Dealership Cutomer Relations Manager - Johannesburg Verfied

Salary Negotiable Johannesburg, Gauteng Johannesburg, Gauteng 3 days ago 13-01-2022 1:40:54 PM
Our well known Commercial Vehicle dealer client based in Ekurhuleni is looking to employ an experienced Customer Relations Manager .

Required to work with department managers to develop and administer a customer relations program designed to build and retain a loyal customer base. Acts as the dealership's goodwill ambassador.

Automotive Customer Relations Manager - Essential Duties

Assists in resolving customer complaints, and coordinates factory assistance when all dealership resources have been exhausted.
Ensures that new vehicles are properly prepped for delivery.
Assists in the delivery of new and used vehicles, ensuring that each customer is informed of his/her warranty details, maintenance schedule and proper use of the vehicle's features, particularly those related to safety. Explains the hours of operation and location of the service and parts departments.
Coordinates customer follow-up programs.
Works with salespeople to ensure that post-sale customer contacts are made within 48 hours of delivery and that updated files are kept on all customers.
Schedules and confirms service appointments for any new customers experiencing mechanical problems. Follows up with all parties after repair has been completed.
Prepares monthly reports on the status of customer satisfaction in the dealership, including results of all factory-generated surveys.
Discusses dealership customer satisfaction standings with the general manager and department managers, monitoring significant changes and determining possible contributing factors.
Maintains a case history file of all customer complaints and problems, documented with customer's name, type of vehicle, date of contact, nature of problem, personnel involved and detailed description of resolution.
Reviews all post-sale service cases with the service manager once a month.
Maintains a file of the dealership's customer satisfaction achievements.
Assists service customers during the morning service rush, when possible.
Writes articles for customer newsletters.
Attends sales, service and management meetings.
Maintains a professional appearance.
Other tasks as assigned.

Customer Relations Manager – Qualifications

Customer Relations Manager - Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Customer Relations Manager - Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to read, analyse and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to read, analyse, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Ability to read, analyse and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.