Sales Progressor

Function:
Operations
Location:
Home Counties
Hours Per Week:
37.5
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Salary Details:
Competitive
What you'll be doing?

The Sales & Marketing team look after our customers and help them through one of the most important parts of their lives; finding and buying a new home. We pride ourselves on putting customers first, and sales and marketing are a key part in making that vision a reality. Our Sales & Marketing teams, both locally and nationally, work together to make sure we’re showing people the perfect home for them. There’s a wide variety of roles that include building and maintaining websites, running marketing campaigns, answering customers’ questions, being on hand to guide and support them through the purchase and personalisation of their brand new home; and of course making sure they’re happy after they’ve bought. Some of the team work on-site in sales and marketing showrooms, and others support from the office but at its core the team are here to make sure customers are getting what they need from us and finding the perfect home.

Reporting to the Sales Office Manager or Senior Sales Manager, to contribute to the overall success of the Sales Office in support of the business, by ensuring smooth sales progression and performing all necessary administration to progress sales within contractual requirements and deadlines in order to achieve legal completions targets.

You will be expected to:

  • Ensure client extras are completed on time and with correct payment
  • Process reservations and support on-site staff in exchanges and completions, coordinating all necessary paperwork to achieve deadlines
  • Proactively communicate to Sales Managers details of problem plots or where assistance is required to achieve completions target on a daily/weekly basis
  • Complete extensive list of weekly and monthly reports e.g. competitor analysis, reservations; outstanding missives; legal completion statistics; data schedules; revenues; availability; releases; costs; deposits, etc and ensuring that the reports are completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Generate general letters/memos, e.g. pre-contract meeting letters, 28-day intention to complete letters, welcome letters
  • Perform general office administration tasks, as and when required, to meet the needs of the department – e.g. faxing, filing, photocopying, fielding telephone calls
  • Ensure all customer information is input accurately and on time
  • Liaise with Brokers, Solicitors and the Sales team to check that mortgage and legal processes are proceeding at the correct pace
What you'll need?

To be successful in the role, we are looking for:

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Office programmes, in particular Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Legal and/or Estate Agency background
  • Professional and pleasant manner in dealing with internal and external customers
  • Proactive and flexible in terms of workload
  • Ability to continually prioritise workload
Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder ten years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.

We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.

As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years continuous service up to 28 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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