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Sunnyside Automotive Group | Cleveland, OH
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Job Summary

Sunnyside Automotive Group has 8 brands represented by over 450 employees in 8 locations, located primarily in the western suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. We proudly feature the highest rated, most sought after brands and models that people want to buy.

We are currently seeking energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our Management Trainee (MT) Program.

Our business is very strong and can only improve if you join us! If you are interested in joining the BEST team where you can make a real contribution and provide your family with a comfortable living, please apply today!


Management Trainees (MT) learn the retail automobile business with a focus on Sales and providing exceptional customer experiences. Initially, the MT sells and leases new and used vehicles at dealership gross profit, volume, and customer satisfaction standards. Sunnyside encourages growth and advancement (usually into Finance management or Sales Management)based on outstanding performance.

Sunnyside is a fun, rewarding place to work. If you believe you can help us grow, please apply today!

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Satisfies the transportation needs of vehicle purchasers.
  • Sells/leases and delivers a minimum of 10 units per month
  • Approaches, greets, and offers assistance or direction to any customer who enters the dealership showroom or sales lot.
  • Explains fully product performance, application, and benefits to prospects.
  • Describes all optional equipment available for customer purchase.
  • Offers test drives to all prospects. Follows dealership procedure to obtain proper identification from customer prior to test drive.
  • Utilizes dealership CRM system.
  • Keeps abreast of new products, features, accessories, etc., and their benefits to customers.
  • Ensures that the Sales Manager has an opportunity to meet each customer.
  • Turns 100 percent of closed deals to finance and insurance manager with proper endorsement, along with properly completed paperwork (insurance information, trade title, etc.).
  • Writes complete sales orders and processes paperwork in accordance with established dealership policies.
  • Delivers vehicles to customers, ensuring that the customer understands the vehicle's operating features, warranty, and paperwork.
  • Introduces customers to service department personnel to emphasize to them the quality and efficiency of service repairs and maintenance available in the dealership's service department.
  • Schedules first service appointment.
  • Follows up on all post-delivery items, tag/title work, we-owes, and special requests to be sure that all customer expectations are met.
  • Maintains an owner follow-up system that encourages repeat and referral business and contributes to customer satisfaction.

Qualifications and Skills

Our most successful Associates have experienced employment stability and seek the same from us.

High school diploma/GED

Must demonstrate fundamental math skills.

Prior Sales Experience, not necessarily Auto's, is preferred and will receive priority consideration

Excellent communication skills and professional appearance are required!

A desire to service the customer and being a "people person" is a MAJOR plus

Current driver's license that meets dealership insurability requirements (4 points or less, NO DUI/OVI)

Self motivation with a drive to be successful, but able to work as part of the team


  • Comprehensive initial and on-going training
  • Opportunity for career advancement
  • Medical
  • Dental*
  • Vision*
  • Group Life Insurance (company paid)
  • Supplemental Life Insurance*
  • Short-Term Disability*
  • Long-Term Disability*
  • 401(k)
  • Vacation and PTO
  • Comprehensive initial and on-going training
  • Opportunity for career advancement

* Optional benefits


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Sunnyside Automotive Group

We have a strong and committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers' needs. Feel free to browse our inventory online, request more information about vehicles, set up a test drive or inquire about financing! If you don't see what you are looking for, click on CarFinder & simply fill out the form & we will let you know when vehicles arrive that match your search! Or if you would rather discuss your options with our friendly sales staff, click on Directions for interactive driving directions and other contact information. We look forward to serving you!