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Apprentice Sales and Lettings Negotiator Kings Ltd

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to assist our staff and clients with the rental, purchase or sale of residential property. You will be involved in all aspects of running a successful agency, including face to face, phone and aftercare for our customers.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 23 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £172.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Over 5 days to include some Saturdays. Monday – Friday 09:00 – 18:00. Saturday 09:00 – 17:00. 1 Hour for Lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001727480

  • Positions

    1 available

A genuine opportunity to learn the skills required to operate within the sales and lettings markets and with the potential to go on to permanent employment in one of our 4 offices.

You will be required to help with all aspects of customer care, before during and after sales.

Duties will include:

  • Provide excellent customer service via e-mail, telephone and internal/external messaging systems
  • Meeting, discussing and understanding the needs of clients
  • Scheduling appointments that are suitable with the client’s schedules
  • Performing research of the local market by comparing properties and checking market activity to establish a selling price
  • Listing properties with the relevant services and amenities
  • Liaising between the buyers and sellers to negotiate prices by using their marketing abilities and knowledge
  • Taking digital photos of properties for presentation to buyers and advertising collateral
  • Revealing any new information to buyers and presenting any details about the properties seen during the research process
  • Staging home properties for visits
  • Meet and greet service to customers
  • Provide customers with advice, guidance and support
  • Helping with customer issues and after care
  • Resolving customer complaints
  • Data organising/reporting
  • Keeping Marketing Materials up to date

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Microsoft Office skills

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude with a strong work ethic
  • Driven and determined individual
  • Punctual
  • Enthusiastic
  • Well organised
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Well-spoken
  • Willingness to learn and a can-do attitude

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grade minimum C/4  in English and maths (or equivalents qualifications)

 

Future prospects

  • Potential for full time employment for the right candidate
  • There are opportunities to progress from a Level 2 to a Level 3 qualification 
  • Many employers retain apprentices in full/part time positions
  • The qualifications you gain can also help you to get into higher education or other employment 
  • Being an apprentice gives you the opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and developing professional skills whilst earning a salary, inside some of Kent’s best companies
  • Once the Apprenticeship has been achieved you will have the skills, abilities and experience to update and enhance your CV, to make it attractive to potential employers

Things to consider

Interview

We will be interviewing candidates who meet the criteria as they apply and will recruit after a successful interview which may be before the closing date.

Reality Check

You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work.  Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst awaiting for your first wages to be paid.

Travel Information

Office is next to Meopham Rail station. Parking is limited.


About the employer

Established for over 30 years, the well respected and trusted name of KINGS, one of Kent’s leading truly independent estate and lettings agents has become synonymous with a passion for property and providing an unrivalled service to their clients. We are a network of four offices; Meopham, Borough Green, Sevenoaks & Swanley. Kings is dedicated to providing a quality service, in-depth local knowledge and friendly professional advice to all looking to buy, sell or rent. We actively encourage our staff to engage with any training or qualifications they would like to obtain and have several members of staff who are ARLA/NAEA qualified.

Employer

Kings Ltd

Address

Wrotham Road

Gravesend

DA13 0HP

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Training

Training provider

KENT COUNTY COUNCIL

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kent Training & Apprenticeships

Contact

Kent Training and Apprenticeships Business Support Team 0800 731 4297 KT&A@kent.gov.uk

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Level 2 Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard.  

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

Apprenticeship standard

Customer service practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

This employer has requested all applicants to apply through Kent Training and Apprenticeships online application system – Therefore, to apply for this position, please click on the link below and follow the online instructions.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Sep 2021