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New Homes Sales Consultant

Location Coventry, CV3 2SU
Hours 36.25 hours
Salary £26,000 plus commission
Contract Permanent
Division Orbit Homes
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Orbit is a fantastic business and one that’s really going places.

Orbit was formed in 1967 with the aim of providing good-quality housing for people who would otherwise not be able to afford to buy their own home.

Over 50 years later, we’re one of the leading housing providers in the UK.  Our services have diversified, our housing portfolio has expanded, and our reputation as an innovator within our sector has grown.  But one thing that has never changed.  Our belief in people and what they can achieve.

Your role at Orbit.

Want to start a career in the new homes industry?  With an established track record delivering over 10,000 homes to date and ambition to build a further 6,500 new homes before 2025, Orbit is one of the country’s major housing developers. We take great pride in the design, specification and quality of our new build homes and provide the very widest range of options, including market sale, help to buy and shared ownership.

As a New Home Sales Consultant, you’ll have the very best resources available to you.  You’ll be supported by a Sales Director, an engaging Sales Management team and a dedicated Marketing Manager, who together will ensure that you have the tools, knowledge and materials to succeed.

As a New Homes Sales Consultant with Orbit Homes you will be a brand ambassador and responsible for all sales activity on your assigned development.  You’ll really connect with customers and take them carefully through each stage of the house buying process, building a relationship of trust and respect.  You will obtain an in-depth understanding of the customers needs, finding not on the right home for them, but the right type of tenure to help them get on, or move up the property ladder.

You’ll actively be involved in following up leads, conducting house viewings and attending sales events that promote Orbit Homes to secure new sales and progress reservations all the way to completion.

There will be regular liaison with IFA’s, estate agents and solicitors to ensure sales are progressed swiftly, giving you complete control of the process, allowing you to provide the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

You will collaborate with our construction management teams and contractors to ensure that our show homes and sales office are well maintained and reflect the quality of the Orbit brand.

We’re always developing our services to find new ways to make the home buying experience easy, stress free, interactive and enjoyable so you’ll be part of journey of innovation and improvement throughout your career with Orbit Homes.

You’ll enjoy all the perks that selling new homes brings with it.  A basic salary £26,000 plus commission (OTE £22,000) and potential to earn more with uncapped commission, 27 days holiday plus 9 bank holidays plus much more.  Hours of work are 9.45am to 5.00pm five days per week including weekends, with two days off during the week.

What will help you make a difference.

The role of New Home Sales Consultant is an extremely exciting and rewarding for career for the right individual.  It requires someone with a great sales background and a willingness to learn new skills.  You will have a customer centric focus, a target driven attitude and a consultative approach.

We are looking for someone that can successfully manage the full sales process, provide a fantastic service to the public and collaborate with solicitors, IFA’s and external contractors.  You will need good IT skills particularly MS Outlook, Excel and Word.

Regular training is provided to develop sales skills, brand awareness and understand legislative changes to the new homes’ arena. What’s more, regular regional and whole team meetings mean you’ll always be involved, included and listened to.

We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain great people. We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of background, age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationality, religious belief, faith or disability.  As part of our Armed Forces Covenant commitment, we welcome ex-services professionals to consider career opportunities at Orbit.

Why Orbit?

Rewarding your contribution.

We understand that everyone has different needs when it comes to benefits.  That’s why we have created an attractive benefits package with the option to select and purchase flexible benefits to suit your individual circumstances. 

Some of our core benefits include:

  • Uncapped performance related commission scheme
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays and the “Orbit day”
  • Private medical insurance
  • Excellent contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • A great pick and mix of flexible benefits including the option to buy and sell holiday and much more

Our culture and purpose.

We know that great people are central to achieving our ambitions and as such we want everyone to have a voice and make a positive difference.  We are proud to be a Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for, this demonstrates we place people at the heart of everything we do. We continue to create a culture that celebrates diversity and an environment where everyone feels able to contribute towards achieving together.

We support our colleagues to be at their best through our wellbeing programme #ThisIsMe, our corporate learning programme, opportunities for professional development, our innovative approaches to making the world and our homes a greener place and our leading reward and recognition package. Because of this our people tell us Orbit is a great place to work for.

At Orbit, our people are enthusiastic and passionate about making a real difference to our customers and communities. We are one team where everyone is connected and encouraged to have the freedom to think differently.

Each year we build many new affordable homes and manage a total portfolio of around 45,000 properties.  Over 100,000 people live in an Orbit home and our innovative approach empowers every one of them to grow and thrive.  We are commercially driven. The more profit we make, the more we invest into the communities that we work for, improving services and playing a key role in driving UK housing growth.

Work for Orbit.  Believe in people.

We have so much more that we’d like to share with you so please submit your CV demonstrating the value you could bring to Orbit.

We put the safeguarding of our customers, colleagues and contractors at the heart of everything we do and as such, certain roles will be subject to a DBS check.

Application Deadline: 24 October 2021