Current Vacancies

Here at Saxton 4×4 we are always looking to expand our team to enhance our customer experience. Providing outstanding customer care is our priority and there are always ways to make our team even better. Maybe you have the skills to help us do it? Check out which roles are currently available and see whether one of them matches your skill set.


Sales Executive

The role of the sales executive is to be on the shop floor, providing a first-class sales experience for customers in order to maximise profitability for the business.  This role is to represent the business to the highest level for every customer to interact with.

Hours: 45hrs per week (Monday to Friday, 9am – 6.30pm (x2) and Midday to 9pm (x2), Saturday 9am – 6pm, alternative Sundays 10am – 5pm)

Person Specification:

  • A current and valid driver’s licence
  • A minimum of one year’s sales experience in the motor industry
  • Professional appearance and attitude
  • Excellent persuasive verbal communication skills
  • Time management skills and willingness to take the initiative
  • Knowledge of automotive industry and technical aspects of vehicles and ownership
  • Good knowledge of financing and basic mathematics skills

Renewal Specialist

The role will be responsible for contacting customers on our database who have purchased from us previously, in order to create opportunities for repeat business.  You will need to be able to develop good rapport with customers over the phone whilst ensuring excellent customers service is given at all times.

Hours: 45hrs per week (Monday to Friday, 9am – 6.30pm (x2) and Midday to 9pm (x2), Saturday 9am – 6pm, alternative Sundays 10am – 5pm)

Person Specification:

  • A current and valid driver’s licence
  • A minimum of one year’s sales experience in the motor industry
  • Professional appearance and attitude
  • Excellent persuasive verbal communication skills
  • Time management skills and willingness to take the initiative
  • Knowledge of automotive industry and technical aspects of vehicles and ownership
  • Good knowledge of financing and basic mathematics skills

Handover Specialist

This role will be the last point of contact with our customers as they collect their new vehicles.  This role will require you to be an expert in every vehicle sold as you will be called upon to ensure that the customer is familiar with their new vehicle, prior to driving it away. 

Hours: 45hrs per week (Monday to Friday, 9am – 6.30pm (x2) and Midday to 9pm (x2), Saturday 9am – 6pm, alternative Sundays 10am – 5pm)

Person Specification:

  • Proven experience within a dealership or relevant position
  • Full, clean UK driving licence
  • Ability to work under pressure, at a fast pace
  • Enthusiastic and friendly, with the ability to adjust to different customers
  • Be confident when communicating, both in person and over the phone
  • Excellent organisational skills

Vehicle Technician

This role will be responsible for completing detailed full vehicle assessments, reporting visual defects and repairing vehicles to the highest standard.  You will play a pivotal role in the customer service process, ensuring all our vehicles are handed over to the highest standard.

Hours: 45hrs per week 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. Alternative Saturdays 8am to 1pm

Person Specification:

  • Hold a NVQ L3 in motor vehicle repair or similar
  • Experience of working within a Vehicle Technician role
  • Knowledge of diagnostic tools and equipment
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components
  • Ability to handle various tools and heavy equipment
  • Work as both part of a team and on own initiative
  • The ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Current and clean UK driving licence.

Vehicle Valeter

Hours: 47.5hrs per week (Monday – Sunday, 8am to 9pm). Different shifts available, overtime also available

This role is responsible for providing a full valeting service for all customer upon purchasing their vehicles.  You must be able to work under pressure, within a fast paced environment and have a strong eye for detail to ensure all vehicles are finished to the highest standard. 

Person Specification:

  • Valeting experience;
  • Full UK Driving Licence;
  • Have a strong attention to detail and be safety conscious;
  • Friendly and approachable personal manner with integrity and loyalty;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines and targets, handle conflicting demands, identify priorities and schedule work appropriately;
  • Able to work outside, in all weathers;
  • Flexible approach to work demands.

Bodyshop Prep & Finisher

Hours: 45hrs per week (Hours completed between Monday to Sunday, 8am to 6pm)

The role will involve assisting the bodyshop team in the preparation of vehicles prior to painting and polishing all vehicles once they have been painted and removed from the oven.


Wheel Technician

This role will be responsible for producing high quality work, ensuring all our alloy wheels are refurbished and presented to the highest standard.  You must be able to work under pressure, using your own initiative and able to work alone, producing a high volume of wheels per week.

Hours: 42.5hrs per week (Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm, Saturday 8am to 1pm)


Digital Marketing & Social Media Manager

We are looking for a highly experience Marketing & Social Media Manager who ideally possesses experience within the automotive industry.  The ideal candidate will present with a wealth of experience and knowledge of running successful marketing campaigns, promoting businesses and increasing followers on their social media platforms.  The candidate will also need to have strong leadership skills to manage a well-established team and empower them to push to marketing team forward.  

