Employment Opportunity

Outside Auto Sales Agent/Classic Car Auctions

From its home office in Harvey, LA Vicari Auction Company conducts Collector Car Auctions across the southern US including venues in Biloxi, MS, Orlando, FL, Dalton, GA, and previously in New Orleans, LA and Nocona, TX. The owner, Pete Vicari’s passion for muscle cars, specifically Corvette’s, inspired him to enter the Collector Car Auction Arena in Biloxi, MS over 25 years ago. His pastime hobby has grown into a successful auction business that attracts hundreds of cars to each event with sales reaching into the millions of dollars. Just recently, Vicari Auction is being broadcasted on CBS Sports Network, showcasing specialty cars, interviews with buyers, sellers, ringmen, auctioneers and of course Pete Vicari.

Vicari Auction is seeking an Outside Sales Agent to aggressively recruit sellers and buyers and seek auto consignments for classic car auctions. Sales experience and knowledge with classic cars a must. Outgoing personality with expertise at developing relationships with people. Ability to work independently and be self-motivated. Ability to work remotely and at Harvey and/or Gonzales offices in LA. Must also be able to travel to auctions. The right candidate must have customer service industry experience, basic computer proficiency with Microsoft Office. Email Resume to [email protected]

Primary Job Responsibilities
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  • Recruit sellers, buyers and consignments for classic car auctions
  • Follow up on consignment leads from email, website, and Vicari Auction personnel
  • Analyze customer needs and describe consignment and auction process to potential clients
  • Travel to collector’s location to view and inventory items when necessary
  • Get commitment from seller to consign and work with office personnel on request for position
  • Obtain best marketing points out of seller to market consignment and build buyer excitement
  • Assist collectors in providing the best quality photos of inventory for marketing their autos
  • Act as a customer liaison and trouble shooter, build a relationship with consignor(s)
  • Provide high quality customer service
  • Network and visit and attend other auctions, car shows, etc
  • Manage client lists

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  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid Driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Sales experience required, minimum of 3 years preferably in auto sales
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge and/or passion to learn all about classic cars
  • Ability to stand for hours at a time at auctions while interacting with consignors and bidders
  • Minimum of 3 years of customer service required
  • Good computer and follow up skills required
  • Ability to adapt to and work effectively within a constantly changing environment
  • Excellent customer service experience and problem solving skills required
  • Computer skills, including ability to use Internet and MS Office

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  • Hourly pay rate is $18.00 – $28.00/hour. Hourly rate varies depending on experience. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission and/or an incentive program
  • Travel Reimbursement