Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationPotomac Woods Senior I - Woodbridge, VAPosition TypeFull TimeTravel PercentageNegligibleJob ShiftDayJob CategoryReal EstateLeasing SpecialistSCOPE & PURPOSEUnder the daily direction of the Assistant Property Manager (if applicable) or Property Manager, the Leasing Specialist is responsible for the leasing, marketing and maintaining positive resident relations of multi-family residential apartments. (S)he may be asked to perform other duties as assigned, as per their Manager and/or Regional Director.Duties & ResponsibilitiesDuties & responsibilities may include, but not limited to:LeasingGreet prospects and qualify by covering all criteria (ask questions; utilize completed guest cards, etc.).Immediately record all telephone and in-person visits on appropriate reports.Files own guest cards and maintain according to established procedures.Inspect models and available "market ready", and communicate related service needs.Demonstrate community and apartment/model and apply product knowledge to client's needs by communicating the features and benefits; close the sale.Have prospect complete application and secure deposit in accordance with the company procedures and Fair Housing requirements.Update availability report, process applications for approvals. (ie, credit check, rental history, etc.Ensure apartment is ready for resident to move-in on agreed date.Immediately follow-up on prospects that did not close and attempt to close sale again.Secure new resident's signature(s) on appropriate paperwork prior to move-in. Orient new residents to community.Assist in monitoring renewals. Distribute and follow-up on renewal notices.Monitor advertising effectiveness. Gather information about market competition in the area and file.Represent the company in a professional manner at all the times. AdministrativeAccept rental payments and give immediately to the appropriate party.Provide receipt of funds received from resident.Post funds to resident's account, or immediately give to appropriate person.Maintain current resident files.Maintain and record daily inspections for the community.Distribute all company or community-issued notices.Maintain accurate monthly commission records on leases and renewals.Assist management team with other various tasks as required.Consistently implement policies of the community. Resident RetentionReceive all telephone calls and in-person visits. Listen to resident requests, concerns and comments. Quickly complete maintenance Service Request and inform the maintenance team. Answer questions for residents about community, repairs, rent, rules, etc. Follow up on a timely basis if unable to respond to residents on all matters. Ensure all maintenance repairs are handled satisfactorily by contacting residents with completed Service Request. Maintain open communication with supervisor(s), as well as residential staff. Contribute to cleanliness and curb appeal of the community on continuing basis. Assist in planning resident functions. Attend functions and participate as host for any functions as directed. Neighborhood MarketingParticipate in outreach marketing activities on a regular basis to obtain prospective residents.Advise residents of referral concessions (if permitted).Assist in placing, removing/updating banners, balloons, bandit signs, flags, etc.Distribute newsletters, pamphlets, flyers, etc.Conduct market surveys and shop competitive communities. Safety Responsibilities:Learn and ensure compliance with all company, local, state and federal safety rules.Ensures that unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner.Additional Responsibilities:Attend all classes or company functions as required.All other duties as assigned. QualificationsMinimum 3 years' apartment management experienceLIHTC experience - Previous tax credit experience and deep knowledge of tax credit programExperience with local and federal laws and regulations requiredHigh energy, assertive and creative individual that has the knowledge, experience and commitmentto get the job doneProfessional attitude and appearanceAbove average overall computer skills a mustExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to successfully and efficiently lead teamCommitment to customer service focusStrong organizational and follow through skillsBilingual Spanish and English Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action StatementIt is the policy of Residential One that no person within the jurisdiction thereof shall, on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination or harassment (including all forms of sexual harassment and sexual violence).