Current vacancies

Established in 1997 by Will Linley and Nick Simpson, Linley and Simpson are now well into our second decade of successful trading and continually strive to evolve and be the best at what we do. Having secured private equity funding the Company has ambitious growth plans and we are now looking for additional staff to support our exciting expansion plans.

We believe in delivering a top quality service to all our clients and are continually re-investing in the latest ideas, people, systems and software to ensure that the company remains the leader in the market. Our stated aim is to build trust with our customers through a professional and fair approach, to ultimately make letting easy.

Role: Sales Negotiator / Senior Sales Negotiator - Ripon

Competitive Salary plus commission

We have an exciting opportunity within our Ripon branch for an experienced Sales Negotiator. You will need to deliver the highest level of customer service both face to face and on the phone and you will also be engaging directly with our client in regular progress meetings at which you will table and present weekly sales updates.

Reporting to the Branch Manager, you will be responsible for proactively responding to all enquiries, face to face, over the telephone and electronically, making appointments to meet sales targets. You will progress sales through to completion, liaising with all parties. Encouraging potential buyers to have a valuation and to use the Company’s services to sell their property and arrange their next mortgage. Maintaining regular contact with Buyers, obtaining feedback following viewings.

Our ideal candidate will have strong track record in working to and achieving targets, mature and well developed interpersonal and customer service skills and the ability to build and maintain strong and honest relationships with existing and new clients. Experience in residential sales is essential.

If you feel you have the skills, drive and ability to succeed in this role then we’d love to hear from you. If you’re successful, you can expect structured professional training, career progression and many employee benefits.

Please apply by sending your CV with a covering letter explaining why you are the right person for the role.

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Role: Apprentice Lettings Consultant - Leeds City Centre

We are currently looking for an Apprentice Letting Consultant for our Leeds City branch. You will be responsible for supporting the branch staff in responding to all enquiries, both face to face, over the telephone and electronically, making appointments in order to maximize potential opportunities and meet the branch targets. You will assist with photocopying, scanning documents, sorting post and taking phone calls. Working to targets you will register applicants and encourage viewings of potential property matches, whilst encouraging landlords to use our full range of services. Full training will be given to ensure you understand and are fully conversant with regulations surrounding lettings.

If you want to develop a career with Linley and Simpson we would like to hear from you! The successful candidate will have achieved GCSE level C or grade 4 and above in at least English and Maths, have good communication skills and be confident with IT. In return you can expect a structured training plan, professional qualification and the opportunity of a career in property. Linley and Simpson will pay above the minimum apprentice rate.

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Role: Business Development Advisor - Horsforth

Competitive Salary + Commission

The role is primarily dealing with enquiries from portals and creating new leads from the Linley and Simpson database. Working to targets to increase the number of property appraisal appointments for the Valuation Manager to attend and secure new instructions for us to sell. You will develop and promote new business opportunities primarily from telephone leads and the Linley and Simpson database. Delivering highly effective customer service at all times you will maximise potential opportunities with prospective clients by pro-actively promoting third party services of Linley and Simpson, such as financial services and conveyancing.

Our ideal candidate will have strong track record in working to and achieving targets in telesales, and have well-developed interpersonal and customer service skills and the ability to build and maintain strong and honest relationships with existing and new clients.

If you feel you have the skills, drive and ability to succeed in this role then we'd love to hear from you. If you're successful, you can expect structured professional training, career progression and many employee benefits.

Please apply by sending your CV with a covering letter as to why you are the right person for the role.

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Role: Trainee Property Manager - Leeds City Centre

If you're looking for a career in property, this is a great first step! We are currently looking for a Trainee Property Manager for our Leeds City branch. Working as a Trainee Property Manager existing experience is not required as we will take you through a structured training plan, typically 6 – 9 months to ensure you get the required skills and knowledge to be a competent Property Manager. You will be dealing with tenants, landlords and contractors to ensure the properties are maintained for our clients the Landlord. The role means every day is different as you will spend your days’ out and about visiting properties you will carry out regular internal and external inspections liaising with landlords, tenants and contractors whilst working as part of a team, developing strong relationships to create a positive customer experience. The ideal candidate must be able to drive and will have excellent attention to detail, great administrative skills including IT literacy, and problem solving skills.

