Forest City Realty Trust, Inc.

  • Senior Leasing Consultant

    Category
    Property Management
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Location : Address
    301 Tingey Street SE
    Job Location : City
    Washington
    Job Location : State/Province
    DC
    Requisition ID
    2018-3633
  • Overview

    We are searching for a talented Sr Leasing Consultant, Residential to be based out of The Yards in DC

     

    Performs functions related to the leasing of a large apartment community and/or multiple communities. The apartment community is more complex and has more units. Responsible for functions related to maintaining a high and stable occupancy of the property.     

    Responsibilities

    • Meets with prospective residents, identifies their housing needs, interviews them to determine eligibility based on established criteria, shows vacant and model suites and property amenities based on established techniques specified by the company. Quotes established rental rates and promotions.  Makes follow-up calls, sends follow-up literature and pursues rental status. Collects funds related to applications, security deposits and rentals. Required to manage all internet leads and proper follow up.
    • Completes applicant screening process and prepares appropriate correspondence based upon the result.       
    • Prepares leases and related leasing addendums. Maintains lease records and files. Maintains property waiting list and other updates to various records and reports in accordance with policy and procedures, applicable affordable housing programs and HUD/Agency regulations.
    • Supports and ensures timely input, proper use and full utilization of on-site PC-based property management software for leasing data.                      
    • Ensures apartments are ready for occupancy by inspecting, placing move-in products and last minute touches when necessary. Distributes keys, move-in package, safety video and other appropriate paperwork at time of lease signing.               
    • Maintains current knowledge of marketing and leasing techniques. Strives to attain affirmative marketing goals. Seeks out new residents through outreach, direct marketing, cold calling, distributing literature and contacting government, social, religious and community organizations in selected target areas. Maintains current knowledge of apartments, building amenities and local agencies or attractions of interest to residents. Maintains awareness of current rental rates and promotions of competitive properties to proactively react to the market demands.                                
    • Assists with resident retention. Provides on going customer service to residents after moving in. Process work order requests, package collection, assists with day to day operations of the property and resident satisfaction.                               
    • Assists with the training of new associates.

    Qualifications

    • This position prefers a High School Diploma/GED.        
    • 3-4 years of required experience in Leasing or Sales.   
    • This position may require a valid driver’s license depending on the needs of the property.
    • Required skills for this position include: fair housing laws, affordable housing programs, Microsoft Office, personal accountability, persuasiveness, and customer service.
    • A preferred skill for this position include: One-Site.
    • This position requires up to 10% travel.

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Religion/Sex/Protected Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Marital Status/Pregnancy/Age/National Origin/Genetic Information

                                        

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