Estate Agency/Administration Apprentice J & M Real Estate Limited

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading estate agents in LS11, working for JM Real Estate, Trading as Whitegates Estate Agents. You will work front of housE to assist the office Manager with sales and admin responsibilities. You will have the opportunity be creative and share your ideas on how you can develop and expand the client base.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly business and team.

You will work front of house to assist the office Manager with a varied role of sales and admin responsibilities.  You will have the opportunity be creative and share your ideas on how you can develop and expand the client base.

The social Media aspect of the role is about people, conversations and capturing leads and sales from those relationships and this will be a big part of the job.

You will need to be a real “people person” – someone who gets on well with people, isn’t afraid to talk to a wide range of clients over the phone and in person and has the ability to turn those conversations into business opportunities.  

  • Communicating over the telephone Incoming and outgoing calls (This will come at a later date not part of the role at first)
  • IT – Knowledge of Microsoft package Word, Excel, outlook, Emails, search engines
  • Develop and expand client base
  • Maintaining company bespoke database, updating and cleansing
  • Researching to find new clients and check for details
  • Sending accurate emails
  • Sending out mailshots and articles to gain new clients
  • Filing
  • Photocopying
  • Scanning
  • Website maintenance
  • Social Media – Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn
  • Providing support of general admin duties 
  • Any other duties required

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Creative and visual thinker
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Excellent communication and telephone skills is required but not immediately
  • Good work ethic, ambitious with aspirations to do well
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft packages Word, Excel, outlook, Emails, search engines and Social Media
  • Presentable
  • Good time keeping is essential

Personal qualities

  • Good IT skills 
  • Ambition
  • Drive
  • Interest in estate agency
  • Passion self-discipline 

Qualifications required

  • English GCSE grade A-C or equivalent (desirable) and good ICT grade

Future prospects

Full time employment for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Can you easily get to Dewsbury Road ?? do you want a career where you can learn and develop?

About the employer

Since being established in 1978, Whitegates has been at the forefront of estate agency in both innovation and providing value for money services to house buyers and sellers. The principal aim of Whitegates is to provide all customers with a highly professional, efficient and courteous service delivered by highly motivated and experienced staff with local knowledge of their area. Whitegates has over 30 branches across the North of England. These expand across the following regions; Yorkshire, Midlands, North East, North West and Wrexham (North Wales). Our branches offer a free valuation service and handle all aspects of Residential Sales. Additionally the majority of our branches provide a Residential Lettings service that can assist with both prospective tenants and landlord's requirements. Whitegates are part of the OEA (Ombudsman for Estate Agents), which provides all of our customers with the complete assurance of our total commitment to the highest levels of service. Before choosing an estate agent we believe this should be one of the major considerations. Whitegates are proud of their long established links with other independently operated Estate Agents across the country. These links now total over 300 branches dedicated to providing their customers with the highest levels of service at both local, and national level. This network provides Whitegates with referrals from all over the country, which creates an even larger database of high quality purchasers and tenants. If you are looking for property outside of the Whitegates area, you can visit the websites of our associated brands by clicking on the region of the country you are interested in below


J & M Real Estate Limited



Dewsbury Road


LS11 7JX

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner
  • Level 3 Business Admin (After 12 months)
  • Excellent company training in estate agency. This will involve ongoing reading and devlopment as well as training courses.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service > Customer Service Practitioner

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Key Training Limited


Lauren Farmery 07557346387

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017