Trainee Sales Executive - Bristol

Date added: Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Closing date: Saturday, 17 December 2016
Regional office: Bristol
Location: Bristol
Job Type: Sales and Marketing
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Trainee Sales Executive

We're looking for a sales star to support our amazing community of customers. Under the guidance of the Sales Manager the Trainee Sales Executive will help the team to secure the sale of new homes and achieve contract exchanges and legal completions in line with company targets.

You will demonstrate enthusiasm to learn and undertake all Customer Care requirements of the company in accordance with the best practice guidelines.

The successful candidate will take ownership for the delivery of a first class customer experience to all parties involved in the purchase of a new home from Taylor Wimpey. Also, ensure sales meet or exceed target, and profit is maximised for the business

The Role:

  • Take ownership of the development, all aspects of presentation and the entire purchasing process.
  • Become the reference point for the purchaser, and all other internal and external interested parties from first contact through to the completion of the house sale.
  • Promote and provide for the use of company recommended mortgage brokers and solicitors to ensure an efficient service for customers to achieve purchasing deadlines.
  • Ensure all administrative and reporting requirements are met according to company policies and agreed time frames.
  • Ensure that market research, price benchmarking, advertising, incentives, PR and other marketing events are undertaken proactively to provide the correct pipeline to fulfil agreed sales targets.
  • Proactively search for target customers and create appointments. Follow up leads to ensure that sales targets are met and customer satisfaction is measured to the level required by Taylor Wimpey.
  • Undertake inspections and introduce the customer to their new home, ensure familiarisation, and ensure the ‘after care’ of those customers at defined intervals following their move-in date.
  • Ensure the health & safety of customers, colleagues and other parties whilst on site in accordance with legal requirements and company policy.
  • Follow and adhere to company procedures, standards of performance, and the business unit Sales Manual.

The Person:

  • Previous experience of dealing with the public
  • Concern for standards
  • Customer focus
  • Negotiating
  • Perseverance
  • Results orientated
  • Computer literacy would be beneficial

In order to be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK. The role involves travel which requires a full driving licence and the ownership of a car. The candidate may be required to work on weekends and bank holidays. 

The Company:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales.

Our vision is to become the UK’s leading residential developer for creating value and delivering quality. We build over 10,000 homes each year, from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom houses all across the country.

Our people are passionate about the house building industry and about our customers. Culturally we pride ourselves in having a diverse work force with an opportunity to grow a career in a variety of environments. We look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in so if you are looking to join a thriving company going through an exciting period then please get in touch.

Internal applicants – please advise your Line Manager if applying for this role.