There are exciting times ahead for Pulman ŠKODA, who are opening their purpose built new ŠKODA showroom in Belmont, Durham early in 2016. The state of the art showroom which is being constructed on 1.75 acres of land represents a £2 million investment for the Durham headquartered motor retailer. This is fantastic news for Pulman and the local economy as over 20 new jobs will be created.
Pulman ŠKODA have a range of careers opportunities in their new site, including showroom host, sales executives, technicans, drivers, valeters and café assistants for their bespoke onsite café that will be open to customers and the general public. Pulman have been operating in Durham offering new, used and Motability ŠKODA cars for over a year in their temporary showroom near the Arnison Centre. Ian Jarvis Sales Manager for Pulman ŠKODA comments, “The past year has been fantastic for Pulman, building an invaluable customer base. We are very excited and proud of our brand new ŠKODA site that will be opening in early 2016.”
The new site will have a 9-car showroom, in-house café with fresh food prepared daily and in a first for the motor industry a yoga studio offering a wide range of classes for all abilities, certainly something you do not see every day in a car showroom. The sites location just off the A690 at Dragonville Industrial Estate, Durham makes it accessible from a wide area across the region.
Pulman opened its first site, Pulman Volkswagen, Durham in 1998 with 17 members of staff and 2 years later moved into their flagship showroom at Abbey Road Durham that underwent a full refurbishment earlier this year. 17 years later, Pulman have two Volkswagen retail locations, a SEAT site in Sunderland and a ŠKODA site with over 150 staff members. The family owned business prides itself in offering those little differences that deliver a fantastic customer experience.
Ian Jarvis continues, “I’ve been working with Pulman for over a year now and they are a fantastic company to work for! We offer something different to our customers, the in-showroom café, the free WiFi, the complimentary collect and delivery for our service customers. It’s the small things that make the big differences.”
Laura Makepeace, HR Manager for Pulman comments, “It’s an exciting time for anyone thinking of joining Pulman, or the motor industry. At Pulman and through the support of the brands: Volkswagen, SEAT and ŠKODA, there is a fantastic training structure to support anyone who wants develop their career.”
For more information on the vacancies available please visit www.pulmancareers.co.uk.