General Sales Manager | GSM

General Sales Manager Jobs | GSM Jobs | Normal IL 61761

Bloomington Normal Automall
1430 Fort Jesse Rd
Normal IL 61761

Currently, we are searching for an experienced General Sales Manager to join our team at Bloomington-Normal Auto Mall located in Normal, IL. We have been experiencing a dramatic increase in our sales and we need to add to our team.  You’d be working with some of the most prestigious franchises in the business…Mercedes Benz, Audi, Volvo, Lincoln, Subaru, and VW. If you have a verifiable track record of success, we’d love to talk with you.

Leader Automotive Group has a rare opportunity for a General Sales Manager at our state-of-the-art dealership. We are experiencing high growth and are searching for a candidate that can lead out sales teams. You’ll be working with some of the best franchises in the business! We will invest in the right candidate and we are looking for the right candidate to invest their skills and experience with us. If you would like to join a team that has a vision of long-term sustainability, growth and success, this is the dealership for you. If you are truly the best and are interested in a very competitive and generous compensation plan, we want to hear from you.

The position requires an assertive and self-driven individual with a proven track record of success in sales and the ability to close deals.

General Sales Manager Jobs | GSM Jobs | You must be the one to:

  • Attract, train, motivate, and maintain effective and successful sales and finance teams
  • Ability to drive sales, revenue, and growth with digital capabilities
  • Drive employee and customer retention
  • Lead from the “front line” and be engaged with all retail operations
  • Set benchmarks and accomplish goals
  • Consistently produce sustainable results.

General Sales Manager Jobs | GSM Jobs | Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the dealership meets its new and used vehicle sales quotas and its objectives on a daily, monthly, and annual basis, through personal engagement.
  • Ensure that the dealership reaches its profit objective on a monthly and annual basis.
  • Accomplish the above objectives through planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing the activities of the dealership operations.
  • Focus on customer and employee development and retention.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with lenders and manufacturer partners.
  • Ensure that the sales team communicates with clients utilizing various methods such as follow-up phone calls, letters, email marketing, etc.
  • Establish goals for Sales Consultants
  • Build and maintain full knowledge of and enthusiasm for the products and services of the dealership.
  • Maintain an accurate website vehicle inventory on a daily basis
  • Coach Sales & Finance Teams to develop monthly and annual goals and objectives
  • Achieve planned unit sales volume by offering balanced and representative vehicle inventories
  • Oversee the process of appraising, reconditioning, wholesaling and merchandising new and used vehicle inventory.
  • Achieve assigned profit goals on a monthly basis
  • Lead by example and ensure that the core values of the Company are encompassed in behavior at all times.
  • Guide, train, and mentor associates in an effort to develop and retain

General Sales Manager Jobs | GSM Jobs | Qualifications

  • 4 years of Automotive Sales Manager experience (preferred)
  • Great communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Proven track-record of results
  • High energy, self-starter
  • Experience with bank finance
  • Knowledge of CRM and DMS systems

General Sales Manager Jobs | GSM Jobs | Benefits

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • BCBS Health & Wellness Discounts/Programs
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off / Vacation
  • Growth / Advancement Opportunities
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase Policy
  • Above Average Industry Pay
  • Publicly traded organization / stability
  • Employee referral bonuses

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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  • Company
    Auto Jobs
  • Location
    Normal, Illinois
  • Posted
    3 weeks ago
  • Category
    GM / GSM
  • Region
    Great Lakes
  • Income Range