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Sales & Distribution Dublin 30.09.2023

BMW Ireland, Dublin - Sales Support - 13 Month Placement (July 2024)


 We believe in creating an environment where you, our placement student, can learn and develop during your time with us and where you are given your own areas of responsibility from the start. Our experts and mentors will treat you as part of the team from day one, encouraging you to bring your own ideas to the table and giving you the opportunity to show what you can really do.

At BMW Group Ireland, we’re proud of our office environment and achievements. We offer a modern way of working with an empowering office culture, some aspects of which include:

• Our work persona shift – being yourself is effortless and so increases efficiency. For this reason, we allow our employees to express themselves through the way they dress.

• Flexible working hours - working flexibly improves mental perspective and increases sustained productivity. This means our leaders maintain balance, not burnout, through focusing on output, not attendance.

• The opportunity to get involved with our continued support of our house charity with a variety of fundraising events throughout the year.


BMW Ireland, Dublin - Sales Support - 13 Month Placement (July 2024)

We are looking for a confident and eager to learn individual to join our BMW Sales Team, responsible for delivering and coordinating the BMW Group Ireland sales strategy and objectives. As a student on placement in our small and friendly team, you’ll be a key and valued member from day one, supporting the retailer network in the sales area of their business to assist growth and achieve joint objectives.

What will you be doing?

On a daily basis you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Supporting the fleet management process.
  • Supporting the Hire Drive (HD) process.
  • Corporate Sales administration.
  • Cost centre management and administration.

Additional tasks involve:

  • Liaising with the National Fleet Manager to order internal fleet cars in line with demands to achieve high residual values when sold as used cars.
  • Fleet Admin which includes registration, taxing, invoicing, and utilising the Government Revenue Online Services system.
  • Liaising with the Corporate Manager to order HD cars in line with the spec matrix and HD company demands.
  • Liaising with our Financial Services team for HD discount levels and details required for HD agreements with HD companies.
  • HD admin which includes registration, invoicing, and coordinating the preparation and delivery of the HD fleet.
  • Managing the HD return process. This includes following up with Corporate Managers and HD companies for delayed return cars.
  • Liaising with direct corporate customers to order cars in line with their requirements.
  • Ensuring accurate invoicing and coordination of deliveries to direct corporate customers.
  • Corporate Admin including invoicing, coordinating preparation, and the delivery of fleet vehicles. This will include answering any queries.
  • Liaising, coordinating, and directing key fleet suppliers on all required fleet activities and tasks.
  • Acting as the purchase requisitioner for Fleet, Corporate, and BMWi cost centres. This includes raising purchase order numbers, goods receipting, and approving invoices.

Qualifications and experience

  • Studying towards a bachelor's degree in Business Studies, Marketing, or a related field and on track to achieve at least a 2:2.
  • Any Marketing or Automotive experience is advantageous, but not essential.
  • IT literate, including a good understanding of Microsoft Office programmes including PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build working relationships with various stakeholders.
  • Be able to work under pressure.


Why choose us?

• Great Pay - A competitive annual salary of €28,000, 23 days holiday (pro rata to your contract), and an attractive pension scheme.

• Rewarding Work-Life Balance - Contracted working hours are 37.5 hours a week Monday to Friday, helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance.

• Additional Opportunities - You could have the chance to travel to our Retailer Centres, BMW Group events, and our BMW Group UK sites. You will also be able to work with colleagues at all levels of the organisation, including senior management.


What are we responsible for?

·    Supporting you in your training and ensuring you settle into your role and feel welcomed.

·    Working sustainably and ethically.

·    Providing you with the opportunity to bring your own ideas and develop yourself.

·    Ensuring you are happy with your work-life balance and feel as though your contribution to the business is being valued.

·    Encouraging you to develop your soft skills such as creating working relationships, communicating effectively, delivering presentations, and gaining confidence in your own ability, supporting you in both your return to university and your future career.


What do you need to do now?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you then apply today using the link below.

The next stages of the recruiting process could include; online testing, a one-way video interview, and then a face to face, telephone, or virtual interview with the hiring manager. 

Please note:

We operate rolling recruitment. This means we may close the application window earlier than identified if sufficient applications are received, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure that you complete all of the free text questions for your application to be progressed. Please also include a role relevant cover letter, explaining why we should consider you for this position.

To be eligible for this position, you must be returning to your studies for a minimum of 6 months after completion of this placement and be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the Republic of Ireland.

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 30th January 2024

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BMW Ireland, Dublin - Sales Support - 13 Month Placement (July 2024)

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BMW Automotive (Ireland) Ltd.
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