Overview

Job description

Harley-Davidson Buyer

Baton Rouge Harley-Davidson has been serving the Baton Rouge Area for over four decades. We take pride in long-term relationships with our clients and communities. Providing outstanding service along with competitive pricing has been a trademark of Baton Rouge Harley-Davidson.

JOB SUMMARY:

Actively seeks out and negotiates the purchase of used motorcycles in the local market and beyond for retail at the dealership.

Partner with management to develop relationships that enhance the sales and retention process
Maintains current job and product knowledge to improve effectiveness with Clients and assigned tasks
Actively listens and communicates, verbally and in writing, in a courteous, professional, clear, concise, and correct manner to identify Client needs beyond expressed concerns
Responds in a timely, courteous, welcoming and professional manner with a “consultative, value-added” approach to secure Client understanding and develop stronger business relationships and increase future opportunity
Provides out-of-stock service for fleet accounts and local Police Departments in conjunction with new-vehicle department manager
Follow-up with any issues of delivery and/or delays
Supplies specifications as needed for orders
Maintains accurate records of fleet business and processes
Solicits commercial fleet accounts
Ensures quality of deliveries of all fleet sales
Follow-up on dealership payment for delivered fleet, lease company, and commercial account vehicles routinely
Supplies new vehicle department manager with monthly forecasts of fleet deliveries
Support all other aspects of the sales department
Bid all local, state, and federal opportunities for fleet sales
Schedule:

Flexible

MINIMUM EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

(Harley-Davidson preferred but not required)
Proven track record of success

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Competitive
Self-starter
Positive attitude
Excellent selling/closing capabilities
Personable/Charismatic
Motivated to succeed/Winner!
High Sense of Urgency
Takes responsibility/committed to good decision making
Strong computer and phone skills (Internet, Microsoft Outlook, CRM)
Solid understanding of inventory control
Working knowledge of F&I
REQUIREMENTS – MUST BE ABLE TO DO THE FOLLOWING:

Effectively manage time to meet and exceed company set metrics and goals
Must have valid Motorcycle Driver’s License
Must Pass a Background Check and Drug Test
Must have strong written and verbal communicate skills
Must possess a consistent desire to win in a competitive environment
Strong desire to work independently and within a team setting
Provide continuous effort to increase customer satisfaction, sales, drive company branding and improve overall business quality
Implement and adhere to internal policies and procedures
Ability to complete accurate documents and contracts
Prioritize effectively to maximize production time
Strong ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

BENEFITS:

Starting at $43,200/year

Four day work week

Medical Insurance
401k
Paid Vacation
Drug-free work environment
Equal opportunity employer
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

Dependable — more reliable than spontaneous
People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
Adaptable/flexible — enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
Detail-oriented — would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
Autonomous/Independent — enjoys working with little direction
Achievement-oriented — enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

About Hammond Harley Davidson

Since 1980, Baton Rouge Harley-Davidson® has been the "Flagship Dealer of the Gulf South," conveniently located in the heart of Louisiana's capital city. With deep Southern roots and a passion for the Harley-Davidson® brand, our staff shares a commitment to deliver excellence to our customers in every visit. As a full-service dealer, we strive to exceed your expectations and provide you everything you need to "Ride and Have Fun." With a full lineup of new and pre-owned Harley-Davidson® motorcycles, a state-of-the-art service department and fully stocked P&A and Motorclothes departments, Baton Rouge Harley-Davidson® has everything you need to make your riding experience easy, safe and most importantly fun. Baton Rouge Harley-Davidson® believes in delivering frequent events designed to bring together customers who share a common passion for the Harley-Davidson® lifestyle.

In 2012, Robert Dodson fulfilled a lifelong dream when he became the owner of Baton Rouge Harley-Davidson® and Hammond Harley-Davidson®. With a vision of creating two of the nations "best-in-class" Harley-Davidson® dealerships, Robert is a hands-on owner who you will find on-site at either location. Robert is a motorcycle enthusiast who sat on the seat of his first motorcycle at the age of six and is still riding today (2010 Street Glide is his baby, 22523 miles, and counting!). Robert got his start in the motorcycle industry over 25 years ago as a sales associate and was instrumental in growing several dealerships in the Deep South the Midwest. With a belief in connecting with and giving back to the community, Robert looks forward to getting involved in local events and welcoming every customer as a lifelong friend!