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Careers

 

 

 D.J. Alexander offers excellent career opportunities based in our Edinburgh and Glasgow city centre offices. Please send your CV with a covering email explaining why you feel you should be considered for this role to careers@djalexander.co.uk.

 Please see our available roles below 

  • End of Tenancy Property Manager
  • Trainee Mortgage Broker 
  • Residential Property Sales Agent/Negotiator
  • Property Manager
  • Viewing Agent

 

END OF TENANCY PROPERTY MANAGER

This is a unique opportunity to join Edinburgh’s largest and most high profile residential letting business.  Due to rapid and ongoing expansion we are recruiting for an individual to join our property management division.  The ideal candidate should be a highly effective negotiator with excellent communication skills and a strong customer service background.

We require a candidate who has residential property management experience, with excellent organisational, administration and interpersonal skills to work within an existing focused and driven team. 

The main function of this role is to assist in the end of tenancy dilapidation negotiation process to ensure that all landlord and tenant requirements are met and resolved to a satisfactory conclusion.  There is a need to manage and deal with different levels of conflict resolution and prioritise a demanding workload.  You must take instruction well and be able to work independently to get on with various tasks efficiently and professionally. 

Key Skills:-

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Conflict resolution experience
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage several - sometimes conflicting priorities
  • Polite confident telephone manner
  • IT skills
  • Administration experience
  • A friendly and approachable manner
  • Give clear and precise instruction and direction
  • Team player

Salary depending on experience. To apply please send your CV to careers@djalexander.co.uk

 

TRAINEE MORTGAGE BROKER

This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly expanding property organisation which will be the leading provider of digital services for property management in the next 12 months.

This position will involve you dealing with direct enquiries generated from a variety of sources. You will have to be incredibly organised as there will plenty of clients that will need advice on their mortgages and protection needs. You will be provided with the following:

  • Full training
  • Personal development support 
  • The opportunity to become a fully accredited mortgage broker 
  • Award-winning technology
  • Credibility of working for a leading property company in Scotland 

What your new employer will expect of you:-

  • Motivation and driven to succeed in a customer centric environment
  • Desire to provide the highest standard of advice and service to your clients
  • Eagerness to join and be a part of a dynamic fast-growing company
  • he academic ability to pass further regulatory qualifications
  • Previous sales experience welcomed

Desirable:-

  • General insurance experience
  • Experience of working in the property sector
  • Diary management
  • Sales support & Case management experience

Minimum candidate requirements. You will need the following qualifications to be considered for this position.

  • Qualified with a minimum of Level 3 in Mortgage Advice (CeMAP or equivalent)
  • Proficient in Windows and office 365 software, while also having the ability to learn new technology

If you're serious about securing a career within a dynamic and technology driven company, then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Progression in this role will be subject to a fit and proper review under the FCA Certification regime.

Salary Circa £22,500 basic with stepped increase via progression OTE: 40k

To apply please send your CV to careers@djalexander.co.uk

 

RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY SALES AGENT/ NEGOTIATOR

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Residential Sales Agent/ Negotiator to join our sales team. The role offers prospects within a growing company. The applicant will be a self-motivated, team player who likes to be ahead of the game, and relishes working under pressure and to tight timescales in a fast-paced environment.

Our team sells property across the central belt of Scotland and we pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service. We currently have offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and we are now looking for an experienced Residential Sales Agent to join our dynamic team in central Edinburgh.  

What the job involves:-

You will be responsible for handling the sale of properties on the open market, which involves dealing with enquiries, conducting viewings and negotiating offers.

