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Toyota Dealer Graduate Programme

Toyota Graduate Programme

the opportunity to drive your career in your direction

Are you someone who can take the wheel here?

Our programme fast-paced, practical and equips you to take on a leadership role in our Toyota store network. We have four great locations for Dealer Graduates: Auckland, Tauranga, Wellington, and Christchurch.

What our programme looks like

During the programme you’ll get to discover plenty about yourself - and us. We'll help you work out your strengths and gear up for future leadership positions within our network of Toyota stores.

The programme covers three key areas:


You’ll be making a difference to Toyota right from the start. Help develop a strategy to enhance the sales and customer operations of a store, then get the chance to put your recommendations into action at the store.

Customer focus

Get to know the customer side of the business. You’ll learn and get to improve on what makes Toyota the number one trusted brand in New Zealand. Your ideas count, so you’ll also get to develop recommendations to enhance customer relations at the store.

Business skills

Hone your business skills with one of the best brands in the world. You’ll work directly with our people to really understand Toyota and what it means to be a global business. Live our belief of ‘going the extra mile’ by helping customers love everything about Toyota, even more.

Are you one of us?

Toyota people thrive on having the freedom to make decisions and do extraordinary things. Here's what we look for:

  • Interest, enthusiasm, and passion for working in an exciting and dynamic environment.
  • Successful achievement of (in last 12 months or will successfully achieve before the start of the programme) a Bachelor’s Degree from an NZQA approved New Zealand tertiary institute
  • Your programme of study is relevant to the content of the Toyota Dealer Graduate Programme e.g. including but not limited to Commerce, Business, Management, Entrepreneurship, Innovation.
  • You are energetic, competitive, proactive, resilient and have tons of initiative
  • Proven experience working with people, preferably in a sales or target driven industry
  • Leadership experience and potential to develop and grow in this area

Application Guidelines

To apply for the Toyota Dealer Graduate Programme, you will need to submit a cover letter, a CV, your Academic Transcript and the completed Application Form.

In your cover letter, you need to demonstrate why you are the best graduate candidate for this programme. This will include helping us to understand your motivation for applying, the qualities you possess that will ensure your success throughout the two years on the programme, and how you express the eight Toyota Believe statements in your approach to life. Please include the location/s you are interested in.

Your CV will need to reflect any previous work experience, relevant skills, personal qualities, and interests. We are interested in hearing about the experiences where you have developed and demonstrated the competencies we're after, including key achievements in your life to date.

Your Academic Transcript will enable us to gain an understanding of the range of papers you have studied while completing your degree.

It is highly advantageous that you have a full New Zealand drivers license as you will have the opportunity to drive a range of Toyota vehicles.

Please note, you must be an NZ citizen or permanent resident to apply for this programme.

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We look forward to receiving your application before 6 September!