If you feel, you have the skills and ability to succeed and want an exciting fast paced career in the property industry we want to hear from you. In return, you can expect excellent training, career progression. Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to recruitment@linleyandsimpson.co.uk

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Role: Lettings Valuer - Roundhay / Chapel Allerton

Overall responsibility for ensuring through your own efforts and that of the Lettings team that all set targets for the growth of the existing lettings portfolio is achieved organically, and set targets for fees, revenue and profitability are achieved. You will have personal responsibility for attending appraisals achieving the set targets for the level of new instructions and fees achieved, and you will need to ensure that generating new business activities such as canvassing and following up on existing leads takes place routinely. You will maintain contact with the Client both pre and post instruction and develop ongoing relationships. You will adhere to consumer protection regulations, organisational policy, procedure and professional standards.

If you feel you have the skills and ability to succeed in this role we want to hear from you. In return you can expect a career with a progressive company, a competitive basic salary, company pension scheme, a cycle2work scheme and access to an employee assistance scheme.

Please apply by sending your CV with a covering letter as to why you are the ideal candidate for the role to recruitment@linleyandsimpson.co.uk

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Role: Lettings Consultant - York

We are currently looking for a Lettings Consultant for our York branch. You will be responsible for responding to all enquiries, both face to face, over the telephone and electronically, making appointments in order to maximise potential opportunities and meet the branch targets. Working to targets you will register applicants and encourage viewings of potential property matches, whilst encouraging landlords to use our full range of services. Full training will be given to ensure you understand and are fully conversant with regulations surrounding lettings.

If you want to develop a career with Linley and Simpson we would like to hear from you! The successful candidate will ideally have excellent customer service skills, experience of working in lettings, but not essential. Have good communication skills and be confident with IT. In return you can expect a structured training plan, professional qualification and the opportunity of a career in property.

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and cover letter explaining why you are suitable for the role to recruitment@linleyandsimpson.co.uk

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Role: Trainee Property Manager - South Yorkshire

Location: Based in South Yorkshire (Sheffield)

If you’re looking for a career in property, this is a great first step!

We are currently looking for a Trainee Property Manager with travel to branches in the South Yorkshire region within the L&S network. Working as a Trainee Property Manager existing experience is not required as we will take you through a structured training plan, typically 6 – 9 months to ensure you get the required skills and knowledge to be a competent Property Manager. You will be dealing with tenants, landlords and contractors to ensure the properties are maintained for our clients the Landlord. The role means every day is different as you will spend your days’ out and about visiting properties you will carry out regular internal and external inspections liaising with landlords, tenants and contractors whilst working as part of a team, developing strong relationships to create a positive customer experience. The ideal candidate must be able to drive and will have excellent attention to detail, great administrative skills including IT literacy, and problem solving skills.

If you feel, you have the skills and ability to succeed and want an exciting fast paced career in the property industry we want to hear from you. In return, you can expect excellent training, career progression.

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Role: Trainee Property Manager - North Yorkshire

Location: Based in North Yorkshire (York / Harrogate)

If you’re looking for a career in property, this is a great first step!

We are currently looking for a Trainee Property Manager with travel to branches in the North Yorkshire region within the L&S network. Working as a Trainee Property Manager existing experience is not required as we will take you through a structured training plan, typically 6 – 9 months to ensure you get the required skills and knowledge to be a competent Property Manager. You will be dealing with tenants, landlords and contractors to ensure the properties are maintained for our clients the Landlord. The role means every day is different as you will spend your days’ out and about visiting properties you will carry out regular internal and external inspections liaising with landlords, tenants and contractors whilst working as part of a team, developing strong relationships to create a positive customer experience. The ideal candidate must be able to drive and will have excellent attention to detail, great administrative skills including IT literacy, and problem solving skills.

If you feel, you have the skills and ability to succeed and want an exciting fast paced career in the property industry we want to hear from you. In return, you can expect excellent training, career progression

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Role: Maintenance Coordinator - Horsforth

If you’re looking for a career in property, this is a great first step!

We are currently looking for a Property Maintenance Co-Ordinator to work 39.5 hours per week in our fast paced maintenance department based in Horsforth.  The job role will involve dealing with tenants who have a maintenance issue with their property.  You will first identify the problem and assess if it requires a contractor to visit or if it is user error.  Once this has been established you will be liaising with landlords, tenants and contractors to facilitate a prompt and professional approach to repairs and maintenance keeping all parties fully informed at all times and obtaining all necessary consents.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, well organised and you will have experience of working within a customer service environment where you are reactive to customer’s needs, a basic knowledge of household maintenance issues, will be an advantage, but not essential.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Great administrative skills
  • Attention to detail
  • IT literacy
  • Problem solving skills
  • An understanding of general repairs around property would be desirable but not essential as a full structured training programme will be given.

If you feel you have the skills and ability to succeed in this role we want to hear from you.  In return you can expect great training, flexible working hours and company pension scheme please apply by sending your CV

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