Apprentice Sales Negotiator William H Brown

Become part of one of the UK’s leading Estate Agents, being 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: 30 Sep 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. 40 Hours max

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001301029

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Ensure all customers are greeted in a professional, friendly, positive and enthusiastic manner at all time.
  • 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 (desired) - as you will be required to travel between houses/branches.

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

After successful completion of this apprenticeship you may be offered the chance to join the sales department as a Negotiator.

Things to consider

You will be required to travel between houses/branches so a drivers license is desired.

About the employer

We are committed to providing the highest levels of customer care alongside a range of products and services. We understand that deciding what to do with any property can be a stressful time. That’s why we’ve based the success based on one simple philosophy; to remove all those stresses and strains by offering a personal yet innovative approach with you in mind. Since the first branch opened its doors in 1936, the company has risen to become one of the largest and most successful estate agency groups in the country.

Employer

William H Brown

Address

7 Tudor Square

West Bridgford

Nottingham

NG2 6BT

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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 connells@babingtongroup.co.uk


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Closing date: 30 Sep 2017