Reference: ZR_467_JOB

Sales Executive


£20,000 – £45,000 OTE plus Workplace Pension

Purely Automotive Recruitment proudly offers a fabulous opportunity for a Sales Executive to join our client and their teams based in York. Our client is a family-owned company and is one of the most successful automotive retailers in the country – selling some of the most iconic and exciting brands in the world and are looking to grow their new car sales team. 


The brands our client is synonymous with are market leaders for performance, engineering, innovation, and dynamic handling and many of their customers are passionate about their brands – so we need someone who is as passionate to sell cars as those customers who buy them. If you believe you are that person, please apply now and start your journey by moving up to the next level. 

Your role is to work closely with the Product Specialist to ensure a seamless customer buying experience. The Product Specialist will bring the driving experience to life and highlight the cars performance and key features, and your role will be to discuss the purchasing arrangements and ensure that the customer is happy with their vehicle of choice. 

Day to day activities shall include the following: – 

• Understanding and adapting to the customers’ buying strategy and encouraging them to experience the product through test drives, which are carried out by the Product Specialist.

• Agreeing price and payment methods including advising on any financing options with the customer direct, working within company guidelines.

• Ensuring that each delivery is followed up with a personal phone call to check that the customer is happy with their purchase. Maintain contact with customers to build relationships and future business.

• Planning and organising own daily sales activity – for example by telephoning sales prospects (previous/existing customers or general enquiries) to obtain new business.

• Working alongside colleagues and other departments to ensure a seamless service to our customers.

• Positively participating in training and development opportunities to assist the company in achieving its aims and objectives. 

Ideal Candidate For this role: 

We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

• Able to plan, organise self and meet agreed work deadlines.

• Able to assimilate information quickly and provide considered responses.

• Strong work ethic and adaptable to change.

• Attention to detail and maintains good, accurate quality of work.

• Ability to work to tight deadlines to achieve the business needs.

• Able to react positively to organisational and market changes.

• You must be IT literate (PC, Microsoft and web literate), and hold a full UK driving licence. 

Previous experience of selling cars is not essential as full training will be given.


Hours of work are a minimum of 45 hours per week (8 days off per month). Salary – Basic £20,000 with OTE £45,000 per annum (uncapped). 

Benefits – 30 days holiday, contributory pension scheme and life cover, cycle to work, discounted MOT’s, Service and Parts, Employee Car Schemes, BEN – Employee Assistance Programme. 

To apply for this position, please follow the link on this page or contact Purely Automotive Recruitment for a confidential discussion today. 

Purely Automotive Recruitment Ltd is a dedicated automotive industry talent resourcing service provider operating across the UK and Ireland.

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