Careers

Rewarding careers at Citygate Volkswagen, ŠKODA and Volkswagen Van Centres.

At Citygate, we are committed to investing in our employees and providing a challenging yet rewarding working environment, we’re also a Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For in 2014 and 2015!

We recruit for a wide variety of roles across our five Volkswagen franchises, two Volkswagen van centres, two ŠKODA franchises, our stand-alone service centre, head office, fleet sales department and extensive Trade Parts Specialist (TPS) operation.

Many of our employees have been working with us for more than 10 years with several having clocked up in excess of 20 years with the company, we are proud to boast as many as two/three generations of families who work for us which reflects our commitment and dedication to the people who make the Citygate brand so successful.

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Whilst our current vacancies are listed below, please feel free to send us a speculative application and we shall endeavour to contact you if a role becomes available which we feel would suit you.

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Senior Showroom ManagerColindale Volkswagen

Are you an Experienced Showroom Manager or Senior Showroom Manager looking for a new career? Would you like to join a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Company to Work For?

Citygate Automotive Limited is an established Motor Group with an extensive market territory in North West London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. At Citygate, our passion is for our people and with over 450 employee’s, we are looking for an Experienced Showroom Manager/Senior Showroom Manager to join our growing team to help us drive our business as well as their own career. Our Visions and Values demand that we are “Committed to Excellence”, and to achieve this, we recognise the importance of ensuring we provide the highest level of training and development. Recruiting, motivating and retaining talented people is vital to our continuing success.

About the role:

This position will require you to manage the Sales Executives and the process used to achieve and exceed targets whilst providing a physical presence by managing all customer interaction. You must at all-time main the highest standards of Customer Satisfaction by gaining a clear understating of customer’s requirements and expectations. You should have first class communication skills and you must be passionate about people.

About the Person:

Ideally you will have previous Sales Management experience, highly proficient within the automotive industry and have lead and coached a team to achieve and exceed targets. You will need to have had a solid career history to date and be a confident relationship builder dealing with customers at all level.

  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Provide support to the sales executives in negotiating the terms of an agreement and support the closure of sales
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet targets
  • A proven track record as a Sales within the Automotive industry
  • Experience in using DealerWeb & a deal stacking system
  • A proactive ability to follow up
  • The ability to be self-motivated
  • A conscientious approach to administration
 

If so, we can offer you a Competitive Salary, Car and fuel card as well as an opportunity to develop your career with a growing business.

To find out how you can apply for a career with Citygate, please e-mail your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Digital Marketing ExecutiveRuislip

Are you an Experienced Digital Marketing Executive looking for a new career? Would you like to join a Sunday Times Top 100 Company? Citygate Automotive Limited is an established Motor Group with an extensive market territory in North West London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. At Citygate, our passion is for our people and with over 450 employee’s, we are looking for an Experienced Digital Marketing Executive to join our growing team to help us drive our business as well as their own career. Our Visions and Values demand that we are “Committed to Excellence”, and to achieve this, we recognise the importance of ensuring we provide the highest level of training and development. Recruiting, motivating and retaining talented people is vital to our continuing success.

About the Position

Develop and maintain group web-portals and working relationships with third-party advertisers to maximise company online presence. To monitor best working practice in order to continuously enhance service. To support the Marketing & Communications Manager with both on & offline communication strategies. To maintain good working relationships with all members of staff at all Citygate Retailers. This position will require you to you to be good at finding engaging ways to present information, generate ideas that drive visitors and/or revenue on the website. With excellent organisational skills and an ability to prioritise several tasks at a time, will have a significant understanding of creative design and video production. You will be required to maintain the company website and update banners using Photoshop and manage the content and tactical offers using our content management system. Create and maintain an efficient and accurate database for Citygate Group in order to make future marketing campaigns more successful and cost effective.

