Trainee Car Sales Consultant

Trainee Car Sales Consultant

  • Location: Southend-On-Sea, Basildon, Brentwood
  • Type: Full-time
  • Length: Permanent
  • Salary: £26-£50k realistic on target earning once trained (OTE)
About Us

Toomey Motor Group incorporates dealerships for; Vauxhall, Renault, Nissan, Dacia, Peugeot, Citroen, DS and MG across Essex in Southend, Basildon and Brentwood. 

95% of our customers would recommend us and we are proud to deliver new and used vehicles as a major part of our strategy. We always strive to achieve the best customer service level within all areas of the business


We are actively looking for a candidate for a full time role as a Trainee Car Sales Consultant to be based in Southend, Basildon or Brentwood - ideally with a sales background - who are looking to extend their skills into a rewarding career.

Toomey are a well-respected successful local Company and this could be your opportunity to either move into or advance your sales career within the motor trade.

The Sales Consultant role involves:

  • Sales of vehicles, which are accompanied by substantial financial rewards
  • Sales of service plans
  • Maintenance and update of a diary system
  • Coordination with the Service Department to fulfil customer requirements
  • Conducting test drives
  • Periodic hosting of off-site events

As this role will also involve test drives, all candidates must hold a UK manual driving licence with NO points. For the purposes of our company insurance, full licenses must have been held for at least one year. Unfortunately, we cannot consider candidates who hold only a provisional licence.

Candidates must be fully able and willing to work the following shifts and hours:

  • Monday to Saturday 9am to 6:00pm or 7.00pm on rota basis.
  • Alternate Sundays (on rota) 10am to 4pm.

One week day off per week will be agreed with you and your line manager. 
You are required to supply your up to date CV and a supporting statement – detailing your suitability for the role.


You must be:

  • Confident
  • An excellent communicator
  • Ambitious
  • Well-presented
  • Have recent experience in vehicle or retail sales
  • Have a “can do” and flexible attitude
  • Have a strong customer focused background
  • Be capable of delivering exceptional customer service
  • Be a driver with full clean manual UK driving licence


We will provide a comprehensive and dedicated training programme for all selected candidates.

For successful candidates, the financial package comprises:

  • £26-£50k realistic on target earning once trained (OTE)
  • Company car after training period
  • Employee benefits and discount Scheme
  • 20 days holiday
  • Superb career advancement prospects within the Toomey Group