A day in the life of Auckland MINI Garage's Dan Smith

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A day in the life of Auckland MINI Garage’s Dan Smith

Assistant Sales Manager at Auckland MINI Garage, Dan Smith, shares what a day in his life looks like; from early morning gym sessions to selling client’s their dream MINI.

 

5:30AM

My alarm goes off and it’s time to begin my day. I prepare my lunch and I’m out the door by 5.50am. I jump in my MINI Countryman John Cooper Works and arrive at my local F45 Studio in Newmarket – the best way to start my day.

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7.00AM

Arrive at work (always early due to my gym schedule) but this works out quite well as I have time for a video call with my family back in the UK.

8.00AM

Work mode, glasses on, breakfast smoothie in hand and I’m ready to start sifting through emails!

8.30AM

Those that know me will tell you I’m a bit of a neat freak, so I always like to ensure the showroom is looking its best! You know what they say, “straight lines sell cars”! In general, my work day is ever- changing, thanks to customers visiting the dealership or scheduled deliveries.

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11.00AM

This is typically our first slot for a new car delivery and we get to welcome a client into the MINI Family – we try to make the handover special by having it presented in our delivery bay with a personal touch.

12.30PM

Quick stop for lunch to indulge in my salad!

2.00PM

Today a client arrived for her appointment to look at and test drive one of our most popular models – The MINI Countryman. A successful visit concludes with a purchase, and my 17th MINI sale of the month!

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3.00PM

A sneaky trip out to Nadu in Newmarket for a hot chocolate and sugar hit!

6.00PM

Off home I go…

7.30PM

Dinner time. If I could eat pasta every day without gaining weight, I would! It’s my favourite meal and I love to cook. Once a week I allow myself a delicious home cooked pasta. Indulging in my favourite Chardonnay with some music playing in the background whilst I prepare.

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8.30PM

TV before bed to catch up on my shows and of course a row (…or five) of chocolate. Hey, I’m only human…

9.15PM

My gym bag is packed for the next morning followed by a nice warm shower.

9.30PM

Mobile on to silent, relaxing music on and lights out for bed!

 

381/383 Broadway

aucklandminigarage.co.nz

0800 548 352

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