New Business Adviser

Date Posted: 24/01/2023

Location: Edinburgh

Job Description

Position Type: Full Time
 
Our busy Edinburgh office are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing individual to join their team as a New Business Adviser. A company vehicle will be made available for use. A Full UK driving licence is essential.
 
ROLE OF THE DEPARTMENT
The role of the department is to identify and secure new valuation opportunities and to then successfully convert those valuations in to new business. It is important to ensure correct pricing of properties and maximum exposure for clients properties too. The department will also identify other business opportunities that will generate revenue for the firm whilst still providing an efficient, reliable and professional service at all times.
 
JOB PURPOSE
A multifaceted estate agency position focused on getting properties on the market, finding buyers/tenants for the properties we are marketing, managing applicant bank and maximising business leads for other legal and financial services.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Deal with all property admin within the branch to include new file set up, money laundering checks, mail runs and filing
  • Co-ordinate viewings
  • Conduct viewings on occasion
  • Register applicants and identify their specific property search requirements
  • Cross sell properties to applicants, highlighting the properties main features and encourage viewings
  • Identify other services that are relevant to the applicants situation and promote the benefits of using Aberdein Considine
  • Preparing concise summary property descriptions for particulars/web portals
  • Deal with inbound calls and emails
  • Handle client objections/conflict
  • Provide advice and recommendations on marketing and pricing strategy (i.e. aged stock/problem properties)
  • Assist with supporting junior members of the team

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
  • Educated to Higher level or above
 
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Well presented and professional
  • A pleasant, confident manner
  • Tact, discretion and respect for confidentiality
  • Reliable and honest
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • Able to adapt to different professional and social environments
  • Ability to plan and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work under pressure within a face paced environment
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Previous estate agency experience
  • Proven track record of achieving targets
  • Experience of cross selling and building business
 
Desirable
  • Strong leadership skills
 
KNOWLEDGE
Essential
  • Local property market conditions
  • Local economic factors
  • Advertising mediums relevant to the property industry
  • An understanding of financial services products
 
Desirable
  • Knowledge of the conveyancing process (buying and selling)
  • Local Authority Building Standards/Planning Process
 
APTITUDES
Essential
  • Natural ability to sell
  • Personable
  • Relates to people
  • Handles conflict well
  • Good at solving problems


How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: hr@acandco.com

Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
Aberdeen
AB11 6DN