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Leasing Consultant Needed in Gainesville!

Posted By: Robert Carroll (Member) Job Board ,

Job Summary:
Under the direct supervision of the Community Manager and/or Assistant Manager, Leasing Consultant
will assist in the development and implementation of advertising and special promotions. The Leasing
Consultant is responsible for establishing and maintaining a relationship with prospective and current
residents. The Leasing Consultant will assist with marketing and is responsible for leasing the property.
Incumbent is expected to have excellent attendance and communication skills, possess the ability to
build lasting business relationships, and exhibit professionalism.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
This job description does not list all duties that will be required of this position. You will be required to
perform other duties, as requested by your supervisor.


• Create positive, welcoming, supportive environment for resident, visitors and community
associates
• Assist with development and implementation of resident services programming
• Utilize maintenance software program to enter in and track service requests
• Assist in attracting, screening, and selecting prospective residents in accordance with federal,
state, governing program laws and regulations utilizing the set Resident Selection Criteria
• Prepare market surveys and traffic reports
• Lease renewal process
• Determine the needs of prospective residents
• Prepare lease packages
• Collect late rents and other monies due to the property
• Move-in and move-out process
• Answer the telephone and greet prospective residents and residents in a pleasant and positive
manner. Respond to incoming calls from the corporate office or those related to the operation
of the property
• Contact all guests by phone and/or email within 24 hours or less of their initial visit
• Sends "Thank You" cards after to guests
• May be asked to perform housekeeping duties as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities {KSAs:)

  • Work flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Display professionalism in both work ethic and appearance
  • Travel for the purpose of conducting property business
  • Assist in the absence of the Community Manager or Assistant Community Manager in handling of emergencies, log resident service requests, inspection of vacant apartments,
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills
  • Clearly communicate verbally, in writing and read in English

 

Education and Experienc:e

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Proficiency in One Site preferred
  • Minimum of one year property management experience preferred
  • Experience in affordable housing, Tax Credit , HUD and/or Rural Development preferred

 

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to access all areas of the property's grounds and structures, including mult ilevel structures, with or without the aid of an elevator
  • Work with a computer for a minimum of 7 hours daily either standing or sitting
  • Provide a welcoming office environment for potential residents
  • Open the model apartment for tours and complete daily inspections of the tour route and model for appropriate curb appeal
  • Effectively communicate with applicants, residents, vendors and supervisors in e-mail, by phone, or in person regarding day to day operations of the property
  • Travel independently for the purpose of conducting regular property business.  Must have a valid driver's license, unless deemed not required by Management based on location/property or business needs

Email resume to huntersrun@royalamerican.com