Assistant Sales Manager

Salary: Competitive package + benefits

Closing Date: 5 April 2024

Fenn Wright are East Anglia’s leading, independently-owned partnership of chartered surveyors, estate agents and property consultants who celebrate a proud history of 250 years, providing clients with the highest level of care and advice. Tracing our roots back to 1768 our traditional business values are blended with forward thinking and contemporary methods of sales and marketing advice, meaning we are able to deliver our clients the appropriate level of personal service. Today, we operate from 11 offices across Essex and Suffolk in high profile central locations.

With a 250 year heritage, we’re here for the long haul. Our future is ours to shape, and this is why we must ensure our business is built around employing and retaining the very best people. As a partnership operation we are, encouraging, supportive and ambitious. We encourage autonomy and share the success, so if you have what it takes to succeed without being over scrutinised and you thrive on your own success and that of the team around you, then Fenn Wright is the right place to develop your agency career and be rewarded for it!

Vacancy Details

We are looking for a driven and personable Assistant Sales Manager to join our busy Felixstowe team to provide excellent customer service, dedicated to promoting and selling property to clients and maintaining good lines of communication. The successful applicant will be expected to assist the Partner in charge on the day-to-day operations of the office and help mentor the team to perform to the best of their ability in order to exceed turnover and performance targets.  You will be working within a professional team who has a genuine passion for the industry and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. With our extensive experience and expert knowledge, Fenn Wright will provide a supportive and collaborative environment where you can gain the required skills and knowledge, and receive excellent opportunities for development and career progression.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting market appraisals in our client’s homes, providing accurate valuations and winning the instructions in agreement of success rate outlined
  • Servicing a database of potential clients on a regular basis
  • Maintaining regular contact with clients whose homes we are selling
  • Liaising with potential clients about their property, maintaining good lines of communication
  • Arranging and conducting viewing appointments.
  • Looking for potential new opportunities for the business.
  • To manage the day to day running of the office
  • To oversee team members performance in order to support and drive their development and output
  • To meet monthly targets for the office in respect of instructions, sales and exchanges


  • Proven agency experience valuing residential property
  • Previous management experience
  • Keep up to date with trends in the local residential property market
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Very organised
  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team player

Essential Skills and Competencies

  • Strong people management skills, the ability to lead by example
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbally – the ability to share information clearly and concisely
  • The ability to build and maintain constructive relationships with colleagues across the firm
  • Perceptive, aware of others and able to observe without micro-managing
  • Supportive of the overall business plans and champions the firm both internally and externally
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to work well under pressure and multitask

Personal Attributes

  • Confident
  • Respectful
  • Calm
  • Methodical
  • Proactive/self-starter
  • Strong work ethic
  • Punctual
  • Approachable
  • Professional
  • Driven/Ambitious

Please note; basic salary and OTE will dependent on experience. Any salary range advertised is a guide on earnings only.

We understand the need for discretion and confidentiality and offer experienced individuals the opportunity to talk in the strictest of confidence regarding career options with Fenn Wright. Please contact Roseanna Seaton (Operations Manager) directly-

Unfortunately we are unable to respond to each and every application. If you have not heard from us within the next 2 weeks, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion. On behalf of the firm, we would like to thank you for taking the time to apply.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom to apply for this position under the necessary individual eligibility criteria. Fenn Wright LLP do not hold a sponsorship licence.