Summary of the job roleLooking for summer vacation work, and willing to work flexibly including some Saturdays? Come and work for ludlowthompson who are offering Summer Internships, paying a great hourly rate, commission, great training and a chance to build up excellent experience in London property. We actively employ undergraduates looking for work experience as part of their graduate employment preparation. You may already have some sales or recruitment consultant experience. We pay a basic hourly rate of £8.21 per hour, plus commission, and you will be expected to work between 40 and 45 hours per week. We would ask for a 6-10 week commitment over the summer holiday. We would ideally like successful applicants to start the end of May, and finish in August or September. Many of our previous summer interns have gone on to take up full-time permanent roles with us, and we have a professional programme of training and development for all staff as part of our Investors in People Gold Standard. What we can offer our successful Summers Interns High guaranteed basic salary of £8.21 per hour Plus commission Intensive ongoing training The Job Role - you will have a varied work-load but be expected to: Ensure your own personal lettings/sales revenue & profitability targets are achieved. Carry out telephone canvassing to generate interest and leads from prospects from our database. Register, accompany and carry out viewings with applicants/prospective tenants. Ensure all prospective tenants are correctly referenced and that landlords give approval to proceed. Respond to leads from our website and telesales. Manage leads and viewings. Negotiate rental offers between landlord and tenant. Compile property descriptions to load on to our website. Deal with telephone and email enquiries from landlords and tenants. The ideal candidate will be able to show evidence of: skills in negotiation and persuasion; a confident and outgoing manner; commercial awareness; excellent communication skills, particularly verbal; customer service focus; determination, perseverance, and patience; IT skills; A smart, business-like appearance at all times About us: Established nearly 24 years ago, we are an innovative and forward-thinking company, who encourage our staff to learn and develop on the job, and who actively promote from within for all management and senior roles. We have a reputation as being the most pro-active lettings company in London, and we manage and let over 2000 properties across the city. We offer genuine career progression within our 9-branch operation, operating in most parts of London, including City/Docklands, Bow, Acton, Oval, Dulwich, Lewisham and Canada Water, with a new branch due later on this year in Brixton. Our young and energetic staff often move around the company to gain experience and promotion, and there is a culture of sharing in each other’s success at monthly social events. Come and work for the busiest, most pro-active independent agency in London, and reap the rewards for hard work, commitment and enthusiasm. To apply for this Summer Intern Role please include a brief covering note explaining why you think you have what it takes to succeed in a dynamic lettings/sales environment.