of the Talent Acquisition Team will be in touch. Or, if you require further information about this vacancy, please email [email protected].

Interviews will be taking place on week commencing 12th June 2023.


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