The Donaldson Group
Join our team!
The Donaldson Group is looking for a full-time Roving Leasing Consultant to join our dynamic team. Applicant will be assigned to any of our apartment communities located in the DC/ Metro area. Applicant will be responsible for marketing, outreach, leasing apartments, resident retention, and renewing contracts. Previous Experience is required. Experience in sales, retail or service industry preferred. Must be highly energized, goal oriented and personable. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, must be computer literate, must have exceptional customer service skills and have the ability to multi-task. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation as this position requires travel to different properties. Applicants must be available to work weekends. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Leasing Consultant reports directly to the respective Property Manager unless otherwise assigned by the Senior Vice President, Asset Management or Regional Vice President.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
An associate’s degree or equivalent is preferred. One year related experience and/or training in residential property management experience is preferred. The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment is crucial, as well as maintaining a professional appearance and demeanor at all times. Previous marketing experience is helpful.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND/OR REGISTRATIONS
The Institute of Real Estate Management’s Certified Occupancy Specialist (COS) or The National Housing Association’s National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) designation is preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. The ability to read and interpret documents, write routine reports and correspondence, and speak effectively before groups of prospective residents, residents or employees is needed.
Outstanding interpersonal skills are needed. The ability to solve practical problems and employ common sense is a must. Also necessary is the ability to think and react quickly where only limited standardization or direction exists. Staying calm and handling high pressure situations is requisite.
Mathematical skills, such as the ability to apply concepts like fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions are necessary. The ability to keep records of financial transactions of the site relative to collecting rent and deposits is requisite. The ability to understand and/or compile reports regarding vacancy, concessions and advertising costs is also a must.
Computer literacy is essential. Knowledge of Windows-based software is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary. Knowledge of MRI and other accounting/property management software is desired.
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.