Residential Development Sales Junior Assistant

Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Reports to: Head of Department
Team: Residential Development Sales
Location: London
The firm

Winckworth Sherwood is an exciting, diverse and growing business. Joining our team will see you work with some of the UK’s most interesting clients.

In the last year alone we have:

  • Worked on corporate transactions valued at over £3 billion
  • Advised our developer and social housing clients on over £1.6 billion of residential sales and over £1 billion of refinancings
  • Advised on HS2 which will see the development of over 330 miles of railway network with an expected £59 billion benefit to the wider economy
  • As if that wasn’t enough, we are also involved in the transformation of Battersea Power Station and act for the majority of London’s major Housing Associations who together own assets of over £17.3 billion.

However it’s not all about big numbers and high-profile projects; the real success of our business comes from the ability of our teams to provide fantastic service and create long-lasting relationships.


The role

The Residential Development Sales team are looking for someone to assist the department (or relevant team) with administrative support.

Specific Duties

Under the direction of a Team Leader/other senior member(s) of the team:

  • Archiving completed matters
  • Scanning documents
  • Post-completion paperwork – dating hardcopy documents, scanning and saving to each matter’s online file
  • Dealing  with incoming and outgoing post and liaising with our Admin Department
  • Receive Client instructions and input all data into the Plot Sales Database (“PSD”)
  • Answering the telephone, taking messages and dealing with email requests
  • Ensure a paper light environment with a clear desk policy 


Client base and type of work

The department deals with the sale of plots for a number of House Builders and Registered Social Landlord’s with clients such as Barratt, Berkeley, Canary Wharf, L&Q, Notting Hill Genesis and A2Dominion.



Aims of the department

To offer value for money and to provide a first class plot sales service to our clients, ensuring that we meet their needs at all times.

Candidate specification

The role requires someone:

  • Who is organised and systematic
  • Who is enthusiastic, pro-active and enjoys a ‘hands on’ approach to work
  • Plot sales experience would be an advantage but not essential

Expertise required:

  • Good attention to detail is essential
  • Hard working and flexible
  • Team player
  • Good at following instructions