Careers at Retire Australia
Sales Consultant - Carlyle Gardens

Location:
Carlyle Gardens  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
Department:
Manager - Regional Sales QLD

RetireAustralia is the largest private owner and operator of Retirement Villages in Australia. Our purpose is to serve our residents and customers and be the best retirement community owner, operator and care services provider for older Australians. RetireAustralia currently operates a portfolio of 27 established villages throughout New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia.

About the role


We are currently recruiting for an experienced and empathetic professional to join our Company in the role of Sales Consultant at our Carlyle Gardens Retirement Village.  As Sales Consultant, your focus will be to actively promote the village by way of creating effective marketing and other lead generation programs assisted by Head Office and inline with the overall RetireAustralia Marketing Plan. This will be achieved by proactively establishing networks and local community relationships, and maintaining accurate details of contacts and enquiries with a strong commitment to follow-up. You will need to be passionate with a strong customer focused approach, take the time to effectively understand prospective resident needs, and have the ability to show empathy, coupled with outstanding negotiating skills. Within this sales role you will: 

 

  • Exhibit a passion for sales with a commitment to a high level of customer service and strong relationship building; 
  • Create effective marketing and other lead generation programs;
  • Follow up on leads and sale opportunities to achieve targets for deposits and settled sales on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis;
  • Attend sales events at the village and offsite including expos, sales open days and shopping centre displays;
  • Build and maintain professional relationships with local businesses such as key real estate agents, medical providers and sporting groups;
  • Utilise outstanding people skills to understand client needs and motivators; identifying the needs of our target demographic 
  • Maintain an energetic and outgoing disposition 
  • Prioritize your time efficiently and effectively; and
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of industry competitors
  • Manage new listings in conjunction with your village management team
  • Market and maintain current listings within the community
  • Create and maintain a positive relationship with vendors and/or their representatives 

 

About you

You will have a genuine interest in the retirement industry and find working with seniors a rewarding experience. You must be passionate about customer service and enjoy supporting others in reaching their goals and to continue to live independently. To be successful you will have the following:

  • Real Estate Certificate/Registration
  • Proven sales experience with 3 - 5 years in a similar role
  • Outstanding people skills and willing to take the time to understand client needs and motivators; 
  • Energetic and outgoing disposition with the ability to identify the needs of our target demographic; 
  • Effective time management. 
  • Current First Aid Certificate; and
  • A current Police Clearance Check less than six months old.
  • Comprehensively insured car and full licence 

If you are looking for the opportunity to develop a career and contribute to the success of RetireAustralia and the satisfaction of our residents, please ‘apply’ below.

 “As part of the application process you will be required to provide personal information to RetireAustralia and our privacy policy can be found on our website.  You will also be required to provide proof of right to work in Australia, participate in medical testing, verification of identification and qualifications”.