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Lettings Assistant

Lettings Assistant

Position Overview

Lettings Direct Perth is an independent lettings and property management company which has been operating in the city since 2011.  We have experienced considerable growth over the past few years and now require a Lettings Assistant to support the Lettings Team in our busy office.

The position requires a friendly, efficient individual with a keen eye for detail and a great way with people.  The right candidate for this responsible part-time role will be highly organised, able to prioritise quickly, remain calm under pressure, and possess excellent customer service skills.

Based at our city centre office, this person will be a first point of contact for many of our tenants and landlords, delivering on our promise of exceptional client care.  The position also requires visits to our properties – a driving license is a must – including taking inventories and inspection visits.

From answering phones to replying to emails, dealing with property enquiries to arranging viewings and tradesmen visits, the role is varied and busy.

Lettings Direct are committed to the development of its staff.  The team will fully support the successful candidate and training will be provided in-house, particularly in relation to customer systems and online portals. This role gives the candidate the chance to join a booming and dynamic organisation with the opportunity to learn and forge a rewarding career.

This is a part-time position offering 10 to 20 hours per week.  As an essential service, the position is available for an immediate start. Click over to our website for full details.

Reporting to: Julie Cumming, Director of Lettings Direct

Office Location: 8 Atholl Crescent, Perth PH1 5NG

Hours: 10-20 hours per week.  From time to time, some additional work may be required.



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