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Sales Manager

Giles Nissan Opelousas
Opelousas, LA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

All this rain has washed our sales manager away, which leaves an exclusive position as our Nissan Sales Manager at our Opelousas Location.


  • Compensation of course:  We have some of the highest paid managers in the area and when it comes to our star manager at our headquarters you will not be disappointed.  It's a big job and we believe that deserves a quality living.  
  • Career Path:  We have a goal to never have to run an ad for a leadership position however, we haven't been able to keep up with all of the growth.  The good news is we believe strongly in advancing within the ranks of our organization.  We like to believe we have something special going on and want to raise up our leaders from within our culture.  So if you are looking to grow and be given a transparent plan to advance this is your place.  
  • Management & Sales Support:  Superior sales support from our great award-winning team of management and sales staffs.
  • Benefits:  Medical - Dental – Paid Vacation –401k Retirement Option.

We are looking for someone that takes pride in their work to help the people in Acadiana make good decisions about purchasing automobiles. We aren't looking for someone that can just desk deals; we are looking for someone that can lead a team with purpose and integrity.  We can teach people how to manage a sales desk however, teaching leadership and drive is extremely hard to teach.  The selection process for us is pretty straightforward. We judge all of our respective candidates through the lens of our core values:

  • Holds oneself to the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and sincerity
  • Has a continuous drive for excellence and self-improvement
  • Takes full responsibility and is dependable in/for area of influence
  • A professional team-player that deeply respects others
  • Possesses a strong desire to serve our community, our customers and each other
  • Exudes an extraordinary attitude


  • Coach sales team on proper closing techniques through training and active participation, and lead profitability of your teams.

  • Lead all showroom activities and maintain an experienced level of product knowledge.

  • Ensure high Customer Satisfaction scores and analyze these metrics to isolate areas for improvement.

  • Monitor the performance of New and Used team, Internet Sales, Finance Managers and Service Drive Sales.

  • Mentor new and experienced sales reps on standard methodologies for improving performance.

  • Ensure proper follow up of all prospective buyers by developing, implementing, and monitoring a CRM system.

  • Establish delivery procedures and monitor performance and execution.

  • Guarantee delivery includes an introduction to the service department and the scheduling of the first service appointment.

  • Achieve forecasted goals and objectives for dealership and OEM sales, gross, and key expenses on a monthly and annual basis.


  • Minimum two years of sales manager experience with responsibility for the entire variable operation of a successful dealership

  • Possess a successful history of the building and training of a sales team, strong CSI scores and above average gross and net departmental profits

  • Strong background in building showroom and internet traffic, SEO and SEM, direct mail and other traditional media

Giles is proud to be an automotive leader in the Acadiana community. We pride ourselves in living out our mission to be a “vehicle" that improves the lives of our employees, our customers, and our community. We offer a wide selection of cars and trucks, award-winning service, beautiful state-of-the-art facilities, and excellent career choices.

Come work for a great company and earn a great living. If you have a great attitude and love serving people we want you to apply. We are offering a meaningful career choice that you can build and make an excellent living. Apply now to be considered and we look forward to meeting you!

Must be 21 or older and have a valid driver's license with a decent driving record.

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Giles Nissan Opelousas


Opelousas, LA