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We are a fast-growing property management company based in Newhaven that specialises in leasehold and surveying across Sussex and up to London. At Charles Cox, we are always on the lookout for new talent to join our team. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting out, we offer exciting opportunities for you to grow and develop your career.
Our Block Management team is responsible for managing properties, communal buildings, and communal areas. We take pride in providing exceptional service to our clients and ensuring their properties are well-maintained and managed. If you have experience in property management, or are looking to develop your skills in this area, we would love to hear from you.
We can also support you through IRPM qualification to help you improve your professional development, knowledge, and understanding of the key requirements of property management and the issues facing the sector today.
For a full list of responsibilities of a Block Manager, see the Job Description.
Our accounts team is responsible for managing the finances of all our properties. They handle a wide variety of financial activities from chasing arrears and outstanding payments, and corresponding with clients to managing property finances, reviewing financial information, data entry for new blocks, invoice management and reconciling bank transactions. If you have experience in block management, lettings or accounts, or are looking to develop your skills in this area, we would love to hear from you.
As an account administrator at Charles Cox, you will be given the opportunity to complete various AAT qualifications which will support you through. There will also be opportunities to progress to assistant manager and department manager.
Do you enjoy communicating and working with people? A career in lettings may be the right fit for you! At Charles Cox, we are always on the lookout for enthusiastic and customer-focused lettings professionals to join our team. As a letting professional at Charles Cox, you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of properties, liaising with tenants and landlords, and ensuring our clients receive a high level of service. We are looking for individuals who are confident communicators, able to work under pressure and have a passion for the property industry.
If you are looking to start your career, then we can support you through the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) qualification.
Are you a creative problem solver with a passion for property? A career in property development may be the right fit for you! At Charles Cox, we are involved in a range of property development projects, from small-scale renovations to large-scale new-build developments. As a property developer at Charles Cox, you will be responsible for managing projects coordinating with architects, engineers, and contractors, and ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget. We are looking for individuals with excellent project management skills, who can think creatively and adapt to changing circumstances.
We believe in investing in the future of our industry, which is why we offer apprenticeships in a variety of roles. As an apprentice with Charles Cox, you will receive on-the-job training and support to help you develop your skills and progress in your career. We offer apprenticeships in a range of areas, including property management, administration, and marketing.
AT Charles Cox we offer work experience placements for students interested in learning what it’s like to work in an office environment and keen to learn about the property industry. During your placement, you will get to experience various roles that we have here at Charles Cox including marketing, property development, accounts and admin. If you are interested in gaining valuable life skills and experience, send us an email.
We offer a competitive salary, a generous holiday allowance and the opportunity for career development and advancement. If you are interested in joining the Charles Cox team, please send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How much do block managers get paid?
This can vary on your experience, location, and company. Here at Charles Cox, we offer a starting salary of £21k and up to £32k depending on the qualifications and experience of the individual.
Is block management a good career?
Whether a block manager career is a good one depends on personal interests, skills, and career goals. At Charles Cox becoming a block manager creates opportunities to grow and work your way and pick up new skills along the way.
What does a block manager do?
As a block manager, there are a variety of tasks you will complete in a day to day. Some key duties include leasing with freeholders, leaseholders, contractors, and landlords, ensuring all Health and Safety legislation, policies, fire risk assessments and health and safety reports are actioned and maintained, carrying out inspections and attending meetings with property directors. Block managers also have financial responsibilities such as preparing and managing budgets for each block, preparing reports and monitoring expenditures against the budget. For a full list of responsibilities block managers is expected to do here at Charles Cox, see the Block Managers job description.
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