Automotive Sales Associate

Posted: 05/21/2021

At Bill Colwell Ford, we work hard to help our customers find the right vehicle for the right price. Our automotive sales associates play a crucial role in customer satisfaction by helping customers figure out the best vehicle for them and knowledgeably guiding them through the purchasing process.

As an automotive sales associate, you will be responsible for meeting with customers discuss their vehicle options, performing demonstrations of a variety cars, trucks, and vans, and leading customers from the first appointment to a closed sale.


  • Nurture enriching relationships to build clientele for life
  • Assist customers in selecting a vehicle by asking questions and listening carefully to their responses
  • Continuously learn the ins and the outs of product offerings, optional packages, and the latest technologies
  • Perform high-quality, professional demonstrations of new/used vehicles
  • Follow-up with buyers to ensure successful referral business
  • Learn to overcome objections and thrive within sales situations
  • Report directly to the Sales Manager regarding objectives, planned activities, reviews, and analyses
  • Bring your ‘A game’ along with a positive attitude every single day
  • Available to work flexible hours and weekends
  • Self-starter mentality and ambitious spirit preferred
  • Ready to waste no time on learning new product ins and outs, eager to improve
  • Phenomenal communication skills with customers and team members
  • Professional, well-groomed personal appearance
  • Clean driving record and valid driver’s license
We are a family owned and operated Ford automotive dealership in Hudson, Iowa, (just outside of Waterloo/Cedar Falls) that has been serving the Cedar Valley for over 35 years. We believe our employees are the fuel that drives our business, so we treat each person like a valuable part of the team. Each team member can take advantage of our ongoing training programs, advancement opportunities and progressive culture.

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401(k) with match
  • Long Term and Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Training
  • Competitive Pay (based on commission in addition to other performance-based benefits and monthly incentives)
We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Type of Employment: Full-Time