• Apprentice Sales Assistant - Morpeth

    We currently have a vacancy for an Apprentice Sales Assistant to work in our Morpeth based Mitsubishi car dealership.  With responsibility for assisting our Used Car Manager and Sales Executives this is a busy, demanding role.  Responsibilities will include general department administration, car handover duties, customer test drives, assisting with used vehicle photography and data upload to various web platforms, fulfilling brochure requests, maintaining point of sale on the used car forecourt plus meeting and greeting customer when Sales Executives are busy.  In addition to practical work experience and training the successful candidate will be enrolled on a Sales Apprenticeship programme with Newcastle College.

    We are looking for a hard working and articulate young person with a warm and courteous manner who can empathise with our customers and project a positive image of our family business.  A helpful attitude and the ability to work well as part of a team are important requirements along with accurate administration skills, attention to detail and an aptitude for learning how to use our computerised data management system.

    Initially this Apprenticeship is for a minimum of 12 months and although a permanent position at Blackshaws can't be guaranteed it is hoped that an opening as a Trainee Sales Executive will be found within the business once the Apprenticeship has been completed.

    Any interested applicants should send or email their CV and a covering letter to Mark Livingstone by 31st October 2018.

  • Bodyshop Technician - Alnwick

    We currently have a vacancy for a Bodyshop Technician at our Alnwick Nissan and Suzuki car dealership.  With responsibility for carrying out the repair and restoration of motor vehicles this is a busy, challenging role.

    Previous experience in a franchised dealer or 'approved repairer' Bodyshop plus accredited qualifications to a minimum of NVQ Level 3 are essential.  Candidates must be able to paint or carry out bodyshop repair work to vehicles and accurately report on vehicle structure, defects and paintwork.  Full ATA accreditation in either paint or bodyshop repair would be an advantage but is not a requirement.

    In return we can offer you a career within our friendly and family orientated business together with competitive remuneration.  Any interested applicants should send their CV and a covering letter to by 31st August 2018.