If you are a go-getting, results-driven, passionate individual, read on…
Preston Baker Academy
The Preston Baker Academy offers career opportunities with a very structured induction and training programme and clearly defined progression routes through the company.
With a transparent salary band of £20,000 to £25,000 within the Academy, plus a quarterly bonus of £500 and other incentives, it’s a really good package for individuals wanting to work in the industry.
The Preston Baker Academy includes a nine-week induction programme, 6-month estate agent university course (all done online and paid for by Preston Baker), in-role training, shadowing roles across the business, mentoring and coaching, incentives including prizes, gifts, and company-wide events and activities.
Up close and personal – life in the Preston Baker Academy
What’s it like to work in the Preston Baker Academy? Find out here from Senior Property Marketing Manager Arnas Paulauskas and Property Marketing Advisor Rachel Day.
Rigorous selection process
All new recruits must demonstrate our company values and we test everyone who wishes to join the Preston Baker team. This includes lots of role play. If you don’t like the opportunity to show how good you are then you are not right for us, and we are not right for you.
Preston Baker values:
What we look for in a candidate
We look for key criteria when employing Preston Baker team members:
- Achieving Excellence
- The Ability to Influence
- Teamwork & Trust
- Finding Solutions & Resilience
Career progression opportunities at Preston Baker
We have a proven track record of developing employees. Most of our senior leadership team started their Preston Baker careers in junior roles. Progression isn’t dictated on how long you have been in the company, rather on your ability and hunger to succeed. We offer all employees the opportunity to develop and learn new skills.
Read about some of the individuals whose careers have really taken off at Preston Baker here:
Sophie’s career develops apace at Preston Baker
Sophie Garlick is a woman with a goal; to grow the reputation and reach of the New Homes department at Preston Baker throughout Yorkshire, and she is already well on track.
Former bank manager Roxanne enjoys career boost at Preston Baker Estate Agents
Roxanne Harrison, a former bank manager, thanks Preston Baker Estate Agents for instilling her with new impetus when it comes to her career following a new job and quick promotion at the company.
Future leader Zoe enjoying career success at Preston Baker Estate Agents
Zoe Dixon, a Client Services Manager with Preston Baker Estate Agents, thanks the company for making her career after taking her on with no previous property industry experience.
Emma’s career takes off at Preston Baker Estate Agents
Emma Douglas is Head of First Contact at Preston Baker Estate Agents, managing a team of 25 people; a position she is delighted to have been promoted to and proof she says that there are no barriers to career progression and success within the company.
Rebecca applauds career progression opportunities at Preston Baker
In just six months with Preston Baker Estate Agents Rebecca Rayner has really made her mark; progressing from a Property Marketing Manager to Team Leader of Business Growth, managing a team of 10.
Hugh lands major promotion at Preston Baker
Preston Baker’s newly-promoted Associate Director Hugh Roberts is a man on a mission; to make Preston Baker the major player in Yorkshire’s planning and development market.