Key Tasks

  • Working with the marketing manager to diverse strategies to drive online traffic to the company website through video
  • Tracking conversion rates and making improvements to the website
  • Utilising a range of techniques including paid search, SEO and PPC
  • Overseeing the social media strategy for the company
  • Managing online brand and product campaigns to raise brand awareness
  • Managing the redesign of the company website using the video content
  • Making sure that products are produced on time and are of good quality
  • Review new technologies and keep the company at the forefront of developments in digital marketing
  • Updating the website to include promo videos of our locations and executing a video campaign creating our “tone of voice”
  • General maintenance of the company website
  • Studying competitors’ products and services
  • Review site deliverables against current requirements and CRM Strategy
  • Ensure consistent adherence of data quality to maximise all customer contact opportunities
  • Day-to-day community management of business social media channels, including monitoring, reporting and content generation

About the Person

This position will require you to have a good understanding of Digital Marketing and previous experience with day-to-day management of business social media channels, including monitoring, reporting and content generation. You should have first class skills both verbal and written and must be passionate about social media and have Photoshop and Content Management System experience. The role will be based in South Ruislip.
To apply please contact : melissa.thorpe@citygate.co.uk

Driver St Albans Preparation Centre

About the Position

Citygate Volkswagen is recruiting for a Driver for its Preparation Centre in St Albans. This role will require you to collect and deliver vehicles in and around North West London and the surrounding areas. You must be smart and presentable, have good communication skills and be committed to providing the highest levels of customer care. Previous driving experience is necessary and you must hold a full clean UK driving license. You must hold a full UK driving licence. Apply Now

TechnicianWooburn Green Commercial Vehicles

About the Position

Citygate Volkswagen is recruiting for a Commercial Vehicle Technician for its site in Wooburn Green. This role requires you to carry out General Servicing and Mechanical repairs to the Volkswagen range of vans. You must hold a full UK driving licence

About the Person

Ideally, you will have
  • An NVQ in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent is essential
  • A proven track record in your field
  • The ability to be self motivated to achieve targets
  • A good team player
To apply please contact : recruitment@citygate.co.uk Apply Now

Sales Executive Watford Volkswagen

Outline of the role

Citygate Volkswagen is currently recruiting for a Sales Executive for our Volkswagen site in Watford. This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell Volkswagen Cars to our customers.  The role of Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and a clear focus on volume and margin objectives.  You will be required to maintain an in-depth knowledge of our products and related processes. Previous car sales experience is an advantage. This role will require you to hold a full UK Driving License.

About the Person

  • Ideally, you will have:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • A proactive ability to follow up
  • The ability to be highly motivated to achieve targets
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • A conscientious approach to administration
Hours of work are Monday to Saturday with one day off during the week and every other Sunday. To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk Apply Now

TechnicianHigh Wycombe Volkswagen

About the Position

Citygate Volkswagen is recruiting for a Motor Vehicle Technicians for its site in Ruislip, Middlesex. This role requires you to carry out General Servicing and Mechanical repairs to the Volkswagen range of cars. Volkswagen / Audi experience is preferable for this role. You must hold a full UK driving licence

About the Person

Ideally, you will have
  • An NVQ in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent is essential
  • A proven track record in your field
  • The ability to be self motivated to achieve targets
  • A good team player
To apply please contact : recruitment@citygate.co.uk Apply Now

Showroom Manager Colindale ŠKODA‬

About the Position

The role of Showroom Manager requires you to manage the daily activity of the showroom by providing a physical presence and by managing all customer interaction.

About the Person

Ideally, you will have
  • A proven track record as a Sales Controller
  • Experience in using eGM & a deal stacking system
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proactive ability to follow up
  • The ability to be self motivated
  • A conscientious approach to administration
To apply please contact : recruitment@citygate.co.uk Apply Now

Territory Development Manager Enfield Territory

Main purpose of the role:

  • To achieve the maximum sales potential as calculated by the sales department for the defined territory.
  • Achievement of sales growth on a continual basis with accounts / customers assigned to that territory.
  • To achieve agreed targets for Trade Parts sales, within defined operating and financial guidelines.
  • To achieve agreed targets for customer database expansion, within defined operating parameters.
  • To maintain good relationships with existing customers, and to establish new sales contacts and opportunities with the business sector, ensuring that exceptional levels of customer care and professionalism are achieved at all times.
  • To design and present tailored packages to each business user in order to meet specific requirements and enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain a professional and smart appearance, representing the TPS in a professional manner at all times
  • Closely liaise and interact with site within that territory on a daily basis, to feedback customer comments, and improve customer experience (attend Enfield site at start and close of business everyday)
This is a sales development role, in a structured environment, the individual needs to be a self-starter, with a real passion for providing good customer support and growing the sales within each customer and the territory as a whole. To apply please e-mail your CV to tradesales@enfieldtps.vwgtps.co.uk

Service Advisor Ruislip Volkswagen

Are you an Experienced Service Advisor or Team Leader looking for a new career? Would you like to join a Sunday Times Top 100 Company?

