Company: Equity Residential
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: September 13, 2019
Working for Equity Residential means being part of a community
employees and residents striving to provide the best in apartment
living, speaking boldly about new ideas for innovation, and
inspiring creativity in the ways we live and work together. That s
what our Be.Think.Play.Live. culture is all about. Our Leasing
Consultants are the heart of our community, bringing people and
apartment homes together. They are multitalented, personable
individuals with sales expertise and a passion for building
relationships. Leasing Consultants walk side by side with
customers, developing rapport and inspiring trust as residents make
our community their home. As a Leasing Consultant, you will work
closely with one of our top property management teams to provide
exceptional service to residents. Each day will be unique,
requiring an ability to prioritize, multitask, think creatively,
take initiative, and employ a diverse set of skills. You will
listen carefully to discover prospective residents needs,
confidently recommend solutions and overcome concerns, and earn
commitment by guiding new residents through the leasing process.
Leasing Consultants bring positive energy to each conversation,
resolve any apartment issues quickly and effectively, and make
everyone feel welcome and appreciated. WHO YOU ARE A Strong
Communicator. Your writing and speaking skills are clear and
effective, helping you connect well with others. A Team Player. You
are united with teammates in delivering the best experience to
current and prospective residents. Organized. You are flexible and
able to juggle appointments and personal interactions with
teammates and residents smoothly. Creative. You are an idea person
and like coming up with smart solutions to new challenges. Caring.
You put yourself in others shoes and strive for positive outcomes.
Motivated. You invest extra energy to reach your goals.
Solution-Oriented. You follow through on commitments, letting
residents know that they matter. WHAT YOU LL DO Connect with
prospective residents through phone calls, appointments, and
follow-up communications. Show off our community by walking the
property with prospective residents and delivering a persuasive
sales pitch about the benefits of living in an Equity Residential
apartment home. Manage the leasing process by guiding new residents
through each step, completing and verifying all lease applications
and sharing results with applicants. Keep accurate records of
prospective and current residents, as well as rent and inventory.
Handle transactions like accepting rent and deposits and inspecting
move-ins and move-outs. Collaborate with talented teammates to
identify and solve any apartment issues that arise. Plan fun
activities that help build a strong sense of belonging among
residents. REQUIREMENTS Demonstrated proficiency in working with
computers including word processing, calendar management,
software/database, and social media Excellent communication,
interpersonal, and organizational skills High school diploma or
equivalent Available to work a flexible schedule, including
weekends PREFERRED EXPERIENCE College degree or coursework Prior
experience in leasing, sales, or hospitality REWARDS We recognize
everyone has different needs outside of work. That s why, in
addition to a competitive benefits package (medical, dental, vision
and paid time off), we offer many unique options to employees, like
adoption benefits and paid time off for community service projects.
To learn more, view our Total Wellbeing page here.
Equity Residential is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are
committed to equal employment opportunity for all job applicants
and employees. No job applicant or employee will be discriminated
against because of race, religion, creed, color, sex, sexual
orientation, gender, sexual/gender identity, age, marital status,
citizenship, disability, pregnancy, national origin, military or
protected veteran status, genetic characteristic or information,
ancestry or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Equity Residential is committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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