Peak Campus

National Leasing Specialist

US-GA-Atlanta
Job ID
2017-5482
# Positions
1
Category
Sales
Company
Everest Campus Services Company

Overview

The National Leasing Specialist is part of the Sales and Leasing Department and will be responsible for leasing and marketing at various Peak Campus communities.  This position is responsible for all activities related to selling and customer service, including generating and handling traffic, leasing apartments, preparing lease documentation and completing move-in procedures in accordance with Peak’s policies and procedures. Leasing Specialists are focused sales and marketing; handling telephone and on-site traffic, showing “ready" apartments, closing the lease, qualifying prospects, completing all related paperwork and activities to ensure a timely move-in. This position is also responsible for complying with all state, federal and/or local laws relating to Fair Housing. Candidates must be willing to travel extensively for weeks at a time to various communities across the country.

Responsibilities

  • Market and lease apartments in accordance with policies and procedures outlined by management. Responsible for providing resident services in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Maintain an excellent customer service relationship by adhering to the Peak Science of Service Standards
  • Adhere to Peak policies and procedures
  • Greet prospective residents. Show model, market ready units and common areas
  • Lease apartments and sell the products and services of the property to prospects
  • Assist prospective residents with completion of online application
  • Respond to internet leads, answer prospect calls and conduct property tours following the guidelines outlined in the mystery shop forms as well as training materials
  • Work to optimize occupancy while maximizing leased rent
  • Utilize established sales and marketing strategies to increase property traffic, maintain closing ratios and work to achieve and exceed budgeted occupancy percentages
  • Maintain thorough product knowledge of the property and competition
  • Assist in managing the daily sales cycles,
  • Assist with market surveys as needed
  • Collect deposit and/or fees associated with move-in
  • Accurately prepare and have a thorough knowledge of all lease-related paperwork
  • Maintain accurate prospect traffic and leasing data, and assist with other computer data entry as necessary
  • Inspect units on a quarterly basis as well as prior to move-in
  • Conduct outreach and campus marketing
  • Assist with planning and hosting of resident events
  • Audit all lease and renewal files for key controls and bonus submission to the Property Manager
  • Assist in the performance of turn process and assist residents with the move-out process
  • Write up and file service requests from residents upon receipt
  • Contribute to the general upkeep and cleaning of office, common areas and model
  • Perform various administrative tasks as needed 
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by your manager

Qualifications

  • College Degree preferred
  • Multi-family or student housing experience preferred
  • Onsite experience in student housing in a leasing capacity required
  • Must be proficient in social networking: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and other emerging platforms
  • Must comply with all state, federal and/or local laws relating to Fair Housing
  • Leasing Manager experience a plus
  • Must be willing to work weekends
  • Ability to travel up to 95% 
  • Airport travel required 
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be able to rent a car

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