Sales Executive (B2C), Vita Student Management
Vita Student is a premium brand; the first of its kind dedicated to designing, developing and delivering the best student property in the UK.
For the student, Vita Student represents accommodation of the highest quality with state-of-the-art facilities and services, and a city centre living experience like no other.
For the investor, Vita Student offers a hassle-free, fully-managed property investment with assured returns in the UK’s best student accommodation projects.
Vita Student has achieved huge success following its launch in March 2013. The brand’s first development in Liverpool opened its doors in October 2013, followed by schemes in Manchester, Bristol, Exeter and Southampton in 2014. Sheffield was opened in September 2015, Newcastle and Glasgow opened in 2016 and future locations include Edinburgh and York.
Vita Student has its own Management Company – Vita Student Management - to ensure the delivery of the brand’s exceptional lifestyle experience for its tenants, and maximum occupancy and returns for its property owners.
Due to rapid expansion Vita Student Management is looking to expand its successful lettings team. If you are looking for a fresh and rewarding challenge in a truly innovative, purposeful and passionate team, we want to hear from you.
Vita Student Management is looking for highly motivated individuals with the desire to build a career in sales and to assist with the marketing and lettings of its luxury student apartments across the whole of its portfolio.
Full training will be provided and no cold calling is required as you will be dealing solely with warm inbound leads.
To be part of the Vita Student Lettings Team which provides front line support and pro-active sales to assist with the marketing and letting of student accommodation, to achieve 100% occupancy within the accommodation portfolio for the forthcoming academic year.
1. To be the first point of contact for all student enquiries about the accommodation via telephone and email.
2. To follow up all enquiries and leads with a view to securing lettings for the accommodation.
This role will report directly to the Sales Manager regarding the letting of the residence. Key reporting items will be:
1. Number of enquiries and leads
2. Number of live leads
3. Number of lead conversions
4. Number of lettings
5. Feedback from student contact
Reporting will be by way of weekly update meetings, ad-hoc meetings and a pro-forma daily and weekly report.
9:00 – 18:00 Monday to Friday
You may be required to work weekends to suit the needs of the business, your line manager will discuss and agree with you beforehand.
Qualifications: University degree or the equivalent.
Experience: Sales/ customer service experience would be beneficial. More important is the personal attributes of the candidate outlined below.
Communication: Must be confident and possess strong oral and written skills with the ability to communicate information in a clear and concise manner. A personable character is essential as well as the ability to build relationships quickly – face to face, over the phone, or via email.
Workload Management and Approach: Must be organized and methodical in approach and also be flexible when dealing with prospective tenants who may have limited times to contact Vita Student.
Professionalism and Commitment: Punctual and smart in appearance. Reliable and can conduct oneself in a professional manner and can demonstrate a strong commitment ethic. Must be target driven and motived by making sales and increasing earnings.