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Careers at Border Cars

A career at Border Cars is more than just a day job. It’s an opportunity to join a multi franchise Motor Dealer Group based in Dumfries, Stranraer, Ayr, Carlisle and Workington.

For most of us success is not achieved alone and Border Cars understands that it is important to attract and keep good people in the business. There are a wide variety of roles at Border Cars from Sales Executives, Business Managers, Service & Parts Advisors, Accounts, Customer Care, Marketing, Valeters and Drivers.

If you are interested in an exciting career in the motor industry and would like to become part of a developing Motor Trade Group please send a copy of your CV to



Border Cars Carlisle is looking for a talented individual to join our Sales Team to add value to an already thriving business.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking a new challenge and great job satisfaction, developing with one of the area’s leading Motor Trade companies.

The Job Role:

  • Meet targets, achieve optimum profitability selling new and used vehicles, promoting finance, insurance and accessory products.
  • Provide an exceptional customer service throughout the sales process so all customer expectations are met and exceeded.
  • Build a rapport with customers to identify and anticipate needs and proactively promote suitable vehicle features and benefits.
  • Process paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the motor industry, new models and recent news.

You will have:

  • Experience gained from a sales environment
  • Strong negotiating and closing skills
  • Enthusiasm, and a friendly and professional manner
  • A smart personal appearance
  • Team-player skills
  • A full and valid UK Driving Licence


You must be enthusiastic and have a desire to experience and learn more about the vehicles and products we sell.  Previous motor experience is preferred, although other selling roles will be considered, especially mobile phones, beds, furniture etc. where a professional sales process is used. You will be responsible for generating customer appointments and prospecting in order to maximise car sales in a challenging, target driven environment.


A competitive salary will be determined by experience and you will be paid a basic wage plus commission. Please apply by email to or post to Richard Tweedie, Sales Manager, Border Cars, Kingstown Industrial Estate, Kingstown, Carlisle, CA3 0HA




Working in a busy workshop environment you will be required to carry out standard servicing, fault analysis, repairs on all types of vehicles, and PDI work on our franchise vehicles.  You will possess a relevant formal qualification as a minimum requirement for this role. This opportunity is ideal for an individual who is looking to progress their career within a franchised environment and has the desire and ability to work to and achieve targets and objectives.

Duties include:

  • To maintain a high level of efficiency (hours sold vs. hours attended).
  • To uphold company and manufacturer quality standards and ensure all work undertaken meets customer expectations. 
  • To ensure 100% compliance with our Vehicle Health Check process and that repair orders are written up correctly
  • To maintain your work area, tools and equipment to a high standard and ensure you understand and comply with all health and safety regulations and that customer vehicles are appropriately protected while in our care.
  • To maintain a high level of technical knowledge and ensure you are compliant with manufacturer training requirements. 


All Applicants

A full UK driving licence is essential.   This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest and most forward thinking employers in the area. Salary will depend on experience but we will pay well for high quality staff.  Please forward your CV with a covering letter and a note of your current salary and the position you wish to apply for to or mail to


Stuart Terry, Aftersales Manager Border Cars (Carlisle) Ltd, Kingstown Industrial Estate, Carlisle, CA3 0HA


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