Leasing Agent (Part Time, Weeknights and Weekends)

Organization Background

Aeon is a nonprofit developer, owner and manager of high-quality affordable homes in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Established in 1986, the award-winning nonprofit has built or renovated more than 2,700 apartments and townhomes, which provide stability to more than 4,500 people each year – including individuals and families with low to moderate incomes and formerly homeless individuals. The organization’s inspiration to create community assets that last for generations stems from its name “Aeon,” which means “forever.” Its vision is that every person has a home and is interconnected within community. To learn more about Aeon, please visit www.aeonmn.org

Position Summary

Aeon seeks a part-time Leasing Agent to provide high sales support to the Property Management team at one of Aeon’s Minneapolis apartment communities. This polished, outgoing professional will be a seeker of excellence, thriving in a fast-paced environment while being resourceful and meeting tight deadlines. This weeknight and weekend position is a very sales oriented position and the ideal candidate will be highly goal oriented.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain current knowledge of apartment availability, rates and features
  • Greet prospective residents. Discuss their housing needs and desires
  • Review information packet, floor plans, deposits, etc. Present information regarding community offerings
  • Follow established policy and procedures in the qualification, screening and acceptance of applicants for residency
  • Conduct property and apartment tours to include the showing of amenities, models and available apartments
  • Maintain prospect and leasing data on guest card and in Yardi
  • Follow up within 48 hours of showing with prospective resident if lease was not signed. Send appropriate thank you card
  • Follow the community lease renewal program. Maximize resident renewals
  • Prepare lease-related paperwork in an accurate and timely manner. Explain all lease documents to new and existing residents. Ensure all documents are correctly completed prior to resident move-in
  • Prepare marketing letters, flyers, etc to prospective residents as appropriate
  • Prepare property information packet
  • Prepare move-in packet
  • Assist with managing day-to-day operation of the community
  • Work closely with Property Manager to ensure apartments are ready for move-in and maintained in a satisfactory manner
  • Complete staff trainings as required
  • Maintain and safeguard confidential information
  • Remain flexible, receptive and adaptive to change
  • Understand and apply basic principles of good housekeeping and safety
  • Perform other related duties as requested by supervisor

Qualifications

  • At least one year of sales experience required
  • Proven ability to “close” a sale
  • Proven ability to work well with people and create a comfortable environment
  • Working knowledge of basic accounting practices
  • Proven ability to work in a team atmosphere
  • Proven ability to organize and prioritize work projects
  • Follow and adhere to organizational policies and procedures
  • Must have vehicle and vehicle insurance

Hours of Work

Part-time, approximately 25 hours per week- primarily weeknight and weekend work. Currently seeking schedule as follows: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 12pm-6pm and Saturdays from 10am-5pm. Must be flexible with schedule.

Compensation

$15 per hour plus leasing bonus on market rate leases!

Please submit resume and cover letter detailing experience consistent with position responsibilities outlined above to: https://aeonmn.applicantpro.com/jobs/514022.html

Aeon is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Employees and residents are encouraged to apply.