Leasing Consultant

The Worthing Companies - Farmers Branch, TX4.0

Full-time | Part-timeEstimated: $29,000 - $37,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, The Worthing Companies is among the most active privately owned real estate companies in the Southern United States. Specializing in the development, construction and management of Class “A” institutional quality multi-family properties, The Worthing Companies is a vertically integrated company strategically focused on executing new development opportunities in select Sunbelt growth markets. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, The Worthing Companies has successfully developed over 30,000 units with costs in excess of $2.8 billion.

We are currently seeking a qualified candidate for a part-time Leasing Consultant position in Farmers Branch, Texas. The ideal candidate for this position will be able to conduct all daily business activities in accordance with Company policies and procedures, Fair Housing, Americans with Disabilities Act and all other laws pertaining to a career in the multi-family housing industry.

The Leasing Consultant is the property's sales representative whose primary duty is to greet prospects, professionally present the features and benefits of their assigned property and properly secure lease agreements from qualified persons. A Leasing Consultant is service oriented and strives to make current residents feel welcome and comfortable in their community.

The Leasing Consultant will contact a person of authority should any situation warrant an action or decision not included in his or her duties and responsibilities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Conduct all business in accordance with Company policies and procedures, Fair Housing, Americans with Disabilities Act and all other laws pertaining to apartments.
Must have complete knowledge of Fair Housing Compliance laws pertaining to apartments.
MARKETING/LEASING

Maintains a professional, yet friendly atmosphere in the leasing office and other areas where prospective residents and residents meet.
Inspect models and market ready vacancies daily to ensure cleanliness.
Answers incoming phone calls and handles accordingly whether it is a prospect call, irate resident, service request, etc. Transfer calls to Associate Community Director or Community Director when appropriate.
Greets prospective residents, qualifies, determines needs and preferences, professionally presents community and specific apartments while providing features and benefits.
Maintains awareness of local market conditions and trends. Contributes ideas to the Community Director for marketing property and for improving resident satisfaction.
Attend all apartment association meetings.
ADMINISTRATIVE

Correctly completes all lease applications, assists with application verification and notifies prospective residents of results. Types miscellaneous resident communications as needed.
Completes all lease paperwork including related addendums, accepts rents and deposits.
Completes Marketing Information form on all prospects, sends thank-you notes and performs follow-up.
Physically inspects property when on grounds, picks up litter and reports any service needs to service staff. Inspects move-outs and vacancies.
Inventories office supplies on periodic basis.
Organizes and files appropriate reports, leases and paperwork.
Attends company meetings when requested.
Assists Community Director and Associate Community Director in preparation of daily and weekly reports, resident communications, move-out inventory, market surveys, etc.
GENERAL

Performs any additional duties assigned by Associate Community Director, Community Director or Regional Director.
BENEFITS

The Worthing Companies has established a variety of employee benefit programs designed to assist you and your eligible dependents in meeting the financial burdens that can result from illness and disability and to help you plan for retirement. All full-time employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible for the following benefits:

Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Benefits
Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Basic Life / AD&D Benefits
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare and Dependent Care
401(k) Savings Plan
Personal Insurance Products with Colonial Life
Time Away From Work
JOB REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent work experience required.
Minimum 1 year work experience in the Multi-family Housing Industry.
Proficient in MS Office applications as well as Yardi Voyager and Rent Cafe property management software.
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills. Should also have effective oral and written communication skills.
Professional attitude a must.
Valid Driver's License.
The Worthing Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer .