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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.

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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Sales Executive All locations

Are you an Experienced Sales Executive 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 

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 maximize every opportunity to sell Volkswagen and ŠKODA 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.

About the Person:

  • Do you have a flair for selling?
  • Are you highly motivated and target driven?
  • Are you an energised & passionate individual looking for an opportunity to grow with a business?
  • Do you have a proven track record within a sales environment? (Motor retail experience is not essential).
  • Can you help us to deliver an excellent customer experience?
  • Do you hold a full driving license with 2 years’ driving experience?

 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. 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.

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

Business Development Manager Colindale Van Centre

Citygate is currently recruiting for a:

Business Devlopment Manager, focusing on small to medium sized fleets,

for our site at

Colindale Van Centre – Capitol Way.

Outline of the role

Key Tasks

  • To prospect and introduce new business into department.
  • To manage all Citygate Lease enquiries, internally and externally
  • To utilise Corporate database & Prospect Manager
  • To present to and show benefits of whole dealership to new business prospects
  • To work closely with the Fleet team in agreeing strategy for the development of new business
  • To work closely with Volkswagen Finance and introduce them at every possible opportunity
  • To pro actively target end of contract prospects

About the Person

  • To be efficient in the use of EGM, Dialog, Desktop and all internal systems
  • To have up to date knowledge of product and finance packages/ offers
  • To pro actively prospect and market local business territory in given AOI including aftersales opportunities
  • To build relationships, develop and maintain contact plan with new prospects
  • To produce accurate quotes and delivery lead times on new enquiries
  • To run regular local business campaigns and analyse results
  • To provide market conditions and competitor intelligence to the Group Corporate Sales Manager on a regular basis
  • To attend ACFO or similar local business network meetings
  • To have a full understanding of all business funding methods and be able to present these methods to any prospective company
  • To pro actively follow up leads generated from existing contract hire customers and update EGM database
  • To fully profile any new business prospect and add to the database
  • FSA approved

To apply, please send your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Service Advisor Citygate Skoda Bushey

Service Advisor – Citygate Skoda Bushey


About the Position:

 

Citygate Skoda Bushey 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, book their cars in for the service appointment, arrange courtesy cars, communicating with both the technical service team and the customer on the progress of work, whilst delivering an excellent customer service. You will also be crossed trained in the Parts Department Previous Service Advisor experience is essential for this role and you must hold a full driving license.

 

 

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 forward your CV to : recruitment@citygate.co.uk

 

Casual Telephone Receptionist High Wycombe

About the Position

 

Citygate Automotive is currently recruiting for a Zero Hour Telephone Receptionist – Working within our centralised Customer Communication Centre based in High Wycombe. You will be required to take incoming calls from our customers and efficiently direct the calls to the correct dealership.  Previous switchboard experience would be a benefit in this role.

 

The hours of work will be on a casual basis and in line with the levels of business, therefore flexibility is essential.

 

About the Person

 

Ideally you will

 

  • Have switchboard / Contact centre experience
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be computer literate
  • Be committed to providing the highest levels of customer care.

 

To apply, please email your CV to recruitment@citygate.co.uk

 

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence