Published: 02 Jun 2016

Career change steers Chloe from properties to car sales

Girl power is taking hold at Jennings SEAT, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, as a result of a new addition to the sales team.

Chloe Rooney, 20, from Middlesbrough, has taken the plunge from properties to motors, after securing a full-time role as a sales executive at Jennings SEAT’s Cargo Fleet Lane branch.


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Immediately after completing her GCSEs and leaving Eston Park Comprehensive School, Chloe was fortunate to find full-time employment and started working as a trainee administrator with Thirwells Estate Agents in Middlesbrough. Within a few years, she received her first promotion to lettings negotiator, which also involved carrying out property inspections.

Chloe said; “After working for five years in the property market, I felt it was time for a complete career change and I have always had a passion for motors, so it was a natural choice for me.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for me not only to be working for one of the region’s longest established motor dealer groups, but also to be given the opportunity to learn about the SEAT product range, which offers a competitively-priced, high quality product range.”

The latest position was advertised on the company’s ‘Work For Us’ section of the website and after submitting her cv, Chloe was invited for an interview.

Chloe’s new role entails working as part of a six-strong team, contributing towards achieving monthly and quarterly sales objectives set out by SEAT, liaising with existing and potential customers, delivering vehicles within the allocated timescale, attending regular training course to learn about and maintain product knowledge and providing the highest level of customer service.

Welcoming Chloe on board, franchise manager, Craig Johnson, said; “Chloe has excellent customer service and selling skills and already she is proving to be an asset to the sales team.”

The SEAT model line-up consists of the Mii, Ibiza SC, Ibiza 5 door, Ibiza Cupra, Toledo, Leon SC, Leon 5 door, Leon ST, Leon X-PERIENCE, Leon Cupra, Alhambra and new Ateca.

Customers can also take advantage of a wide range of quality used cars on display and available to test drive at the dealership, in addition to a service, MOT, accident repair centre and parts department.

For more information about the range of products and services available at Jennings SEAT, call in to the Cargo Fleet Lane branch, contact 0333 414 9750.

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