Oakland, CA 94611
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment hair analysis drug screening and criminal background screening. We also participate in E-VERIFY, a service of DHS and SSA, verifying the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work for the company.
Legacy Partners Residential (LPR)
Job Title: Leasing Consultant
Job Code: 4100
Reports To: Business Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Summary: To be responsible, under the supervision of the Business Manager or Leasing Manager for marketing, leasing and pre-leasing of apartment homes. Coordinate Move–In information forms and resolve resident issues/concerns as necessary.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Others duties may be assigned.
Meet and greet future resident(s) in a professional and enthusiastic manner.
Qualify future resident(s) by determining their needs, eligibility and desirability.
Take future resident(s) on community and apartment tours, using up-to-the-minute knowledge of vacancies and availability dates.
Have a complete knowledge of the apartment community. This should include knowledge of the surrounding area, schools, shopping, bus lines, and any other pertinent neighborhood information.
Be able to provide information concerning the selling points of the apartment home, such as: the appliances, square footage, and possible furniture placement.
Be familiar with the competition in the area. Provide marketing reports as designated.
Shop all competitors by phone weekly and in person monthly.
Know special features of Legacy Partners communities and refer future residents to other Legacy communities when appropriate.
Work with Business Manager, Assistant Business Manager, or Leasing Manager on the advertising and marketing plan for the community.
Explain application, lease and addendums in detail.
Completely check application through credit agency and other resources before submitting to Business Manger for approval.
Print or type and initiate all necessary move-in paperwork. Inspect apartment and place move-in gift prior to new move-in.
Keep daily log of traffic, phone calls and follow–up.
Introduce new residents to management team and handle problems that may arise before move-in.
Receipt all deposits and application fees according to company procedures. Properly label and store all monies received including rent.
Follow-up on any potential future resident that does not lease within 48 hours.
Check and comply with model set-up and care policies as designated by Business Manager.
Market Preferred Employers, Locators and Third Party Providers designated by Business Manager.
Practice excellent customer service relations.
Work with all team members to maintain a smoothly run community.
Answer phones fielding future resident calls, resident maintenance problems and other resident concerns.
Work with the management team to resolve resident problems.
Maintain a professional attitude at all times.
Inspect the community on a daily basis to inspect the model and/ or vacancies for readiness.
Inspect the grounds and report any problems or concerns to the Business Manager and/or Service Supervisor. Write Service Request when appropriate.
Deliver notices & newsletters as needed.
Maintain general filing and office organization including ordering supplies, stocking drawers with necessary forms and desks with pens, pencils, etc.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school education or equivalent; and one year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as leases, addendums to leases, pertinent move-in/move-out paperwork and various Notices to residents such as Notice to Comply, 5-Day and 10-Day Notices. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percents.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
Basic Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Internet Software, E-Mail and Rent Roll.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to be mobile and to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision and ability to adjust focus.
This job description is not intended to be all–inclusive, and the employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.