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Real Estate Photographer / Marketing Coordinator

Real Estate Photographer / Marketing Coordinator

 

JG Real Estate is a full-service real estate brokerage located in Fishtown and serving all of Center City and surrounding neighborhoods offering high-quality leasing, sales and property management services. We are in need of a creative mind with a strong work ethic to join our team as a Real Estate Photographer / Marketing Coordinator to lead projects and assignments from concept and development through implementation and tracking. Experience required – must provide photography samples. This particular position is visuals-based and is an addition to a current marketing team who, as a whole, provides social media, collateral creation, and design work for the various lines of business. Real estate photography (performing & editing) and video walk-through tours will be about 90% of the position’s duties, but someone who is capable of contributing high-level creative ideas and assisting with their implementation alongside the rest of the team is necessary.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Traveling to properties for on-site photography and videography (must have driver’s license and clean driving record)
  • Writing property listing descriptions to highlight key features, ensuring all details about the property and the neighborhood itself are accurate and updated on advertisements, then publishing ads to BrightMLS, the company website, and other syndicate sites.
  • Updating active rental and sales listings for price reductions, revised availability, showing instructions etc.
  • Headshot photography for new employees and real estate agents, as well as company and team photos
  • Content creation: providing visual content for and assisting in the writing/design of quarterly e-mail newsletters on company news and real estate market statistics; creating collateral pieces (small brochures, listing presentations, open house flyers, Just Listed/Just Sold postcards, etc.)
  • Light event planning: assist current marketing team in tracking neighborhood festivals & networking opportunities, hosting homebuying/selling seminars, planning client appreciation events and photographing all events.

 

Applicable Experience Required:

 

  • Expert level experience with photography and DSLR camera/wide angle lens and photo editing software
  • Proficiency in the suite of office tools from Apple (Pages), Google (G-Suite), Microsoft and Adobe (Lightroom/Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign). Strong technical abilities must include photo editing first and secondarily the creation of marketing collateral
  • In-depth knowledge of Philadelphia neighborhoods in order to highlight key details like transit locations and area hot spots.
  • Experience in real estate preferred but not required

 

About the Company / Our Ideal Candidate:

 

JG Real Estate is an award-winning local brokerage comprised of employees who take pride in their own work, love what they do, and who understand that this industry can often go beyond 9-5. You are someone who would do what it takes to get the job done, to do what is right even if it’s not always easy, and to be open to continually learn and grow in your field. You will work alongside and collaborate with our current Marketing team (2 other individuals), but also work closely with our Leasing and Sales teams. You are able to work both independently and within a team. You are an idea-generator but also an implementer – you won’t just think of the next cool thing to do but be able to articulate why we should do it, how we should do it, and analyze whether or not it’s working.

 

TO APPLY:

 

– send resume WITH cover letter stating why you feel this position is the right fit for you

– send samples of photography, looking mostly for property/real estate or location-based photos

 

Compensation & Benefits:

 

  • $37,000-$45,000/year base salary, depending on experience
  • 10 days of paid time off (PTO) plus 7 paid holidays.
  • 401K, eligible after 6 months of employment with match up to 4%
  • Heath/Dental/Vision insurance options with partial employer contribution
  • Opportunities for employer-paid continued education and goal-related bonuses
  • Quarterly staff team building activities, positive company culture


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Licensed Leasing Agent

We are seeking a full-time licensed Leasing Agent who will be a dynamic, energetic member on our 5-person leasing team responsible for showing rental listings, processing applications, updating landlords with pricing recommendations and feedback/suggestions, drafting leases & addenda, acting as liason between tenants and landlord with fiduciary duty to the landlord etc.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

– Showing in-house rental listings as a representative of the landlord with fiduciary duty to the landlord, meeting prospective tenants, guiding them on a tour through the property and answering their questions about the application process, multiple application disclosures, and property information.

