IRET Properties LP Leasing Consultant in Rochester, Minnesota

LEASING CONSULTANT (GRANDEVILLE AT CASCADE LAKE - ROCHESTER, MN) (2) Weeks PTO in 1St year 9 Paid Holidays 20% Rent Discount for IRET rents Volunteer Time Off each Quarter Medical/Dental Benefits - 1St of Month after 60 days 401k match up to 5% - After 6 months Come join our growing team of Leasing Consultants! If you want a rewarding career in a fast-paced, high-energy environment with ongoing customer interactions, join our growing company and you will be rewarded for your efforts and commitment to excellence! As the Leasing Consultant you would be responsible for handling all aspects of leasing apartment units in accordance with Company and Fair Housing guidelines. About IRET: IRET was founded in Minot, North Dakota, in 1970. You can find our corporate offices located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and in Minot North Dakota, along with onsite operations in eight states. From Denver, CO to Minneapolis, MN to Topeka, KS, our company continues to grow throughout the Midwest, proudly providing apartment homes to thousands of residents, extending our vision to be the premier provider of apartment homes in vibrant communities by focusing on integrity and serving others. IRET is built around our employees. Our Mission and Vision unites our employees as one team. Summary: Responsible for the rental of apartment units to ensure maximum occupancy at all times and high renewal rates by performing the following duties personally. Expectations: Follows already established procedures. Complies with all internal leasing policies, Fair Housing requirements and all other applicable laws and regulations. Generally given substantial guidance, but expected to be self-directed once trained. Able to follow instructions, prioritize duties and comply with deadlines. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Apartment Inquiries: * Responds to walk-in traffic, phone inquiries, and internet inquiries. * Provides prospective residents with information about the apartment, neighborhood and lease terms. * Documents inquiries in residential software program. * Schedules appointments. Sales: * Greets prospects in a friendly and enthusiastic manner. * Completes guest card. * Shows apartment, presenting the benefits and advantages of the property and neighborhood. * Closes sale. At least three tactful attempts should be made before accepting a prospects desire to decline. * If a prospect does not lease, a brochure and application should be provided to them. * All sales techniques must remain within the Fair Housing guidelines. Administrative: * Updates to the phone log and greeting card components of the residential software program must be completed in accordance with IRET policy. * Screen all prospective residents, including the running of criminal and credit reports. * Accurately complete leases, addendums and supporting documentation. * Accepts rent payments, accurately records the payments and prepares for deposit according to IRET policy. Follow-up: * Send a thank you card within 48 hours of a property tour. * Call resident within 14 days of a property tour to obtain information regarding why they did not choose IRET; what competing property they selected; and their new lease term. * Document follow-up information residential software program as directed by IRET policy. Customer Service: * Minimize customer dissatisfaction while maintaining company policies and procedures. * Reduce customer dissatisfaction while maintaining Fair Housing Practices. * Assists with move-ins and move-outs. * Follows a set routine of practices. Back up for this position may be provided by other Leasing personnel, or the Community Manager, or other personnel as assigned. Authorizations: None. Supervisory Responsibilities: None. Other Requirements: Some evenings, weekends, and holidays may be required. Equipment Issued: If expected to carry a mobile phone, eligible for