Apprentice Sales Negotiator Burchell Edwards

Become part of one of the UK’s leading Estate Agents, which is part of the Connells Group inc. Sequence, with over 510 High Street Branches, employing over 5,700 people… The opportunities are endless.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    5 days out of 7, Monday - Saturday - 08:30 - 18:00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001254743

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Ensure all customers are greeted in a professional, friendly, positive and enthusiastic manner at all times.
  • Ascertain applicants' needs by listening carefully to the details provided, probing where necessary to ensure all data acquired.
  • Qualify applicants, match them to suitable properties and organise viewings at the earliest opportunity.
  • Immediately advise suitable applicants of any new instructions, which may be suitable.
  • Ensure all viewings are promptly followed up and that the vendor is immediately advised of the details.
  • Ensure than when an offer is accepted that all administrative duties are attended to and that the sale is actively progressed through to a satisfactory conclusion.
  • Maintain full documentation of all applicants, their requirements and actions.
  • Ensure every effort is made to cross sell company products, in particular, on every occasion attempt to gain an introduction to Sequence Home conveyancing and Sequence Mortgage Services.
  • Ensure you comply at all times with all legislative requirements and company directives, policies and procedures.
  • Carry out ad hoc projects at the request of your Manager and others as and when required.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Previous sales and/or customer service experience is desirable.
  • Target orientated with a proven track record of achievement.
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional at all times.
  • Highly organised and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain internal/external relationships.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently use Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel.
  • Team player.
  • Be a car owner with a full (preferably clean) driving licence or access to own transport, as you will be travelling between branches and properties.

Personal qualities

  • Professional and flexible.
  • Driven and positive.
  • Have a genuine interest in working within estate agency.
  • Ability to manage stress.
  • Well presented, polite, tactful and friendly.

Qualifications required

  • English and Maths at grade A – D or equivalent are desirable.

Future prospects

Full time position within the business and an advanced level qualification from The Babington Group.

Things to consider

Saturday work will be required for this role. Travelling between houses/branches so a full drivers licence and access to your own car is needed.

About the employer

Burchell Edwards is a leading estate agency network based in the East and West Midlands. We help thousands of buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, investors and organisations to purchase, sell, let and rent properties every year. Our regional network of offices offer an unbeatable level of local knowledge coupled with years of housing market experience and high levels of customer service. Part of the award-winning Connells Group, Burchell Edwards has the backing of one of the UK's biggest and most successful estate agency and property services companies. It means we can offer an exceptional level and range of services, as well as an in-depth understanding of your local housing market.

Employer

Burchell Edwards

Address

37-38 Iron Gate

Derby

DE1 3GA

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Training provider

  • Full Sale of Residential Property Apprenticeship incorporating NVQ, where evidence will be gathered to build a portfolio showing your competency within the role.
  • Functional Skills to include Maths, English & ICT, where portfolio work will be completed along with a tested part for both (where applicable).
  • Complete a Technical Certificate to underpin your knowledge of working in the sector, this also comes with a tested part.

Apprenticeship framework

Property Services

Training provider

BABINGTON BUSINESS COLLEGE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by BABINGTON BUSINESS COLLEGE LIMITED

Contact

Courtney Linton 07471033883 Connells@babingtongroup.co.uk


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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017