Mercedes-Benz South West has the backing of City West Country Ltd, a privately-owned family ran organisation with more than three decades of motor industry experience. The founder of the franchise is determined that family values will remain at the heart of Mercedes-Benz South West for many years to come. Our business employs 600 staff who are based across 9 sites throughout the South West, which includes our 4 dealerships which are based at Exeter, Taunton, Plymouth and Truro.

We are currently looking for a Trainee Sales Executive at our Part Exchange Centre in Hill Barton, Exeter. Within this role the successful candidate will be promoting and delivering sales to meet business targets, exceeding customer expectations and always maintaining the standards within line of the business needs.

What can we offer you?

  • 30 Days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Bonus scheme
  • Car Benefit Scheme
  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance
  • Excellent training and support
  • Career progression
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Long Service awards


£14,500 per annum + guarantee bonus’ and commission

Trainee Sales Executive Responsibilities:

  • Communicates the Part Exchange Centre culture of quality and excellence
  • Liaises with variety of dealerships and central team – to ensure that turn-around times are in accordance with SLA
  • Works with Part Exchange Centre Centre Manager/Team Leaders/Customer Experience Specialists to ensure excellent customer experience
  • Ensures system records are updated
  • Organises and prepares vehicles online imagery in line with company standards and ensuring marketing content is up to date.
  • Photography of used vehicles and uploading of photos onto Tangelo and MB Online websites
  • Keeping the content of the websites up to date
  • Filming of used vehicles for the website and sales teams
  • Ensures security at the compound is maintained and regularly checked
  • Provides assistance to the sales team as required
  • Communicates clearly, regularly and promptly with colleagues across all business areas
  • Identifies training and development needs for self as part of the performance management process
  • Ensures all areas of Health & Safety operate effectively and within the requirements of the law
  • Builds good relationships with professional bodies, suppliers and statutory representatives
  • Ensures all capital outlay is authorised by their line manager or a director

What’s required from you?

  • Is highly motivated, articulate and communicates effectively
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm to learn and a passion for selling
  • Competent level of computer skills
  • Good telephone and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoys exceeding customer expectations

Driving Sales –  Identifies and initiates opportunities to drive sales and deliver commercial benefits
Customer Service – Focuses on the needs of customers to improve service and sales
Planning & Organising –  Organises own workload effectively, prioritising to deliver to deadlines
Analytical Ability & Decision Making – Demonstrates sound judgement in making decisions
Teamwork & Coaching – Quickly builds rapport and establishes relationships with others
Motivation – Demonstrates a positive attitude and takes responsibility for their own actions