Polinger Company Leasing Specialist - BV in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Polinger Company is an established family-owned and operated full-service real estate organization that offers numerous opportunities in a wide range of disciplines and career paths. Our corporate culture is responsible for more than half of the corporate team being with the company for 10 years or longer. This type of longevity is unique but not surprising given the combination of outstanding working conditions, generous benefits and opportunities to grow and develop professionally and personally.
The Leasing Consultant, under the direction of the Property Manager, is responsible for managing the sales process, from start to finish; presenting our apartments and community in a compelling way, overcoming objections, building relationships and creating excitement. A successful Leasing Consultant must demonstrate strong sales, customer service, organizational, multi-tasking and communication skills.
Greeting prospective residents and providing them with property tours.
Receiving telephone inquiries pleasantly and professionally; scheduling appointments whenever possible.
Processing lease applications and qualifying residents based on approved lease criteria
Achieving leasing goals to reach or exceed budgeted occupancy for the property.
Daily management of 100% of leads from Maxleases or property specific lead management software.
Conducting follow-up with prospective and current residents.
Maintaining current knowledge of surrounding community for the benefit of prospective and current residents.
Maintaining current knowledge of competitor’s properties
Participation in and preparation for promotional events.
Performing outreach marketing as needed
Assisting in maintenance of the Market Survey
Supporting Property Manager with general office maintenance by answering phones and performing other administrative tasks, including but not limited to maintaining complete resident files, general office files, and ordering office supplies as directed.
Minimum of one (1) year of apartment leasing and sales a plus. 1-2 years of customer service experience are preferred, or a four (4) year Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
The ability to multi-task and maintain a professional appearance is a must.
Computer proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Social Media sites including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Four Square, etc.
Proficient knowledge of Fair Housing requirements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with the residents and customers in a professional manner.
Must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work well in a team setting.
Ability to read and interpret documents & ability to write reports.
Strong sales skills.
Physical abilities/Working Conditions:
Ability to walk and climb stairs
Flexibility of work schedule. Position requires 2-3 weekends per month with time off during the week
Thorough Background investigations will be conducted prior to hire. Great pay and benefits available.
Polinger Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.
External Company URL: www.polingerco.com
Street: 345A West Side Drive