Portage Lakes Career Center


Automotive Sales Consultant



We are family owned and one of the biggest dealerships in the area. We are looking for a go-getter who can build and manage their own business and clientele while also complementing our all-star team! If you’ve got the muscle to take on this essential position, live up to our high standards, and continue to grow with our company we would love to have you on the team!

No sales experience needed, we will train you!

Why work at VanDevere?

The Vandevere Bunch is Akron’s largest auto dealer group with four locations, 3 major brands, and over 350 employees. Family owned since 1946, VanDevere continues to grow with the help of an ever expanding team. We are looking for go-getters who can build and manage our business and clientele while also complementing our all-star team! We value our customers and want to have people on board who are very customer-oriented, dependable, and friendly. If you’ve got the muscle to live up to our high standards and continue to grow with our company we would love to have you on the team!

What we offer:

Paid training
Realistic goal setting
Fun, family environment
Excellent pay plan with bonuses and incentives
Ongoing training and development
Advancement opportunities

Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
401K matching
Profit sharing
Paid vacation
Employee discounts
No Sundays or holidays
Day to day expectations:

Daily phone calls-following up with existing customers
Setting appointments for new or existing customers
Training videos
High degree of flexibility, dependability, and motivation
Must be highly proficient with verbal and written communications
Must be able to multi-task i.e. typing/inputting data while on the phone with customers
Ability to work independently while complementing our team environment
Must be able to act professionally, be friendly with everyone even on a bad day
Hours and Pay

$40,000-$250,000 a year
5 day work week with potential overtime every week
Guaranteed income-salary PLUS bonus
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to pass pre-employment testing to include background checks, MVR and drug screen.


Company Info


1490 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron, Ohio 44320


Who To Contact
Brianna Bowell

330-410-7940 brianna.bowell@vandevere.com


Schedule a Tour

We take pride in our facility and welcome the opportunity to show it off!  You would never buy a car without looking at it first.  Choosing the place to give you a head start on a successful path in life should be no different.  We invite you to schedule a tour of our beautiful campus.  We’re pretty sure you’ll be impressed!

If you are a high school student, please note that you will have several opportunities to visit PLCC during your sophomore year.

Once we receive your request, a PLCC staff member will follow up directly. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Portage Lakes Career Center is accessible to visitors with physical disabilities. Visitors should contact the Main Office at 330-896-8200 prior to arrival for parking instructions and other information.