Occupancy Specialist / Leasing Specialist

Franklin Manor Apartments, 1475 Stimmel Road, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America Req #1550
Monday, March 25, 2024
 

Occupancy Specialist / Leasing Specialist, Franklin Manor - Columbus, OH
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The Occupancy Specialist / Leasing Specialist interacts directly with prospective and current residents to achieve maximum occupancy. Acts as the Company’s representative by conveying the benefits of the community. Responsible for the leasing process from introduction to the actual occupancy of the resident. Sells features and benefits of apartment living to prospective and current residents. Achieves and maintains occupancy goals. Responsible for all phases of the leasing process.

We are currently looking for (2) qualified Occupancy Specialists / Leasing Specialists to join our growing team at Franklin Manor Apartments in Columbus, OH! 


Essential Functions of the Position:
(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed, nor do the listed examples include all that may be found in positions of this class.) 

  Occupancy Specialist Duties: 

  • Processes income certifications/recertifications for multiple affordable housing programs and updates Yardi database.
  • Processes monthly Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment Billing.
  • Processes and transmits TRACS (Tenant Rental Assistance Certification System)
  • Greets applicants and provides instruction and guidance to prospective residents during application process.
  • Coordinates leasing to include intakes, interviews, processing and preparation of applications, and their distribution.
  • Coordinates and maintains waiting list.
  • Prepares and maintains office and rental expense budgets.
  • Assists with rent collection efforts by mailing notices to delinquent residents.
  • Prepares lease packages and supplemental documents for new move‐ins.
  • Conducts new resident orientation.
  • Special projects as assigned by property manager.
  • Fosters a positive, active and collaborative relationship with residents, communities and associated agencies.
  • Enforces and adheres to company policies, rules and regulations.
  • Works patiently, professionally and cooperatively with residents and staff to provide high quality customer service.
  • Preserves and respects resident and applicant confidentiality. 

  Leasing Consultant Duties: 

  • Builds relationships with prospective and current residents and coordinates all phases of the leasing process: intakes, interviews, processing, preparation, and distribution of applications.
  • Provides polished and professional sales tours of the model apartment, vacant apartments and community amenities.
  • Achieves tiered rent levels and occupancy goals.
  • Coordinates and prepares annual lease renewals and income re‐certifications.
  • Updates daily turnover log, maintains waiting list, prepares weekly leasing reports and market study.
  • Prepares lease packages and supplemental documents for new move‐ins.
  • Conducts new resident orientation.
  • Provides backup support to Occupancy Specialist.
  • Fosters a positive, active and collaborative relationship with residents, communities and associated agencies.
  • Enforces and adheres to company policies, rules and regulations.
  • Works patiently, professionally and cooperatively with residents and staff to provide high quality customer service. Preserves and respects resident and applicant confidentiality. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Two years sales/leasing experience desirable.
  • Certified Occupancy Specialist Designation required. (Depending on property needs, COS experience with Project Based Section 8, Section 236, Rent Supplement and 13A experience may be needed).  
  • Strong math skills and attention to detail required.
  • Knowledge of subsidy regulations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Ability to handle resident or building emergency situations if needed.
  • Excellent organizational, proofreading and interpersonal skills required. 

  Beacon Core Competencies required for all positions:

  • Teamwork, Integrity/Ethics, Dependability, Customer Focus, Adaptability/Flexibility

 

Benefits Offered:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, beginning on the first of the month after hire.
  • 401(k) with company match, short term disability and long term disability insurance.
  • 3 weeks’ paid vacation, 13 paid holidays.
  • Summer flex scheduling options to allow for early releases on Friday from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Beacon Communities LLC seeks a diverse pool of candidates. We are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other protected class.
 
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Company Overview: Founded in 2004, Beacon Communities LLC is a privately-owned real estate firm that develops, acquires, invests in, and manages a wide range of multifamily housing. Beacon currently owns and manages approximately 18,000 apartments including affordable housing, market rate housing, and mixed income-housing. Its developments range from new construction, to historic adaptive reuse, to the renovation of existing housing. 


Other details

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  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Telecommute % 0
  • Required Education Associate Degree
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  • Franklin Manor Apartments, 1475 Stimmel Road, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America