Hours: 40hrs per week (9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday)

Person Specification:

  • BS/MS degree in marketing or a related field
  • Proven working experience in marketing and social media
  • Experience with the automotive industry desirable
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Creative thinking skills and ability to work with limited management
  • Strong verbal communication skills for articulating ideas to the company
  • Excellent written communication skills for producing high quality content
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and flexibly
  • Ability to prioritise and work across multiple projects
  • Able to work alone, using own initiative
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate

Pricing Data Analyst

We are ideally looking for a candidate who has worked within the motor industry, within either a buying role or similar analyst role and possess pre-existing knowledge of market prices, changes to prices, different car specs. The ideal candidate will have the skills to develop an appropriate system for recording price data.

This role will be responsible for ensuring our vehicles are kept at the top of all advertising boards, working closely with our Buying and Marketing team.  You will be responsible for making tweaks to pricing as and when the market changes. 

Hours: 40hrs per week (8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday)


Studio Photographer (Photo Uploader)

Please be advised – this role is based in our studio which is partly outside in all weathers and will involve taking standard shots rather than creative shots of cars coming in for our website.

Hours: 52hrs per week (M-F, 8.30am to 5.30pm, Saturdays, 8.30am to 1.30pm)

This role will be responsible for ensuring each vehicle coming into the business is photographed and uploaded onto our website correctly, and efficiently. You will need to manage your day effectively, ensuring turn-around times are kept low.

Person Specification:

  • Valid and clean UK driving licence;
  • 1 year of experience in photography preferred;
  • Experience in digital and computer processing;
  • Basic computer software skills are preferred;
  • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time;
  • Ability to work in all weathers, and within cold temperatures during colder seasons;
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion tasks, manual dexterity;
  • Vision abilities required include close, distance and depth perception;
  • High level of attention to detail

Social Media Assistant

This role will be responsible for liaising with all departments, especially Sales and Finance to ensure our social media presence is of top priority.  You will work with a range of platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, etc), developing posts and creating content on a regular, daily basis.  We require someone who can work on their own initiative, presenting ideas to the Executive Team on the best way to develop our social media presence.

Hours: 40hrs per week (9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday)

Person Specification:

  • Proven experience as a social media assistant or other administrative role
  • Knowledge and understanding in social media
  • Possess exceptional written skills with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A creative flair in the generation of fun and original online content
  • Hold a good standard of computer literacy including the use of PC’s, Macs, Microsoft work, etc
  • Highly organised, with an ability to work to deadlines, and to plan/prioritise short and long-term tasks effectively

Driver

This role will be responsible for working within a well-established team of drivers to ensure the smooth running of our delivery/collection service.   The successful applicant must hold a trailer licence (B&E licence). If the driving licence was obtained prior to 1997, this should form part of their driving licence. For anyone who obtained their DL after 1997, they will need to obtain the B&E licence separately and present proof.

Hours: 8am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday. Overtime will be available

Person Specification:

  • Full, clean UK driving licence, with trailer licence (B&E Licence)
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets
  • Strong organisational skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team but alone also, using own initiative
  • Confident and professional communication skills

Vehicle Administrator

This role will liaise with several departments in order to manage the administrative side of vehicles coming in and out of the business.  You will liaise with external vendors with queries, such as V5’s and ensure all paperwork is correct for all vehicles within the business.

Hours: 37.5hrs per week (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm)

Person Specification:

  • Knowledge and experience of working with Microsoft packages (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc):
  • Previous experience within a Vehicle Administrator role in a dealership ideal
  • Experience within an Accounts role
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to use own initiative and work on own, or within a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organisation skills to deal with a large administration workload
  • Friendly expert with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A flexible approach to work duties with a willingness to learn

Payroll Officer

This role will be responsible for the day-to-day administration and collation of the payroll, processed on a monthly basis.  You will liaise with all heads of department in order to obtain the information required, handle any payroll queries and liaise with  accounts in order to ensure the smooth running of the monthly payroll.

Hours: 37.5hrs per week (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm)

Person Specification:

  • Experience within a similar role and processing payrolls
  • An understanding of payroll software packages including SAGE
  • High level of experience working with bonus and commission plans
  • An understanding of GDPR and relevant legislation
  • A good understanding of Microsoft packages including Excel
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • The ability to work well under pressure and strict deadlines.

We welcome speculative applications from people at any stage of their career even if a specific vacancy is not advertised on our website.

We are always interested in receiving applications from Sales Executives, Vehicle Technicians & Bodyshop Technicians.

There are always opportunities available for exceptional candidates.

If there is no specific vacancy, with a candidate’s agreement in advance, we can keep applications on file so that we can contact applicants directly if a vacancy does occur that matches their particular skills and experience.

Should you wish to apply for any of the positions listed above, or you feel that you have skills and experience that would be of interest to us then please send your CV with covering letter to our careers team at careers@saxton4x4.co.uk