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Assistant Manager at Camden

Posted in Management 25 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Washington, Washington DC





Job Description:

Job Summary:

Are you someone that leads by example, has a passion for people and likes to have fun? The Assistant Manager is the leader of the sales team and serves as the link between community management and leasing efforts.  As a leader, you will encourage teamwork by motivating, developing and supporting the Leasing Consultants. An Assistant Manager is responsible for providing resident relations, community bookkeeping and assisting the Community Manager with day to day operations. Our ideal candidate must demonstrate the ability to build lasting relationships and solve problems with an out of the box approach, while continuing to support Camden in being an industry leader.


 

Essential Functions:


  • Collaborate with Community Manager in creating goals to better serve our customers, maximize performance and surpass our competitors 

  • Utilize and establish creative marketing  and social media strategies to increase property traffic

  • Serves as a leader for the leasing consultants by applying creative sales strategies to motivate the team and reach occupancy goals

  • Manage the sales process from start to finish by selling the value of the community features as they relate to customer needs

  • Maintain resident ledgers including posting rent payments and issuing charges, concessions and final account statements

  • Initiate all necessary lease violations, late rent notices and evictions as needed

  • Performs leasing activities including generating traffic, following up on leads, touring the community and closing sales

  • Monitor closing ratios, community leads and ensure accuracy of lease paperwork

  • Oversees the preparation of weekly market surveys of comparable and/or competing properties

  • Generate pricing for renewal offers and manage the renewal process

  • Use exceptional  multi-tasking skills to streamline processes and effectively manage daily tasks  of the sales team

  • Collaborate with team members to plan and organize resident events

  • Create and maintain excellent  ongoing relationships with potential and current residents

  • Use problem solving skills and best judgement to handle unpredictable situations as they arise

  • May be required to assist in other projects and activities as needed

Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • One year of leasing experience in residential property management; supervisory experience preferred

  • Ability to meet and exceed sales  and customer service objectives

  • Ability to work a varied schedule including weekends and holidays as required

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel & Outlook

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Attendance and punctuality is essential for success in this position

  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic and ability to lead and motivate others

  • Must possess professional written and verbal communication skills

  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

And here’s the fine print HR wants you to know:


  • Job is intermittently sedentary but requires mobility (i.e., climb stairs) to tour, show, and inspect apartments on a daily basis

  • Will use some repetitive motion of hand-wrist in using computer and writing

  • Must have normal range of vision to complete applications, leases, general paperwork and handle computerized bookkeeping duties; hearing and speech to communicate with residents, vendors, supervisors and coworkers on the telephone or in person on a regular basis

  • Must handle stressful, urgent, novel and diverse work situations on a daily basis

  • Emotional stability and personal maturity are important attributes in this position

  • Works in a typical office setting with daily exposure to outdoor environment (i.e., heat, cold, damp, rain, etc.) when touring community

  • Hazards can be avoided with proper lifting techniques, SDS and general safety training

  • Will be regularly called upon to work long hours and odd schedules (including weekends)

  • Position requires periodic travel by automobile to handle work-related activities

  • May require airline travel, out-of-town and /or overnight trips 

  • Attendance and punctuality is essential for success in this position

  • Contact your HR team for the position’s Physical Demands Analysis

This job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. Camden may add or change responsibilities in order to meet business and organizational needs.  Employees must meet qualification standards that are job-related and consistent with business necessity and must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations.


 

To learn more about our awesome Benefits, visit Camden Benefits


 
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