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Trainee Sales Executive

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Gleeson Homes are proud to present our brand-new career opportunity!

We're recruiting for a cohort of Trainee Sales Executives to join our thriving Sales Hubs in the regions.

We are looking for people who are passionate about carving out a career in sales. A suitable candidate would be self-motivated, engaging and interested in people. To be passionate about new home sales and helping customers on their journey in finding a quality new home.

The ideal candidates will be working with colleagues and customers alike, delivering a 5* Customer Journey and being the key part of homebuyer’s magic moments. You'll be communicating across different departments and liaising with third parties with a keen attention to detail and accuracy. 

This opportunity enables you to develop a wide range of selling & communication skills, whilst embedding them in a real working environment. It will provide you with the toolkit for success in your career.

You will learn and develop key skills with the support of an experienced team member so you are confident in identifying sales opportunities and guiding customers through a smooth buying process.

Within the role, our Sales Experts will provide ongoing support and training to the cohort, with NVQ Level 2 in Customer Service to support your development. 

You will be expected to attend in house training over a period of six months at our training facility in Leeds, West Yorkshire. 

It's a fantastic opportunity for not only education leavers, but those who are looking to retrain and take their career down a new path.

With a wealth of knowledge, and limitless opportunities, Gleeson Homes is truly, right where you belong.

Please note this advertisement is for the location specified only, however there will be instances where you may be moved to a different site in order to support your work-based evidence in line with training requirements. 

Our in-house training centre is located in Leeds, West Yorkshire and by applying for this role you acknowledge the need for additional travel and overnight stays where necessary.


Main Responsibilities

  • Work towards becoming an active member of the regional sales team promoting and selling Gleeson homes and products across developments within the regional operational area.
  • Demonstrate learning skills required to proactively seek out and effectively follow up, nurture and pre-qualify prospective customers in request of affordability and needs across all sales enquiries through multiple sales channels including telephone, website, email and targeted marketing campaigns to optimise sales performance and deliver personal and regional sales and revenue targets.
  • Work in close collaboration with the on-site Construction team and build a positive working relationship, attending regular weekly on site sales and build meetings following the company guidance and reporting, work together to identify daily and week priorities to drive forward with a site delivery of 5 Star customer experience and satisfaction. 

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Collaborative team player
  • Outstanding customer focus & passion to deliver. 
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing requirements. 
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written. 
  • Organised, proactive and ability to prioritise workload.
  • Full UK Driving License essential – travel within region is required.

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