Great Lakes Management

  • Leasing Consultant

    Job Locations US-MN-Maple Grove
    Posted Date 4 days ago(5/18/2018 3:01 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1273
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Leasing
  • Overview

    Arbor Glen, a Maple Grove apartment community, has a great opportunity for a part-time Leasing Professional to join our team. Qualified candidates will have a friendly and outgoing personality, be a “team” player and have an outstanding customer service mindset and sales ability.  Additionally, candidates must possess strong organizational, verbal, written and computer skills along with an understanding of the Internet and online marketing. 

    Our position is 20 hours/week including Saturday hours. We offer a competitive salary with excellent commissions, full benefits, free parking and a wonderful working environment.

    Responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities and Duties

         Essential Responsibilities

     

     

     

    • At all times, utilize Fair Housing standards and practices as defined by state and federal law.
    • Insure that an adequate supply of printed leasing materials and, if available, promotional give-a-ways, is/are available to be given to prospective residents.
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the project’s rental criteria, unit availability, features and benefits, market rents and current leasing specials.
    • Maintain current knowledge of the property’s competitor’s rental criteria, unit availability features and benefits, market rents and current leasing specials.
    • Respond to inquiries regarding unit availability and property information while creating excitement for, and encouraging the prospect to schedule, an appointment to visit the property.
    • Maintain current prospect and leasing data on the property’s guest card and in its property management system.
    • Ascertain the prospective resident’s needs, wants and financial parameters with regard to housing and conduct leasing tours of units which meet those needs, wants and financial parameters.
    • Encourage prospective residents to complete the project’s rental application and submit a reservation fee to “hold” a specific apartment.
    • Submit prospect’s application to the community’s screening company and present results to Community Manager.
    • Perform daily follow-up of clients, leads and files.
    • Maintain a consistent closing ratio of at least 33%.
    • Prepare lease-related paperwork in an accurate and timely manner and obtain the signature of the Community Manager and the resident on the Residential Lease.
    • Review with new residents all lease-related documents including, but not limited to, the Residential Lease, addenda and Rules and Regulations and, with the new resident, conduct a formal move-in inspection and home orientation.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • Able to read, write, spell, perform basic math and speak and understand English.
    • Able to work with frequent interruptions.
    • Proven record of success in leasing and a personal commitment to customer service and Fair Housing practices.
    • Knowledge of office practices, procedures, systems and equipment including, but not limited to, Microsoft applications Word, Outlook and Excel.
    • Good interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
    • Sensitivity while interacting with diverse groups of people.
    • The ability to self-motivate and work independently in the pursuit of personal and team goals.
    • Commitment to protect personal, property and other confidential information.
    • Possess the ability to interact tactfully with residents, staff, owners, other management personnel, corporate representatives, vendors and the general public.
    • Understand and adhere to organizational policies and procedures.
    • Maintain a neat, well-groomed and professional appearance.

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