The Laramar Group LLC

Leasing Consultant - Westlyn

Job Locations US-IL-Warrenville
ID
2022-2230
Category
Leasing/Resident Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

COME GROW WITH US! Laramar was founded in 1989. 30+ years later, we're a vertically integrated investment and property management corporation. From humble beginnings to nationally recognized, we haven’t forgotten the basic reason for our success: our people and the relationships they nurture. We're experts at Elevating Everyday Living. 

 

OPPORTUNITY IS EVERYWHERE. At Laramar, you’re part of something special. Something unique. Our core values are our DNA, and it’s up to each one of us to bring that to life. We Own It. Most importantly, we stay true to it. We Make It Better Together. Come join our team and find out for yourself why we're one of 2022's Best Places to Work in Multifamily! 

 

WE CARE ABOUT OUR PEOPLE. And that is reflected in our commitment to providing excellent benefits including: zero-dollar healthcare plan option, flexible hours & PTO, company-paid life insurance along with paid short- and long-term disability insurance, 14 paid holidays (including your birthday!), Sundays off, and a 401k with company match. Plus, we offer a 20% housing discount if you live on site! 

 

The Leasing Consultant is responsible for leasing and marketing efforts, approving applications, and preparing lease paperwork and will also be responsible for maintaining the general curb appeal of the property.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Embodies Laramar Core Values
  • Strong oral and written communicator
  • Positive attitude, organization with strong attention to detail required
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Ability to learn, adapt, and excel with new company software
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal communication amongst team members and clients
  • Able to maintain high energy, friendly demeanor, and perform in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong knowledge of sales tactics, skills, and assets

Responsibilities

  • Personally manage every aspect of the leasing process with prospective clients
  • Always demonstrate the highest customer service quality
  • Guide clients to take tours, apply, and close sales
  • Assist and perform many resident related functions including gift delivery, unit inspection, community entry, and more
  • Answer phone, email, and in-person communication in a timely and professional manner
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of prospective and current client history and traffic
  • Close sales on units to ensure maximized occupancy at all times as well as offering additional products or services to ensure customer satisfaction and maximize revenue flow

SUPERVISORY EXPECTATIONS:

This position does not have any supervisory duties.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 1-2 years in sales related positions highly preferred
  • Extremely comfortable asking prospective clients for sales on property as well as any additional products or services that can be offered to them
  • Able to read, write, and communicate written and verbally in the English language
  • Able to perform entry to intermediate level mathematic functions without additional personnel assistance
  • Ability to work any of the seven days of the week, 52 weeks of the year; our community staffing limitations make it critical for you to work your scheduled hours consistently as well as overtime if necessary when requested
  • Ability to serve on-call, as scheduled or as necessary
  • High level of familiarity and comfort with MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check and five panel drug screen

PERKS OF THE JOB:  

  • 14 paid holidays (including your birthday!): 
  • Sundays off  
  • Paid 401k match 
  • Zero-dollar healthcare plan option 
  • Flexible hours & PTO 
  • Company-paid life insurance 
  • Paid short- and long-term disability insurance 
  • 20% housing discount if you live on site 

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment: (The phrases "occasionally," "regularly," and "frequently" correspond to the following definitions: "occasionally" means up to ⅓ of working time, "regularly" means between ⅓ and ⅔ of working time, and "frequently" means ⅔ and more of working time.)

  • The work environment is the typical commercial property management environment. The employee must complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including staff, clients, and vendors walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others.
  • The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing this job's duties, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and should do so in a sound and safe manner. This job's specific vision abilities include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The above statements reflect the principal functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation

 

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