Handing James the keys to his first apartment. That’s when it hits home
We have an amazing opportunity for a Sales Executive to join our team and manage all sales activity for our shared ownership new home developments in the Reading and South West area. This is a fabulous opportunity to join our award winning team (did you know we’re winners of best house at the ‘What House Awards’ 2018?). You'll be making a big difference to the lives of our customers moving into their fabulous new home.
You will manage the sales activity on site from legal set up through to sales completion, also managing all leads for your scheme including carrying out viewings, securing reservations and progressing sales through to completion. Working collaboratively with Home Group solicitors to ensure they have all legal documentation to produce legal packs and progress the sales. In addition you will be using your proactive personality and awesome customer service skills to provide a first class service that delights our customers and internal colleagues. You’ll be using your brilliant experience in managing all sales activity using local insights of the housing market.
You will be reporting to Anne our Sales Manager, working alongside Bella and Sean who make up our newly formed South West sales team. The team love to get together to discuss new ideas on how they can achieve their targets. Anne and the team are a real supportive bunch, sharing experiences and the latest updates happening in sales and marketing. They also love a good social get together, especially after their catch ups in our London office (they may even share a tipple or two)!
Want to know more?
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A bit about you
With a passion for new home sales and achieving sales targets, you’ll have a background in a property sales environment including some knowledge of affordable tenure products and outright sale. You’ll understand the financial requirements to buy, including mortgage processes and financial assessments. You will need to be self-motivated, an energised team member with good organisational skills. If you’re brilliant at building relationships with your customers, guiding them through the full process to handing over the keys on completion, then this is the icing on the cake (or should we say the sold sign on the door!).
There will the need for you to travel within the region to our different sites so a driving licence and access to a car is essential, we’ll pay for your mileage.
A bit about us
We are Home Group, one of the UK’s largest developers of new homes and providers of houses for affordable rent. We also provide long term integrated housing, health and social care housing. We are proud of the difference that we have made over the last 80 years and we continue to work hard to support 120,000 customers in 55,000 homes across the UK. With a turnover of £350m and more than 3000 colleagues, you will be joining a robust, dynamic and inclusive organisation with a strong social mission at its heart.
It’s a really exciting time to join Home Group! We are currently undergoing a significant period of growth and change that will enable us to build more homes, independence and aspirations – the vision that underpins our five-year strategy. Our ambition to build 10,000 new homes, be market leaders in New Models of Care and significantly increase our digital capability is in the hands of our brilliant people.
Oh, did we mention that we rank No. 27 in the UK’s Best Large Places to work, are winners of Development Programme of the Year 2018 at the Housing Awards and of course winners of Best House at the What House Awards 2018?
It’s the team’s unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You can elect to fit these around your working day taking advantage of our agile ways of working. Our focus is on getting the job done, not your working hours!
The job for you?
Great, all you need to do now is upload a covering letter and your CV. If you would prefer to have a chat about the role first, then contact us on our Home Group Facebook Careers page. You can also find out more about us on our website at www.homegroup.org.uk/careers.
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