Want to know what it is like to work for Connells? Here are some current staff profiles giving you an overview of their career paths with Connells to date.
Iain - Regional Land & New Homes Director
Iain has been with Connells for almost 30 years, first joining in 1985 as manager of the Croydon branch. Nine years later he was asked to oversee all residential sales, financial services, land and new homes activity for the Surrey and Sussex regions. In 2003 Iain set up a Land & New Homes department that has since been replicated throughout the Connells Group. He is now responsible for land and new homes for the South East of the country in his position at Regional Land and New Homes Director.
Rob - Branch Manager, Ashford
Rob joined Connells in 2007 with previous estate agency experience and started at the company as a Senior Negotiator at the Canterbury branch. He then moved to the Ashford office as Assistant Manager before being promoted to Residential Sales Manager in 2010. Two years later he was recognised among his region at the company’s end of year awards ceremony.
Samantha - Residential Sales Manager, West Bromwich
Samantha has been with Connells since 2006 where she started out working in New Homes. She then spent time at the Wolverhampton and Wednesbury branches as a Negotiator as was transferred to West Bromwich in September 2011 having been promoted to Senior Negotiator. After a year she was promoted to Residential Sales Manager at the office as she continues her rise up the Connells ranks.
Darren - Mortgage Manager, Wolverhampton
Darren has been with Connells since the start of 2011, joining as Senior Mortgage Consultant in Wednesbury. He moved to Wolverhampton a year later and was soon promoted to become the office’s Mortgage Manager. Darren’s quick rise through the ranks and strong performances meant he was named the best Mortgage Consultant in the company for 2012 in his first full year with Connells.
Jonathon - Negotiator, Lichfield
Jonathon has been with Connells since 2010, joining as a 19-year old on an apprenticeship scheme. Jonathon impressed in his six month work placement at the Walsall office and Connells took him on full time as a Sales Negotiator in 2011. Now at the Lichfield office, having spent time helping out in Bearwood, Jonathon is working towards the next rung of the ladder as he continues to rise through the company ranks.
Stacey - Property Sales Manager, Birmingham City
Stacey joined Connells in 2005 as a Negotiator at Great Barr. She was made Senior Negotiator two years later and in 2009 she was promoted to Residential Sales Manager at the branch. Soon recognised again for her performance Stacey moved to the area’s flagship Walsall branch and a year later was climbing the ranks again – this time to assume complete control of the Birmingham City branch.
Rachael - Mortgage Services Consultant, Great Barr
Rachael joined Connells as Mortgage Services Consultant in Great Barr having developed a combined nine years working in the financial sector and as an estate agent. Her experience in the two industries enables her to give her customers at Great Barr all the help and support they need throughout the house-buying process.