Leasing and Occupancy Specialist II (Soundview Landing)

Norwalk, CT
Residential – Office /
Full Time /
On-site
WinnCompanies is looking for a skilled and motivated Leasing and Occupancy Specialist II to join our Soundview Landing team, a 273-unit mixed property located in Norwalk, CT.

In this role, you will perform all day-to day leasing and marketing activities related to apartment rentals, move-ins, re-certifications, and lease renewals at a mixed income property. You will provide outstanding service to customers, residents, and clients while maintaining budgeted occupancy at the highest attainable rents at all times.

This opportunity offers a pay range of $23.03 - $25.84 hourly based on experience.

Responsibilities

    • Interact with prospective and current residents to achieve maximum occupancy.
    • Generate and manage traffic, lotteries, wait list, property tours, leasing apartments, qualifying prospects, and following up on prospect leads.
    • Prepare lease documentation applicable to program types, complete move-in paperwork and procedures, maintain applicable databases, and ensure tour route, amenity areas, and show units are to company standard.
    • Deliver customer service that exceeds expectations for new and current residents.
    • Educate and implement WinnCompanies programs, processes, and policies to new and current residents as applicable.
    • Review, prioritize, and distribute resident service requests as required.
    • May assist on-site management with ensuring all marketing documents, supplies, reports, advertisements, and web content are current and updated a necessary based on property, regional or corporate initiatives.
    • Maintain relationships with area businesses, local housing offices, employers, and real estate brokers to generate new business or to maintain an extensive waiting list for all unit types.
    • Remain current with local events and hiring trends that may have an impact on the property.
    • Maintain knowledge and understanding of current and sub markets, including competitors and customer demographics.
    • Gather appropriate documents by program types for residency approval submission during the application or recertification process.
    • Remain up to date with federal, state, or other regulatory requirements and programs.

Requirements

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
    • 3-5 years of relevant work experience.
    • 2-5 years of sales, customer service or hospitality related experience.
    • Experience with various computer systems, including Microsoft Office applications.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
    • Superb attention to detail.
    • Solid organizational and administrative skills.
    • SHCM certification.
    • Experience with Yardi or RealPage property management software.
    • LIHTC/HUD C3P COP COS or other industry-related certification.
    • Knowledge of  Landlord/Tenant Laws, and/or Fair Housing.

Preferred Qualifications

    • Associate's degree.
    • CALP certification.
$23.03 - $25.84 an hour
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Our Benefits:
Full-time US employees are eligible to participate in the following benefits:
- Generous time off policies (including 11 paid holidays (12 for MA employees); Generous Accrued Time Off increasing with years of service; Generous paid sick time; Annual day of service; Floating Holiday)
- 401(k) plan options with a company match
- Various Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision plan options
- Flexible Spending Account, Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account options with HSA annual employer contribution
- Long Term Disability and voluntary Short Term Disability; Basic Term Life Insurance and AD&D; optional supplemental life insurance
- Health Expense Reimbursement program (including gym memberships, equipment, and subscriptions)
- Tuition Reimbursement program and continuous training and development opportunities
- Wellbeing program (group challenges, seminars, opportunities to earn points to reduce medical premiums), Employee Assistance Program, & Commuter and Parking Reimbursement options
- Employee Corporate Discount Programs (Verizon Wireless, Home Depot Pro, Staples, and more!)
- Flexible and/or Hybrid schedules are available for certain roles
- Employee Relief Program supporting employees with unexpected hardships that place undue financial stress on them and their families
- To learn more, visit winnbenefits.com

Why WinnCompanies?
A job you can be proud of: WinnCompanies is a nationally recognized leader in apartment community management and development. Our team members are committed to helping people in the communities we serve and making a positive difference in their lives. 
A job that challenges you: Our employees are responsible for our growth and success, and we challenge our team members to always be their best in our fast-paced, dynamic and rewarding workplace. 
A job you can learn from: We offer multi-faceted leadership and learning opportunities to support our team members’ career growth and professional development.
A team that caresWe value teamwork, innovation, diversity and mutual respect. Through our recognition and rewards programs, we’re committed to celebrating and uplifting our team members.
 
About Us:
WinnCompanies is a mission-driven, national business focused on building and operating top quality affordable housing communities for individuals and families of all incomes, including members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Our people are the source of our success – 4,000 team members working together to create the best possible living communities in 24 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.
 
Whether your skills are in operations, maintenance, leasing, compliance, marketing, IT, HR, accounting or finance, there’s a role for you at WinnCompanies. Your passion for excellence can help us make a positive impact in the lives of real people every day.

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