Join the YOPA team

Sales Trainer

Posted on August 30, 2017



The role

Do you want to play a major role in turning the world of estate agency upside down?

If you’re ambitious with a background in estate agency, if you’re passionate about people and their development and if you’re excited about working for a company where you can make a real difference then read on...

We’re looking for a commercially focused, experienced Sales Trainer to bring their sales training delivery skills and coaching experience to drive world class performance in our Agency Sales teams. You will support the Head of Learning & Development with the design and delivery of the high impact, customer centric sales training programmes we provide to our Agency Sales teams in order to support our ambitious growth plans and drive our business towards becoming the number one player in the property market.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone who is up for the challenge of adding their skills and passion to ever-evolving company, involving a mix of hands-on training, classroom facilitation and 1:1 coaching.

We are looking for dynamic, forward-thinking people who want to contribute to our success story as the business goes from strength to strength!

A background in supporting and developing teams in the Estate Agency or Online Property sectors is absolutely essential to truly succeed in this exciting role. Reporting to the Head of Learning & Development, you’ll:

Your key priority will be to focus on the training and development of new starters to improve business performance, deliver great induction plans, improve staff retention, engagement and equip our Sales team with the tools and behaviours to turn our Customers into Raving Fans! With a dedicated focus on group training workshops and one to one coaching, you will identify areas for improvement, and evolve our learning strategy for this critical business area.

As you will be focusing on the development of our National Sales Team,This role will be home based with travel in the UK as well as spending time in our London and Hinckley sites.

Reporting to the Head of Learning & Development, you’ll:

  • Champion world class behaviours and performance at every opportunity and strive to achieve through high impact learning interventions
  • Drive change and innovation through new value added training initiatives through your acquired knowledge of Estate Agency  
  • Shapes and delivers the Sales onboarding programme to drive sales performance, retention and personal development to positively enhance the Customer experience, ensuring every customer interaction maximises the opportunity to transform our customers into our fans and drive sales success
  • One to one high quality coaching for Sales Managers and Agents.
  • Be an ambassador for Yopa’s culture, values and spirit of ambition in every aspect of your work with our teams
  • Working closely with the Head of Learning & Development to assess and design induction and ongoing skill based training programs for Sales teams
  • Support individuals development in both soft skills and sales effectiveness
  • Embed and measure the success of all learning interventions to drive continuous improvement, measuring the ROI.
  • All training materials are constantly updated and communicated effectively

What we’ll be looking for in you:

  • Previous measurable experience in an Estate Agency environment
  • Previous demonstrable experience in coaching & developing others
  • Demonstrable evidence of strong classroom facilitation & presentation skills
  • A proven track record of success in delivering and evaluating skills & knowledge gap opportunities in a sales driven environment
  • Ambitious, fast moving, driven, and passionate about delivering measurable success through and with others
  • Ability to motivate individuals of all personality types to unlock potential
  • Ability to prioritise effectively to manage a diverse workload
  • Coaching and mentoring qualifications and experience beneficial

About YOPA

At YOPA, we're turning the world of estate agency upside down. So much so, we may end up giving estate agents a good name.

YOPA is removing all the painful bits of selling your home. It’s goodbye, Faceless Impersonal Service. Farewell, Huge Fees. Close the door on the way out, Hassle.

We’re talking personal service from your very own Local YOPA Agent - at a beautifully low, fixed cost. Smart, people-centric technology that puts you in control of your sale. And efficiency and transparency unheard of in traditional estate agency.

This is revolutionary stuff, because a revolution was needed.

With hundreds of Trustpilot reviews from delighted customers and over £30 million in funding from the likes of Savills and The Daily Mail, we’re looking to supercharge our growth. And for that, we need you.