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Working at Volvo Cars Reading

Working at Volvo Cars Reading is all about bringing the Volvo promise to life. Volvo's corporate culture is characterised by energy in every situation, passion for success and respect for the individual. Based on these values and convictions the aim is to thoroughly integrate total quality in all that Volvo does. The basic principles governing the way of working are participation, involvement, customer focus, continuous improvement and constant feedback. The major challenge is to continue the process of setting the company apart from the competition so as to retain our existing customers and attract new ones in ever larger numbers.

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SATURDAY RECEPTIONIST/SHOWROOM HOST

We have an exciting opportunity for a Receptionist / Showroom Host who will be the first point of contact in our showroom from 08.30am – 5pm on Saturdays and able to cover with notice the occasional Sunday and Bank Holiday.

The successful applicant will possess an excellent telephone manner, be of smart appearance and have a pleasant and confident approach to ‘meet and greet’ our customers.

To apply, please email your CV to James.cox@readingvolvo.co.uk. 

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VOLVO PRODUCT GENIUS

We have an opportunity to join our team as a as Volvo Product Genius. To achieve our growth ambitions, we are looking to expand our sales team with a Product Specialist who can take pride in bringing Volvo’s brand values to life, and ensure all customers enjoy the best possible experience within the retail environment.

We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated individual with experience in a customer centric role. They will be able to demonstrate a passion for delivering a great customer experience combined with a genuine interest in Volvo Cars, and the tenacity to continue to grow their skills and knowledge.

They will need to form effective working relationships within both sales and aftersales departments as well as customers.  Our Team goal is to offer the highest level of customer satisfaction as possible in all areas.

 

The role is to support customers and the sales team primarily in the following areas:

 

· Providing customers with specific and relevant information about new and used Volvo cars, accessories and merchandise

· Planning and performing product presentations to customers on new and used cars.

· Supporting the planning, managing and delivery of test drives.

· Offering additional product insight to both sales and aftersales customers.

· Managing retailer product display and accessory merchandising

· Planning, managing and delivering customer handovers for new and used cars

 

As a Product Specialist, confident communication skills are key - face-to-face, on the phone and online. 

 

The successful applicant will be enrolled on the Volvo Product Specialist certification programme; designed to give all the skills and knowledge needed to deliver the finest Volvo customer experience. This will be a blend of product, systems, and process training including instructor led courses at Volvo Car UK’s Training and Development Centre, e-learning and self-study.

 

And it doesn’t stop there – they will have access to the Volvo Cars Performance Academy to keep their knowledge and skills in tip top condition throughout their career.

 

Hours of work are 8.30am to 6pm Monday – Friday and Saturday 8.30am – 5pm with a day off in lieu for working Saturday’s.

To apply, please email james.cox@readingvolvo.co.uk. 

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DRIVER

We have an opportunity to join our team as a Driver. The key responsibilities of this role will include collection and deliveries as well as parts deliveries. 

They will be able to demonstrate a passion for delivering a great customer experience combined with forming effective working relationships within both sales and aftersales departments. Our Team goal is to offer the highest level of customer satisfaction as possible in all areas.

The role is full time working Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm.

To apply, please email mark.dooler@readingvolvo.co.uk.

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