Published: 22 Oct 2012

Jennings Ford in Gateshead has expanded its sales team with a new recruit.

Craige Farrow, 39, from Westerhope in Newcastle, has joined the Eslington Park dealership as a sales executive.

For the past 24 years, Craige has gained valuable experience working in retail sales for House of Fraser and prior to that, Newcastle United FC where he was employed as a retail store manager.

Craige said; “Having worked in the retail industry for many years, I felt it was time for a change and a fresh challenge. Working in car sales has always appealed to me and I am delighted to have been given this excellent opportunity with one of the region’s oldest motor dealers.”

Craige’s new role at Jennings Ford will entail working as part of the sales team selling new Ford vehicles and quality used cars to customers, contributing towards achieving monthly and quarterly sales objectives, liaising with potential and existing customers, delivering vehicles to customers within the allocated time schedule and ensuring the highest level of customer service is carried out at all times.

Craige will also complete various training programmes which will take place in-house and at Ford’s Training College in Loughborough.

Barry Fearon, sales manager at Jennings Ford in Gateshead, said; “We are delighted to welcome Craige on board, the experience and knowledge he has gained in the retail sector will contribute towards his role as a sales executive.”

Jennings Ford, is part of the Jennings Motor Group, operating branches in Gateshead, Stockton and Middlesbrough.

For more information about the range of products and services available at Jennings Ford, customers can call in to the Eslington Park dealership or contact 0191 4607464.

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