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Leasing Specialist

Los Angeles, CA 90067

POSITION DESCRIPTION

LEASING SPECIALIST

 

 

REPORTS TO:                     Leasing Operations Manager

DEPARTMENT:                  Property Management

FLSA STATUS:                   Non-Exempt

Summary

Provides leasing services and a high-touch customer experience for a portfolio of properties in the Los Angeles Area. With a positive customer satisfaction goal, interface with prospects and residents by responding to leasing and general inquiries, scheduling on-site tours, conducting leasing tours, coordinate with appropriate management staff to address prospect or resident issues, initiate prospect follow-up, assist with online property postings and marketing, and respond to social media reviews. Responsible for providing a high level of customer service and demonstrate consistent professionalism as a Westhome representative.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following but are not limited to:

  • Deliver a superior prospect and resident experience.
  • Greet prospects, both over the phone and in-person, and qualify by covering all criteria required by asking questions; utilizing completed guest cards, and other means of gathering information.
  • Track and coordinate leads, showings, traffic and other leasing activity through Rent Café CRM system.
  • Inspect models and available “market ready” units in advance of scheduled tours, ensure units are stocked with marketing collateral, swag and refreshments, and communicate related service needs.
  • Conduct leasing tours. Demonstrate community and apartment/model and apply product knowledge to clients by communicating the features and benefits; close the sale.
  • Leverage virtual technologies to conduct remote tours, where applicable, and generate interest in the communities by answering questions regarding property offerings, resident experience and local amenities.
  • Contribute to the cleanliness and curb appeal of the community on a continual basis and address any concerns or issues with the Leasing Manager, Community Manager and/or Area Manager in a timely manner.
  • Promptly respond to resident requests and coordinate with appropriate property management staff for maintenance and/or manager related inquires.
  • Work with prospect to complete online applications and secure deposit in accordance with the company procedures and Fair Housing requirements.
  • Process applications for approvals. (i.e., credit check, rental history, etc.) and submit processed applications to the Leasing Manager for approval.
  • Properly hand-off approved applicants to Area Manger or Community Manager in accordance with the company’s leasing procedures to 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. If unable to help prospect, refer them to sister communities to meet prospect’s needs.
  • Monitor daily and assist with posting online advertising to ensure information is accurate.
  • Assist with daily traffic reports in accordance to daily reporting requirements.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings to discuss leasing objectives.
  • Maintain prospect and resident satisfaction ratings based on explicit criteria set forth by the company.
  • Maintain in-depth product and market knowledge of assigned properties and competitors.  
  • Remain current with industry continuing education requirements.
  • Represent the company in a professional manner at all the times.
  • Other duties, as assigned
  • Maintain and improve quality results by adhering to standards and guidelines; recommending improved procedures and initiating best practices.

 

Competencies

  • Ability to provide professional customer service to all levels of contacts in a professional manner; i.e. by phone, email and text message communication.
  • Ability to determine the needs of prospects or resident clients through effective listening and inquiry skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities quickly in a fast-pace leasing and customer service focused environment.
  • Tenacious, results oriented solution provider.
  • Strong organization and follow up skills with a high level of commitment to detail.
  • Ability to work in a team atmosphere and work independently.
  • Proven background in producing accurate and timely work.

 

Skills and Experience

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a customer support role and successful relationships.
  • Must have reliable transportation, a clean driving record and evidence of auto insurance.  Driving is required.
  • Scheduling flexibility is required as shifts may require weekend hours.
  • Familiarity with customer service principles and practices.
  • Experience with Yardi and Rent Café CRM systems, a plus.
  • Highly proficient technical skills, specifically MS Office.  Data base experience helpful.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Equivalent experience or educational diploma or degree.
  • Speak English fluently, an additional language is a bonus but not essential (Spanish).

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

2019-10-03:MBD/DDG

Benefits provided
401K Match 401K Plan Dental Insurance Health Insurance Life Insurance Long Term Disability Optical Insurance Paid Vacations Personal Days Short Term Disability
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