The Opportunity This role offers a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to start their career in sales or marketing. Due to our on-going digital success we are looking to add to our digital team.
Reporting into the Sales Manager and working alongside our head office marketing team a Digital Merchandiser for Swansway will be responsible for the marketing of our vehicles at the dealership, using photo and video technology. You'll need to be a confident speaker as you will be recording video descriptions of our vehicles.
Working closely with the Sales Manager to promote vehicles digitally and to help the dealership achieve its sales targets. You will also be involved with merchandising in the dealership, ensuring vehicles are correctly lined up and have the relevent point of sale displays.
The role is hands on and you'll be active around the dealership.
More about the role
Stock to be photographed and walk around video on arrival to site
Upload all images to Auto Trader and other sales platforms
Online sales descriptions to be written with "attention grabbers"
On-site merchandising; daily price checks, correct point of sale as per dealership requirements
Social media; videos to be uploaed to YouTube and two weekly posts to Instagram and Facebook
Updating of stocklists and internal systems
A bit more about the family Founded in 2003 by Michael Smyth and his three sons, David, Peter and John, Swansway has grown from five motor dealerships in Cheshire and the West Midlands to the 20 dealerships we have today. From Birmingham in the South to Carlisle in the North we partner with eleven brands including; Audi, Volkswagen, Land Rover, Honda and many more.
We're expanding our own-brand, Motor Match our used sites, and we don't stop at dealerships; we operate four Volkswagen Group Trade Part Centres, an Accident Repair Centre, a Group Fleet Sales Centre and an eBay shop re-cycling obsolete parts. All this is supported by our Head Office in Crewe.
But, it's not what we do that makes us the company we are, it's how we do it; it's our family heritage that sets us apart, with the Smyth family playing a hands-on role in the day-to-day running of the business; we genuinely care about our customers and our Swansway family and that makes us a great place to work. We live Our caring, honest and proud values which is why our long service boards are brimming with names who've been with us five, ten and fifteen years!
Benefits of working for Swansway Group:
Company pension scheme
Life assurance (death in service benefit)
Holidays that increase with length of service
Long service recognition
Cycle to work scheme
Annual flu jab
Discounts on products and services
When you join Swansway, you're joining a family; so, if you enjoy, and thrive, in an inclusive family atmosphere, apply to join us now!
More about you:
No previous sales or marketing experience required as full training will be given but an interest in digital marketing will go along way.
You must be a great communicator, written and verbally, in this role you'll need to be confident talking on camera/video.
Excellent attention to detail.
A willingness to learn.
It is essential you hold a full driving licence and be confident moving vehicles (of all sizes, manual and automatics) around the dealership.
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