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Leasing Manager

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21 Jul 2022

Role Summary:The Leasing Manager is responsible for coordinating and delivering the leasing and reservations activities which achieve budgeted revenue, occupancy priorities, resident retention and leasing goals and objectives. Leading the team by example you will contribute towards building a vibrant, safe and welcoming community our residents enjoy being part of.

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a role model at all times by demonstrating the core values.
  • Leads the team towards achieving leasing goals and occupancy and acts up covering the Community Manager responsibilities in his or her absence ensuring work is organised and executed in line with Greystar expectations.
  • Possesses brand knowledge and awareness, ensuring the team acts as brand ambassadors.
  • Works in partnership with marketing to shape local marketing and leasing strategies based on relevant market data and deep market knowledge and ensures marketing campaigns, advertising and promotional activities are effectively implemented.
  • Actively seeks interaction and contact with residents to proactively seek to improve service delivery.
  • Uses the Company s property systems to generate sales and leasing reports and monitors unit availability data and ensuring it is accurate and up to date.
  • Monitors incoming website/email traffic and working closely with central and group sales on reservations.
  • Stays informed about current market and competitor conditions that may impact the community s occupancy and results. This job description is not exhaustive; roles are expected to evolve and change over time as the business grows and develops, within reason of the original remit.
  • Oversees on-site enquiries, ensuring an appropriate inventory of "ready" apartments, recommending rent pricing and concessions, and monitoring the day-to-day sales and leasing activities.
  • Actively participates in the leasing process by generating and monitoring traffic, qualifying prospects, preparing tenancy documentation, and completing move-in/move-out and notice to vacate procedures in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Promotes resident satisfaction and retention by ensuring a timely response to questions, requests and complaints and taking appropriate action to resolve and address service issues.
  • Co-ordinates the tenancy management process by making periodic apartment inspections, evicting residents, and imposing and collecting late fees and other charges within the terms of the agreement.
  • Monitors payments and chases outstanding rent arrears following rent collection processes to meet business goals whilst promoting tenancy extensions and other revenue streams.
  • Develops capability of Team Members in order to meet key performance goals and future succession requirements.
  • Co-ordinates with Learning & Development to ensure Team Member training is provided and implemented and addresses performance if required.
  • Works with the maintenance team to ensure the physical aspects of the community meet the Company s standards for overall appearance and co-ordinates and inspects show flats for market alignment and touring prospective residents.
  • Promotes investor satisfaction and retention through timely reporting about the performance of the properties, and responds quickly and with urgency to client/owner concerns, questions, issues, and requests.
  • Reviews and analyses financial and other operational reports to identify and resolve issues impacting leasing performance, and accesses the Company s internal resources as needed to support solutions.
  • Participates where required in an on call roster to provide out of hours emergency support for the Community.
  • Ensures the operation of the Community complies with Company policies and procedures and any laws and regulations governing housing operations and residential lettings.

Role Scope:

  • Reports to: General Manager .
  • Property: Coppersmith Square.
  • Capacity: circa 1225 units.
  • Team: circa 25 Team Members (directly employed)
  • Amenities: Lounge, Therapy Room, Gym etc.

About You:

  • Good level of general education.
  • Proficiency in using property operations software. Training will however, be provided. Experience & Skills: Essential:
  • Experience of successfully driving leasing/sales performance and managing operations including P&L responsibility and budget monitoring within the property sector or similar environment.
  • Experience of motivating a team and a proven track record in delivering service excellence in a similar management role/ environment.
  • Demonstrable ability to coach and mentor team members.
  • A strong team player but capable of working autonomously and taking ownership.
  • Flexible approach to working in a fast-paced environment and adaptable to thriving in a changing environment.
  • Self and culturally aware and able to adapt relationship building, communications and negotiation skills to suit audience.
  • Fluent English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to multi task and prioritise.
  • Numerical skills necessary to complete the above activities.
  • Enthusiasm to deliver an exceptional experience to stakeholders and continuously improve knowledge of self and others.
  • Experience in sales and marketing event delivery would be advantageous
  • A knowledge and understanding of UK Health and Safety policies
  • Detailed knowledge of Landlord/Tenant Legislation.

Behaviours & Values:

Integrity Equality Accountability Professionalism Teamwork Service

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  • Job Reference: 663268864-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Greystar Europe
    Greystar Europe
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent