Associate, commercial agency

Description

We are a business with exciting sustainable growth plans over the next few years looking for amazing people who want to grow along with us.

We are a business that values our people. We've launched exciting people initiatives to better our people's experience and we engage with our people to listen to their needs and wants. We have adopted a hybrid working policy that gives our people the flexibility they want and we reward and recognise them well through numerous ways including our extensive benefits package and the way we align our support to match their career goals.

We employ 250 staff in the UK with a fast-growing presence, headquartered in London and serving a wide range of clients. We have established a strong track record and reputation as the ‘partner with a purpose’ to help each client get the most out of their property.

Through our network of offices in the UK, we offer a wide range of property services including consultancy, management, investment and commercial agency, residential sales & lettings.

The role

The Commercial Agency team is based in our London HQ on Cannon Street and we are looking to be bold and ambitious in our growth plans. We’re looking for a suitably dynamic, agile, and entrepreneurial candidate to join our journey.

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a driven individual to join the existing Cluttons commercial agency team.  As a key member of the team at Cluttons you will assist in forming the strategic direction and management of the team. You will assist on training, driving forward new marketing opportunities and business development as well as promoting our reputation as a London focused agency.  

The current team acts for a variety of London based landlord clients, from family trusts to estates whilst the team also enjoys a wide occupier client base, ranging from manufacturing, utilities and professional services to public sector and charities.

Responsibilities

You will assist in servicing the existing teams pipeline of instructions within London and the South. Your duties will include (but will not be limited to) the following:

  1. Strategic Growth: assist the current team and work with the business and other senior team members within the business to develop the commercial agency function of Cluttons.
  2. Client/Stakeholder Management: serve our existing client base, liaise with clients senior stakeholders including finance directors, regional real estate leads, and assist in defining business objectives and occupancy requirements.
  3. Leasing and Letting: Proactively monitor critical lease events within the firms existing client base, and initiate steps required for client decisions to complete a transaction on time.
  4. Business Development: Execute and proactively suggest opportunities to improve market presence and management of internal processes.

Lease management: manage and monitor key lease event dates including break options, rent reviews, and lease renewals. Manage applications by occupiers under the lease, such as licences to assign, alter and underlet. Implement and develop systems to ensure applications are dealt with properly and efficiently.

Requirements

  • Real estate professional with experience in the London market.
  • Experience in dealing with all commercial property sectors desirable but not essential.
  • Proven skills in contract review and lease negotiations
  • Self-starter with ability to generate new business and marketing opportunities and to manage multiple transactions simultaneously.
  • Strong approach to problem solving and ability to bring and present new ideas and potential solutions to challenges.
  • Good commercial acumen, negotiation skills and understanding of market dynamics.
  • Ability to network and build relationships internally and externally.
  • Good knowledge of the real estate industry sector and market trends. RICS qualified desirable but not essential.

Benefits

  • Holidays: 27 – increase in line with length of service to a maximum of 30 days
  • Private medical insurance
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance (3x)
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flu and Eye Care Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Policy that allows you to pick and choose additional benefits including purchasing 5 days additional holiday
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance

Plus a Flexible benefits policy that allows you to pick and choose additional benefits as below:

  • Purchasing up to 5 days additional holiday
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted dental insurance
  • Discounted private medical insurance for family cover
  • Discounted critical health insurance and more