Sales Officer

£30,290 - 35,558 per year
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We`re currently on the look out for an experienced Sales Officer to join our team in Hackbridge, Sutton on a 12-month fixed-term contract. Working hours will be 37.5 per week which will include some weekend work. About Metropolitan: We`re one of the UK`s leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services. We manage a large portfolio of 38,000 homes and serve around 90,000 customers across London, the East of England and the East Midlands. We employ 1,300 people and have recently drawn together a new senior leadership team with a strong commercial focus and clear ambitions for the future of the organisation. After a two-year programme to drive up the performance of the business, we`ve transformed our financial position, enabling us to reinvest more in regenerating communities, building more homes and ultimately delivering greater value for our customers. We plan to build around 3,300 new affordable homes in the next five years, investing £730 million. We`re also a member of the National Housing Federation and the g15 *********************), which represents London`s 15 largest housing associations and houses one in 10 Londoners. About the role: The Site Sales Officer is the face of Metropolitan`s Home Ownership department. This role is site based and you will be selling shared ownership and outright sale homes to eligible customers, while providing excellent customer service at all times and will need to ensure that all sales targets are met. It will also be your responsibility to... - Assist with internal and external marketing activities as requested to ensure that all opportunities are maximised and successful outcomes are achieved. Attend launch events for new developments. - Achieve or exceed individual targets and contribute positively to team targets. Proactively contact customers. - Liaise closely with all external partners and agencies to ensure exchanges and completions take place within agreed timescales. - Supervise and monitor other agents if appointed for the sales of specific plots. - Present excellent image of Home Ownership on site at all times. - Arrange and attend the handover of property with customers. Here`s what we`re looking for from you... - You must be willing to travel as you will need to travel to various sites. - Demonstrable experiences in sales and marketing. - Sound knowledge of local housing markets. - Knowledge and understanding of the shared ownership sales process. What Metropolitan can offer you: Metropolitan offers an excellent and unique Benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual. We offer employees the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Childcare Vouchers, Health and Well-being Programme, Employee Assistance and discounts with multiple retailers and many more. We also offer an impressive Pension Scheme and 27 days holiday, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days!