Careers

Advent Real Estate Services Ltd.

FULL TIME POSITION AVAILABLE: Leasing Director / Vancouver BC Office

DESCRIPTION

ADVENT is seeking an experienced Leasing Director to join our growing Rental Services team. We offer you an exciting and challenging work environment at our Downtown Vancouver office. The role will be a vital member of our Leasing department, collaborating across all departments of ADVENT and MLA Canada.

ADVENT has been providing property management and rental services to the condo and single-family home market since 2006. Additionally, ADVENT continues to grow its Project Lease-up and Building Management service offerings for the purpose built rental markets in BC and Alberta.

The role of the Leasing Director (LD) is to oversee all elements of Leasing Staff management, and nurture strong relationships with ADVENT’s clients in order to propel all leasing programs, maximize leasing, and build ADVENT’s brand. The LD propels each leasing program by developing, executing, and managing Leasing Strategies.

Other core responsibilities of this role will also include but not be limited to:

  • Create a talent pipeline of A Players by recruiting, interviewing, and hiring strong Leasing Staff candidates, and preparing ADVENT for future growth
  • Participate in the planning for staffing that takes into account the needs of every project, while balancing the knowledge, skills, and abilities of each team member to promote the project, client, and ADVENT’s brand
  • Prepare, execute, and continually update the application and approval process. Ensure each department (HR, Leasing Operations, and Accounting) have all up-to-date files in real time
  • Participate in the on-boarding of new leasing team members to ensure their successful integration into ADVENT and facilitate ongoing management and mentorship to team members
  • Formally and informally train all leasing team members on ADVENT’s best practices as it relates to policies, leasing process, guidelines, corporate initiatives, tenant experience
  • Work closely with the Project Team members to ensure positive and productive communication, strong client relationships and successful strategic planning and execution of lease-up projects
  • Nurture the client relationship and/or lease-up program as soon as the initial internal kick-off meeting has taken place. Co-manage new site integration meetings with the Project Team and the VP of Rental Services
  • Support the development and build-out of the lifecycle of a program, in conjunction with the Project Team, with a focus on the Leasing portion of the program
  • Develop, in conjunction with the Project Team, a prospecting program, grand opening events, and/or other milestones as needed with the project. Ensure the Leasing Team is adequately trained to execute on all milestones and provided with the right tools
  • Manage inventory and pricing throughout the entire leasing program, which includes executing on predetermined pricing strategies for the client
  • Working with the VP of Rental Services and Business Development Manager, identify and pursue new project opportunities and execute on the business development plan

REQUIREMENTS

  • 7+ years of experience in real estate sales or leasing
  • Licensed under the Real Estate Act
  • Ability to produce results independently while maintaining a positive team environment
  • Strong understanding of real estate and leasing strategy
  • Desire to work as a part of a large team
  • Energetic and professional. Natural at developing relationships and working with clients and colleagues
  • A passion for the industry and helping those around you – excitement to foster a new endeavour

BENEFITS

  • Personal and professional development within the company and industry
  • A competitive salary with performance bonuses
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • A fun, collaborative and autonomous work environment

Email your resume to michelle@rentwithadvent.com

 

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POSITION AVAILABLE: Leasing Manager / Calgary AB Office

DESCRIPTION

ABOUT ADVENT

ADVENT has been providing property management and rental services to the condo and single-family home market since 2006. Additionally, ADVENT continues to grow its Project Lease-up and Building Management service offerings for the purpose built rental markets in BC and Alberta.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

ADVENT is seeking an enthusiastic, professional Leasing Manager to lead the lease-up of a newly constructed rental building in downtown Calgary. The Leasing Manager oversees the lease-up team and all day to day operations in the project site leasing office including: handling traffic, qualifying prospects, leasing apartments and preparing lease documentation. The Leasing Manager will represent the brand and values of the building owner to the highest standard through superior service, tenant care and attention to detail.

The successful candidate will have the ability to influence through their exceptional leadership skills and foster relationships through their natural love of networking. They will be responsible for achieving occupancy and rental goals. Top applicants are proficient multitaskers, organized and have strong people skills. The role of the Lease-up Manager will include, but not be limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Train and oversee leasing team utilizing ADVENT's training program to ensure a positive and collaborative environment
  • Maintain daily contact with leasing team and building owner, attending meetings as required
  • Tracking and coordinating appointments for prospective tenant tours
  • Finalizing leases, facilitating deposit payment and manage all relevant documentation
  • Timely and accurate recording of all data related to prospective and existing tenants into database
  • Responsible for the outputs of the Leasing Team – ensuring 100% accuracy is achieved throughout the tenant application process
  • Responsible for ensuring all members of the Leasing Team are familiar with the standards for application approval
  • Tracking and reporting on daily traffic, leasing velocity, prospect follow-up and occupancy performance
  • Share insight and recommendations to the Leasing Director to ensure the highest rental rates are achieved for the project, maximizing the client experience
  • Ensure the Leasing office is supplied with all relevant marketing materials, and proactively notify Marketing if items need to be replenished
  • Assist with Move-in scheduling, Site Administration, and Customer Care over the various stages of the Leasing process. This may include, but is not limited to: Key Turnover Process, Move-in Inspections, Tenant Communication

REQUIREMENTS

  • High School diploma, GED, or suitable alternative
  • 3+ years work experience as a Leasing Agent or similar position
  • 1+ years work experience managing a team
  • Licensed under the Real Estate Council of Alberta
  • Experience with Rent Café and Yardi would be an asset
  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Strong people and customer service skills
  • Available to work extended hours

BENEFITS

  • Personal and professional development within the company and industry
  • A competitive salary with performance bonuses
  • A fun, collaborative and autonomous work environment

Email your resume to michelle@rentwithadvent.com