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Sales Manager at Imperial Commercials – Young Jobseeker Info

Sales Manager at Imperial Commercials… did you know?

As a vehicle sales manager at Imperial Commercials you’ll be responsible for heading up the sales team and keeping operations organised and smooth. There’s so much variety involved in managing sales! You could focus on ensuring customer loyalty by creating team strategies to help aid sales. You’ll also love getting the best out of people by motivating your own team to guarantee great results through strong management.

Industry: Transport and Logistics

What entry qualifications and training do you need for this job?

A vehicle parts and vehicle sales VQC level 3 would be desired, but not always compulsory. Degrees and sales-related certificates and diplomas always help but they are not essential.

You may find your CV is warmly welcomed by employers if you can show you have a strong background in sales experience, even if you don’t have the sales qualifications to match.

What experience do you need for Sales Manager Jobs with Imperial Commercials?

Although no specific experience is required, you would benefit from having a sales background. If you’ve worked with accounts before, that would also be useful experience to have.
On a personal level, you’ll need to be able to show good levels of self-management, teamwork, and strong leadership skills. With your great interpersonal skills and a problem-solving attitude to work, any sales team would be lucky to have you. Of course, your ability to think clearly under pressure would be a must in this role.

What skills do you need for Sales Manager Jobs with Imperial Commercials?

Useful skills to highlight in your CV, cover letter and interview include:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Evident management and leadership qualities
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Highly engaging
  • A keen motivator
  • Strong interest in the vehicle sector with lots of industry knowledge
  • Great time management skills
  • A good understanding of accounts
  • Be a self-starter
  • An enthusiastic member of the team
  • Good at prioritising tasks

What does a Sales Manager at Imperial Commercials do?

You’ll have extensive knowledge about the motoring industry to do well in this role, but you also need to use this knowledge to help sales – as well as motivate your team and encourage them to build their knowledge.

With great power comes great responsibility. You need to be a fantastic manager with the ability to communicate clearly to the people you manage. You’ll be recruiting members of your team, and setting sales targets for your team to achieve – as well as building a marketing plan to get the word out there about the great products and services your company offers.

You’ll be the key motivator of the team, which means you’ll be setting incentives and bonuses for hitting sales targets.

To be a great sales manager you need to be a business brain, team coach and also a detective. Your detective skills come into play when you analyse sales figures and build reports from your findings. These reports will help you and senior decision-makers in the company get a better understanding of what you and your team can realistically achieve.

Discover Imperial Commercials?

Find out more about Imperial Commercials right here on Youth Employment UK.
We put our heart and soul into our core values:

  1.  Our people are our most important asset
  2.  We are performance driven for excellent service
  3. We act with integrity
  4. Together we make a difference
  5. We are entrepreneurial and financially responsible.

Imperial Commercials are the very largest independent commercial vehicle dealer group across the whole of the UK. We have 39 dealer locations, including the largest DAF Trucks dealer group within the UK.

Imperial Commercial’s manufacturing partners are; DAF Trucks, ISUZU Trucks, Man Trucks, Renault, Volkswagen, Ford, Fiat Professional, Isuzu pick-ups, Nissan and LDV Vans. We employ 1,700 employees in the UK of which roughly 500 are technician grades.

We are passionate about providing technical training for technical employees. Visit our Apprenticeship Programme to learn more.

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