Leasing Specialist at Common
Common is the nation’s leading residential brand and operating platform that designs, leases, and manages multifamily properties that appeal to today's renters. Through smart design and tech-enabled property management, Common delivers exceptional experiences to thousands of residents in coliving, microunit, and traditional apartments in cities from coast to coast. Founded in October 2015, we are the preferred choice for renters looking for a stress-free apartment from a trusted brand, and for real estate owners seeking reliable, above-market returns.
We challenge ourselves every day not just to think about ways to make city living better, but to activate those ideas in meaningful ways. Our team is comprised of real estate professionals, designers, engineers, salespeople, marketers, member service representatives, and so much more. We work collaboratively, value self-startership, and embrace a “whatever it takes” mentality to ensure our work is done and done well. Common sits squarely at the intersection between technology and real estate, working every day to build quality residential solutions that bring positive change to the world’s rental housing crisis.
It’s an exciting time to be part of Common’s team. With over 17,500 units signed and under development and over $110 million in global venture capital investment, Common is expanding its reliable, renter-first property operations to 26 cities across the world.
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Common is growing rapidly and expanding into multiple new cities in 2021. We are looking for ambitious, self-motivated business people to be the next generation of employees turning housing into a consumer-focused industry. This is an entry-level position with strong career development and the opportunity for rapid promotion into senior sales, member services, and real estate roles. This role reports to the Leasing Manager and is eligible for monthly commission.
- Tour prospects through new homes or existing homes; Determine the sales strategy associated with filling a new home vs. existing homes
- Be an expert on all available products in a region - new homes and existing homes; You should be comfortable speaking about the differences between homes, and able to match/sell the right home to the right prospect
- Weekly goal setting and demand generation; Determine priority of vacant rooms, based on a number of competing objectives; Communicate those priorities to marketing and inside sales to produce demand against that inventory
- Work with our development team to design tools and dashboards to support leasing activity for homes
- 1+ years of experience/background in dealing with customers/consumers, and have a knack of understanding customers needs and handling objections/challenges
- You love connecting with people on the phone or online
- You feel comfortable providing consultative client/customer-centric selling style as needed, and can tailor our value to respond to prospect’s specific pain points and challenges
- You are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, providing exceptional service to potential customers
- Your schedule is flexible and will be willing to work weekends and evenings: Schedule is: 40 hrs a week, Tuesday thru Saturday, or, Sunday thru Thursday based on business needs
- Ability to commute/travel to support multiple properties within other markets
- Base salary and uncapped commission & equity
- Self starter/motivated
- Strong work ethic
What We Offer
Common truly values our employees and wants to do everything to ensure that our employees are not only happy and professionally fulfilled, but also that they have the opportunity to be healthy. Because of this, we are committed to providing a number of affordable and valuable health and wellness benefits for our employees such as:
- Paid vacation and sick time
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- FSA + HSA options
- Company-paid life insurance
- Company-paid STD/LTD
- Paid parental leave
- 401k plans
Additional benefits such as equity, paid holidays, commuter transit benefits, job training + development opportunities + a great wellness program are also available. And as always, we are regularly evaluating our offerings to ensure employees' needs are being met.
Common is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.