Sales Administrator

Location
City of Bristol
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Oct 2019
Closes
08 Nov 2019
Hours
Full Time
Flexibility
None
Contract Type
Permanent

Bellway is a FTSE 250 house builder, headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, which operates 22 trading divisions across England, Scotland and Wales. The company has grown from a family firm, established more than 70 years ago, into a respected national brand, selling over ten thousand homes a year.  

At Bellway we recognise that people are the key to our success and our goal is to provide a rewarding and fulfilling career in line with our values of quality, service and trust. In addition to this we are committed to being a more inclusive employer and invite applications from a variety of backgrounds.  

There is an exciting opportunity to join Bellway, one of the UK’s largest house builders. Our South West Division located in Bristol is looking to recruit a Sales Administrator to join the Division’s Sales team.  

The Role  

Principle accountabilities of the role include:  

  • Support and assist the Sales Office Manager with the progression of sales from reservation from legal completion, including liaising with solicitors and collating legal documents as requested.
  • Support the Sales Office Manager, Head of Sales/Sales Director, Sales Managers and sales department with secretarial support such as producing letters, memos, reports, spreadsheets, filing, diary management, organising meetings and general administration.
  • Record and input sales releases, reservations, cancellations, exchanges, handovers, legal completions, bespoke options and variations onto the sales system.
  • Ensure that all development details are up to date and accurate on our sales systems, website and on sales and marketing websites such as Rightmove.
  • Produce weekly, monthly and other ad hoc reports required by the sales department, Divisional management and Group. In addition to produce and collate information for inclusion in the board report.
  • Coordinate the distribution of information between the sales department and other departments within the Division.
  • Handle telephone and e-mail enquiries from prospective customers regarding both forthcoming and existing sites, recording customer details on the sales system and produce marketing materials or mailshots as required.
  • Register plots with the NHBC and record the same on appropriate the sales system

  Experience, Qualifications and Skills  

Experience  

  • Experience of working within a busy and fast-paced administration role.
  • Experience of working within sales is desirable.

  Qualifications and Training  

  • GCSE Maths and English – Grade 4/C or above (or equivalent)

  Skills and Aptitude  

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisation and administration skills
  • Ability to work on own as well as part of a team
  • Works effectively to deadlines and competently works on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Proficient IT skills along with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and the ability to adapt to new systems
  • Committed to diversity and inclusion

  The Role and Working Conditions  

  • Willing to be flexible in respect to day to day duties and hours worked.
  • Office based role

  In return we can offer you:  

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance