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Sales Consultant

Bedford, Bedfordshire
Job Type
28 Dec 2022

Sales Consultant

Adlington Retirement Living design, build and operate high quality retirement communities comprising of multi-storey one, two and three bedroom privately owned apartments. Adlington is part of the respected Gladman Group with over 30 years of development experience.

Due to open in Autumn 2023, The Newells will be a brand-new retirement living community located in Kempston, Bedfordshire. Boasting 60 stylish one, two and three-bedroom retirement apartments to the over 55s, the development will offer residents the best of both worlds . Homeowners can opt for personal care packages to suit their needs, in addition to benefitting from a host of communal facilities such as a relaxing therapy suite, hairdressing salon, homeowners lounge and table service restaurant.

The Role Sales Consultant

Reporting to the Senior Sales Manager, you ll work closely with the Senior Sales Consultant at The Newells to promote and sell 1, 2 and 3 bedroom luxury retirement apartments.

You ll achieve this by providing excellent customer service and gaining potential homeowners trust through meaningful interactions and building professional relationships. You ll proactively call customers from our database, conduct show tours of the retirement community, guide potential buyers with information that will empower them to make an informed decision, manage all aspects of the sale through to completion, and assist new homeowners to settle into their apartment. Selling off-plan will be required initially, as part of the pre-launch phase.

Our Requirements Sales Consultant

  • At least 10 years customer service or sales experience gained in a customer facing role, including but not limited to within retail, hospitality or perhaps an estate agency
  • Empathetic listener with calm exterior and patience to cultivate strong relationships with our customers
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen to deliver sales success
  • High level of communication and organisation skills

Although not essential, prior housing sales experience and knowledge of the local property market would be highly advantageous.

The Package

As a Sales Consultant you will benefit from:

  • Permanent contract
  • Salary of £30,000, plus commission per completed apartment sale
  • 34 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • 6% employer pension contributions (after qualifying period)
  • Four times annual salary Death in Service Benefit

You will work 10am to 5pm, on a team rota working 5 out of 6 days within Monday to Saturday.

All applications for this Sales Consultant vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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  • Job Reference: 847997516-2
  • Date Posted: 28 December 2022
  • Recruiter: Adlington
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: commission & generous benefits
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent