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BMW Motorrad, Farnborough - Motorcycle Sales - 13 Month Placement (July 2022)

Farnborough, Hampshire. Open to all STEM.

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We be­lieve in cre­ating an envi­ron­ment where you, our placement student, can learn and develop dur­ing your time with us and where you are giv­en your own ar­eas of responsibilities from the start. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one; encour­aging you to bring your own ideas to the table and to give you the opportunity to show what you can re­ally do.

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The Motorrad Sales team are responsible for the full lifecycle of the sales process for BMW Motorcycles. This includes ensuring customers’ needs are met through the supply of required bikes right through to the analysis of sales data.

What will you be doing?

  • Provide general sales support to the team including supporting both the Sales Operations Manager and the Planning Manager with ad hoc projects and day to day tasks
  • Fleet Management – with hundreds of internal bikes on a number of different fleets (Press, Shows, Events, Off Road Skills, etc), careful management of the fleet is critical
  • Utilising your analytical skills and eye for detail you will provide excel sales reports that will be used to drive the business forward
  • Regular creation of PowerPoint presentations for information delivery to senior stakeholders and internal departments
  • Remarketing Support – Assisting with the sale of the Internal bikes via the new online auction
  • Review and analyse competitor pricing and product actions and benchmark against BMW models.
  • Putting your communication and relationship building skills into practice you will be responsible for updating and publishing sales bulletins on the Retailer Infonet and providing Sales Advisor support for all retailer queries and support requests
  • SAP Administration including and not limited to Retailer Payments and internal sundry payments
  • Support with developing the business through research into new sales channels
  • Support at National Brand Motorcycle Events 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Studying toward a degree (or equivalent) in a Maths, Science or Business discipline is desirable. 
  • You must be on track to achieve a 2:2 or above
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office products, especially Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong relationship building skills and a professional level of customer service, showing exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills, and ability to show high attention to detail to every task
  • Ability to work at both a detailed and high level, prioritise activities, work under pressure and multi-task
  • A full UK driving Licence is preferable

Did you know?

Farnborough is home to our BMW, MINI and Alphabet National Sales Centres.

We’re proud of our office environment and achievements, we offer a modern way of working with an empowering office culture, some aspects of which include:

  • Our work persona shift – Being yourself is effortless and so increases efficiency and reduces wasted energy. For this reason we allow our employees to express themselves through the way they dress
  • Flexible working hours - Working flexibly improves mental perspective and increases sustained productivity.This means our leaders maintain balance not burnout through focusing on output not attendance
  • The opportunity to get involved with our continued to support to our house charity with a variety of fundraising events throughout the year
  • Throughout our offices there are open creative spaces which hold facilities such as table-tennis tables to encourage innovation and employee engagement

Why Choose Us?

  • Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £18,500, 27 days holiday (pro rata to your contract) and a pension scheme
  • Rewarding Work-Life Balance – Contracted working hours are 37.5 hours a week, helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance
  • Exciting Additional Benefits - Throughout your placement you will be supported by our experts and have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits

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Job ID Number: 210002CR
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