Lettings & Marketing Officer

  • Contract
  • England
  • Posted 6 days ago

Places for People

Job title:

Lettings & Marketing Officer


Places for People

Job description

At Places for People, we hire People, not numbers! So, if you like the sound of one of our jobs, please apply – you could be just who we’re looking for! Of course, experience and track record are important, but we’re more interested in hiring someone that embodies our People Promises. That’s someone that does the right thing, is enthusiastic and motivated to grow, believes in Community spirit, is respectful and enjoys their work. As the UK’s leading Social Enterprise, we don’t discriminate based on any protected attribute. In fact, we’re dedicated to creating inclusive and thriving Communities for both our Customers and Employees.So, what are you waiting for? Join a Community that cares about you!More about your rolePlease be aware this role will include travel throughout the designated patch, including East, South and West Derbyshire, Nottingham and surrounding. It is required that the post holder will live within the areas of the patch, or very close proximity.Reporting to the Lettings and Marketing Team Manager you will ensure that vacant properties are marketed effectively and in line with our procedures. You will be responsible for advertising our homes on both internal and external platforms; including taking photographs and developing a marketing strategy. Some of these properties could potentially be in challenging areas, so we need you to be creative in your approach and the techniques you use.As part of this role will centre on the re-let of our properties you will liaise with Voids section of Property Maintenance Department regarding the progress with repairs and ready to let dates. You will also ensure that all properties meet the lettable standard. Making recommendations to your manager for hard to let homes. You will provide a professional friendly viewing service to applicants. You will also provide information to new customers, ensuring any required documentation is issued and up to date.We will also need you to complete new customer assessments either through visits or telephone calls based on the assessment of the need of the applicant to ensure the new customer moves in successfully. You will also support the centralised team in the investigation of complaints as well as responding to Councillor and MP enquiries.For more information please download our job profile available on our website.More about youIt would be advantageous to have experience of face to face marketing techniques; although full training will be given. We do however require someone with an understanding of marketing techniques to respond to different customer bases. A background of property types and a range of property markets would be highly beneficial. A creative flair is essential as we will encourage you to be bold.Excellent communication skills are a prerequisite; conversations, negotiations and first class customer service will be delivered by you in person, by phone and email. The ability to build relationships with internal and external customers. Customer Service is at the heart of what we do and we need you to have experience delivering a professional customer service. You must be able to multitask and prioritise your own workload. You’ll need to be able to work independently and to deadlines, taking decisions based on policy and procedure.To be considered for this role, it is essential that you have lettings and customer service experience alongside and driving licence.We will need you to work flexibly to carry out viewings and sign ups with applicants which may involve carrying out the visits earlier in the morning, in evenings and at weekends.Benefits
We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you all the challenge you could wish for.
We know that there’s always more we can do to make you smile, that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package with each role, yours will include:

  • Competitive salary, with a salary review yearly
  • Pension with matched contributions up to 7%
  • Excellent holiday package – 35 days annual leave with the option to buy or sell leave
  • Cashback plan for healthcare costs – up to £500 saving per year
  • A bonus scheme for all colleagues at 2%
  • Training and development
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.

What’s next?If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please email the recruitment teamIf you are a Places for People customer and you’re looking for support with your application, please contact our skills and employment team on [email protected].Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.If you are a recruitment agency please note we operate a PSL and do not take cold callsArmed Forces – We are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant. Places for People will guarantee an interview for any candidate who has formerly served in the Armed Forces and who meets the essential criteria for the vacancy.Disability Confident – We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident scheme certified as Level 2 Disability Confident Employer. This helps us to successfully employ and retain people with disabilities and health conditions. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a vacancy will be guaranteed an interview. The Equality Act 2010 (Disability Discrimination Act 1995 for NI) defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment that has sa substantial and long-term negative effect on their ability to do daily activities.Neurodivergent – Neurodiverse individuals have highly valuable skills, and we recognise that a traditional interview process sometimes works against them and doesn’t allow them to self-advocate. Neurodiverse applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy will be guaranteed an interview.

Expected salary

£34217.69 per year



Job date

Fri, 07 Jun 2024 06:01:46 GMT

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