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Our 5 step Recruitment Process

1. Browse our current vacancies. Apply online.
2. We’ll review your application.
3. Contact Applicants Receive feedback on your application.
4. Interview If your skills match the job requirements, the hiring manager will arrange an interview.
5. Post Interview The hiring manager will advise of the outcome by letter, phone or email.

How to apply

Whether you’re planning on beginning a career in the automotive industry or have the desire to further your experience with a team that is renowned and respected among its peers, the vacancies currently available with Gates Ford are certain to provide something to suit you. We’re always looking to expand the teams at our dealerships in Essex, Hertfordshire and Greater London, so if you have a passion for automotive, a “can-do” attitude and a desire to be the best you can be, why not apply for one of our roles today?

The application process is simple. Once you’ve taken the time to browse through our vacancies and found a position that suits you, simply submit your details and application online. You will be able to upload a full copy of your CV as well as a covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role. Once received, your application will enter our recruitment process.

An experienced member of our team will review your application and determine your suitability for the position. If you make the shortlist of applicants, we’ll be in touch to arrange an interview with the hiring manager. For those unsuccessful at this juncture, we also aim to get in touch to provide feedback on your application, thereby helping improve your chances for any future applications.

Following an interview, it will be the responsibility of the hiring manager at Gates Ford to contact you regarding the outcome of the application. This will be through mail, email, or over the phone. If successful, you will also receive full details on starting your career at one of our dealerships.

For more information on the recruitment process, feel free to contact a member of the team at Gates Ford today.

Common Questions

What is the best way to submit my application?


We request that all applications are made online and from the job listing page. Each listing features a contact form which enables you to attach a copy of your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for your chosen role.

Can I apply for more than one job at the same time?


Yes you can. Simply visit our current vacancies page and click on the links relevant to the job titles you wish to apply for.

Will my application be treated confidentially?


Yes, all applications will be confidential. For more information on this, please view our privacy policy.​

Can I be notified when jobs open in my area of interest?


Unfortunately, this is not possible. However, our current vacancy listings are updated regularly so please check back and once a vacancy is live, an application can be made.

Can I apply for an apprenticeship?


If you are looking to apply for an apprenticeship, you will need to register and apply with Ford Apprenticeships.