Sales Manager - Maternity Cover - East Anglia Region

Date added: Friday, 20 July 2018
Closing date: Friday, 17 August 2018
Regional office: East Anglia
Location: East Anglia Region
Job Type: Sales and Marketing
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Primary responsibilities:
• Lead and manage a team of remote Sales Executives to achieve targets
• Recruit, select, develop and coach Sales Executives to the required standards
• Drive sales targets, as agreed with the Sales Director through Sales Executives
• Ensure all Key Performance Indicator targets are reached across all areas of sales and customer service
• Provide the primary communication channel between site staff, sales and marketing department, other internal departments and external agencies
• Be aware of and provide ‘first port of call’ expertise for all customer purchasing activities from Sales Executives
• Provide knowledge/expertise to react to market conditions such as lenders’ criteria, local house price variations, stock plots, PX properties, and advise on forecasting and site build sequence
• Manage external media, presentation, legal and lending agencies against the business unit plan, business unit targets and Taylor Wimpey standards
• Ensure reaction to customer enquiries and purchasing queries are in line with the business unit plan and site requirements
• Ensure the health & safety of customers, site staff and other parties is a priority and complies with company policy
• Follow and adhere to company procedures and standards of performance as laid down by the business unit

Key business relationships:
Internal: Sales & Marketing Director, Sales Executives, Sales Administrator, PX and Marketing staff, Other Sales Managers, Other local Directors and local MD, Site Managers, Production, commercial, technical and planning departments, Legal department
External: Customers, Chain purchasers, Independent Financial Advisors, Solicitors, Local estate agents, Contractors/trades, External agencies – advertising, PR, signage, interior designers, Sub-contractors

What are the measures of success for this position?
- Sales against target – conversion, reservation, completion, cancellation, sales rate, part-exchange and maximisation of sales revenues
- Sales Excellence: site presentation
- Customer satisfaction survey results
- Referrals to approved Solicitor & Independent Financial Advisor
- Lead Management
- Brochure/web audits

Experience, Qualifications, Technical Requirements, Education Required/Preferred:
Previous experience in Sales and Marketing/Estate Agency or New Build Home Construction
Managerial experience
Operation of I.T. based administration systems
Attention to detail, underpinned by a desire to succeed
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Other requirements:

The role involves travel which requires a full driving license.

If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third party provider that the Company chooses to engage).

The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all of the following:
- Criminal records (DBS);
- Credit reference
- DVLA

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role. If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.

Key Competencies:
- Set clear professional standards
- Be passionate about customers
- Be well planned and organised
- Communicate well and collaborate
- Develop good relations and act with integrity