Applegate Properties is a traditional estate agent with a modern approach. We’re seeking a dynamic, motivated Sales Professional to join our award-winning team.
How we work
We genuinely care about the people we work with. Whether you’re a client, a supplier, a contractor or one of the team, we enjoy making positive relationships with everyone who comes through our door.
At Applegate, we believe that selling your house should be a great experience. That’s why we put so much emphasis on the customer experience and rely on our reputation to generate new business.
We hold an NAEA license and strive for excellence in everything we do. We combine a warm approach with proactive methods and constant innovation to create a fantastic place to work that achieves excellent outcomes.
What you’ll do
As Sales Advisor, you’ll own the management of properties for sale and those sold subject to contract.
You’ll own the relationship with our vendors
You’ll hand-hold our vendors throughout the sales process, building trust and offering advice and recommendations. You’ll ensure that vendors are regularly updated on progress and provide constructive viewing feedback.
You’ll manage our sales
From beginning to end, you’ll be responsible for our sales process. You’ll arrange viewings, deal with internet enquiries, conduct vendor home visits and support to the Valuers.
You’ll handle offers, follow up sales, and keep both vendors and applicants updated throughout the sales process. You’ll also build relationships with solicitors to ensure that the sales process is handled in a timely manner.
You will follow up new business leads and have a proven track record in overcoming objections in a competitive and fast paced market.
You’ll work with potential applicants
You’ll provide a professional service to everyone we work with and ensure that all viewing applicants are updated regularly as well as seeking new business opportunities from all applicants to support meeting individual ad company targets.
You’ll negotiate offers made on properties, ensuring the best price and purchaser is always obtained for the vendor. You’ll also qualify purchasers and check full chain details before instructing any sale, guiding all parties through the sale process.
You’ll love our processes
You’ll follow our tried and tested but unique in- house policies and procedures with attention to detail and consistency, to make sure we uphold our high levels of service. You will seek to improve process and wasted resources where possible.
You’ll help grow our business
We work as one team, growing our business together whilst meeting personal and team sales targets weekly and monthly. You’ll help to upsell our services where possible, including obtaining solicitor quotes, removals quotes and financial services. You will overcome new business objections and relay the benefits of our services to new client.
You’ll uphold our reputation
All our team members are responsible for ensuring that high levels of customer service are met when dealing with any persons in contact with Applegate Properties and that we continue to build our excellent reputation.
What you’ll get
- A fantastic work culture - we’re only as good as the people we work with and we take our work culture seriously. We treat everyone as adults, have an atmosphere of trust and respect, and enjoy working as one team.
- A fantastic, relaxed, unique office space
- 20 days holiday, including mid-week days off as alternate Saturdays are part of the role
- Team events and nights out
- Ongoing training and personal development
- Employer contributed pension scheme.
- Attractive commission scheme
Who we’re looking for
You’ll love to make a difference and always do the right thing by our customers. You’ll act with integrity, honesty and openness. You’ll have a warm approach, build authentic relationships and proactively communicate both verbally and in writing to keep our customers up to date on all progress.
Work as One
You’ll be a great team player, supporting your team mates, collaborating harmoniously and always taking the time to help. You’ll communicate openly, work towards team goals and celebrate each other’s success.
Oh, and you’ll enjoy having fun along the way!
Make it happen
You’ll embrace responsibility and take ownership for your workload. You’ll be proactive and tenacious, finding solutions to problems and focussing on outcomes.
Love our process
You’ll have great attention to detail and enjoy following processes. You’ll understand the importance of consistency and be meticulous in your approach.
Strive for excellence
You’ll be committed to continuous improvement, innovation and achieving better results. You’ll enjoy increasing your knowledge and understanding and always aim for excellence.
- Educated to GCSE standard, or equivalent in English and Maths, Grade C or above
- Computer literacy, the ability to use new software packages with training and an understanding of Microsoft Outlook and Word.
- Hold a full UK driving license and have access to their own vehicle for business use on occasions for which an allowance is paid.
- Strong English and grammatical skills.
- Ability to overcome new business objections and upsell services
How to apply
Please submit your C.V. with a covering letter detailing why you should be considered for this role. Please submit all documents to firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful candidates will be invited to take part in a telephone interview within 7 working days. Applicants applying for similar roles within the last 12 months need not apply. Working days are five days per week, including an alternative Saturday. Initial 12 month contract with view to extend.