Castlegar Kia is a new automotive dealership with three important goals: building relationships with local customers, promoting Kia in the Kootenays, and helping our staff build their careers.

We're looking for a good sales consultant with the skills and focus to help us achieve these goals. Our entire team works very hard to impress our customers. When you join Castlegar Kia, you will be expected to do the same.

The ideal candidate is self motivated, professional and very comfortable working with customers and understanding their needs. If you are pursuing a real career, one with challenges, opportunities and terrific rewards for your excellence, then we strongly urge you to apply.

Castlegar Kia supports its team with training, a comprehensive benefits program, a brand-new facility, a complete inventory of award-winning vehicles, and a progressive compensation plan. To be immediately considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to Keith Kalawsky, president and general manager of Castlegar Kia.


Job Description

If you are looking to develop your career in sales and customer service, join Castlegar Kia as an Automotive Sales Consultant. Our management team will provide extensive training and support, while you will provide the consistent effort, persistence, and motivation to achieve your goals.

Automotive experience is not as important and the desire to provide excellent customer service and develop your sales skills. Being a great Automotive Sales Consultant is about listening to customers, knowing your product and helping people get what they want. It is not about cheesy, old-school sales tactics! It is a growing industry that provides good earnings and a dynamic work environment.


  • As a Sales Consultant, you will sell new- and pre-owned vehicles that meet the specific needs of our valued customers.
  • You will take responsibility for each step in the sale process, from greeting customers to explaining vehicle features to presenting proposals.
  • You will study and stay current with product knowledge including Kia vehicles and competitive models.
  • You will complete all training required by the dealership and Kia Canada.
  • You will complete various administrative tasks as required.

Automotive Sales Consultants Job Duties:

  • Understands automobiles by studying characteristics, capabilities, and features; comparing and contrasting competitive models.
  • Develops buyers by maintaining rapport with previous customers; suggesting trade-ins; meeting prospects at community activities; greeting drop-ins; responding to inquiries; recommending sales campaigns and promotions.
  • Qualifies buyers by understanding buyer's requirements and interests; matching requirements and interests to various models; building rapport.
  • Demonstrates automobiles by explaining characteristics, capabilities, and features; taking drives; explaining warranties and services.
  • Closes sales by overcoming objections; asking for sales; negotiating price; completing sales or purchase contracts; explaining provisions; explaining and offering warranties, services, and financing; collects payment; delivers automobile.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications.
  • Enhances dealership reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


You are a good fit if you are persistent, sociable, organized and self-motivated. You are willing to listen to and learn from others. You are comfortable and confident when communicating with others. You value the rewards of your hard work and effort. You hold a driver's license and have a clean driving record.

Apply today for this exciting and rewarding career with a cover letter and resume. All resumes and expressions of interest treated confidentially. This position is open to permanent residents or Canadian citizens.

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