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Bowker Motor Group is a highly successful, family-owned Group with a passion for customer service. Due to our continued success, we have the vacancies below available.

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Please note if you do not hear from us within two weeks of submitting your application then you should assume that unfortunately on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

Marketing & CRM Administrator

Bowker Preston

Bowker Motor Group is recruiting a part-time Marketing & CRM Administrator for their BMW, MINI & Motorrad Centres on Preston Docklands, to work within the Group Marketing Department. 

We’re looking for a conscientious and tenacious individual with attention to detail to manage digital Sales and Aftersales enquiries and carry out administrative tasks to maintain database accuracy and ensure GDPR compliance. 

With a flexible start and finish time, working hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm and every third Saturday (9.00am – 5.00pm) and Sunday (11.00am – 4.00pm). Availability to cover holidays would also be required.

Your customer relationship background should include a passion for delivering the highest levels of customer service with CRM database experience, preferably in CDK Drive. You must be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure and to tight deadlines. A professional and confident telephone manner and strong IT skills are essential.

As you will be working with a highly successful and award-winning Motor Group, the position offers:

• Preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme
• Company pension scheme
• Training, coaching and development funded
• Incentives and rewards
• Regular promotions from within
• Free tickets to local and national events
• Staff social events

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Motorcycle Technician (Full-time)

Bowker Motorrad

We are recruiting for an experienced Motorcycle Technician for our flagship BMW Motorrad Centre on Preston Docklands. 

Duties will include servicing, MOT testing, repairing motorcycles, components and accessories plus removal and refitting, diagnosing faults and testing using recognised procedures and techniques. 

A current motorcycle licence is essential and manufacturer training will be provided to the successful candidate.

Benefits of working for this successful and award-winning retailer Group include:

- 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 years’ service
- Preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme
- Company pension scheme
- Training, coaching and development funded
- Incentives and rewards
- Regular promotions from within
- Free tickets to local and national events
- Staff social events

Apply

Porsche Centre Preston Vacancies

Preston

Porsche Cars GB Limited has appointed Bowker Motor Group to operate the new Lancashire Centre.  Porsche Centre Preston will be opening in Spring 2019 on Watery Lane, transforming the gateway to the City. 

The new purpose-built Centre features the very latest Porsche retail standards and design, incorporating a 35 car Showroom, 13 bay Workshop, two customer handover bays, two direct dialogue bays and electric vehicle (EV) charging points with DC charging.

We are inviting applications from candidates with experience, for the following positions:

- Sales Executives

- Technicians

- Showroom Hosts

- Product Specialists

- Service Advisors

- Parts Advisors

If you share our passion for Porsche and can demonstrate the required skills and enthusiasm together with the highest levels of customer service, please click the Apply button below. Please state which position you are applying for.
 

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Clothing & Merchandise Sales Assistant

Harley-Davidson

The Bowker Motor Group is recruiting for a Part Time Clothing & Merchandise Sales Assistant for their iconic Harley-Davidson dealership on Strand Road in Preston.

Working hours are Sunday (11am – 4pm) and Monday (9am – 5.30pm), with Occasional Saturdays and Holiday cover.

The role with involve:

  • Clothing and merchandise sales
  • Visual merchandising
  • Dealing with customers both face to face and over the telephone

Maintaining strong brand values whilst controlling stock management and security is essential.

The successful candidate will have experience in clothing sales/high street retail in a fast moving environment, with a passion for retail and customer service.

Benefits of working for the Bowker Motor Group include:

  • Preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Training, coaching and development funded
  • Incentives and rewards
  • Regular promotions from within
  • Free tickets to local and national events
  • Staff social events

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Weekend Host

Bowker Blackburn

Bowker Motor Group are recruiting for a Weekend Host for their newly refurbished Trident Park MINI Centre in Blackburn.

Duties will include greeting and hosting all visitors into the Centre and assisting with test drives for customers and prospects.

Hours will be Saturday and Sunday, including bank holidays.

Applicants must be professional with excellent customer service and communication skills. You must have held a full UK driving license for more than 1 year, with no more than 6 points.

Benefits of working for this BMW UK award-winning aftersales team include:

  • 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 year's service, Pro rata for part time.
  • Preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Incentives and rewards
  • Regular promotions from within
  • Free tickets to local and national events
  • Staff social events

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Handyman/woman (Part-time)

Bowker Preston

Bowker Motor Group are recruiting Handyman/woman (Part-time) for their Preston BMW & MINI Centre on Preston Docklands.

Main responsibilities will be to maintain the appearance of the premises and carry out light maintenance duties.

Working hours are Monday - Friday 5 hours per day (to be discussed) with some degree of flexibility required. Saturdays on an adhoc basis.

Attention to detail is essential.

Benefits of working for this successful company include:

  •  23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 years’ service. (Pro Rata)
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Training, coaching and development funded
  • Incentives and rewards
  • Regular promotions from within
  • Free tickets to local and national events
  • Staff social events

Apply

BMW/MINI Technician

Bowker Blackburn

Bowker Motor Group are recruiting for a full-time Motor Vehicle Technician for their Blackburn BMW & MINI Centre.

You must have a positive attitude and willingness to work as part of an effective team as well as being a good communicator to meet and exceed high customer expectations.

Previous experience must include diagnosis and fault finding, as well as carrying out services. MOT testing would also be advantageous.

Experience with the BMW and MINI brands would be a distinct advantage but is not essential.

Working days will be Monday - Friday, however you will also be required to work Saturdays on a rota basis. 

Benefits of working for this successful company include:

- 23 days holiday a year plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days after 5 year's service.
- You and your family will also be entitled to preferential rates on BMW and MINI through the Group staff car scheme.
- Company pension scheme
- Training, coaching and development funded
- Incentives and rewards
- Regular promotions from within
- Free tickets to local and national events
- Staff social events

Apply