Suntrup Automotive is an innovative and forward-thinking dealer group in St. Louis. We have strong community ties and have been active in the community since 1957. We strive to make every customer a customer for life which starts with happy employees.

We offer an out-with the-old car buying experience and in-with-the-new! We provide transparency to our customers, market-based pricing, fun and competitive team environment plus the ability to grow with our organization.

Check out our video to get an inside look into our organization!

Why work for Suntrup Automotive


Our locations rank in top volume sales in the region. We offer paid training and a new hire compensation package for the first couple of months to help you acclimate into the industry and on month three you work on commission plus draw. After one year, our sales executives average $74,000 per year with 18% making over $100,000 per year. (Based on 2021 data)

We include a comprehensive benefits package including an employer contributing 401K. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, identity theft protection, paid vacation after one year, and more.

We have over 70 sales executives and our few openings are a result of our top-volume sales in the region. We currently have a 68% retention rate with all salespeople hired in the year 2021.


  • Understand the vehicles by studying their features and capabilities, as well as comparing and contrasting competitive models and completing required manufacturer certifications

  • Develop buyers by keeping a good rapport with previous and new customers

  • Qualify buyers by understanding their interests and requirements; matching requirements and interests to various models, etc.

  • Close sales by overcoming objection(s); complete sales or purchase contracts

  • Complete professional walk-around presentations to demonstrate features and explain benefits

  • Effectively ask for and close the sale

  • Establish and maintain follow-up with the customers

  • Report to management regarding analyses, objectives, and planned activities

  • Participate in sales meetings and training provided by the dealership and manufacturers

  • Review sales statistics and plan more effectively to improve sales


  • Proven track record of B2B or B2C background preferred

  • Availability to work three evenings and Saturdays

  • Unparalleled work ethic

  • Entrepreneurial spirit

  • Technologically savvy

  • Professional, well-groomed personal appearance

  • Clean driving record

  • Effective and persuasive communication skills

For immediate consideration, submit your resume or application.