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Leasing Specialist

Company: Kalamazoo Property Corp
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

As a leasing specialist you should possesspeople skills, sales experience (can train), high energy, and a positive attitude. The Leasing Team Member strives for 100% occupancy through retention of existing residents, leasing current availability and pre-leasing of future availability.
*RESPONSIBILITIES* (Including but not limited to)

* Be an ambassador for customer service by consistently going above and beyond to ensure customers are satisfied.
* Greeting prospective clients
Answering incoming leasing calls
Determining needs and preferences
Professionally presenting the community and apartment homes
Utilizing feature/benefit selling
Closing the sale
Following up

* Complete all lease applications and lease file paperwork.
* Maintain accurate lease file documentation in accordance with company policy; participate in lease file audits as assigned by the Community Manager.
* Be an expert on current market conditions and trends, by shopping competition.
* Maintain cleanliness of the tour paths to ensure for a positive first impression of the communities.
* Demonstrate a positive and professional attitude with other team members, residents, prospective residents, and vendors.
* Participate in and assist with planning community events.
* Assist with various additional community projects as assigned by the Community Manager

*QUALIFICATIONS*

* 1 year of customer service and sales experience.
* Strong communication skills.
* High-energy and enjoys a fast pace environment.
* Enjoys and takes pride in providing excellent service.
* Great with people - warm, friendly and helpful in person and on the phone.
* Basic computer skills: typing and writing ability for correspondence, memos, etc.
* High School Diploma or equivalent.
* Available evenings and weekends on rare occassions

*WORK ENVIRONMENT*

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Team Member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Incumbents work both inside and outside of apartment buildings and in all areas of the property including amenities and have frequent exposure to outside elements where temperature, weather, odors, and/or landscape may be unpleasant and/or hazardous.

*PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member 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 Team Member is regularly required to use hands to finger, type, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The Team Member regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and climb, stoop, or squat. Incumbents must be able to physically access all exterior and interior parts of the property and amenities and must be able to work inside and outside in all weather conditions including, but not limited to rain, snow, heat, hail, wind and sleet.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their Team Leader.

*Experience*

Preferred

* Customer Service

*Behaviors*

Preferred

* Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
* Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

*Motivations*

Preferred

* Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
* Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
* Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility
* Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $14.50 - $17.50 per hour

Benefits:
* Flexible schedule
Schedule:
* 4 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Kalamazoo, MI 49006: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:
* Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Kalamazoo Property Corp, Kalamazoo , Leasing Specialist, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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