Area Sales Manager – Estate Agency – Thames Valley

Permanent Reading, Berkshire | £50k to £100k Inc Benefits OTE

Job Posted: 2015-07-21 21 July 2015 Closing date for applications: 14 September 2015

Job Description

A challenging opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced estate agent to run a group of 5 or 6 offices in the Thames Valley, including one in Reading. The company is happy to consider a frustrated Branch Manager looking to make the move up to multi-branch management but to be considered you will need to have strong leadership and business development skills, and the ability to recruit and motivate a team of high achievers.

The main purpose of the role will be to assist in delivering business strategies and priorities, to meet targeted revenue, profit and results across all disciplines and to work closely with the company directors and the teams to ensure the company is efficient and effective.

The key responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Day to day input and control of core business objectives as discussed with the directors on a weekly basis
  • Assist in generating targeted revenue and profits
  • Able to fully understand and influence the P&L position and to use that knowledge to manage performance
  • Driving daily results with the branches
  • Supporting, motivating and developing the branch teams
  • Running weekly/monthly sales-focused regional meetings
  • Running monthly negotiator training meetings
  • Dealing with New Homes clients and managing relationships
  • Responsibility for recruitment, training and retention of staff
  • To develop the strength in depth of the team through observation and feedback
  • Responsibility for delivering a performance management culture at all levels
  • Troubleshooting in branches when required adopting a hands-on approach
  • Strategising for ongoing business development which includes producing a monthly report overview of each branch
  • Implementing and driving agreed marketing plans within the branches
  • Assisting branches by generating fresh strategies to secure new business
  • Supporting the brand and working with the teams to ensure the company is maximising its exposure in the marketplace and building market share
  • Ensuring the business trades in a compliant manner at all times
  • Conducting 1:1 performance appraisals with sales teams when required

This exciting opportunity will be paying a basic salary in the region of £35,000 to £45,000 that will depend on your level of experience and expertise, and on target earnings that are like to be in the £50,000 to £100,000 range. The company will also   provide a car allowance and all other benefits commensurate with a role of this seniority.

For further information on this exciting career opportunity, please apply on line now via this webpage and we will get back to you immediately. Alternatively, please feel free to contact us in confidence on 020 7792 9779, or email us:


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