Sales Adviser - Taunton

Function:
Operations
Location:
South West
Hours Per Week:
37.5
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
04 Dec 2020
Salary Details:
Competitive
What you'll be doing?

Our Sales Advisers help customers find their dream home andprovide excellent customer service throughout the sales process.

You would need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skillsto enable you to build rapport with customers to understand their needs andrequirements.  These would need to include listening skills, questioningskills, empathy, product demonstration and closing skills.

Reporting to a Sales Manager you’ll be expected to …

  • Demonstrate comprehensive local knowledge including amenities, schools, transport links and competitors

  • Have a thorough understanding of our product and pricing

  • Effective lead follow up skills to convert enquiries to site visits

  • Utilise our Sales methodology, schemes and incentives effectively to close a sale

  • Achieve sales targets in line with business requirements

What you'll need?

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

  • Experience of delivering sales in a service environment e.g. housebuilding, retail, hospitality, banking, estate agency.
  • Commercially astute with a good understanding of the market and competitors.
  • Understands and acts upon customer needs to maintain Company reputation.
  • Thrives on challenge, is resilient and driven to achieve personal and organisational targets.
  • Able to remain calm and controlled under pressure.
  • Keeps up to date with new thinking including legislation, economic conditions and technology.
  • Communicates and negotiates persuasively – capable of influencing others assertively, building rapport with customers.
  • Embraces change and explores new ways of working to help the continuous growth of the sales operation.
  • Encourages and supports people in the team, sharing knowledge and best practice.
  • Able to build relationships across functions, internally and externally.
  • Self starter who works effectively without direct management
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • IT literate.
  • Flexible with working pattern, must be able to work weekends and bank holidays
  • Flexible with travel, sometimes at short notice
  • Holds full driving license and have use of a vehicle for business travel
Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder eleven 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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