Community Manager

J. Alexander Management Company
Hyattsville, MD
Nov 26, 2021
Nov 28, 2021
Full Time
Do you share our values?J. Alexander Management Company is a local, family-owned management company that provides rental apartment homes in Washington, DC and its close-in Maryland suburbs. Our mission is to bring the best of ourselves to foster the most welcoming communities we can envision. We aim to enhance the lives of all those who live and work at our communities in ways that make them feel valued, heard, respected and welcome.J. Alexander has a reputation of excellence, and our apartment homes are in high demand, because our team of community managers, leasing consultants, service technicians and cleaning attendants share our integrity, our dedication and our strong sense of purpose.Are you ready for a challenge?If you're the self-starting, results-oriented Community Manager we're looking for, you thrive on a fast-paced, diverse environment and can't wait to "roll up your sleeves" and get the job done. You are described as smart, hard-working, reliable, organized and focused. You are a problem-solver, a communicator and a good listener, with good judgment and common sense. You have a knack for relationship-building and conflict resolution, and others consider you very trustworthy. You have that special ability to be firm, with grace and kindness. You're a natural leader who loves to motivate people. You understand what it takes to make a challenging property run smoothly. You set the tone for your communities with your positive attitude and steady confidence. You can't wait to be an important part of this dynamic, close-knit company that will truly value your talents, your ideas and your accomplishments.Job DescriptionThe Community Manager hired for this position will be the Community Manager for a 91-unit, mid-rise property.As aJ Alexander Community Manager, you will be responsible for leading your team with all on-site operations including maintenance, curb appeal, turnover, rent collection, resident relations, administration, leasing and marketing. You will work closely with our in-house technicians and cultivate service partner relationships to ensure they deliver excellent service to our residents. You will strive to exceed our occupancy and collection goals, and effectively manage the financial performance of your community. You will provide support, guidance, direction and instruction to your service team for them to carry out their assigned roles. You will lead by example, role modeling J. Alexander Management Company's core values and infusing your properties with our team culture.QUALIFICATIONS: College degree preferred.Must be proficient in Spanish. In English, you must have highly effective verbal communication and writing skills.Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) or Accredited Resident Manager (ARM) preferred.Minimum of 5 years on-site experience as a Community Manager, Leasing Consultant or Assistant Community Manager. At least 2 of the 5 years must be as a Community Manager.Competence in personal computer skills, keyboard, internet search, math, Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook as well as property management software applications.Knowledge of fair housing, landlord-tenant, Section 8, and OSHA laws and regulations.ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES: Possesses ability to apply logical thinking to define problems, collect pertinent data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and take appropriate courses of action.Has strong organization skills and ability to multitask.Effectively communicates, verbally and in writing, and interacts with a diverse group of personalities.Has a positive attitude and the ability to maintain professional composure under all circumstances.Approaches job with a proactive mind, seeking out ways to add value to the community, to control expenses and to improve processes.Has ability to make independent decisions and handle emergency situations professionallyAttention to detail is a mustHas a curious mind and possesses ability to learn new systems, new methods, etc.J. Alexander is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and diverse work environment, free of discrimination and harassment.Job Type: Full-timePay: $55,000.00 - $60,000.00 per yearBenefits:Employee discountHealth insurancePaid time offSchedule:8 hour shiftMonday to FridayOvertimeSupplemental Pay:Bonus payAbility to commute/relocate:Hyattsville, MD 20782: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:High school or equivalent (Required)Experience:Property management: 3 years (Required)Language:Spanish (Preferred)Work Location:One locationWork Remotely:NoWork Location: One location