Apprentice Sales Negotiator/ Estate Agent Fox & Sons

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, employs over 5,700 people. The Opportunities are Endless.

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Closing date: 29 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

    Monday - Saturday, 5 days a week, between 09:00 - 18:00

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001301973

  • 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

  • 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.

Personal qualities

  • 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 the role involves visiting properties for viewings.

Qualifications required

  • English and Maths at grade A – D or equivalent are desirable but not essential for the role.

Future prospects

After successful completion of this apprenticeship you may be offered the chance to join the sales department as a permeant staff. There will also be opportunity to gain higher qualifications.

Things to consider

This role will be out and about and not just office based. 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).

About the employer

Established in 1868 Anthony Stoddart Fox opened the first branch of Fox & Sons in Bournemouth in 1868. Now Fox & Sons is one of the most successful estate agents in the South, with branches stretching from Cornwall to East Sussex. Fox & Sons has over 60 branches and a specialist auctions division. When choosing an estate agent, make sure you are with the right one, it could be the difference between selling or letting your home quickly for the right price...choose Fox & Sons. Fox & Sons are part of the Sequence Group, a national, award-winning estate agency with over 290 offices.

Employer

Fox & Sons

Address

28 Mannamead Road

Plymouth

PL4 7AA

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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Sale of Residential Property (QCF).
  • Functional Skills (If required).
  • ERR Employment Rights and Responsibilities.
  • PLTS – Personal Learning and Thinking Skills.

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: 29 Sep 2017