Job Opportunity - Sales Executive

November 20, 2017
Written by Caterham

The Company:

Caterham Cars 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.

This is a unique opportunity to work for an iconic British motor company that is both manufacturer and retailer, and also a world leader in amateur motorsport racing.


Competitive salary. After a probationary period there will be a range of benefits such as eligibility to join the Company Pension Scheme, DIS, and staff purchase discounts.

The Role:

We have a unique and rare opportunity to be part of the successful Caterham sales team, you will join Caterham at a period where we are celebrating record order take.  We are looking for an experienced and passionate individual to join our team at our flagship showroom in Crawley.

Your role will be to sell new and used Caterhams whilst ensuring our customers receive the highest levels of customer care and an experience to match and exceed the anticipation levels of receiving their Caterham Seven.  You will be expected to fully utilise the tools available to you to maximise sales opportunity such as video, our demonstrator fleet and our DMS/CRM system.

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

  • Dealing effectively with enquiries to maximise the sales opportunity.  You will be expected to be able to build a good rapport and understanding with our customers to ensure you are able to actively demonstrate the best suiting product from our range allowing a sale to be closed easily
  • Proactively driving new enquiries and opportunities
  • Utilising our CRM/DMS system to ensure it reflects accurately your activity and works as an effective tool for your ongoing customer contact
  • Be knowledgeable of the stock around you and be able to identify opportunities to sell them
  • Have a strong understanding of performance and race cars which you are able to communicate in a clear way to our customers

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate:

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Self-motivated , determined and  target driven
  • Excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of cars
  • Experience with Pinewood Pinnacle DMS system desirable
  • An attitude which ensures your duties are carried out to the highest standards
  • Flexibility to work (at short notice) unsociable hours in order to meet customer needs
  • Flexibility to carryout tasks that may not usually fall under your standard job description
  • The ability to comply with all company and manufacturers Health and Safety, HR policies and procedures.


If you wish to apply for this role please forward you’re up to date CV to opportunities [at] caterham [dot] com *please note, we cannot accept applications over the telephone. We are also unable to accept applications from agencies.


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