The jobs available at dealerships vary greatly in their professional focuses, as well as their potential for earning. We've listed the below positions in rough ascending order, based on average salary:
Warranty Clerk: Prepares, submits and follows up on warranty claims with the factory.
Billing Clerk: Responsible for creating and tracking invoices and credit memos for the dealership.
Parts Counterperson: Sells parts over the counter and on the phone.
Service Technician: Uses state-of-the art computers and equipment to diagnose and repair vehicles.
Communications Manager: Manages IT and internet sales, maintains dealer web site and communicates with the manufacturers.
Office Manager: Organizes office operations and procedures.
Parts Manager: Maintains parts inventory, inventory control, merchandising, display and advertising.
Salesperson: Does direct sales and leasing.
Marketing Manager: Helps the sales team by creating ongoing activities that promote the company and its products.
Finance & Insurance Manager: Assists the buyer with financing and insurance.
Sales Manager: Sets showroom goals and manages sales force.
BDC Manager: Responsible for getting phone calls out to help bring business in to the sales and service departments.
Controller: Responsible for the accounting operations of the dealership.
General Manager: Ensures the profitability of the dealership.
Interested in learning more? Contact GNYADA’s Center for Automotive Education & Training: 718-640-2012; www.autoedcenter.com