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Equip Auto Sales – Sales Associate

Where

Columbus, OH

Job Type

Full-Time

Posted On

November 9, 2022

Classification

Exempt

Category

Marketing & Communications

Location / Chapter

Central Ohio Area

Ministry Site

Equip Skills Center - North

Ministry Model

City Life

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Position Summary

Goal: To advance the mission and collaborative vision of Central Ohio Youth for Christ, especially Equip Auto Sales, by providing day-to-day customer service, and improvement of the Equip Auto Used Car Lot

Key Objectives:

  • Increase used car sales revenue
  • Maintain cleanliness and professional appearance of the wheels lot and office
  • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • Fulfill administrative and spiritual staff responsibilities

Specific Duties:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

Used Car Sales

  • Promotion of car features and benefits to prospective customers
  • Price negotiations
  • Completion of all sales paperwork as required by law
  • Propose potential financing options (future)
  • Maintain online sales inventory

 

Lot Sales Management

  • Work day-to-day with lot staff members
  • Organize and maintain professional appearance of lot inventory and offices
  • Assist with the processing of car donations as needed
  • Various other tasks from time to time as requested by the Director of Equip Auto Sales

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Obtain car sales license
  • Attend staff, and supervision meetings as required
  • Assist in ministry opportunities with teens
  • Support chapter-wide fundraising efforts by inviting guests to See the Story tours and the Be the Story annual events
  • Provide up-to-date data and reporting as needed to ensure successful business operations for Equip Auto Sales
  • Support COYFC staff training efforts by participating in All-Staff meetings, and ongoing training opportunities

Spiritual Responsibilities

Because the overriding religious purpose and mission of Youth for Christ USA is to communicate and introduce the Gospel of Jesus Christ to young people and their families, and in that regard to make, educate and encourage life-long disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is very important that you as an employee in the movement of Youth for Christ be recognized as an associate minister of the Gospel. As an employee of Youth for Christ and an associate minister of the Gospel, YFC expects all employees to:

  • Articulate and uphold COYFC religious beliefs and practices at work and outside of work. Each employee serves to represent the religious message and mission of COYFC (as outlined in the Statement of Faith and Mission documents) to the broader community
  • Be ready and willing to lead and contribute to distinctly Christian activities such as devotional worship or prayer services
  • Seek God's guidance and wisdom, through prayer and meditation, for the organization as a whole as well as for specific ministry initiatives
  • Conduct financial transactions, customer service, and vendor relations in a way that honors God and maintains the integrity of the business

Position Requirements

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Well versed in PC technology
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google products

Credentials Required & Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent car lot sales experience
  • Formal training in sales, marketing, and/or management is preferred
  • No restrictions for licensing to sell cars in Ohio

EOE Statement

YFC is classified as an Association of Churches and as such our hiring practices reflect that designation. As a religious nonprofit organization, Youth For Christ incorporates within each leader role, the requirement to model, teach, share and live the faith. The relationship between YFC’s mission and each of its leaders is its lifeblood and as such does at all times and in all instances reserve the right to make employment decisions based upon a person’s religious beliefs, personal character and lifestyle consistent with our understanding of the Bible or with our overall goals and requirements for Christian ministry.

We seek to create a workplace that is intentional about Kingdom Inspired Diversity. Our commitment to our employees extends to their opportunities for growth, development, promotion, training and compensation.

We will make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to the organization.