Motorpoint will strengthen their Scottish presence when they open in Edinburgh in September 2022. The company are the UKs largest independent car retailer of nearly new cars and vans. This latest expansion will create up to thirty new jobs. The new roles will be located at Motorpoint’s stylish new store at 25 Baileyfield Road. Positions will include roles positions in Sales, Service, Administration and Vehicle Preparation.
Richard Start, Regional Retail Director at Motorpoint Edinburgh said: “Everyone is excited about the opening of our new store in Edinburgh. We are busy transforming the site with an extensive multimillion pound investment to prepare for our September 2022 opening. We are seeking up to 30 new colleagues to join our team in a range of roles. Motorpoint offer a great remuneration and benefits package. We are looking for motivated people to join Motorpoint’s ongoing nationwide success story.”
A strong Scottish presence
Start added: “There is already a strong Motorpoint presence in Scotland. We operate a well-established store in Glasgow and a Preparation Centre in Motherwell. We’ve sold a car to every postcode in Scotland and are proud of our award-winning track record in customer service. We are keen to hear from people with experience from other sectors and industry including hospitality or retail, for example. We’re proud to be an active member of the Automotive 30% Club, an organisation that campaigns for gender balance in the automotive sector.”
Hannah Litt, Motorpoint’s Head of Recruitment and Inclusion said: “I’m extremely proud of our company culture and our record as an equal opportunities employer. We have a strong focus on providing an exceptional working environment. Our staff enjoy a fantastic range of benefits and opportunities for career development within Motorpoint.
“A strong ethos of being part of the wider community is encouraged wherever our stores are located. Our active fundraising programme supporting local and national charities. ”
Number one position
Motorpoint employ more than 900 people across the UK. They recently achieved number one position on the Best Companies to Work for in the Automotive Sector 2022 list. The 33,000 sq. ft Edinburgh store will stock around 400 Clean Air Compliant vehicles on site. Thousands more are available via Motorpoint’s online store.