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.

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  Sales 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 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

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Technician All Locations

About the Position: 

Citygate Automotive are current recruiting for Motor Vehicle Technicians for various sites within the group. This role requires you to carry out General Servicing and Mechanical repairs to the Volkswagen range of cars or Commercial Vehicles.  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 forward your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk

Driver High Wycombe


About the Position:


Citygate Automotive is recruiting for a Driver for its Service department based in High Wycombe.


This role will require you to collect and deliver of customer vehicles in and around the local area.  You will be required to move vehicles around the site and co-ordinate the Forecourt display. 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


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


Showroom Manager Within Group

We are currently recruiting for a Showroom Manager across the group.


About the Position:

The role of Showroom Manager requires you to assist 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’s daily activities and provide help and advice as well as hands on support 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





Commercial Vehicles Sales Executive Wooburn Green

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

 






Commercial Vehicles Sales Executive Colindale

About the Position:

 

Citygate is currently recruiting for Commercial Vehicles Sales Executives 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.

 

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

 








Weekend Showroom Host Ruislip - Maternity cover

We are currently recruiting for a Weekend Showroom Host - Ruislip - Maternity Cover.


About the Position:

At Citygate Ruislip, 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 Showroom in South Ruislip.


About the Person:

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





SMART Repairer High Wycombe

We are currently recruiting for a SMART Repairer - Wooburn Green.


About the Position:

Citygate Automotive is currently expanding its business to include a SMART Repair service.


We are looking for experienced Motor Vehicle Painters / Finishers / SMART Repairers to join our expanding business. Citygate Automotive work on behalf of Volkswagen PC, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Skoda and are currently investing in the latest SMART booth technology to improve our customers experience and to be able to repair their vehicles whilst in for service or repair.


The successful candidate will have a proven record in vehicle finishing, painting and / or SMART repairs and will be looking to join a very successful, expanding and dynamic business and will enjoy the opportunity of helping to start a new venture within our retailers. Currently we have opportunities at Wooburn Green, High Wycombe.





All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence

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





Bodyshop Paint Technician - Colindale Colindale


About the Position:

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

Your role will involve a variety of responsibilities including:

• Paint Spaying crash repair 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.

 


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





Bodyshop Paint Technician - Chalfont Chalfont


About the Position:

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

Your role will involve a variety of responsibilities including:

• Paint Spaying crash repair 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.

 


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





Business Development Manager - Wooburn Green Wooburn Green

Commercial Vehicles Business Development Executive
Based at Citygate Wooburn Green 

Car & Fuel

This role will require you to prospect and sell new and used commercial vehicles to business customers. You will use a tailored specialist process to determine and meet the needs of our potential customers.

Ideally, we are looking for someone who has experience in a Business 2 Business Sales role. (Product training will be provided) You must be highly driven and able to work under your own initiative and manage your time effectively. You must be smart and presentable and have the ability to represent the business in a professional manner. You will also be fully trained in specialist CV conversion sales.


Main purpose of the job:

• To prospect and introduce new business into the commercial vehicle sales department.

• To manage all B2B Commercial Vehicle leads, internally and externally

• To create and utilise a prospecting database

• To present to and show benefits of the dealership to new business prospects

• To work closely with CV Sales Manager in agreeing strategy for the development of new business

• To achieve the prescribed minimum number of new appointments a month

• To pro-actively target end of contract prospects


Hours of work: Monday to Friday 8.30am – 6pm (some Saturday cover may be required to meet the needs of the business.


You must hold a full UK driving licence.




All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence

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





Parts Advisor - Chalfont Chalfont


About the Position:

Citygate Chalfont is currently recruiting for a Parts Advisor. 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. Parts knowledge and experience is required for this role.


About the Person:

Ideally, you will have:

Knowledge of car parts
Good communication skills
The ability to work on your own initiative
Good administration skills
Proactive ability to follow up 



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





Communication Centre Advisor - High Wycombe High Wycombe


About the Position:

Citygate Automotive is currently recruiting for a Communication Centre Advisor – working within our centralised Communication Centre based in High Wycombe. You will be required to take incoming calls and make outbound calls to our customer and efficiently deal with their enquiry. 


About the Person:

Ideally, you will:

Have call centre experience

Have excellent communication skills

Be computer literate

Be committed to providing the highest levels of customer care

Have the proactive ability to follow up

Have good administration skills

Be self-motivated as well as being a team player


The days / hours of work - Saturday 8am - 5:30pm and Sunday 11am - 5pm.


All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence



To apply in the first instance, please email your CV to: recruitment@citygate.co.uk





Collection & Delivery Driver Watford


About the Position:


Citygate SKODA in Watford is recruiting for a Collection & Delivery Driver.


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


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

The hours of work are Monday to Friday 8:30am - 6:00pm. You may be required to work on a Saturday rota.

  

You must hold a full UK driving licence


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