** Please note this position is located at a nearby Community in Downtown Bellevue, WA **
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 theways we live and work together. That's what our Be.Think.Play.Live. culture isall about.
Our Senior Leasing Consultants are leaders in the art of bringingpeople and apartment homes together. They are multitalented, personableindividuals with sales expertise and a passion for building relationships.Senior Leasing Consultants are seasoned sales professionals with demonstratedsuccess in providing leadership to the leasing team, and are called upon totrain new Leasing Consultants and Customer Support Assistants.
As a Senior Leasing Consultant, you will be responsible for direct salesand marketing, sales leadership with the onsite team, and resident relationsand customer service. Each day will be unique, requiring an ability toprioritize, multitask, think creatively, take initiative, and employ a diverseset of skills. You will listen carefully to discover prospective residents'needs, confidently recommend solutions and overcome concerns, and earncommitment by guiding new residents through the leasing process. Senior LeasingConsultants bring positive energy to each conversation, resolve any apartmentissues quickly and effectively, and make everyone feel welcome and appreciated.
WHO YOU ARE
A Sales Leader. You will provide leadership and mentoringto Leasing Consultants and Customer Support Assistants, promoting a positivework environment that encourages collaboration and teamwork.
Strong Communicator. Your writing and speaking skills areclear and effective, helping you connect well with others.
A Team Player. You are united with teammates indelivering the best experience to current and prospective residents.
Organized and Accountable. You are flexible and able to juggle theneeds of changing priorities at your community.
Creative. You are an idea person and like coming upwith smart solutions to new challenges.
Motivated. You invest extra energy to reach yourgoals.
Solution-Oriented. You follow through on commitments,letting residents know that they matter.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Build community and industry knowledge by identifying market trends to preparefor future occupancy needs and offering recommendations to the CommunityManager.
Connect with prospective residents through phone calls, appointments, andfollow-up communications.
Show off our community by walking the property with prospectiveresidents and delivering a persuasive sales pitch about the benefits of livingin an Equity Residential apartment home.
Manage the leasing process by guiding new residents through eachstep, completing and verifying all lease applications and sharing results withapplicants.
Keep accurate records of prospective and current residents, aswell as rent and inventory.
Handle transactions like accepting rent and deposits andinspecting move-ins and move-outs.
Train and collaborate with talentedteammates to identify andsolve any leasing issues that arise.
Prior sales experience in leasing, retail, banking, orother related field(s)
Demonstrated proficiency in working with computersincluding word processing, calendar management, software/database, and socialmedia
Excellentcommunication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
High schooldiploma or equivalent
Available to worka flexible schedule, including weekends
Demonstratedability to secure leases and provide sales leadership and training
College degree orcoursework
We recognize everyone hasdifferent needs outside of work. That's why, in addition to a competitivebenefits package (medical, dental, vision and paid time off), we offer manyunique options to employees, like adoption benefits and paid time off forcommunity service projects. To learn more, view our Total Wellbeing page here.
Equity Residential is a S&P 500 company that owns, builds and operates high-quality apartment communities in places like New York City, Boston, Washington DC, Seattle, San Francisco and Southern California -- places where people most want to live, work and play. Our employees -- about 3,600 strong -- are really good at what they do, work hard and play nice, appreciate the community at large and va...lue the contributions of others. At Equity, we take pride in providing a culture where employees can be themselves and be heard. We also believe that a career path is too narrow of a journey - we want you to move up, over, around and through your potential. Come work with us and take the opportunity to make someone's day, every day. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityresidential.com