Sales Executive in Crawley : Caterham

Crawley, West Sussex
Basic salary £18,000 with an OTE
27 Nov 2020
18 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time


Sales Executive

The Company

Caterham is the one of the UK’s most successful sports car manufacturers and has been selling the Seven since 1973. Over the decades Caterham have continued to refine and enhance the design, whilst always respecting the brilliance of Colin Chapman’s original lightweight formula. We have also developed a bustling motorsport scene where Caterham operates the UK’s largest manufacturer backed one make race series as well as the UK’s most popular novice race series where we have made over 1,000 new racing drivers. Caterham is a fantastic company to work for, although small we are filled with hugely passionate people who live and breathe sports cars, it’s not just work for us!

The Role

We have a rare opportunity to become part of our successful Caterham sales team. We are looking for an experienced and passionate individual to join the team at our flagship showroom – Caterham Gatwick.

Your role will be to sell new and used Caterham’s, exceeding targets and customer expectations. You will be expected to fully utilise the tools available to you to maximise sales opportunity such as our finance offering from Santander, bespoke videos, our demonstrator fleet and our DMS/CRM system.

As a Sales Executive your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following

  • Create and drive new enquiries as well as handling incoming enquiries

  • Maximise every sales opportunity through strong rapport, qualification and closing skills.

  • Utilising our CRM/DMS system to ensure it reflects accurately your activity and works as an effective

    tool for your ongoing customer contact

  • Exceptional knowledge of products and stock to ensure every opportunity is maximised

  • Have a strong understanding of performance cars and motorsport which you can communicate in

    a clear way to our customers

  • Ensure good flow of communication with customers throughout order process – often 6-12 months

    order to delivery

  • Flexibility to carryout tasks that may not usually fall under your standard job description

Essential requirements

  • Full UK driving licence

  • Proof of right to work in the UK

  • Automotive sales experience and trained

  • Excellent listening, communication and organisation skills

  • Self-motivated, self-sufficient and target driven

  • Passion for cars and motorsport

  • Flexibility to work (at short notice) unsociable hours in order to meet customer needs

    Desirable skills

    • Strong knowledge of sports cars including a basic mechanical understanding

    • Experience with Pinewood Pinnacle DMS system


Basic salary £18,000 with an OTE of £40,000. After a probationary period there will be a range of benefits such as eligibility to join the company pension scheme, life insurance and staff purchase discounts.

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