Leasing Manager

Employer
Equity Residential
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
Working for Equity Residential means being part of a community a employees and residents a striving to provide the best in apartment living speaking boldly about new ideas for innovation and inspiring creativity in theways we live and work together Thata s what our Be Think Play Live culture isall about Our Leasing Managers are leaders in the art of connecting people tothe right apartment home They are multitalented personable individuals withsales expertise and a passion for building relationships Leasing Managers lead the overall leasingfunction at the community including the direct supervision of three or moreLeasing Consultants They are seasoned sales professionals with demonstratedsuccess in providing leadership As a Leasing Manager you will be called uponto train new Leasing Consultants and Customer Support Assistants and toprovide guidance coaching andmotivation to your team At Equity being a manager is much more than sitting behind a deskdirecting others we believe in leading by example and walking in the shoes ofthe people you manage As a Leasing Manager you will be out on the sales floorwith your team conducting phone and in person sales presentations withprospective residents managing your book of business including follow ups check in calls and renewal conversations and handling resident relations Youwill be an expert on your community and submarket including market conditions competitor pricing and new and pending lease up developments Additionally you will act as a right hand to your Community Manager providing leadership delegation and supervision to the office service and concierge team andmaking important business decisions in his or her absence WHO YOU ARE A Sales Leader You will provide leadership and mentoringto Leasing Consultants and Customer Support Assistants promoting a positivework environment that encourages collaboration and teamwork A Strong Communicator Your writing and speaking skills areclear and effective helping you connect well with others A Team Player You are united with teammates indelivering the best experience to current and prospective residents Organized and Accountable You are flexible and able to juggle theneeds of changing priorities at the community while accomplishing the propertyobjectives through training and motivating a high performing leasing team Creative You are an idea person and like coming upwith smart solutions to new challenges Motivated You invest extra energy to reach yourgoals and help your team reach theirs Solution Oriented You follow through on commitments letting residents know that they matter WHAT YOUa LL DO Build community and industry knowledge by identifying community trends toprepare for future occupancy needs and offering recommendations andtraining Connect people to community through effective leasing administrationand training of your team Show off our community by prioritizing curb appeal andmaintaining accurate and in depth knowledge of all aspects of the property andmarket Manage the leasing process by guiding the leasing team througheffective sales strategies and follow through Keep accurate records of prospective and current residents aswell as development needs of the leasing team Train and collaborate with talentedteammates to identify andsolve any leasing issues that arise REQUIREMENTS Prior sales experience in leasing retail banking orother related field s Demonstrated proficiency in working with computersincluding word processing calendar management software database and socialmedia Excellentcommunication interpersonal and organizational skills High schooldiploma or equivalent Available to worka flexible schedule including weekends PREFERREDEXPERIENCE Demonstratedability to secure leases and provide sales leadership and training Experienceleading a high performing sales team Familiarity andcomfort with performance metrics sales quotas and financial concepts College degree orcoursework REWARDS We recognize everyone hasdifferent needs outside of work Thata s why in addition to a competitivebenefits package medical dental vision and paid time off we offer manyunique options to employees like adoption benefits and paid time off forcommunity service projects To learn more view our Total Wellbeing page here