Business Agent - Retail & Leisure


Company 

Christie & Co

Location 

London

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Job Requirements/Description

Retail & Leisure Agent


Who are Christie & Co?

We’re the leading specialist advisor for buying and selling businesses in our sectors - hotels, pubs, restaurants, childcare, healthcare, convenience retail, leisure and medical.


We employ the largest team of sector specialists in the UK and the largest group of hotel specialists in Europe, providing professional brokerage and advisory services from offices in major cities across Britain and Europe. And because we’ve been doing this for over 80 years, we know our sectors and local markets inside out. We work closely with our clients to guide and conclude transactions of any size, covering hotels, restaurants and pubs, leisure, forecourts and convenience retail businesses, social care and elderly care, childcare & education facilities, dental practices and pharmacies.



The Role

Purpose of the Role

We require an experienced property/business agent to join our Retail & Leisure Team. You will be directly responsible for sourcing and transacting retail, caravan park and other leisure property. You will generate leads to sell, process instructions and manage deals to completion. You will identify, contact and qualify and buyers. This means you will have full exposure to clients, their business for sale and applicants looking to buy.



Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contact buyers primarily by telephone and register requirements using our Salesforce based CRM system.
  • Register and maintain applicant requirements
  • Prepare, send and monitor marketing collateral, mail and email campaigns.
  • List, market and manage opportunities for sale including the processing of viewings and offers.
  • Arrange & follow up viewings and process offers including buyer due diligence.
  • Negotiate and agree deals, manage lawyers and the sale process.
  • Regular client updates on instruction activity
  • Promote yourself and Christie & Co by liaising with our marketing team to create good quality marketing materials.
  • Implement your own business generation strategy within a given territory to generate new sale enquiries.
  • Present Christie & Co credentials, deliver pricing advice and secure sale mandates.
  • Collaborate with our regional and national team on Corporate projects.
  • Network across the territory
  • Enhance our reputation and profile locally, regionally and UK wide



Working Relationships and Contacts

The role will report directly to our Regional Director and ultimately to the Sector Managing Director. However, you will also work closely with existing regional fee earners, finance and insurance brokers , support staff and a wider central support team of IT and Marketing personnel. Otherwise you will be encouraged for forge your own relationships with business stakeholders across a given territory.


General Responsibilities

  • To be a good ambassador for the company;
  • To adhere to the company’s Equal Opportunities policy in all activities, and to actively promote equality of opportunity wherever possible;
  • To be responsible for your own health and safety and that of your colleagues, in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act (1974) and relevant EC directives;
  • To work in accordance with the Data Protection Act;
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected.



Person Specification


Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year working in property sales or another client facing environment; Essential
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; Essential
  • Estate agency experience and skills – Desirable
  • Basic property knowledge – Advantageous
  • Previous experience in sales is beneficial; Desirable
  • Highly organised and self-motivated; Essential
  • GCSEs or equivalent at grade C or above in Maths and English; Essential
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office – especially Excel and PowerPoint; Essential
  • Full UK driving license – Essential


Personal Characteristics

  • Strong team player
  • Self-motivated, persistent, and intuitive
  • Polite and professional
  • Excellent communicator
  • Proactive, organised and meticulous
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible and adaptable, responding well to change
  • Able to use your own initiative
  • Able to effectively prioritise workload
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines.



For more information please apply or you can email: diana.gil@christie.com

Company 

Christie & Co

Location 

London

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

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