Vehicle Acquisition Specialist

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The Vehicle Acquisition Specialist will have a primary responsibility of executing a process which involves prospecting, appraising, and presenting offers to current vehicle owners with the goal of purchasing their vehicles from multiple sources for resale.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with current used vehicle owners across various platforms and through various methods with the purpose of purchasing their vehicle.
  • Approaches, greets and communicates with dealership customers to appraise and offer to purchase their current vehicles.
  • Understand market trends and changes to trends in geographic market.
  • Use appraisal tools to evaluate used vehicles.
  • Exhibits high level of commitment to guest satisfaction.
  • Knows and understands the federal, state and local laws which govern retail automotive sales.
  • Established personal income goals that are consistent with dealership standards of productivity, and devises a strategy to meet those goals.
  • Attends training courses as requested by management
  • Knows and understands equity and values, and is able to explain depreciation to the guest.
  • Introduces guest to sales department personnel to sell them a new vehicle after purchase of their existing vehicle.
  • Maintains an owner follow-up system that encourages repeat and referral business and contributes to guest satisfaction.
  • Maintains a prospect development system of current used vehicle prospects and schedules appointments to appraise and purchase used vehicles.
  • Maintains a safe work environment.
  • Maintains a professional appearance.
  • Realize that the company’s business is built on guest satisfaction and devote himself/ herself to guaranteeing satisfaction to guests.
  • Determine management, production and quality requirements by asking questions and listening.
  • Attend dealership meetings as requested.
  • Maintain a follow-up system that encourages follow through with assigned project.
  • Report to Supervisor regarding objectives, planned activities, reviews and analyses.
  • Review and analyze actions at the end of each day, week, month, and year to determine how to better utilize time and plans more effectively.
  • Understand and follow work rules and procedures.
  • Accept constructive criticism.
  • Interact well with others and be a positive influence on associate and guest morale.
  • Guide guest through all necessary paperwork to facilitate purchase of car.
  • Educate guest on steps following sale of vehicle.

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred but not required. High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • High level of customer service is required.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions and information.
  • Professional personal appearance.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to meet company’s production and quality standards.
  • Outstanding computer skills required. Proficiency with Excel, Teams, and Office 365 is preferred.
  • Previous automobile selling or buying experience is preferred.
  • All applicants must be authorized to work in the USA.
  • All applicants must perform duties and responsibilities in a safe manner.
  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate ability to pass pre-employment testing to include background checks, MVR, drug test, credit report, and valid driver license.

This employer provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), military or veteran status, and any other category protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: One location

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