Leasing Consultant

  • Van Metre Companies
  • Herndon, VA 20170, USA
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Other

Job Description

Job Description

Leasing Consultants are not only the face of the property; they are the heart of the community. Anyone can respond to an ad for an apartment, but it is the Leasing Consultant that gets someone to walk in the door and then decide to stay. At Van Metre Companies, we recognize, appreciate, and reward you for this. You are a key contributor to the company's success and we are so thankful for that. It is our job to give you the tools to make you successful, and that is exactly what we strive to do. As Leasing Consultant, you will have access to a variety of trainings and other professional development opportunities. At Van Metre Companies, we like to promote from within, so we are looking for eager, motivated, and driven individuals.

As Leasing Consultant , you will be responsible for assisting with all leasing duties related to the property, including maximizing occupancy, scheduling appointments, securing rentals, and promoting resident retention.

Responsibilities:

  • Lease apartments at one of the largest properties in our residential portfolio
  • Develop and participate in marketing outreach to increase property traffic, leads, and occupancy
  • Process lease applications and qualify applicants; prepare lease renewals
  • Provide tours of entire property
  • Greet every visitor with a warm welcome, making yourself available to answer questions and assist with problems
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of the property and its amenities, and share with prospective residents
  • Monitor maintenance requests and communicate with maintenance staff and residents to assure problems are resolved adequately and timely
  • Follow up on new leads
  • Prepare all sales administrative reports (including market surveys, etc.)
  • In conjunction with Property Managers and Assistants, plan, organize, and conduct resident events
  • Provide stellar customer service
  • Other tasks assigned by the Property Manager

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Aptitude for working with people
  • Social media savvy
  • Outstanding communication skills, both in person, over the phone, and via social media
  • Self-starter, possessing exceptional sales and customer service skills
  • Outside the box thinker and problem solver
  • Bilingual Preferred

Some weekend work is required.

Company Description Van Metre Companies is one of the most successful private multi-disciplinary real estate developers in Northern Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C. and West Virginia area whom excels in real estate development and construction and in the management of apartment, retail and office investment properties, as well as in the provision of mortgage and related services. It is the task of our dedicated, energetic, and involved professionals to advance our ability to set the benchmark for luxury living and refined commercial development.

Van Metre Companies was named one of the National "Employer of Choice" by Success Profiles the first in Northern Virginia and only America's second real estate first to win the honor.

We foster a work-life balance through our Employee Wellness Program, which encourages healthy living and physical fitness, maintenance of an optimal weight and body mass index, and encourages employees to make full use of vacation time to refresh their bodies and minds.
The proof that The Van Metre Companies provide such a satisfying workplace is clear to see in the longevity of our employee base. Many started at entry-level positions, and through our philosophy of cross-departmental training, moved up to management positions. Nearly 15% of our employees have been with the company for 10 years or longer, and some have been with the company for more than 30 years!