Citygate Automotive Limited is an established Motor Group with an extensive market territory in North West London, Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. At Citygate, our passion is for our people and with over 450 employee’s, we are looking for an Experienced Service Advisor/Team Leader to join our growing team to help us drive our business as well as their own career. Our Visions and Values demand that we are “Committed to Excellence”, and to achieve this, we recognise the importance of ensuring we provide the highest level of training and development. Recruiting, motivating and retaining talented people is vital to our continuing success.

About the Position

This position will require you to deal with customer’s vehicle maintenance including service and repairs in an efficient and courteous manner whilst maintaining the highest standards of Customer Service. You should have first class communication skills both, verbal and written and you must be passionate about people.

Key Tasks:

  • To manage a team of technicians and to work closely with the Customer Service team to achieve quality and customer care objectives
  • To support the service reception team with progress information for customer vehicles
  • To receive customer bookings and plan customer arrival times
  • Greet all customers at reception and agree on customer’s service and repair requirements including:
  • Organise road tests and physical inspections of vehicles before commencement of work
  • Deal with customers in a courteous, efficient and considerate manner
If so, we can offer you a Competitive Salary as well as an opportunity to develop your career with a growing business. We have a desire to see our people develop and grow via our Training Academy, to realise their full potential, and ultimately be empowered and trained to better themselves and their workplace. To find out how you can apply for a career with Citygate, please e-mail your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Van Sales DriverColindale Service Centre

About the Position

Citygate Trade Parts Specialist is currently recruiting for Van Sales Drivers. This role will be based out of Colindale NW London. You will be required to deliver Car Parts to our Trade Customer. You will also be required to carry out basic sales duties whilst delivering to our customers. The hours of work are Monday – Friday 07:00 – 17:00 or 08:00 -18:00, plus Saturday 08:00 -13:00. You must hold a full UK driving licence. Having a smart, professional image as well as Have good communication skills.
To apply please contact : recruitment@citygate.co.uk

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Service AdvisorRuislip Volkswagen

About the Position

Citygate Ruislip is currently recruiting for a Service Advisor. This position will require you to effectively deal with customer requirements for the servicing and repair of their vehicle. You will be required to meet and greet our service customers, booking service appointments, arrange courtesy cars, communicating with both the technical service team and the customer on the progress of work, whilst delivering an excellent customer service.

About the Person

Ideally, you will have
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proactive ability to follow up
  • The ability to be self motivated
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • A conscientious approach to administration

To apply please contact : recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Apply Now

TechnicianRuislip Volkswagen

About the Position

Citygate Volkswagen is recruiting for a Motor Vehicle Technicians for its site in Ruislip, Middlesex. This role requires you to carry out General Servicing and Mechanical repairs to the Volkswagen range of cars. Volkswagen / Audi experience is preferable for this role. You must hold a full UK driving licence

About the Person

Ideally, you will have
  • An NVQ in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent is essential
  • A proven track record in your field
  • The ability to be self motivated to achieve targets
  • A good team player

To apply please contact : recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Apply Now

Showroom Manager High Wycombe Volkswagen

About the Position

The role of Showroom Manager requires you to manage the daily activity of the showroom by providing a physical presence and by managing all customer interaction.

