Service Advisor

  • Category: Passenger Car Dealership, Service
  • Location: Reading
  • Salary: £32,000 - £34,000

Role Details

Our client is a passenger car dealership representing a premium brand. They have a new opportunity for a professional Service Advisor to join their Service reception team in Reading.

It is all about the Customer Experience in this business. A place of work, where you are rewarded for your efforts, whilst being part of a great team, focusing on delivering great customer service. 

The Role

This is a Customer focused role which will suit candidates who have good communication skills, with a minimum of a C Grade GCSE or equivalent in English.  As well as a wealth of experience working within a professional dealership, customer facing Service Advisor or Service Reception role. 

  • Creating a welcoming environment for customers, by acknowledging their presence and welcoming them wholeheartedly 
  • Building a rapport with customers, based upon trust and reliability whilst delivering a delightful customer experience
  • Listening to the customer’s description of the issue with the vehicle, inspecting it visually and thoroughly checking the history of the vehicle’s maintenance and service records
  • Advising the customer of the relevant service or maintenance requirements and costs
  • Providing the customer with a realistic time frame for the completion of the work 
  • Following the Key tagging system and processing the keys accordingly 
  • Updating customers by tracking the vehicle in the workshop to ensure it is ready in time
  • Booking in walk-in customers and assisting the bookings centre during busy periods
  • Up selling services and accessories
  • Preparing job cards by pre-calling customers and checking for accuracy
  • Effective communication throughout the process both internally, by liaising with the workshop and externally, in person, email and telephone
  • Preparing estimates for work and invoices upon completion

The Package

  • Salary package £32,000 to £34,000 Basic per annum (depending upon experience)
  • Excellent Bonus potential around £40,000 +OTE 
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Contributory Pension and a variety of other benefits to be disclosed upon successful application


If you’re keen on learning more about this opportunity, apply now with your CV.

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