Careers

Careers






Working for Boydens

We have a network of branches covering Colchester (Head Office), Braintree, Clacton on Sea, Kelvedon, Sudbury and Frinton on Sea and we are always on the lookout for talented people to join us.

As an independent, family-owned business, we appreciate how important it is to have motivated, local staff providing exceptional customer service. Because of this, we ensure our staff are highly trained and sit an internal competency test before being given the opportunity to sit the Technical Award in Sales or Lettings. We believe it’s important to be part of a company which will enable you to learn the key skills needed to flourish into a sales and property expert.

We take pride in each of our six offices and the talented teams belonging to each and are continually developing the business to make us even more customer focused.

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If you would like to be a part of the exciting future of Boydens, send your CV to careers@boydens.co.uk or, alternatively, apply for one of our roles below.

Current Opportunities

Part Time Routine Inspections Clerk, Colchester Branch  

The purpose of the part time routine inspections clerk is to organise and carry out routine inspections for properties within the Colchester portfolio.  The role requires the individual to be organised, self-motivated and work well within a team, as well as an eye for detail, and confident. 

·         Organise and carryout regular routine visits of managed portfolio in accordance with terms of contract with the landlord

·         Learn understand and effectively use Inventory Base for all appointments

·         Issue completed reports to landlords raising any issues

·         Work with property managers to resolve any highlighted issues to ensure completion

·         Assist property managers to effectively manage all maintenance issues reported by tenants and landlords to an agreeable conclusion and in accordance with Boydens service charter

·         Effective use of online calendar

·         Staying up to date with current and new legislation and ensuring our clients are aware

·         Accurately maintain all data input in the Boydens database

·         Promote the Boydens brand to clients during daily duties with a view to growing the same

As a routine inspections clerk, you will not be directly responsible for any staff.  You will report to Paul Buck in the first instance as your direct line manager and will work closely with four other Colchester property management staff.  This list is not exhaustive and duties may vary from time to time as the needs of the business change and to cover the absences of colleagues.

If this sounds like you, please send your CV to: Paul Buck

paul.buck@boydens.co.uk 


Property Consultant - Sudbury Branch

The Full Time role of the Property Consultant is to service the current client base in your region, by providing excellent customer service and expand on the same by seeking new opportunities in which to sign up new clients.  You will be part of a small team with an established portfolio of key clients.  Key aspects of the role include, but are not limited to, below:

  • Establish professional relationships with current and new clients
  • Taking property details to generate marketing literature, including photographs
  • Using Boydens computer system to market property
  • Effective management of your applicant database
  • Organise and carry out viewings
  • Providing regular feedback to clients
  • Work with Admin Team to process applications for lettings
  • Prepare inventory and schedule of condition using Inventory Base
  • Carry out end of tenancy check outs and facilitate deposit return
  • Complete property management duties such as reactive maintenance and annual gas safety certificates
  • Complete hand over of move in process for new tenants
  • To be smart, punctual and display exemplary behaviour to gain both credibility not only at Boydens but within the local industry
  • Accompanying colleagues to out of hour’s company promotional events when required
  • Any other duties that may be required from time to time in accordance with company requirements
  • To support the Partners vision for Boydens

You will be a team player working closely with staff in the office and others throughout the business, but also possess the ability to work well by yourself.  You will be able to see an opportunity to obtain business and possess a level of tenacity to progress the same.

If this sounds like you, please send your CV to: Cheryl Cox

cheryl.cox@boydens.co.uk 


Office Assistant - Braintree Branch

The role of the Office Assistant is to support the Branch Manager in their role, by carrying out general office administration and other duties as required.  You will be part of a small team with an established portfolio of key clients.  Key aspects of the role include, but are not limited to, as noted below:

 

•             Establish professional relationships with current clients

•             Using Boydens computer system to market properties for sale and let

•             Effective management of the applicant database

•             Carry out references of prospective tenants

•             Organise and occasionally carry out viewings

•             Work with Central Admin Team to process applications for lettings

•             Complete hand over of move in process for new tenants

•             Maintain office literature and window displays

•             Any other duties that may be required from time to time in accordance with company requirements. 

You will be a team player working closely with staff in the office and others throughout the business, but also possess the ability to work well by yourself.  You will have excellent customer service skills and high levels of organisation.  The position will be on a part time basis, hours being 9.30am to 2.30pm, three days a week with an additional Saturday every other weekend, the hours of which will be 9.00 to 5.00pm.

If this sounds like you, please send your CV to: Cheryl Cox

cheryl.cox@boydens.co.uk 

Saturday Sales Assistant - Colchester Branch

Due to growth within our Colchester sales department, we are looking for a Saturday Sales Assistant to join us. The Saturday Sales Assistant will carry out a number of general roles from administrative to sales. 

You will be able to display high levels of customer service and have the ability to solve problems. You will work as part of a busy team but also be able to work on your own.

If you think you have what it takes to undertake this role please forward your CV and covering email to cheryl.cox@boydens.co.uk