Automotive Sales Associate - Kearny Mesa Ford Kia

7303 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA Req #16
Thursday, April 27, 2023
Automotive Sales Associate - Kearny Mesa Ford & Kia

Job Summary:

Kearny Mesa Ford & Kia is looking to hire an Automotive Sales Associate who strives to meet daily, weekly and monthly vehicle sales quotas. Sales Associates assist customers by demonstrating how to operate a vehicle, providing test drives and identifying costs associated with the purchase.  


- Assisting customers who enter the dealership, answering their questions and helping them select a vehicle that is right for their needs. 

- Selling a minimum number of vehicles based on the goals and objectives defined by the sales manager.  

- Explaining product performance, application and benefits to prospects and describing all optional equipment available for customer purchase. 

- Offering test drives to all prospects and following dealership procedure to obtain proper identification prior to test drive. 

- Keeping abreast of new products, features and accessories available, and translating their benefits to customers. Attending product and sales training courses. 

- Referring closed deals to the finance and insurance (F&I) manager along with properly completed paperwork (insurance information, trade title, etc.). 

- Preparing sold vehicles for customer delivery prior to customer arrival, ensuring that the customer understands the vehicles operating features, warranty and paperwork. 

- Introducing customers to service department personnel to emphasize the quality and efficiency of service repairs and maintenance available in the dealerships service department. 

- Following up on all post delivery items including tag/title work, and any special requests to be sure that all customer expectations are met. 

- Maintaining a buyer follow-up system that encourages repeat and referral business and contributes to customer satisfaction. 


 - As with all our positions, Sales Associates are expected to uphold the highest ethical standards. 

- Must have a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent, but a College Degree is strongly preferred. 

- Sales Associates should have excellent communication skills, be organized and able explain the products, their features and benefits compared to competing brands.  

- A valid state sales license is often required. 

- A strong background in business, computers, and marketing will prove itself useful. 

 Kearny Mesa Ford Kia employees are offered a generous benefit plan which includes:

- Competitive pay

- Flexible Work Schedule

- Medical, Dental and Vision Plans

- Health Savings Accounts

- Flexible Spending Accounts

- Paid Holidays and Vacation Time

- Short and Long-Term Disability

- Company Sponsored Life Insurance

- 401(k) Retirement Plan

- Vehicle Purchase Discounts

- Vehicle Service Discounts

- Vehicle Parts Discounts

- Employee Assistance Plans

- Maderas Golf Club Discounts

- And more!

Kearny Mesa Ford & Kia is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) and maintains a drug free workplace. If you receive an offer of employment, it will be a conditional offer contingent on the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.  

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.30
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • 7303 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111, USA