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Office Administrator/Receptionist - Busy Real Estate Team!

Christchurch, Full Time, Admin/Receptionist

We are seeking an Office Administrator/Receptionist to join our busy Harcourts Avonhead team. Harcourts Avonhead is part of the multi award-winning Grenadier Real Estate Group with over 210 people employed within various specialist divisions and offices.

We are looking for an intelligent, self-motivated professional who enjoys working hard, has a high degree of work accuracy and has excellent time management and organisational skills. You need to be able to juggle mulitple tasks for our sales team and demonstrate a calm approach to your role.

Your key responsibilites will include:

  • Being the "Director of First Impressions" to the public, you will have to deal with walk-in, telephone and general office enquiries.
  • Entering and updating listings on our online computer system
  • Processing Sale and Purchase Agreements
  • Preparing narketing material, e.g. open home brochures, listing flyers etc. (experience in Adobe InDesign advantageous but not essential)
  • General day-to-day duties as required by the Branch Manager

While full support and training in our systems will be provided, you will need to be able to demonstrate experience in a similar front line administration role.

The successful applicant will also possess:

  • A super positive attitude and maturity in dealing with stressful situations
  • Outsanding attention to detail
  • Confidence and an ability with technology including Microsoft Office Suite
  • You will need to be able to proritise your time to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Professional presentation, initiative and maturity


Remuneration will be in line with your experience and skill set.

If you believe this role would suit your personality and skill set then we look forward to hearing from you.

Please email your CV, covering letter and references to:

Lisa Yardley-Vaiese
Licensed Branch Manager Harcourts Avonhead
Email: lisa.yardley@harcourts.co.nz

Careers with Us

“Our success stems from finding the cream of the crop. When you’re on the move constantly in real estate it’s these people who make the difference. It’s their energy and dedication. Each day we enjoy seeking out opportunity and committing ourselves, and our team, to the highest of standards. This passion is simply a reflection how we live life. It all comes down to a primary belief: if you work hard and have fun, you’ll be successful.”

Harcourts Grenadier sells more Christchurch property than any other Harcourts franchise and we are looking to expand our team. We have opportunities available across Christchurch for the following:

  • Residential Sales Consultants
  • Commercial Sales Consultants
  • Business Brokers

You may be experienced and currently licensed, or new to the industry. You will have the chance to enjoy uncapped commissions and the freedom to list and sell across Christchurch. When you join the Harcourts Grenadier team, you will be part of a relaxed team environment providing outstanding in-house training and an excellent support network.

Reasons to Choose Grenadier

Reasons to Choose Grenadier


A career in real estate offers unlimited potential for personal reward and satisfaction. It gives you the chance to be your own boss and earn what you’re really worth. As a Grenadier professional you will have every opportunity to experience the success and growth commonly enjoyed by our sales consultants. Real Estate is a rewarding industry for those who enjoy seeing the benefits of their hard work.


Success doesn’t happen by chance - At Harcourts Grenadier we have the training and support systems needed to establish and grow your new career. A new salespersons training course is followed up with one-on-one training, in-house training sessions, seminars and an outstanding annual conference. Training at Harcourts Grenadier is on-going so you can continue to learn and grow throughout your career. For those new to the industry, we can provide you with all the information you require to undertake the REAA licensing process. Grenadier, in association with Harcourts Group, offers a unique New Zealand Real Estate Scholarship programme. 

For the second year in a row, we are hosting an exclusive Grenadier Masterclass series of seminars that run throughout the entire year. Check out more about our Masterclass in this video:


National and International networks, marketing options, internet, Bluebook, mortgage and insurance broking services and the brand name: Harcourts.


People helping people - Real Estate is about helping people secure their futures. Our organisation is packed with motivated, fun-loving, driven achievers – the kind of people you’ll enjoy working with. We enjoy our work and we believe you will too.

If you believe you have the right combination of personality and persistence to thrive in our industry, we'd love to hear from you!

Please phone Managing Director Andy Freeman today for a confidential chat on 0274 327 665, or send an email to andy.freeman@harcourts.co.nz.

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