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Student (WA) - 2019 Program
Job Type: Full Time
Location: WA - Perth
Residency: Australian Permanent Residency
Job Reference: KF/1361191
Starting Date: 05-FEB-2019
Closing Date: 31-Oct-2018
Rate: $NEG
Duration: 8 Months
Contact: Germaine Lim
  • Student Program 2019 now open
  • Paid work experience while in your final year of your degree
  • Closing date for applications Wednesday 31st  October 2018

Knight Frank is recognised as a leader in property consultancy throughout the world, operating in 58 countries and employing more than 14,000 people worldwide.  In Australia, Knight Frank employs approximately 1,000 professionals in 24 offices. Knight Frank represents its clients in both commercial and residential markets, offering professional, agency and consultancy services. 

The Knight Frank Student Program

The Knight Frank Student Program commenced in 1985 with the view to ‘growing our own' future property professionals and to provide Knight Frank with opportunities to employ qualified and experienced graduates.  Originally starting in Victoria, the program operates in New South Wales and Queensland, and 2019 will be the first year for Western Australia.

Benefits of the Student Program

  • Consolidate your learning at University with hands on work experience
  • Gain experience and knowledge in a leading property firm
  • Network with industry professionals
  • Gain exposure to different areas of the property industry
  • Paid work placement
  • Well established and well managed program which has run for over 30 years

What you can expect from the Student Program

The program runs between February and October each year and is open to students completing their final year of tertiary study. 

Working 3 days per week, you will rotate through a number of key divisions of the business: Asset Management Services, Capital Markets, Residential, Office Leasing, Industrial and Valuations. 

You will have a Mentor in each area who will provide supervision as well as regular two-way feedback opportunities. This is a paid position including leave and superannuation.

On a day-to-day basis you may be involved in site visits, client meetings, property research, assisting with auction campaigns, managing the property database system, tenant insurances, reviewing leases, measuring from plans and contributing to valuation reports.

Selection Criteria

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Professionally presented
  • Passion/knowledge of the property industry/drive and commitment
  • Critical reasoning and analytical/problem-solving skills
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • A confident and friendly manner
  • Demonstrated initiative and proactive attitude
  • Demonstrated work experience (Desirable)

Education and Skills

  • Completing final year of your qualification in 2019
  • Academic achievement
  • Certificate of Registration as a Real Estate and Business Sales Representative , desirable
  • High degree of computer literacy, in particular MS Office skills

To be eligible for our program, you must be a permanent resident of Australia and in your final year of study in 2019.  

Application Process

If you are interested in joining our student program and are available to work part-time (3 days/22.8 hours per week), you can apply by sending a copy of your CV, academic records, as well as a succinct covering letter answering the following questions;

  1. What areas of the Property Industry interest you and why?
  2. Why are you interested in the Knight Frank Student Program? and
  3. What differentiates you from your classmates?

The process involves an initial application, telephone screening, and face to face interviews. Offers are made in November, with a commencement date of mid-February 2019.

To be part of this outstanding opportunity please click the 'Apply' button to submit your application by COB Wednesday 31st October 2018.

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