Internet Sales Specialist Visalia CA

The Internet sales specialist manages the online sales conducted through a dealership's website. Depending on the size of the dealership, Internet sales specialists may work solely with Internet leads, or they assist customers in the showroom.

Bonnie Bell
(510) 763-5671
1111 Broadway
Oakland, CA
 
North County Aruto Center
(619) 476-3505
4430 Main St Chula Vista,CA
Chula Vista, CA
 
Castaneda's Auto Repair
(619) 422-5882
44 Broadway Chula Vista,CA
Chula Vista, CA
 
Bob Garner MS MA Ncc
(510) 652-2467
3873 Piedmont Ave
Oakland, CA
 
Pacific Coast Trade School
(805) 236-9804
1690 Universe Circle
Oxnard, CA
 
Davenport & Associates
(209) 491-5191
1020 15th St
Modesto, CA
 
CARQUEST Auto Parts
(619) 426-3911
908 3rd Ave Chula Vista.CA
Chula Vista, CA
 
Institute for OneWorld Health
(415) 421-4700
50 California St., Ste. 500
San Francisco, CA
 
NAPA Auto Parts
(619) 425-6272
680 L St Ste F Chula Vista,CA
Chula Vista, CA
 
CARQUEST Auto Parts
(619) 425-6020
531 Orange Ave Chula Vista,CA
Chula Vista, CA
 

Internet Sales Specialist

From Automotive Retailing Today...

Job Definition

The Internet sales specialist manages the online sales conducted through a dealership's website. Depending on the size of the dealership, Internet sales specialists may work solely with Internet leads, or they assist customers in the showroom.

As with other sales positions, Internet sales personnel are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards.

Job Duties

Job duties for an Internet sales specialist include:

  • Keeping a dealership's website up-to-date with vehicle specifications and availability.
  • Managing Internet sales leads, responding to inquiries in a timely fashion and answering questions on available stock and product performance.
  • Selling a minimum number of vehicles or bringing in a minimum of customers from the Internet, based on goals and objectives defined by the sales manager.
  • Coordinating with a webmaster to update the website and create Internet promotions and advertisements.
  • Scheduling appointments with interested buyers for test drives and delivery of vehicles.
  • Disclosing terms of sales with consumers and reviewing sales with dealership management.
  • Preparing sold vehicles for customer delivery prior to customer arrival, ensuring that the customer understands their vehicle's operating features, warranty and paperwork.

Job Requirements

An Internet sales specialist should be Internet savvy, have good computer skills and excellent organizational skills to help keep track of all sales leads and to keep the website data up-to-date.

All sales personnel require strong communication skills in order to work most effectively with customers.

People working within the automotive retail industry often work extended hours, evenings and weekends to achieve their goals.

A valid state sales license is often required.

Education Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent is required and a college degree is preferred. A strong background in computers, marketing and business is also useful.

Career Path

The Internet sales specialist may progress to managerial sales positions within the dealership based on a strong sales history.

Salary Range

The average annual earnings of Internet sales specialists are approximately $30,000 to $92,000. Earnings vary depending on experience, and the dealer's geographic location and size.

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Benefits

Benefits vary by employer, but most dealerships offer on site training, health insurance, retirement plans, and other benefit options. Talk with the specific dealer human resource manager about benefit packages.

Training Resources

  • National Automobile Dealers Association
  • Community Colleges
  • Northwood University
  • College of Automotive Management
  • Automotive Management Institute

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