Trainee – Administrator and Negotiator – Independent Estate Agency – Witney, Oxfordshire

Permanent Witney, Oxfordshire | £18k Inc Benefits

Job Posted: 2015-11-10 10 November 2015 Closing date for applications: 10 January 2016

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity and challenge for an individual looking for a varied role in Estate Agency. This very well established and independently owned Oxford estate agency is looking to recruit an Administrator/Negotiator to join their busy office in Witney, Oxfordshire. The company is happy to consider a candidate with no previous estate agency experience. However, the successful candidate must have excellent customer service skills, an energetic approach and have a strong administrative background.

Main Purpose of the Job Role:

  • Provide administrative and Front of House support for the Lettings department
  • To maintain the company systems to required standards
  • To assist the Lettings department in reaching required targets
  • To let and re-let properties and negotiate renewals to agreed targets
  • Ensure personal compliance with all regulations, procedures and processes to the company’s required standards
  • To understand the company values and implement them positively each day
  • To sell additional services to agreed targets
  • Ensuring high quality customer care at all times

Key Tasks:

  • To actively participate in office meetings
  • Qualify and register applicants and potential landlords to the company’s required standards
  • Assisting the branch manager with the marketing of properties
  • Generate, arrange and conduct viewing when required
  • Carrying out referencing of all new tenants
  • Negotiate offers for all new tenancies and renewals (with support)
  • Ensure signed terms of business, instructions and property questionnaires are fully completed, signed and returned
  • Collate own daily, weekly and monthly figures to highlight performance
  • To answer telephone calls and greet visitors

Personal specification and skills:

  • Planning, time management and prioritising
  • Strong administration skills
  • Be able to use influence and negotiation
  • Must have good IT skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work in a team and independently
  • Must be proactive with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Smart appearance
  • Must have a full UK driving license

This position will pay a basic salary of £18,000 dependent on experience with the opportunity of a commission scheme being introduced. The hours of work will be from Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm and some Saturday hours.

For further information on this exciting career opportunity, please apply on line now via this web page and we will get back to you immediately. Alternatively, please feel free to contact us in confidence on 01784 451464, or email us:

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