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Leasing Professional

Company: Gables Residential
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Be #gablesproud of where you work and become part of our team by applying for your new career with Gables TODAY!$1,500 Sign-on Bonus paid following 90 days of employment!!If you're upbeat, positive and want to make a real difference in people's lives, then you'll be on fire as our leasing professional - who does much more than simply sell. This diverse role combines sales, customer service and marketing to lease apartment homes to interested prospects. You will lease incredible apartments in our amazing communities through product demonstration and strategic marketing. Making residents feel at home is another aspect of your position, with responsibilities that include maintaining high levels of resident satisfaction and retention. You'll also get to demonstrate your marketing prowess through web advertising and inquiries as well as keep tabs on competitors through telephone surveys and onsite visits. While many sales jobs require lots of paperwork, Gables proprietary online community management systems make lease paperwork and leasing reports an easy task. Service-minded individuals thrive in this position, as do those who enjoy selling a product that they can truly be proud of representing.Maintain superior customer service relationship as per Gables 10 Pledges of Customer ServiceAdhere to company Standard Operating ProceduresLease apartments and sell property's products and services to prospectsRespond to internet leads, answer prospect calls and conduct property tours following the guidelines outlined in the mystery shop formsWork to optimize occupancy while maximizing effective leased rentUtilize established sales and marketing strategies to increase property traffic, maintain closing ratios and work to achieve and exceed budgeted occupancy percentagesMaintain thorough product knowledge of the property and that of major competitionAccurately prepare and be thoroughly knowledgeable about all lease-related paperworkMaintain prospect traffic and leasing data; assist with other computer data entry as necessaryDeliver resident gifts; inspect units to ensurereadiness for move-insPlan, schedule and organize resident functions as needed; assist with planning and hosting of othersAudit all lease and renewal files for key controls and bonus submission to the community managerReview guest cards to ensure entry into the community management system; follow-up entry into system and monitor traffic trendsOther tasks or duties as assigned by supervisorEach job duty must be performed with the focus and accuracy it requires. The essential knowledge, skills and abilities you need are outlined below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job's essential functions.EducationHigh school education or equivalent is requiredAbility to fluently read and write English, accurately perform basic to intermediate mathematical functionsProfessional ExperienceNo specific previous experience requiredTravel/AttendanceAbility to work any of the seven days of the week, 52 weeks of the year. Our community staffing limitations make it critical for you to work your scheduled hours consistently as well as overtime if necessary when requested.Ability to serve on-call, as scheduled or as necessaryLicenses/EquipmentValid driver's license and current automobile insurance is required; position requires own vehicle to fulfill all of job's functionsSkillsTeam oriented with ability to work independently on occasionSuperior sales skillsLeaderships skills and coaching abilityExcellent written and verbal communicationAbility to read, analyze and interpret all forms of informationAbility to accept and learn from constructive criticismWell organized with ability to prioritize and multi-taskDemonstrated tact and diplomacyComputer SkillsIntermediate computer knowledgeExpanded knowledge of Internet marketingIntermediate knowledge of MS Word, Excel and OutlookAbility to learn and operate company software programsLearning and DevelopmentCommit to ongoing professional development and career growthCareer ApparelMust wear career apparel based on defined company standardsAn Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.If you're passionate about exceeding goals and providing exceptional customer service experiences, come join Gables in our mission of Taking Care!Not ready to apply? Sign up for our job alerts to learn about future openings of interest by clicking the "my account" icon at the top of the page and selecting the job alerts option from the drop down.

Keywords: Gables Residential, New Bedford , Leasing Professional, Other , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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