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Sherman Associates, Inc. Leasing Specialist - Metro Lofts & Vine Street Lofts in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Descriptions:

We are looking for our next great sales and leasing professional!

If you are passionate about helping others and knowledgeable of multifamily residential real estate, we have the right opportunity for you! At Sherman, we pride ourselves on hiring resident-focused and skilled property management talent who strive to lead community operations. We believe we can offer a challenging, fast-paced and rewarding experience that is unique to supporting our mission, vision, and values.

Where will this role work?

You will split your time between two residential communities is Des Moines, IA:

  • Metro Lofts, 111 market rate & tax credit units

  • Vine Street Lofts, 109 market rate & tax credit units

Core Business hours:

This is a full-time position. Core working hours will be Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 5 PM with occasional evenings and weekends as required.

Core Competencies

  • Customer/Client Focus

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Resident Event Coordination

  • Business Acumen

  • Results Driven

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ensure customer needs are met; provide directions, suggestions for restaurants, post on active building local events occurring.

  • Assist with welcome packet creation / move-in gift tailored to site marketing and branding.

  • Lead resident event coordination, planning and execution.

  • Patrol and manage property esthetics both interior and exterior.

  • Attend networking relevant function opportunities.

  • Assist with resident retention program development.

  • Promote active resident engagement within the assigned community.

  • Maintains customer service and excellent relations with residents, resident cooperatives, commercial tenants, outside agencies or vendors and organizations.

  • Works on the last day and first day of each month until responsibilities completed; some overtime may be required.

  • Manages prospects by answering incoming calls and internet leads. All inquiry calls and emails must be returned promptly (within 24 hours).

  • Makes appointments, shows apartments, screens applicants, and verifies applications for completion.

  • Assists applicants with the application process by explaining all applicable forms. Ensures applications are accurate and complete.

  • Contacts and offers units to approved applicants.

  • Schedules and conducts orientation for all new move-ins. Updates turnover information on a daily basis to include gathering of move-out and move-in times.

  • Shops comparable projects in the market place monthly.

  • Develops community contacts to maximize the general awareness of the housing community and its advantages.

  • Contact and offer units to current residents for approved unit transfers. Prepare all required transfer paperwork and complete transfers with residents.

  • Updates all applicable referral agencies.

  • Inputs all traffic and applications in the property management system regularly.

  • Other tasks & duties as assigned based on business need.

Required Experience:

  • Experience within residential real estate; or an equivalent number of years of education and real estate management experience.

  • Additional education in real estate, sales and/or business management is preferred.

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills; Ability to communicate effectively with community tenants, vendors / external parties, and across corporate divisions.

  • Knowledge of Real Page or other related Property Management software (Yardi, Lead2Lease, OneSite Accounting, etc.) strongly preferred.

  • As applicable, advanced knowledge of Affordable Housing Programs (HUD Programs).

  • As applicable, must possess a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle with insurance and safe DMV driving record.

  • A passion for the mission, vision, and values of Sherman Associates.

  • Office hours may vary due to the specific needs of the portfolio.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

  • Exposed to ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment found in a typical office environment; quiet to moderate noise level.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Sherman Associates is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans to apply.

This job advertisement is intended to provide information essential to understanding the scope of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of skills, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.

Only applicants who complete our online application process will be considered for employment. Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact careers@sherman-associates.com

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Be a part of something great and find yourself At Home, At Sherman! As a member of Sherman, we invite you to join our mission of Building Communities, Enriching Neighborhoods. You can make an immediate impact supporting our real estate development and management operations in hotels, residential, and retail.

Who Are We? Sherman Associates is an award-winning real estate development firm specializing in the design, construction and financing of quality commercial, hospitality, and residential housing across the Midwest. With over 40 years of visionary development experience, our portfolio includes over 8,500 units of multifamily residential housing, 600,000 square feet commercial space, and franchise hotels & retail operations; including Aloft Minneapolis, Canopy by Hilton Minneapolis Mill District, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Des Moines, Sheraton Duluth Hotel, and Starbucks.

Keyword: leasing, sales, real estate, development, marketing, residential, commercial, property, management, community, apartments, manager, rent, leasing agent, occupancy, communication, customer service

From: Sherman Associates

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