Business Agent

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Sales
Region:
South East
Location:
Reading
Salary Description:
Market related
Posted:
29/01/2019
Recruiter:
Crunchposter Limited
Job Ref:
CHRIS13

Business Agent - Retail
Reading
Competitive Salary + Commission/Bonus Scheme

Christie & Co are successful and growing International Professional Business Advisors specialising in properties with operational businesses attached, focusing on the Hotels, Hospitality, Leisure, Retail and Care markets

An opportunity has arisen in our Reading office for a self-motivated and sales-driven Business Agent to join the expanding Retail Team. The individual will be responsible for developing and building the retail presence across the Bucks, Beds, Herts and Berks area.

The Business Agent Role
To sell and acquire businesses on behalf of both private and corporate clients in the Retail sector by using the proven Christie & Co procedures and processes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Generating business through the use of email, telephone prospecting, individual initiatives and being aware of market activity;
* Responding efficiently and effectively to enquiries from clients and applicants;
* Preparing marketing literature;
* Generating inspections;
* Working to and achieving targets;
* Developing and liaising with key contacts, including solicitors, accountants and other professional bodies;
* Understanding Accounts and Leases;
* Using valuation techniques;
* Cross-selling Group companies;
* Dealing with all clients in a timely and appropriate fashion;
* Building internal and external relationships.

General Responsibilities;

* To present and promote Christie & Co as a professional organisation with the highest standards of excellence and care;
* To contribute to the development of Christie & Co's corporate image and perception as a whole by demonstrating quality, consistency and reliability;
* To comply with company policies regarding Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, Data Protection and Environmental Impact.

Requirements for the Business Agent Role

* A minimum of two years of previous experience within a similar role;
* Strong track record in sales;
* Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel;
* Degree level education or equivalent;
* Excellent English writing and presentation skills;
* Knowledge of trade sector and current market trends;
* Knowledge of relevant legislation such as the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations, Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations, Business Protection from Misleading Marketing Regulations, Estate Agents Act and Money Laundering Regulations;
* Report preparation skills.

Personal Characteristics

* Professional with high standards;
* Able to develop strong working relationships;
* Sales and service-oriented;
* Interpersonal skills;
* Communication skills, including listening carefully and giving feedback;
* Numerate with strong analytical skills;
* Meticulous and methodical in approach;
* Self-motivated and able to use initiative;
* Driven and energetic;
* Honest and trustworthy;
* Team player;
* Critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
* Strong organisational skills;
* Calm, considered approach when handling diverse demands;
* Able to work under pressure and to deadlines;
* Able to work independently and as part of a team.

If you feel you are suitable for our Business Agent position, please apply now.

Keywords:
Business Agent, Sales, Business Development, New Business, Telesales, Account Manager.

Contact Details:
Crunchposter Limited
Tel: 0 332 548 954
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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