Sales Assistant - Essex

£25,000 per annum
Ref: 4083 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 Nov 2023

Work with us at one our client’s newest luxury student accommodation sites in Colchester! If you have excellent rapport building skills and have strong sales experience, this could be just the place for you! 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast paced and exciting industry. It is a beautiful, modern and vibrant site that offers impressive facilities including onsite parking. 

This is a fixed term position for the next 6 months, working on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 

You will be reporting into the Accommodation Manager and will be responsible for the promoting this stylish new building and assisting the manager with enquiries. 

For this position we are seeking the following: 

  • Responding to all new enquiries via email and calls 
  • Assist with the development of the relationship with the local universities 
  • Ensure the universities have regular updates with regards to availability and marketing updates 
  • Conduct tours and convert as many viewings into sales as possible 
  • Undertake room inspections 
  • Attend student fairs and open days at the university 
  • Keep up to date with room prices and special offers to provide accurate information to potential residents. 
  • It would be an advantage if you have previous experience within property or lettings, but this is not essential 

For this position we are seeking the following skills/attributes: 

  • A friendly and welcoming approach and the ability to cooperate well with all students and clients in a professional, respectful and friendly manner. 
  • High standards of dress and presentation. 
  • Ability to remain calm during difficult situations or in a very busy environment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including a pleasant telephone manner. 
  • Good administrative skills and the ability to use emails, social media and various systems. 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must. 
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude with a strong focus on customer service.