Sales Manager- SkipperBud's

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SkipperBud's is one of the largest independently owned Marine Dealers with more than 20 locations nationwide proudly serving the boating community for 60 years. As an indutry leader SkipperBud’s offers a variety of products and services for our customers every boating need.

SkipperBud’s has an opening for a Sales Manager at our location on beautiful Lake St. Clair at Belle Maer Harbor in Harrison Twp., MI!


  • The opportunity to work with the best in the Midwest of the marine industry
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Financial growth opportunities
  • Employee use of Company Boats
  • Generous employee referral program
  • Quarterly Contests with the opportunity to win prizes such as pre-loaded Visa cards and all-expense paid trips for Employee and guest to fabulous destinations
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Relocation opportunities


  • Serve the customer – keep CSI at a high level
  • Resolve customer complaints/concerns/suggestions
  • Explore ways to better serve customer
  • Generate revenue through sales of new, used and brokerage boats
  • Hold weekly sales meetings
  • Cultivate sales staff (i.e., recruit, interview, hire, train, coach, motivate for optimum performance)
  • Follow corporate policies and procedures for training programs and monitor their effectiveness
  • Ensure that all sales staff are following corporate “Lead Management” program, to obtain optimum results
  • Boat show/on-off site sales promotions-coordinate and work
  • New product input
  • Cost containment of all direct sales expenses
  • Regular physical inventory of all units as directed by Central Inventory Control
  • Ensure that all Sales Professionals are maintaining 100% turnover to Business Manager
  • Merchandising and display of Inventory (both show room & yard)
  • Review and approve monthly commission sheets, productivity reports, monthly forecasts and profit performance on departmental basis
  • Establish annual budgets, in conjunction with the Controller – then prepare and execute plans to attain budgets.
  • Responsible for evaluating and managing used boat inventory
  • Drive desirable brokerage listings with sales staff
  • Support and encourage the sales staff to sell revenues in other departments such as boat slips, storage, parts and service
  • Responsible for the marketing of the sales department of your location with the support of corporate marketing


  • Previous experience driving and operating large boats is strongly preferred 
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must be willing to work a non-traditional work schedule due to the retail nature of the job
  • Must be able to lead people as well as drive business goals and objectives
  • Must have strong attention to detail and customer service skills
  • Must have a high level of self-awareness and project an approachable professional image


  • Full-time employment with one of the best compensation packages the industry offers
  • Health/Dental/Life/Long-Term& Short-Term Disability/Flexible Spending Account/401(k) with company match
  • Paid Training
  • Generous Paid Time Off

If interested, please send your most up to date resume to or apply online