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Avis Budget Group Car Sales Specialist in Detroit, Michigan

The Car Sales Specialist will join the Fleet Car Sales team at Avis Budget Group (ABG) at a pivotal, evolutionary time. The team is responsible for supporting pre-owned sales to retail consumers. This role is responsible for working closely with our Call/Sales center for “online” retail sales, and our Field operations teams on all customer-centric activities related to the Avis & Budget retail car sales programs. This role is critical to ensuring the growth of the ABG retail car sales distribution channel.

As a Fortune 500 company, we provide you with best-in-class benefits including a competitive salary, and training and career pathing in case you want to explore other areas of our business. So, join us if you want to take your career to the next level!

What you’ll do:

  • Interface/consult with call center manager on pricing inquires, operation issues & metrics, scripting, and reporting.

  • Assist call center manager and Avis close car deals via phone and/or e-mail.

  • Follow up on daily test drives with the ABG Operations, Supply Chain, and Local Market teams; as well as call center sales consultants.

  • Work closely with Avis Supply Chain teams to ensure vehicle quality standards for vehicles prepped for customer test drives, including developing/executing robust field accountability, metrics, and reporting on “issues” and “successes” by Region and location.

  • Help call center in locating vehicles for submitted customer leads in situations where the identified vehicle is out-of-service or is still be utilized as a rental vehicle.

  • Support/serve as backup to work with ABG Virginia Beach and Tulsa locations to ensure the pricing accuracy of and the timely recording of reported sales.

  • Provide support to the ABG Independent operators on program questions/quality requirements/supplies at the local market locations.

  • Help manage 3rd party inventory listings, and monitor listings for competitive pricing.

  • Help obtain maintenance requests for customers from internal ABG systems.

What we’re looking for: (may vary by level)

  • Five or more years of sales or operations experience

  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills

  • Tenacity and drive for results

  • Proven Process experience

  • Track record of success working in a fast paced environment, being persuasive and effective even where no direct reporting relationship exists

  • Demonstrated team building experience

    Extra points for this:

  • Retail automotive experience

  • Automotive F&I experience

Perks you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary

  • Clear and defined career paths to pursue

  • Access to Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance

  • Eligible to elect other voluntary benefits including: Group Legal, Identity Theft, Accident Insurance, FSA, additional life insurance coverages

  • Up to $5,500/year tuition reimbursement

  • Contribute up to $260 as a tax-free benefit for public transportation or parking expenses

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company matched contributions

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (eligible after 90 days of service)

  • Full training to learn the business and enhance professional skills

  • Employee discounts, including discounted prices on the purchase of Avis/Budget cars

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program for services including counseling, financial and legal consultation, referrals for care service and more

Who are we?

Here at Avis Budget Group we're more than just rentals--although over 70 years of experience and 11,000 locations in 180 countries has taught us a thing or two about that. Shaping the future of the mobility industry with our innovative, customer-focused solutions, our globally-recognized brands including Avis, Budget, Budget Truck, and Zipcar connect people to more. This means more convenience, more options, and more time on the road for our customers. But we also connect our employees to more: opportunities, benefits, support, collaboration, and most importantly--power to change the future. Sound your speed? Come join our family.

The fine print:

Avis Budget Group is an equal opportunity employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled.

This advertisement does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment. This advertisement describes the general nature and level of this position only. Essential functions and responsibilities may change as business needs require. This position may be with any affiliate of Avis Budget Group.