About the Person

Ideally, you will have
  • A proven track record as a Sales Controller
  • Experience in using eGM & a deal stacking system
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proactive ability to follow up
  • The ability to be self motivated
  • A conscientious approach to administration
To apply please contact : recruitment@citygate.co.uk Apply Now

Parts AdvisorWatford ŠKODA

About the Position

Citygate ŠKODA is currently recruiting for a Parts Advisor within its Watford Retailer. This role will require you to order, receive and control Parts within this busy retailer. You must be organised in your approach as well as being able to use your own initiative

About the Person

Ideally, you will have A minimum of 12 months experience as a Parts Advisor Excellent customer handling skills Good Communication skills The ability to work on your own initiative Good administration skills Proactive ability to follow up To apply please forward your CV to: Sean Hughes, Citygate Watford, 68 Chalk Hill, Watford, WD19 4BY or email sean.hughes@citygate.co.uk Apply Now

Weekend Showroom Host Watford Volkswagen

At Citygate Volkswagen, we pride ourselves on our professionalism, and our commitment to the continual improvement of the service we offer to our customers. To fulfill this commitment, we are currently recruiting for a Weekend Showroom Host at our Volkswagen dealership in Watford.  

About the position

You will be required to meet and greet all customers on arrival to the showroom and ensure that their time at the showroom is a hospitable and enjoyable experience. You will be the first point of contact for all customers entering the showroom. You will be required to serve refreshments to our customers and keep the hospitality area tidy. The ideal candidate will have excellent communications skills and an outgoing personality. You must be committed to providing the highest levels of customer care. Previous experience in customer care is desired or reception work is required. You will be required to work Saturday 8.30 am to 5.30pm and Sunday 10am – 4pm. To apply please email your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk Apply Now

Weekend Showroom HostWooburn Green Volkswagen

At Citygate Volkswagen, we pride ourselves on our professionalism, and our commitment to the continual improvement of the service we offer to our customers. To fulfill this commitment, we are currently recruiting for a Weekend Showroom Host for our lifestyle and commercial vehicle centre in Wooburn Green.  

About the position

You will be required to meet and greet all customers on arrival to the showroom and ensure that their time at the showroom is a hospitable and enjoyable experience. The ideal candidate will have excellent communications skills and an outgoing personality. You must be committed to providing the highest levels of customer care. Previous experience in customer care is desired. You will be required to work Saturday 8.00am – 5pm & Sunday 10am – 4pm. To apply please email your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

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Technician St. Albans

About the position

Citygate are currently recruiting for technicians at our St Albans Preparation centre This role requires you to carry out General Servicing and Mechanical repairs to the Volkswagen range of cars. Volkswagen / Audi experience is essential for this role.

About the Person

Ideally you will, Have a technical understanding of the product Have good organisational skills Have good communication skills Have the proactive ability to follow up Be self motivated as well as being a team player To apply, please send our CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk Apply Now

Technician Chalfont

About the position

Citygate Volkswagen is recruiting for a Motor Vehicle Technicians for its site in High Wycombe. This role requires you to carry out General Servicing and Mechanical repairs to the Volkswagen range of cars. Volkswagen / Audi experience is essential for this role. You must hold a full UK driving licence.

About the Person

Ideally, you will have: An NVQ in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent is essential A proven track record in your field The ability to be self motivated to achieve targets Be a good team player To apply, please send our CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Apply Now

Telesales Advisor Citygate Automotive

About the position

We are currently recruiting for a Telesales Advisor to work within our Trade Parts Specialist Operation based in Colindale. This role will require you to contact our trade customers and sell vehicle parts and supplies. You should be proficient in the use of the VW ETKA system and have a minimum of 1 years’ experience using these systems. Direct selling experience via the telephone is essential for this role. To apply, please send our CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

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Sales Executive Colindale Van Centre

Outline of the role

Citygate Volkswagen is currently recruiting for a Commercial Vehicle Sales Executive for our site at Colindale – NW London.

This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to our customers.  The role of Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and a clear focus on volume and margin objectives.  You will be required to maintain an in-depth knowledge of our products and related processes. Previous Commercial Vehicle sales experience is an advantage.

This role will require you to hold a full UK Driving License.

About the Person

  • Ideally, you will have:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • A proactive ability to follow up
  • The ability to be highly motivated to achieve targets
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • A conscientious approach to administration
Hours of work are Monday to Saturday 8.30am – 6.00pm with one day off during the week and every other Sunday 11am – 5pm. To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Apply Now

Driver Colindale Volkswagen

About the Position

Citygate Volkswagen is recruiting for a Driver for its Service Centre in Colindale.

