Sales Executive

London (Greater), South East
£32,799 plus ECU allowance & 10% bonus (pro rata)
15 Sep 2020
15 Oct 2020
Sales Executive/ SE
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We’re one of the largest housing providers in the UK with an exciting development programme delivering homes across London, the South East and the Midlands.

At Optivo we understand the difference good quality homes can make to people’s lives. We develop places for people, creating a sense of place where people can thrive.

Title: Sale Executive

Business area: Sales & Marketing

Contract: 12 month- Fixed Term Contract

Working Structure: Agile working schedule (Site visits & Remote working)

Hours: 36 hours a week, across 5 days per week including Saturday’s and one evening per week (11-7pm)

Site Locations: London & South East

Salary£32,799 plus ECU allowance & 10% bonus (pro rata)

Closing date of applicationsTuesday 15th September 2020, 23:00

Interview date: Friday 18th September 2020

Here at Optivo, We have an amazing opportunity for an experienced Sales Executive to join our Sales & Marketing team on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. This will be an exciting opportunity to be a part of the front end sales process and take purchasers through the day to day sales from initial enquiry to reservation. We are looking for somebody with a strong sales background working in a similar environment. In addition, you’ll be passionate about delivering exceptional customer service, you’ll be personable, well presented, and composed at all times, and you’ll be an active team player, working well with the Sales Manager & Sales Progressor. If this sounds like you? Join Optivo as a Sales Executive.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll lead on sales as directed by the Sales Manager.

You’ll achieve agreed sales targets including progressing sales within agreed time limits.

You’ll communicate promptly and pro-actively with customers to achieve reservations.

You’ll provide regular reports on progress and sales to the Sales Manager.

You’ll share responsibilities for handover to purchasers on the day of completion with Sales Progressor.

You’ll attend site to attend site meetings to make choices, attend handovers and set standards.

You’ll build strong relationships with internal teams- development, leasehold, aftercare, finance and housing management teams.

What you’ll need

  • Understanding of all home ownership products including shared ownership, help to buy, LLR
  • Understand the needs and aspirations of the customer
  • Understanding of the mortgage market and conveyancing requirements
  • Understanding of barriers to exchange and how to overcome those
  • Understanding of CFG and Local Authority Section 106 requirements
  • Ability to manage own time and prioritise workload

What’s in it for you?

You’ll enjoy a great salary and benefits package, including 27 days (rising to 30 days) plus bank holidays, and a day off for your birthday. You can also buy and sell leave up to 5 days. We have generous pension and life assurance schemes too, plus a cycle to work scheme and travel loans. Add in a healthcare cash plan covering dental, glasses, physiotherapy, vaccinations, 24 hour GP and more, plus various high street discounts, (not to mention flexible working and in house career development opportunities). If you are passionate about what you do and share our ambitions, we look forward to hearing from you.

Equal Opportunities

At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.