Published: 21 Apr 2016

Chris takes a step up the career ladder with first promotion

A career change has paid off for a member of sales staff at Jennings SEAT, part of the multi-award winning Jennings Motor Group, after a recent promotion to deputy business manager.

26-year-old, Chris Butt, a Sport Management graduate from Teesside University, was recruited as a sales executive at the Cargo Fleet Lane branch four years ago after working as a fitness instructor for a local gym.

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Chris said; “I’ve always been keen to work in car sales and learn about the motor industry, so when the opportunity arose at the Middlesbrough dealership, I jumped at the chance.

There’s been no looking back for Chris who is delighted to be taking a step up the career ladder.

Chris added; “This is a great opportunity for me to learn a completely new side of the business.

The recent promotion will see Chris assisting sales controller/business manager, Mike Scurr, with all aspects of finance for customers, as well as carrying out his existing role as a new and used car sales executive.

Franchise manager, Craig Johnson, said; “Chris is a conscientious and dedicated member of the sales team. 

“More and more customers are opting to purchase their car through personal contract purchase, with a variety of low rate finance offers also being available and attracting new business.”

The SEAT model line-up consists of the Mii, Ibiza SC, Ibiza 5 door, Ibiza ST, 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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