Vacancy: Funeral Arranger
Location: Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Kingston, Byfleet, Hillingdon
Salary: £22,815 + bonuses for full time, permanent positions. £27,000 + bonuses for relief positions. Excellent benefits package including private medical insurance, pension, death in service, free parking
Hours: Monday-Friday 08:30-17:00 + some additional hours where required
Closing Date for Applications: 8th December 2017
The Company: Our client is a long established family run business which offers a 24 hour service, 365 days per year. They take great pride in the service they offer, so fully invest in their staff to ensure a professional and happy workplace. They currently have opportunities for Funeral Arrangers to join their teams in Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Kingston, Byfleet, Hillingdon.
The Role: As a Funeral Arranger, you will be responsible for planning funerals within the branch, offering advice and assistance to clients in respect of funeral arranging.
Key Roles & Responsibilities:
Arranging funerals with the client through discussion and advice
Discussing and advising the client of the options and services available in respect of pre-payment funeral plans and memorials so that a comprehensive service is made available to the client and to develop business interests
Contacting nursing homes, clergy and other relevant professionals to ensure a good working relationship to enhance future business
Ensuring the premises are secure at all times to protect company property
Ensuring that the branch, both internally and externally, meets specific standards of cleanliness
Assisting with general office administration to maintain the effective management of the branch
The Candidate: The ideal candidate for the Funeral Arranger position will be well spoken and articulate with the ability to communicate empathetically with clients. You will have excellent customer service skills and be able to deal with sensitive situations in a calm and professional manner.
Essential Candidate Criteria:
Experience dealing with people
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work under pressure
Willing to learn new skills with on the job training and be available to take part in training courses, when required
Confident and comfortable working alone
Driving licence and access to own vehicle (essential for relief positions)
Are you the Funeral Arranger based in Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Kingston, Byfleet or Hillingdon that we are looking for? If YES, then hit the 'Apply' button now where you will be asked to complete a short questionnaire and attach your CV for review.