Leadership Development Program

Ron Marhofer Auto Group - Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Full-timeEstimated: $57,000 - $80,000 a year
Job Description

The Ron Marhofer Auto Family is looking for its next leaders. As a family-owned group of dealerships, serving Northeast Ohio since 1919, we’re looking for people who want to deliver world class experiences to our customers and uphold our six core values- World Class Experience, Commitment to Excellence, Teamwork, Trust & Respect for the individual, and Continuous Improvement!

If you are looking for an organization to build your career that will provide you valuable training, create your own future, and a fun team-oriented environment we are looking for you! We have developed a two year rotational Leadership Education and Development (L.E.A.D.) program that will help you build your career and ensure that the Ron Marhofer Auto Family has leaders ready for future growth.

In this program you will spend time in sales, finance, and working as a sales team leader all the while receiving customized individual training to ensure that you succeed.

L.E.A.D. Overview

The Ron Marhofer Auto Family (RMAF) is seeking the next generation of leaders to take the company into the next decade of our next 100 years as a company.
The L.E.A.D. program is designed to turn aspiring professionals who possess the talent and the will to grow into competent managers for our RMAF business, ready for the challenges and opportunities the auto retail industry has to offer.
The L.E.A.D. program is 24 months long. At the end of the process the successful candidate will not only be ready to lead but also have the tools and professional mindset to succeed in even higher levels of responsibility as our business expands and grows.
The program consists of structured formal leader education classes, 1:1 coaching, a leadership retreat co-located with an industry event and, most importantly, experiential learning via rotational working and leader assignments in our business.
L.E.A.D. Program Elements

Formal Leadership Education Program: program participants will participate in monthly half day leader training sessions with your fellow L.E.A.D. participants. Learn in a relaxed classroom setting, participate in applied learning, scenarios and explore key topics on leadership, strategy, customer engagement, teamwork, accountability and ethics.
Leadership Retreat: each year, program participants will experience an off-site leadership retreat and participate in an auto industry event to learn the latest advances in automobile and mobility technology and thinking.
1:1 Coaching: program participants will receive customized leadership coaching and development to facilitate and reinforce their learning and experiences.
Experiential Learning Assignments: program participants will experience 3 to 4 month working assignments in sales, service, finance and insurance culminating in a sales or service leadership rotational assignments. Participants will receive performance coaching and development.
L.E.A.D. Qualifications

People oriented
Strong communication skills through verbal, written and electronic platforms
Ability to drive team success
Strong Microsoft Office and experience learning new software systems quickly
Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years’ experience, MBA with 1-3 years’ experience, or comparable military leadership training
Willingness to work in critical line and staff assignments in sales, service, financing & insurance and strategy support role
Demonstrated advanced leadership potential and desire for upward career mobility
Agreeable to a two-year rotational leadership development with six month formal feedback reviews
Ability to function as part of the store administrative team. Applicant will have the chance to learn to supervise a multimillion dollar business and lead a team to drive sale and deliver first-rate customer service. But managing a The Ron Marhofer Auto Family means more than just overseeing the staff you will take a dynamic role in the business, sales, financing, service, customer relationships, and employee’s relations. This means understanding the local market and creating a store that appeals to the market’s needs including exceptional store appearance, living RMAF Values, and great customer service.
Ability to use electronic tools and software to track and analyze performance measures.
Compensation & Benefits

Competitive salary, $60,000 base plus performance incentive

Comprehensive Health & Welfare Benefits Package

401(k) Paid Time Off

Paid Holidays

Industry specific training

Group and individual leadership training