Working for Equity Residentialmeans being part of a community – employees and residents – striving to providethe best in apartment living, speaking boldly about new ideas for innovation,and inspiring creativity in the ways we live and work together. That's what ourBe.Think.Play.Live. culture is all about.
Our Floating Leasing Consultantsare leaders in the art of bringing people and apartment homes together. Theyare multitalented, personable individuals with sales expertise and a passionfor building relationships. Area Leasing Consultants are seasoned salesprofessionals with demonstrated success in providing sales leadership to theleasing team. They will be called upon to work at a number of differentcommunities based on the needs of the portfolio; often supporting communitiesthat are financially challenged, understaffed, and requiring a higher level ofsales leadership.
As Floating Leasing Consultant,you will utilize your proven skills and knowledge to readily adapt to theunique challenges that accompany supporting a diverse portfolio of communities.You will frequently rotate between assets of varying sizes, types, ages, andconditions, adapting to nuances in the policies, marketing efforts, and renewaland retention strategies at each location. This position requires a high degreeof independence, accountability, and an ability to work with varying levels ofsupervision. Each day will be unique, requiring an ability to prioritize,multitask, think creatively, take initiative, and employ a diverse set ofskills. You will listen carefully todiscover prospective residents' needs, confidently recommend solutions andovercome concerns, and earn commitment by guiding new residents through theleasing process. Area Leasing Consultants bring positive energy to eachconversation, resolve any apartment issues quickly and effectively, and makeeveryone feel welcome and appreciated.
A Sales Leader. You will provideleadership and mentoring to Leasing Consultants and Customer SupportAssistants, promoting a positive work environment that encourages collaborationand teamwork.
A Strong Communicator. Your writing andspeaking skills are clear and effective, helping you connect well with others.
A Team Player. You are united withteammates throughout the portfolio in delivering the best experience to currentand prospective residents.
Organized andAccountable. Youare flexible and able to juggle the needs of changing priorities at themultiple communities you support.
Creative. You are an idea personand like coming up with smart solutions to new challenges.
Adaptable. Understanding thatsolutions may vary, as does the knowledge and skill level of the communitiesyou assist.
Motivated. You invest extra energyto reach your goals.
Detail-Oriented. You follow through oncommitments, letting residents know that they matter.
Build community andindustry knowledge by identifying market trends to prepare for futureoccupancy needs and offering recommendations to the Community Manager.
Connect with prospectiveresidents throughphone calls, appointments, and follow-up communications.
Show off our community by walking the propertywith prospective residents and delivering a persuasive sales pitch about thebenefits of living in an Equity Residential apartment home.
Manage the leasingprocessby guiding new residents through each step, completing and verifying all leaseapplications and sharing results with applicants.
Keep accurate records of prospective andcurrent residents, as well as rent and inventory.
Handle transactions like accepting rent anddeposits and inspecting move-ins and move-outs.
Train and collaboratewith talented teammates to identify and solve any leasing issues thatarise.
Prior salesexperience in leasing, retail, banking, or other related fields(s)
Demonstratedproficiency in working with computers including word processing, calendarmanagement, software/database, and social media
Available to work a flexible schedule, includingweekends
Flexibility for local travel within your assignedgeographic portfolio (20+ properties)
Demonstrated ability to secure leases and providesales leadership and training
College degree or coursework
We recognizeeveryone has different needs outside of work. That's why, in addition to acompetitive benefits package (medical, dental, vision and paid time off), weoffer many unique options to employees, like adoption benefits and paid timeoff for community service projects. To learn more, view our Total Wellbeingpage here.
Equity Residential is a S&P 500 company that owns, builds and operates high-quality apartment communities in places like New York City, Boston, Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco and Southern California -- places where people most want to live, work and play. Our employees -- about 3,600 strong -- are really good at what they do, work hard and play nice, appreciate the community at large and va...lue the contributions of others. At Equity, we take pride in providing a culture where employees can be themselves and be heard. We also believe that a career path is too narrow of a journey - we want you to move up, over, around and through your potential. Come work with us and take the opportunity to make someone's day, every day. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityresidential.com