Published: 17 Oct 2014

The latest member of staff at Jennings Kia, part of the Jennings Motor Group, is proving that when it comes down to success, it really is all in the name.

Coincidently, Chris Jennings, 28, from Billingham, shares the same surname as his new employer, which according to him, has been contributing towards securing deals in his new role as sales executive at the group’s Concorde Way dealership in Stockton.

Since joining the company at the beginning of August, Chris has successfully secured a total of 64 new and used cars sales, which has placed him at the top of the dealership’s sales league table for two consecutive months.

Chris, who has spent the past 10 years as an account manager/call centre team leader for a local marketing company, is delighted to have been appointed with the region’s longest established motor dealer group.

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Chris said; “It was time for a change and when I saw the sales vacancy online, I had a good feeling about it and forwarded my cv.

“Working in the motor industry is something I have always wanted to do and I am delighted to have been given this excellent opportunity and looking forward to a successful career in car sales at Jennings Kia.”

As sales executive, Chris will be responsible for selling the Kia range to customers across Teesside in order to meet monthly and quarterly sales objectives set out by Kia Motors, in addition to selling a variety of quality approved used vehicles, liaising with potential and existing customers, making sure vehicles are taxed and delivered within the allocated timescale and ensuring the highest level of customer service is delivered at all times.  

Commenting on the latest recruit at Jennings Kia in Stockton, Steven Flack, franchise manager at the dealership, said; “The dealership has recently celebrated its first anniversary and throughout the year sales have been extremely encouraging as customers continue to take advantage of the wide range of high quality, yet competitively-priced vehicles across the Kia range.  For the second registration plate change, we have achieved Kia’s prestigious 100 Club as a result of registering more than 100 vehicles during September.

“We are delighted to welcome Chris on board, who is proving to be an asset to the sales team, having scooped first place in the sales league table for the past two consecutive months.”   

Jennings Kia sells the entire new car range with everything from the Picanto, Rio, Soul, Venga, cee’d, cee’d Sportswagon, pro_cee’d, and pro_cee’d GT, to the Optima, Carens, Sportage and Sorento on display and available to test drive.

For more information about the range of products and services available at Jennings Kia, call into the Concorde Way dealership, contact 01642 632299, or visit

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