This role will require you to collect and deliver vehicles in and around North West London and the surrounding areas. You must be smart and presentable, have good communication skills and be committed to providing the highest levels of customer care.

Previous driving experience is necessary and you must hold a full clean UK driving license.

You must hold a full UK driving licence.

Apply Now

Assistant Retail Manager Watford ŠKODA

About the Position

The role of Assistant Retail Manager requires you to assist the Retail Manager in managing and motivating the Sales team, ensuring that they meet sales, F&I and customer care targets. You will help to direct the sales team in using the sales process and provide advice as well as hands on support in controlling the sale to achieve volume and margin objectives.  You will deal with the F&I elements of the sales, by obtaining proposal information and communicating with the finance company. You will continually train and develop the sales team to ensure maximum efficiency.

About the Person

Ideally, you will have:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proactive ability to follow up
  • The ability to be self motivated
  • A conscientious approach to administration
To apply please email your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Apply Now

VAG Technician Colindale Volkswagen

About the Position

Citygate are recruiting for a Motor Vehicle Technicians for its site in Colindale North West London. This role requires you to carry out General Servicing and Mechanical repairs to the Volkswagen range of cars.  Volkswagen / Audi experience is preferable for this role.

You must hold a full UK driving licence.

About the Person

Your role will involve a variety of responsibilities including:
  • Ideally, you will have
  • An NVQ in Motor Vehicle Technology or equivalent is essential
  • A proven track record in your field
  • The ability to achieve 100% efficiency
  • The ability to be self motivated to achieve targets
  • A good team player


Apply Now

Bodyshop MET Technician Chalfont

About the Position

Citygate Automotive are currently looking to appoint a MET Technician for our Bodyshop based in Little Chalfont. We are seeking an enthusiastic and organised candidate. An experienced candidate is preferred. ATA accreditation is desirable but not essential.

About the Person

Your role will involve a variety of responsibilities including:
  • Stripping and rebuilding of vehicles
  • Validate estimate accuracy
  • Complete jobs within allocated times
You will be working within a well-established and busy environment working on a variety of vehicles including prestige vehicles.

The right candidate must show the knowledge and skill to complete work to a high standard and complete the work in an efficient manner whilst providing excellent customer service.

Apply Now

Service Advisor Ruislip Volkswagen

About the Position

Citygate Ruislip is currently recruiting for a Service Advisor. This position will require you to effectively deal with customer requirements for the servicing and repair of their vehicle. You will be required to meet and greet our service customers, booking service appointments, arrange courtesy cars, communicating with both the technical service team and the customer on the progress of work, whilst delivering an excellent customer service.

About the Person

Ideally, you will have:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proactive ability to follow up
  • The ability to be self motivated
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • A conscientious approach to administration
To apply please contact: recruitment@citygate.co.uk


Apply Now

Sales Executive Wooburn Green Van Centre

About the position

Citygate is currently recruiting for Commercial Vehicles Sales Executives for our site in Wooburn Green

This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to our customers.  The role of Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and a clear focus on volume and margin objectives.  You will be required to maintain an in-depth knowledge of our products and related processes.

This role will require you to hold a full UK Driving License.

About the Person

Ideally, you will have:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • A proactive ability to follow up
  • The ability to be highly motivated to achieve targets
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • A conscientious approach to administration
To apply please email your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk.

Apply Now

Sales Executive Colindale ŠKODA

About the position

Citygate is currently recruiting for a Sales Executive for its ŠKODA Franchise in Colindale – North West London. This position will require you to maximize every opportunity to sell Skoda Vehicles to our customers.  The role of a Sales Executive demands an understanding of an effective sales process, the ability to adapt to the individual needs of our customers and provide excellent customer care.  You will be required to maintain an in-depth knowledge of our products and related processes. Similar retail experience is required for this role. This role will require you to hold a full UK Driving License.

About the person

Ideally, you will have:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • A proactive ability to follow up
  • The ability to be highly motivated to achieve targets
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • A conscientious approach to administration
Hours of work are Monday to Saturday 8.30am – 6.00pm with one day off during the week. Every other Sunday 11am – 5pm. To apply, please email your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk Apply Now