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Careers at J.C Halliday & Sons

Customer Service Advisor - Eglinton

Full time
Published: 02 November 2017


"Where successful people drive a successful business”

Due to our new and exciting expansion projects, we are seeking to recruit a Customer Advisor to add to our existing skilled and dedicated team and to further strengthen our commitment to delivering a first class service to our customers

A vacancy has arisen for a highly motivated customer facing Customer Advisor.  This is a full time position within a very busy environment working as part of a dedicated and successful team.  You will need to be an organised and well presented team player, capable of working under pressure and meeting deadlines as well as being able to handle our customers with care and sensitivity.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes: -

  1. Excellent communications, inter personal and organisational skills
  2. Flexibility, confidence and enthusiasm
  3. Computer literate
  4. Self motivation
  5. Possess a high standard of personal presentation


In return we will offer: -


  • Basic Salary £18,000 per annum plus bonuses                                                                                                                                                                               
  • If you feel that you can use your knowledge and expertise to its best advantage, and wish to make a positive contribution to the development of our business, then please forward your CV, and covering letter, to: ~

Email -

Post -   C/O A. Miller, J.C.Halliday & Sons, 10 Courtauld Way,        Eglinton,BT473DN

Closing date for Applications: 14th March 2019


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DS Sales Consultant - Eglinton

Full Time
Published: 01 March 2019







Car, pension & employee discount schemes




DS Automobiles Car Sales Consultant

Who are we?  A division of a local family business J.C HALLIDAY & SONS, who have been in operation over 30 years, based in Eglinton.  DS Store Eglinton is the first outlet for DS cars in Northern Ireland.  This new DS Store was opened in April 2018 and has since grown its DS business quickly, both with new DS cars and with the DS Certified pre-owned stock.   DS Store Eglinton stood out as the No. 1 among the DS Retailers of the UK in terms of deliveries of DS 7 CROSSBACK.

What will you be doing: As a DS Automobiles Car Sales Consultant, you will be responsible for every aspect of the sales process for both new and used cars – meeting and greeting customers, discussing their wants and needs, demonstrating the unique features and technologies that make owning a DS Automobile is an absolute delight, and generally be the main point of contact for your customers. You will need to be an expert on every model in the range, an ambassador for the brand and the face and personality of your Centre. 

Role Responsibilities - including but not limited to

  • To achieve vehicle sales
  • To have thorough knowledge of the complete product range and our competitors
  • To proactively prospect new and existing customers, communicating latest products, finance and technology information
  • To maintain positive relationships with all customers
  • To create and coordinate customer appointments, proactively organising and making necessary arrangements for test drives, preparing and checking the vehicle prior to the test drive
  • To negotiate the sale around the type of vehicle suitable based on assessment of customer needs and effective qualification
  • To accurately process all correspondence and documentation in relation to the vehicle order, sale, financing and delivery including coordinating the date for receiving the customer’s existing car
  • To process a customer’s used car valuation, initiating a technical evaluation and commercial appraisal, prior to providing the valuation quote
  • To conduct final car checks (PDI) to ensure a positive and thorough handover to customers
  • Maintain all new and used cars, ensuring they are clean, fuelled and ready for customers

Who do you need to be?

  • You must have excellent communication skills to communicate credibly with our customers, colleagues and senior management
  • You must enjoy working in a fast-paced environment recognising individual responsibility to contribute to the performance and success of the team.
  • You will have an understanding of the needs of others and a willingness to go the extra mile
  • You will have the ability to keep up-to-date with complex information, proven selling skills and good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You will be good with administration, diary management and following up within agreed timeframes
  • You will be able to develop rapport and trust with customers and to resolve conflict situations calmly and reasonably
  • You will have a passion for customer service, have a process orientated approach and be professional and well-presented

Experience required

  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 5 GSCEs grade C and above, including Maths and English, or equivalent.
  • You must have Car Sales Experience within the automotive industry working to targets
  • Excellent Communication and negotiation skills
  • You will have good IT and administration skills
  • You will have a valid clean UK Driving Licence

Benefits: 19 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays/Company Car/Employee discount schemes..

Values: As a family-owned Company we employ staff who hold to our 5 core values of providing Unrivalled Service to customers and colleagues, are Unquestionably Honest, have People Obsession, Creativity and want to Give Back to the community. 

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