Real Estate Leasing Manager Job Description Template

This Real Estate Leasing 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.

Job Title (pick one)

Real Estate Leasing Manager

Resident Manager

Real Estate Leasing Consultant

Real Estate Leasing and Marketing Specialist

Residential Real Estate Leasing Manager

Real Estate Leasing Associate

Example Job Description #1

We are seeking a talented Leasing Manager to join our thriving team! The ideal candidate for this position will enjoy fast paced work, show creativity, and have a high degree of professionalism when working with our residents. The Leasing Manager is responsible for successfully creating and implementing plans for successful lease ups from year to year, helping the property achieve leasing and sales goals, as well as meet financial objectives.

If you’re an enthusiastic, perceptive individual who’s eager to make an impact in the lives of others and aspires to build a career around the creation and cultivation of meaningful relationships, our dynamic, customer-oriented position is perfect for you!

As the brand-ambassador, you’ll be the company’s go-to for all prospective and current residents and have the great responsibility of creating positive and lasting impressions. Your uncanny ability to balance a ‘critical eye’ with compassion as well as natural versatility will be an asset when leasing our properties through tours and strategic marketing to achieve maximum occupancy.

Self-assured and open-minded individuals who have a passion for selling and are willing to step outside their comfort-zones will thrive in this position.

Example Job Description #2

The Leasing Agent is responsible for assisting the General Manager in maintaining all aspects of property operations, but with a concentration on the leasing, marketing, resident relations and functions of the community. The Leasing Agent strives for 100% occupancy through retention of existing residents, leasing current availability and pre-leasing of future availability.

 We are seeking someone who can perform all activities related to marketing, leasing, customer service and resident retention in order to achieve the company’s occupancy, resident quality, and customer service expectations. The right candidate should enjoy providing superior customer service to residents, prospects, vendors, and fellow employees.

Job Responsibilities (pick 3-6 responsibilities)

• Present apartments, houses or other properties to prospective clients in a persuasive manner

• Assist residential landlords in discovering suitable tenants

• Promote unoccupied properties through various media and advertising techniques

• Evaluate clients’ requirements and financial prosperity to make personalized presentations

• Provide accurate information on the different features of properties

• Validate application information and references

• Negotiate leasing terms and complete agreements

• Keep abreast of the property market status

• Ensure proper maintenance and inspect properties periodically

• Utilize company leasing expectations and procedures to warmly greet prospective clients, qualify, determine needs and preferences, professionally present the property and apartment homes, utilize feature/benefit selling, close the sale and follow-up

• Answer incoming phone call professionally and handle accordingly, whether the caller is a prospective client, a client, an internal company team member or a vendor

• Complete all lease applications and participate in the verification of applications; notify prospective clients of results

• Maintain accurate client records in accordance with company policy; update daily reports concerning notice to vacate, vacancy reports, activity reports, etc. on a daily basis

• Maintain and perform upkeep of the tour route to ensure curb side appeal

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

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

• 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

• Proven track record of successful sales

• Basic understanding of MS Office

• 1-2 years of customer service and sales experience

• Strong communication skills

• 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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