Sales Manager Trainee

Posted on Mar 10, 2019 by Sunnyside Toyota

Cleveland, OH 44101
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Sunnyside Automotive Group has 5 brands represented by over 450 employees in 5 dealerships, located primarily in the western suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. We proudly feature the highest rated, most sought after brands and models that people actively want to buy.

Last year, we sold OVER 8800 vehicles and paid out in EXCESS of $3,700,000.00 in compensation!.

We are currently seeking self motivated, enthusiastic individuals with elite talent to join our Management Trainee (MT) Program at our busy Toyota location near Great Northern Mall in North Olmsted, Ohio.

Recent College Grads are encouraged to apply!

If you are interested in joining the BEST team where you can make a contribution, provide for your family, and have a REAL opportunity at growing your career, please apply today!


Management Trainees (MT) learn the retail automobile business with a focus on Sales and providing exceptional customer experiences. Initially, the MT sells and leases new and used vehicles at dealership gross profit, volume, and customer satisfaction standards. Sunnyside encourages growth and advancement (usually into Finance management or Sales Management) based on outstanding sales and customer service performance.

Sunnyside is a fun, rewarding place to work. If you believe you can help us grow, please apply today!

Responsibilities and Duties

* Approaches, greets, and offers assistance or direction to any customer who enters the dealership showroom

* Becomes a Product Knowledge EXPERT, mastering all of the features and benefits of the outstanding Toyota lineup

* Explains fully product performance, application, and benefits to prospects.

* Describes all optional equipment available for customer purchase.

* Offers test drives to all prospects, generating enthusiasm for the product

* Utilizes dealership CRM system.

* Keeps abreast of new products, features, accessories, etc., and their benefits to customers.

* Ensures that the Sales Manager has an opportunity to meet each customer.

* Turns 100 percent of closed deals to finance and insurance manager with proper endorsement, along with properly completed paperwork (insurance information, trade title, etc.).

* Writes complete sales orders and processes paperwork in accordance with established dealership policies.

* Delivers vehicles to customers, ensuring that the customer understands the vehicle's operating features, warranty, and paperwork.

* Introduces customers to service department personnel to emphasize to them the quality and efficiency of service repairs and maintenance available in the dealership's service department.

* Schedules first service appointment.

* Follows up on all post-delivery items, tag/title work, "we-owes", and special requests to be sure that all customer expectations are met.

* Maintains an owner follow-up system that encourages repeat and referral business and contributes to customer satisfaction.

Qualifications and Skills

Our staff is diverse and comes from many backgrounds. We pride ourselves in the great long time associates on staff!

* Prior Sales Experience, (not necessarily Auto's), is required. Our ideal candidate can document at least 1 year of success with the same employer in a sales position (direct consumer, biz to biz, retail).

* Excellent communication skills and professional appearance are required!

* Our most successful Associates LOVE the Automobile!

* Our most successful Associates have experienced employment stability and seek the same from us.

* High school diploma/GED

* Must demonstrate fundamental math skills and be computer and internet proficient.

* A desire to service the customer and being a "people person" is a MAJOR plus

* Current driver's license that meets dealership insurability requirements (4 points or less, NO DUI/OVI)

* Self motivation with a drive to be successful, but able to work as part of the team


* Comprehensive initial and on-going training

* Opportunity for career advancement

* Medical

* Dental*

* Vision*

* Group Life Insurance (company paid)

* Supplemental Life Insurance*

* Short-Term Disability*

* Long-Term Disability*

* 401(k)

* Vacation and PTO

* Comprehensive initial and on-going training

* Opportunity for career advancement

* Vehicle purchase discount

* optional benefits

We will initiate the hiring process with an e-mail invitation to call us.

Thank You for considering Sunnyside Automotive Group!.

Reference: 666782841

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