What will the apprentice be doing?
What you’ll be doing:
Managing applicants, creating viewings and leaning how to maximise sales and cross selling opportunities whilst maintaining the applicant database
Accompanying members of the team on visits to sites, dealing with issues and building relationships with site sales staff
Assisting in the management of advertising schedules and layouts for local and national press
Actively engaging with digital marketing and social platforms, html campaigns, maximising exposure of the Bidwells New Homes brand
Building client relationships and seeking ways to continuously improve client relationship management and service levels within the team
Learning how to ensure financial processes are followed accurately, regularly and on time
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
As an Apprentice in New Homes, you will work closely with the team to build the New Homes portfolio and to develop excellent client relationships, leaning from the New Homes team how to win new business and assist in the managing of schemes from inception to completion, providing strong applicant management and client care.
We are anticipating putting our successful candidate through the Junior Estate Agency Apprenticeship scheme which runs for a period of twelve months. It is an online apprenticeship where you are given subjects to study and you will be expected to build up a portfolio to show you have covered each subject area in your day-to-day tasks, such as marketing advice, construction and defects, methods of sale, planning etc. 20% of your working time will be dedicated to the apprenticeship programme.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
The Residential team provides an unrivalled service for the sale and letting of a wide range of property, from new homes and period cottages to town and country houses. The New Homes team work with clients to design, plan, launch and sell New Homes. The team manage a portfolio of new homes projects ranging from a one-unit bespoke new build, to 500 + unit schemes - providing specialist expertise on everything from the initial development appraisal to the pricing and marketing of a finished scheme.
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, Customer care skills, Team working
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent Mathematics and English (Grade 4/C) Essential