International Sales Advisor (Mandarin Speaking)

Location: London

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Hours: You will be working 5 days per week, Saturday to Wednesday from 7am to 3.30pm.

Contract: This is a 5 month fixed term contract

The Role

You will form an integral part of the international sales team delivering high quality sales and customer service, whilst working collaboratively with colleagues, agents and students. You will ensurestudents bookings are processed in a timely manner, and you will be involved in sales for both short stays and academic year bookings.

What you`ll be doing

  • Assisting agents in a professional and courteous manner and providing information regarding our properties and services across the UK.
  • Conducting sales conversations with International agents and sometimes with students, with passion and enthusiasm and in accordance with the Unite Students sales process, via varous channels including WeChat, Webchat, calls, emails …
  • Processing room availability checks for short stays and for academic year stays; answering agents and student enquiries
  • Following-up on any customer related issues requiring action in a timely manner, engaging with other colleagues when necessary
  • Providing a decisive and effective response to complaints, assisting in and resolving customer disputes and escalating where necessary
  • Maintaining Unite Students` information systems including the booking system, MS Excel spreadsheets, ensuring customer data is accurate, secure and compliant with the Data Protection Act and GDPR.
  • What we`re looking for in you

  • Working in a collegiate and supportive manner with colleagues, ensuring opportunities to share best practice are utilised
  • Developing and maintaining productive working relationships with support functions and third party suppliers
  • Working collaboratively to help support the overall business to deliver its business plan and broader objectives
  • Enhance sales opportunity and performance
  • What you`ll get in return

  • An annual bonus so you can share in the company`s success

  • 25 days` paid holiday

  • Pensionscheme- based on how much you save, we`ll contribute 1% more

  • Flexible working opportunities

  • Shared Parental Leave – 18 weeks full pay

  • We`ve earned a Gold award for Investors in People so you`ll be working for an employer who really cares about you and your career

  • Other benefits include,ShareSave, Bike to Work, Charity Match,amazing discountsand more!

  • About Unite:

    Founded in 1991, Unite Students is a FTSE 250 business and the UK`s leading provider of purpose-built student accommodation. You can find us in 25 leading university towns and cities, with 74,000 students calling US home! We are driven by our values, culture, and a commitment to develop diverse and inclusive teams, filled with positive energy and new ideas.

    Instinctive inclusion. We know that to create and maintain a happy healthy organisation, we have to work hard to ensure inclusion isn`t just what we do but who we are.

    People make Unite Students. Employees, students, neighbours all contribute to building environments where we can all thrive.

    Room for Everyone

    We`re proud to be an employer that embraces individuality , and we`re passionate about building inclusive teams. We focus on creating a collaborative culture where you can be you, where your voice is heard, and where you can truly belong. We take great pride in being rated Gold Investors in People and are constantly striving to provide the highest standard of learning and development opportunities and professional pathways for our people. Building a home for success , for both our employees and students, requires exceptional people with a passion for creating room for everyone, doing what`s right, keeping US safe, and raising the bar. Join us as we build better experiences for students that live with us.

    We are US.

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