Community Manager (Southeast DC)

Employer
WC Smith
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Community Manager WC Smith has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Community Manager to join one of its apartment communities in Southeast, DC. The successful candidate will maintain a high level of customer service and have excellent communication skills. This position requires significant interaction with residents and prospective tenants on a regular basis. Responsibilities: . Manages the day-to-day operations of an apartment community in accordance with the goals, policies, and procedures set forth by the firm. . Successfully executes the properties financial plan and operating budget which includes budgeting, risk management, marketing, operations, and staff management and development. . Manages the property's marketing by utilizing various advertising sources and monitors the value of those sources through reports and communications with site and corporate staff. . Performs annual evaluations of all site staff and provides consistent feedback to staff on performance throughout the year. . Manages programs and insures work is performed to minimize personal and property risk to staff, residents, and real property. . Achieves expense and income level goals based on monthly, quarterly, and annual timelines. . Communicates effectively with residents to address and resolve challenges and involves ancillary corporate resources when appropriate. . Negotiates and issues vendor contracts for property level services in accordance with the parameters of the management agreement, budget, and WC Smith policies. . Oversees all work performed by contractors to ensure timely and cost-effective project completion. . Procures supplies and equipment according to company policy and consistent with budget. . Manages compliance requirements in accordance with specific programs and policies. . Performs regular inspections to ensure property is maintained and consistent with WC Smith standards. . Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to fair housing, equal employment, and diversity policies. . Conduct all leasing and managing activity in strict accordance with Section 8, Tax Credit and Fair Housing Guidelines; . Ensures staff members are appropriately trained on federal, state, and local fair housing laws. Career Experience: . Bachelor's degree in business/marketing, or a relevant discipline; or equivalent applicable work experience. . 5+ years' experience in property management with progressively increased responsibility. . 5+ years' experience in a sales and marketing role within the residential property management industry. . Proven experience attracting new tenants and expanding occupancy rates. . Ability to communicate effectively with supervisor and senior leadership. . Prior supervisory experience. . Excellent understanding of maintenance services. . Outstanding customer service orientation. . Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. . Professional appearance and demeanor. . Excellent organizational and task-management skills. . High degree of energy and motivation. . Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. . Experience working with DC rent control regulations a plus. How to Apply: Qualified applicants should apply directly via WC Smith's applicant portal - www.wcsmith.com/careers and submit electronic copies of the following: . Cover letter . Resume with salary requirements Our employees enjoy a friendly work environment in the rapidly developing Capitol Riverfront area, a focus on personal and professional wellness, and opportunities for professional growth within the firm. WC Smith is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. About WC Smith: WC Smith is a Washington, DC-based multidisciplinary real estate firm. The company has provided integrated real estate services to the Washington metropolitan area for over four decades. In complement to its development, construction, sales and financial divisions, the firm owns and/or manages a portfolio in excess of 10,000 units of residential real estate. With a group of subsidiary service companies under the WC Smith umbrella, the firm is able to offer exemplary service to its clients. Celebrating our 49th year this year, WC Smith has built a reputation as one of the most capable and respected property management and development organizations in the District of Columbia. We're looking for self-starters and go-getters who demonstrate the resourcefulness, enthusiasm, and relationship building skills essential to offering the best level of service and communication to clients and team members. Company Description: WC Smith is a Washington, DC-based multidisciplinary real estate firm. The company has provided integrated real estate services to the Washington metropolitan area for over four decades. In complement to its development, construction, sales and financial divisions, the firm owns and / or manages a portfolio in excess of 10,000 units of residential real estate. With a group of subsidiary service companies under the WC Smith umbrella, the firm is able to offer exemplary service to its clients. www.wcsmith.com