Sales Trainee

Job Description

Are you driven by success and a sense of achievement?

Do you like to chase a target and be rewarded by commission?

Have you dabbled in sales and want to build a career?

We need a motivated trainee to join our New Car Sales team at Honda Cars Newmarket, who is keen to develop a career in vehicle sales.

About the Sales Trainee role

We’ll teach you how to create relationships with customers and successfully manage a customer base. Over time you’ll gather valuable sales techniques through on-the-job training, plus you’ll also get sales support and administrative experience. The aim is to arm you with the necessary skills for you to be able to move into a sales position.

Experience required

You’ll need to have at least 2 years sales experience, preferably in a new business role, and a strong passion to meet targets and succeed in a competitive environment. Outbound telemarketing experience will offer a significant advantage, as a key part of the role is to actively prospect new and repeat business.

Responsibilities of the role:

Telemarketing the Honda customer base to book test drives is a key part of the role, as this prospecting activity generates repeat business opportunities and referrals. You’ll be set test drive targets and will be able to earn commission for achieving them.
You’ll also be expected to follow up on leads and convert them into sales as well as supporting the sales team and following up with customers’ vehicle orders, paperwork and deliveries.

Who are we looking for?

We need a goal driven candidate who enjoys being recognised and rewarded for their performance. You may have participated in competitive environments (i.e. sports, music, etc.) and understand the discipline and commitment that makes you successful in these pursuits. You’ll have great communication skills and an ability to build rapport with people from all walks of life. Also required is drive and energy and not giving up at the first hurdle. Up to date computer skills are a necessity.

Rostered weekend work may be required with days off during the week in lieu. A current NZ Driver’s License (Restricted or Full) is required.

What Honda can offer as an employer:

Honda is a premium brand, representing award-winning technology and service. Our sales process and customer management systems offer sales professionals a tremendous opportunity to achieve significant results in terms of sales success and personal development.

We’re professional, friendly and above all mad about service.

We provide a competitive remuneration package, subsidised health care and super scheme.

If you think you have what it takes to be successful at Honda please send a cover letter and CV to or you can call Maria Albert to discuss on 021931164.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time


Wellington City