Some of the finer details of the job; you will:

  • Be the main point of contact for your clients along their selling journey
  • Create bespoke and convincing marketing strategies for your clients, offering advice on price structure and current market trends
  • Provide the highest standards of professional advice and service, including keeping clients regularly updated
  • Respond promptly and professionally to all enquiries about client properties
  • Skilfully negotiate the best price for clients
  • Handle offers promptly and professionally; point out options to clients and advise appropriately
  • Skilfully managing your own diary, coordinating property viewings and meetings with prospective purchasers
  • Maintain relationships with clients on an ongoing basis
  • Offer related products where appropriate to the client

 What you will need:-

  • Experience working in a sales and negotiating environment
  • Proven track record in residential property sales, preferably with an Edinburgh firm
  • The commitment to deliver excellent client service
  • Familiarity with the selling and conveyancing processes within the Scottish property market
  • Ability to deal promptly with clients, buyers and solicitors
  • Excellent verbal and written and communication skills
  • Proficiency with office software and an ability to pick up new systems
  • Friendly, outgoing nature and able to do a high-quality job at all times
  • Flexibility to work throughout the week, where you will be included in a Saturday rota
  • Sound judgement and excellent organisational skills
  • Well-presented appearance
  • A valid UK driving licence
  • Current legal right to work in the UK

What we will give you:-

  • A competitive salary dependent on experience
  • The chance to grow within our business
  • Access to a company car

Salary £20, - £25,000pa depending on experience. To apply please send your CV to careers@djalexander.co.uk


PROPERTY MANAGER

This is a unique opportunity to join Edinburgh’s largest and most high profile residential letting business.  Due to rapid and ongoing expansion we are recruiting for an individual to join our property management division.

We are now recruiting for an enthusiastic and professional Property Manager to be based from our Edinburgh office.

This challenging role will put you on the front line, managing a range of property management tasks including viewings, inventories, inspections and checkouts, with no two days the same!

Experience Requirements:-

We are looking for a property manager with at least one years’ experience working within property lettings, with knowledge of the different areas of Edinburgh.  Alternatively, someone with a strong sales background within a target driven environment will be considered for the role.  The ideal candidate should be a highly effective negotiator, with excellent communication skills, a strong customer service background and have great attention to detail.

A full driving licence is required.

Responsibilities:-

  • Carrying out viewings of available properties 
  • Negotiating tenancy agreements
  • Liaising with landlords after viewings to agree tenancies
  • Managing landlords expectations regarding possible works required
  • Managing incoming tenants expectations to avoid disappointment at move in
  • Regular marketing updates Renegotiating entry dates as required
  • Dealing with phone and email enquiries
  • Booking appointments
  • Updating landlords
  • Rent arrears visits
  • New inventories and inventory updates
  • Check out inspections
  • Confirming cleaning requirements
  • Establishing dilapidation responsibility
  • Liaising with the team over issues affecting proposed lease start date
  • Routine inspections and resulting landlord updates/upgrades Updating system/saving reports/inventories/photos

Salary: £18,500 - £24,000 depending on experience, plus performance related bonus and company car. To apply please send your CV to careers@djalexander.co.uk

 

VIEWING AGENT

The Role

To ensure our clients’ properties receive maximum marketing exposure, we must offer a flexible and highly attentive service to all prospective buyers. It is essential any enquirers can visit properties at times that best suit them, which means being available in the evenings and at weekends. To do this, we are seeking an enthusiastic and articulate sales person to work evenings and weekends to help prospective buyers find their ideal home or perfect investment. This will involve meeting at properties in a variety of locations for pre-arranged appointments to ensure we promote and sell all the attributes of every property.

Your Duties

  • Accompanying prospective buyers to properties
  • Promote each property’s positive attributes
  • Providing detailed feedback on viewers’ reactions and innovatively overcoming any objections they may have during viewings
  • Promote attractions within the area around each property
  • Understand the potential of properties with innovative vision, and
  • Deliver exceptional customer service at all times.

What you will need

  • Flexibility to work evening/weekends and possibly to be called upon during busy periods
  • Excellent knowledge of the Edinburgh and surrounding areas with a true passion for property
  • From a sales background or demonstrate strong sales skills
  • Positive and up-beat
  • Responsible and reliable
  • Well-presented smart in appearance
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Professional and organised with a strong work ethic
  • Confident and present a positive impression of yourself and our company at all times
  • Sound judgement and excellent organisational skills
  • A full UK driving licence and your own vehicle
  • Current legal right to work in the UK

What we will give you:

  • £15 per hour
To apply please send your CV to careers@djalexander.co.uk

 

If you cannot see a vacancy suited to your experience please send your CV to careers@djalexander.co.uk for future consideration.

All applications will be treated confidentially.