Real Estate Property Manager Job Description Template

This Real Estate Property Manager Job Description Template is optimized for posting to online job boards or careers pages and is easily modifiable. Feel free to customize this sample with your firm’s unique content.

Property Manager Job Titles (pick one)

• Property Manager

• Resident Manager

• Community Consultant / Property Manager

• Property Management Professional

• Residential Property Manager

• Property Associate

Example Job Description #1

The Property Manager is responsible maintaining property rentals by advertising and filling vacancies; negotiating and enforcing leases; maintaining and securing premises. We are looking for a prudent property manager to be responsible for the direct management oversight of assigned commercial/residential properties. The goal is to maximize asset value, customer satisfaction and revenue.

Our Property Managers enjoy a creative and diverse work-life. You will oversee the coordination and supervision of service providers and be accountable for all on-site property management, including local marketing, all tenant relations, and financial reporting. We offer you career development opportunities, an empowering work environment, and a myriad of recognition and awards.

Example Job Description #2

We are a leader in property development and management, and we are expanding our portfolio with new developments. We’re looking for the best and brightest Property Manager in the area to lead our team at our newest location(s).

A successful Property Manager will be professional at all times, exhibit strong organizational skills and enjoy a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will also display excellent business judgment, have an acute concern for customer satisfaction and possess a strong sense of fairness and integrity as they manage and oversee a significant new real estate asset.

The ideal Property Manager must be able to manage a portfolio of properties and possess strong leadership and customer service skills in dealing with residents, board members, vendors; enforce regulations; prepare budgets and process financial matters, and attend board meetings (day or evening). Must have strong computer skills, be able to take initiative, well organized, detail oriented, and able to speak in front of large groups. Prior experience in property management is a bonus.

Job Responsibilities (pick 3-6 responsibilities)

• Establishes rental rate by surveying local rental rates; calculating overhead costs, depreciation, taxes, and profit goals

• Creates and organizes marketing initiatives that generate excitement and new qualified leads/leases

• Attracts tenants by advertising vacancies; obtaining referrals from current tenants; explaining advantages of location and services; showing units

• Contracts with tenants by negotiating leases; collecting security deposit

• Coordinates and manages resident move-ins / move-outs including processing applications

• Exceeds resident satisfaction with high quality, professional customer service

• Coordinates and oversees on-site operations including budget implementation, vendor relationships, contractor workmanship, rent collections, accounts payable, etc.

• Accomplishes financial objectives by collecting rents; paying bills; forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action

• Maintains property by investigating and resolving tenant complaints; enforcing rules of occupancy; inspecting vacant units and completing repairs; planning renovations; contracting with landscaping and snow removal service

• Monitors the property performance, leasing velocity, market trends, and property budget noting any and all issues or concerns

Job Qualifications (pick 3-6 qualifications)

• Assist residents with day to day tasks, as a part of the community’s concierge program

• Good knowledge of leasing rules and regulations

• Proven track record of successful sales and management

• Basic understanding of MS Office

• Exquisite presentation and negotiation skills

• Well-versed in marketing and sales techniques

• Customer-focused approach

• Good knowledge of leasing rules and regulations

• Basic understanding of MS Office

• 1-2 years of customer service and sales experience

• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

• High-energy and enjoys a fast paced environment

• Enjoy and take pride in providing excellent service

• Great with people — warm, friendly and helpful in person and on the phone

• Basic computer skills: typing and writing ability for correspondence, memos, etc.

• High School Diploma or equipment

• Available evenings and weekends


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