UDR, Inc. and its affiliated companies, is one of the nation's largest owners and managers of residential apartment communities with a mission of offering remarkable apartment homes in the most desirable locations throughout the United States.
Being an industry leader makes us the employer of choice for career minded individuals. Come join the team!
Why are Leasing Consultants important at UDR, Inc.?
As a Leasing Consultant, you help create the energy and excitement around our apartment homes. It starts with discovering prospects needs & matching those needs with the perfect apartment home. Every day is an opportunity for you to turn another prospect into a valued resident.
Essential Job Functions
As a Leasing Consultant, you are responsible for all sales activities from lead generation to signing the lease in order to achieve maximum occupancy and revenue growth for the community. You generate new leads by marketing within the local community and through creative online advertising. You communicate with future residents over the phone and internet and set appointments to tour the community. You greet future residents when they arrive and uncover their needs, then you demonstrate and sell the value of the community. You are dedicated to fostering an on-going positive relationship with residents and you deliver exceptional customer service to ensure maximum number of lease renewals.
• Minimum of two years' sales experience in a sales-goal or commission based environment
• Strong presentation skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficient with MS Office and Outlook with competent general computer skills
• Weekends required
What can UDR, Inc. offer you?
As an employer of choice, UDR, Inc. offer excellent benefits, a competitive salary, discounts to live in one of our premier communities, ongoing development and education, opportunities for advancement and a desirable, professional atmosphere.
UDR participates in the e-verify program. Equal Opportunity Employer.
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of organizational and community policies and procedures. Ability to apply policies and procedures to solve everyday issues. Knowledge of basic office practices and procedures.
Proven exceptional communication skills both written and verbal. Polished interpersonal skills. Ability to exercise initiative, problem-solving and decision-making skills. Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities. Ability to work in conjunction with Company managers, prospective residents, and associates. Ability to compose, and edit written materials.
Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, and promoting property. Must know and follow the Fair Housing laws. Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with community and rental property operations. Ability to effectively present information. Demonstrated knowledge of demographics surrounding assigned property. Ability to complete and apply all of the provided sales training. Ability to travel, when applicable.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of the internet and internet searches. Must be skilled in word processing, drafting correspondence, and memoranda. Ability to use a blackberry and outlook to post and coordinate all appointments. Attention to details, and basic experience with MS Office software applications required (e.g., Microsoft Office, Word and Excel).
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Some bending, stooping and stretching. Occasionally lifting items weighing up to 30 lbs. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment. Incumbents must be able to physically access all exterior and interior parts of the community and amenities. Periodic exposure to outside elements where temperature, weather, odors, and/or landscape may be unpleasant and/or hazardous. Flexible schedules with occasional evening and regular weekend work.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Minimum of two years' experience with demonstrated sales experience is required.
Customer relationship development experience is a plus.
Preference for an understanding of lease-up developments.
A Real Estate license is a plus.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license unless otherwise noted.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND ADVANCEMENT:
We offer ongoing education opportunities to support the skillset development of our employees. We have a proven culture of supporting the development and advancement of our employees' individual career goals and are proud to announce the promotion of 171 employees through July 2019, that's an average of 24 associates promoted per month! We believe our employees are the organization's most valuable asset. #WRK4UDR
Exceptional Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefit package and discounts to live in our premier communities!
UDR, Inc., an S&P500 company, is one of the nation's largest owners and managers of residential apartment communities with a mission of offering remarkable apartment homes in the most desirable locations throughout the United States. Share your expertise, skill and commitment to excellence with us, and be a part of UDR's team. #WRK4UDR
UDR Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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