– Following up with all prospective tenants to whom JGRE listings have been shown, encouraging applications

– Processing rental applications, presenting application materials to landlords for approval with suggestions, informing applicants of denial or approval decision and guiding through next steps to lease execution

– Hanging and collecting lockboxes, straightening out keys and confirming access to listings as needed and assigned

– Communicating turnover expectations to property management team (for managed listings) and landlords (for non-managed listings)

– Tracking all tasks in Yanado, the task management program and keeping tracking spreadsheets up to date and accurate

– Reviewing advertisements/active inventory of assigned listings to be sure they’re accurate

– Providing owner updates on assigned listing feedback/volume with suggestions

– Updating the Leasing Team on assigned listing specs, background, status and suggestions at weekly Leasing Meeting

– Working proactively to meet or exceed yearly goals for the Leasing Team: generating new leasing business, converting existing lease-only clients to managed clients, retaining existing lease-only clients upon nonrenewal, etc.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

We are looking for someone who:

– Has proven experience and success in sales and customer service

– Has some evening & weekend availability as showing blocks will require at least one evening per week and at least one half weekend day

– Can handle a high volume of e-mails and calls, has a courteous & professional demeanor over the phone and in person, and doesn’t get flustered by angry customers/clients

– Is super detail oriented and takes a proactive approach to follow up in all aspects of job

– Has a high sense of urgency, strong goal orientation and a very high level of attention to detail

– Solves problems and takes initiative as necessary

– Is a personable relationship builder

– Communicates effectively both written and verbally

– Has advanced knowledge of the Real Estate industry, in particular residential & commercial leasing

– Is organized, efficient, and works well under stress

– Advanced knowledge of computers and Google apps (google calendar, sheets, gmail). Preference toward experience with: ZipForms, BrightMLS, DocuSign, Appfolio

– Has active PA Real Estate License (strongly preferred) or is willing/able to get it immediately with prior experience in a directly applicable industry. Will not be able to perform any showings until license is obtained.

– Driver’s license required with clean driving record

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

– Salary commensurate with experience but is a combination of guaranteed base salary + commissions per lease executed and team goal/bonus structure. Estimate $50-60k annually or more for high performers

– Paid time off

– 401K with employer match

– Employer-sponsored Health/Dental insurance

JG Real Estate is growing and there’s room for advancement. We have a track record of promoting from within and always aim to give employees additional responsibilities which correlate to their unique skill-sets. Take a moment to read up on our firm and make sure you think it’s a good fit prior to applying.

Submit cover letter explaining why you feel this position is the right fit for you, along with resume.


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Property Manager

 

JG Real Estate is a busy real estate brokerage in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia that services center city and adjoining areas. We specialize in property management. JGRE was founded with the ideology that a successful business must offer a superior product and service. Our team works diligently to solve problems in a professional and courteous matter, which sometimes means working outside of typical business hours, and going above and beyond to ensure success.

 

This is a job which requires a certain blend of hands-on technical ability coupled with strong negotiating and logistical coordinating skills. If you can see yourself changing a lock-set while at the same time answering a call from a tenant who doesn’t understand why their dryer wasn’t fixed yesterday, then this job is for you.

 

Specific duties include:

 

– Be the point of contact for maintenance issues
– Coordinate repairs with vendors while making minor repairs on your own
– Coordinate repairs and unit turnover work while satisfying the needs of property owners/Landlords and incoming Tenants
– Effectively communicate with tenants, owners, JGRE staff and outside vendors
– Make site visits to properties to perform inspections, problem solve maintenance issues, and develop long-term maintenance plans.
– Approximately 50% of the time will be in office and 50% will be spent in the field
– On-call for after-hours emergencies part-time (rotating schedule with the other 5 property managers)

 

We are looking for someone who:

 

– is SUPER detail oriented and takes a proactive approach to follow up in all aspects of job
– Solves problems and takes initiative as necessary
– Has the ability to work independently and within a team
– Communicates effectively both written and verbally
– Has hands-on technical abilities and a basic knowledge of tools and mechanics
– Has basic knowledge of real estate and construction industries
– Is willing to work outside of normal business hours to ensure business’s success
– Wants a stable and long-term career with opportunities for growth
– Is organized, efficient and works well under stress
– Has the ability to regularly lift over 75 lbs
– Has a clean driving record and valid license
– Lives within a 20-minute drive to center city in order to efficiently respond to emergencies

 

Compensation and benefits:

 

– Salary range of $40-60k commensurate with experience
– Paid time off
– 401K with employer match
– Employer-sponsored Health/Dental insurance
– company vehicle available for use during office hours

 

JG Real Estate is growing and there’s room for advancement. JGRE typically pays for an employee to get their PA Real Estate license after a successful 6-month review. We have a track record of promoting from within and always aim to give employees additional responsibilities which correlate to their unique skill-sets. JGRE has a very positive company culture composed of individuals who are team players, care about what they are doing, work above and beyond and we also organize various company volunteer days throughout the year to give back to and stay involved with the Philadelphia community. Take a moment to read up on our firm and make sure you think it’s a good fit prior to applying.


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