Sales Advisor

Location : Manchester, UK

Salary : £33,350 (Recruitment Rate) £34,900 (Confirmed Rate)

Hours Per Week : 35
Region : Flexible – Either Merseyside or Greater Manchester
Contract Type : Secondment
Contract Duration : 9 months

Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing in the North West, with 35,000 properties across the region.

We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 400 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.

At Onward we’re working towards creating positive spaces, which extends to not only to the communities we serve but to our workplaces being positive spaces that are open, diverse and inclusive.  Onward is committed to being a diverse and inclusive organisation in every aspect of our work.

We are looking for a Sales Advisor (1 post) to join our Growth and Development team.

Working as part of the Growth and Regeneration Team, the role will support the Head of Sales and Sales Manager on all sales related activities. Responsible for the day to day delivery of the Onward Living sales programme from pre-sale to completion, delivering strong sales results to meet targets and provide an excellent service to customers.

Responsibilities will include managing customer enquiries to ensure all sales targets are met, liaise with Help to Buy agent on applications, arrange and host property viewings, plan and attend launch events and open days.

In addition, administering property reservations, assisting customers through the purchase process; contributing to the analysis of new development opportunities and maintaining accurate records and updating systems as required.

It is essential that you have experience of marketing or selling properties; ICT skills including MS Office to support maintaining databases, systems, and digital communications; Commitment to delivering excellent customer service; an understanding of shared ownership and the ability to cultivate productive relationships with colleagues and partners.

All posts are recruited to the recruitment salary and movement to the confirmed salary is based on successful completion of a 6 month probation.  As well as a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme and personal development.

Please note that due to Covid-19, we have adapted our working arrangements under government guidelines and Safe Systems of Work.  Discussions around the current working arrangements and Safe Systems of Work specific to the role will take place during the interview process. If candidates have any concerns / questions in relation to Covid-19 and the role at any stage of the recruitment and selection process they can contact the HR team on HumanResourcesTeam@onward.co.uk and a member of the HR Team will be in touch.