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Sales Negotiator

Douglas and Simmons
Douglas and Simmons in Wantage OX12

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£19,000 - £25,000 a year
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    • Driving Licence (Required)

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About us

D&S was founded purely on the vision and desire to provide the best value and quality estate agency with an ethos for going that extra mile, delivering the best results and achieving the best price, by using the right people, processes, technologies and campaigns to achieve this. The company has strong foundations spanning 36 years with founding partner Graham Douglas MNAEA MARLA, who embarked upon his estate agency career in 1986.
An exciting opportunity to join our dynamic and successful estate agency working from our Wantage offices hours 8.30am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday and occasionally on a Saturday, reporting to the actively involved partners.

Duties will include registering clients, booking property appointments, proactively seeking out new business, carrying out property viewings, obtaining, qualifying and negotiating offers, agreeing and liaising sales successfully through to completion. You would be representing a successful, experienced and well-established family-run estate agency situated in the attractive market town of Wantage, South Oxfordshire. Career progression to develop knowledge of estate agency with further potential to advance into a Sales Valuer for the right individual. Previous experience in estate agency, or customer service/sales environment would be beneficial, as well as proficiency in outlook email and the use of a database software, or computerised booking system, but not essential. We are a people industry and the ability to enjoy helping others and provide a high level of service is key to full enjoyment and success of the role.

Support and ongoing training will be provided for the right candidate.
All candidates must hold a full driving licence and use of their own car is also required for the role where mileage expenses will be paid.
Candidates are required to be of smart appearance, enjoy meeting people, have a desire to provide a high level of service, be a team player and have a can-do, enthusiastic and proactive attitude and work well in busy office environment.
Expected start date: 01/08/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £19,000.00-£25,000.00 per year

Additional pay:
  • Commission pay
  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends
COVID-19 considerations:
Covid-19 desk screens
NHS QR code registered
Face masks, hand sanitiser provided
All pre-arranged interaction with the public requests disclosure of symptoms
Social distancing practised
Offices are cleaned regularly by professional company
Application question(s):
  • Do you have previous experience in property, sales, or a customer service/office based environment
  • Driving Licence (required)

"Throughout the whole time since I first approached Douglas and Simmons I have been quite amazed at the support, commitment, trust and quiet professional encouragement shown in this whole exercise. I have had no such experience with any of our previous estate agents over the last 40 years"
Patrick D