Sales Assistant

Van Metre Companies - Ashburn, VA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $55,000 - $79,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
At Van Metre, we believe that each employee contributes directly to our growth, success and culture. We seek out candidates who love to challenge themselves and work with others to fulfill this role. Van Metre is seeking a Sales Assistant to be trained in New Homes Sales!

About the Sales Program:
As Sales Assistant, you will be mentored by experienced New Home Community Sales Managers and/or Community Sales Associate(s) at different communities and learning how to create interest, assist the sales team with prospecting and appointment-setting, follow up with prospective customers, transfer knowledge of our homes and the market, secure contracts, and provide customer service while maintaining relationships with purchasers. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about a career in the new home sales business!

Sales Assistants could work with various Sales Managers at communities, potentially rotating between our different communities to learn about the variety of products Van Metre has to offer. Communities are currently located throughout Loudoun, Fairfax, and surrounding counties. All Van Metre New Homes Sales team members work weekends, with 2 days off during the week.

As Sales Assistant, Daily Tasks would include:
  • Managing inventory of sales and marketing brochures and supplies
  • Greeting and Welcoming prospective homebuyers to the community
  • Scheduling appointments
  • Collecting all pertinent information from visiting traffic
  • Inputting and maintaining prospective buyers into our database
  • Assisting Sales Manager and/or associate with any general clerical, contract, or scheduling duties Learning about different product offerings and types of buyers
Preferred Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree or Associate Degree
  • Prior Sales Experience
  • Valid Driver's License
Requirements:
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekend and evening hours
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent communications and time management skills
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills using MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Professional demeanor and appearance necessary at all times
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be flexible and available to work overtime as needed with minimal notice
  • Demonstrated team player with a positive attitude
A Realtors License is NOT required, and an active licensee will be required to inactivate their license.

Van Metre was named one of the Top Workplaces in DC in 2017 and 2018 by the Washington Post and by the Washington Business Journal in 2017! We have also won the Washington Business Journal's Corporate Philanthropy Award 3 years in a row, received the Silver Award and recognition for being a Breast Feeding Friendly Workplace from Loudoun County's 2017 Annual Healthy Business Awards Council, and were named 2017's Outstanding Corporate Citizen of the Year in the mid-size business category from the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce!

We offer excellent benefits, and a work environment that fosters and rewards excellence. We also promote work/life balance, including a robust Employee Wellness Program, which encourages healthy living and physical fitness through our monthly gym membership reimbursement, free Fitbit challenges, and massage offered on site. We encourage employees to make full use of vacation and company paid volunteer time to refresh their bodies and minds.

As a developer of complete communities and towns – luxury residential, mixed-use residential/retail, commercial, condominium and apartment communities – we have built more than 16,000 new luxury and custom homes since 1955.

Van Metre Mission Statement

The mission of Van Metre Companies is to build and continually improve upon the storied reputation, earned over the years since the Company's founding in 1955, of providing top quality homes, investment properties and services to our customers and clients. The Company's emphasis on integrity, professionalism and philanthropy ingrained by our founder Albert G. Van Metre, Sr. has garnered trust and respect in the Washington, D.C. area and beyond. It is critical to our future that we maintain that reputation and assure that Van Metre Companies continues to excel in real estate development and construction and in the management of apartment, retail and office investment properties, as well as in the provision of mortgage and related services. It is the task of our dedicated, energetic, and involved professionals to advance our ability to set the benchmark for luxury living and refined commercial development. The capstone of our mission is to make the Van Metre signature an icon for elegant residential communities, and industry leading condominium and apartment communities, as well as Class A neighborhood retail centers and office developments.