Management professionals, are you interested in running your own business with the backing of an established and successful auto dealership group? Join our team at America’s Car Mart, Inc. Founded in 1981, we have built a stellar reputation for providing working people with quality, affordable vehicles. As the nation's largest publicly traded buy-here-pay-here organization, we have over 50,000 customers and 140 locations in Arkansas, Alabama, Iowa, Georgia, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, and Texas. Due to our rapid growth, we are currently looking to train our next generation of Automotive General Managers.
Automotive experience is not necessary. This is a perfect opportunity for you to build on previous experience in fields such as retail, sales or hospitality through our Manager-In-Training program. In addition to the ability to build a business of your own, you can expect career advancement to even higher corporate management roles, uncapped and virtually unlimited income, and an excellent company benefits package. If this sounds like the kind of career opportunity you’ve been waiting for, and if you meet our qualifications, contact us today. We want to talk with you!
As an Automotive General Manager with America’s Car Mart, you will be part of a stable and established organization dedicated to providing quality vehicles, affordable payment terms, and excellent customer service. As one of the fastest-growing auto groups in the country, we can offer you the opportunity to operate your own dealership while also preparing for advancement to positions of even greater responsibility. Our comprehensive, 90-day hands-on training program will teach you everything you need to know to ensure your success. We will then fund, staff, and support your venture as you take over one of our Car-Mart locations. Your efforts will be rewarded by a very competitive compensation package.
Here’s what we have to offer:
Virtually unlimited income potential
Company profit percentage
Group medical, dental, and life insurance
Disability pay plans
401(k) with company match
As an Automotive General Manager, you must be a proven leader with a high level of integrity and a strong work ethic. You must also be highly organized and detail-oriented with solid analytical, decision-making and planning abilities. It is also important that you display exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and that you are dedicated to providing superior customer service while motivating your staff to do the same.
Specific qualifications for the position include:
Associate's degree or two years of relevant experience
Prior supervisory experience in sales, collections, hospitality or retail operations
Willingness to complete our comprehensive management training program
Passionate desire for excellence
Ability to solve problems and implement innovative solutions in a variety of situations
Ability to prioritize and effectively multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
Computer proficiency and strong mathematical skills
Willingness to relocate to any of our locations at least twice during your first 12 months with us
Basic knowledge of and interest in automobiles, a plus
As an Automotive General Manager, you will ensure the overall success of your dealership by effectively managing dealership staff, overseeing daily operations, planning and developing short- and long-term goals and objectives and meeting requirements based on our company standards.
Your specific duties as a General Manager will include:
Recruiting, hiring and overseeing the training of all staff positions
Monitoring daily operations and implementing improvements as needed
Overseeing P&L and financials and ensuring the continued profitability of your dealership
Motivating your staff by setting a positive, enthusiastic example
Creating short- and long-range cost effective advertising plans, sales promotions, staffing needs, lease promotions and compensation plans for the dealership
Responding to and working to resolve customer complaints, ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction