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Account Executive

We are looking for an adaptable and quick-learning Account Executive with a proven sales track record and client relationship success to focus solely on business development (property management client focused), profitability of the business gained and existing client retention. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in a variety of formats (in-person, phone & e-mail) and will combine those skills with standard business etiquette & existing internal processes to drive retention, growth, and confidence across all managed accounts.

Job Responsibilities:
– Have an in-depth understanding of the company’s services: sales, leasing and property management in order to speak confidently and intelligently to prospective clients about all lines of business.
– Be the primary point of contact for all new property management leads inquiring via website, e-mail and phone. Prompt response to all prospective business leads is expected.
– Marketing to existing leasing-only clients who have not yet hired JGRE for management services, providing education on the benefits of management.
– Working with our internal marketing team to create dynamic outbound marketing efforts to identify and leverage new areas for prospecting.
– Explaining our services over the phone, meeting the client at the property to assess condition and quote management fee structure, following up with leads via CRM drip campaign (of which account executive will create and manage).
– Researching comparable rental properties to provide rental estimate and in-depth management proposal with marketing/leasing strategy and vision for maintenance plan.
– Taking new prospect through contract negotiation and execution, explaining terms and answering questions (works directly with our Director of Accounts on this step)
– Serves as the main point of contact for new contracts and assists new clients with on-boarding process (facilitating account set-up, acting as liaison among internal teams for next steps in listing the property and/or initial property inspection with property manager)
– Fostering existing client relationships, with the goal of client retention, by checking in with each client personally at a frequency appropriate to their business footprint and capacity for business expansion to identify areas of friction in the business relationship.

Requirements:
– Must be a natural “people-person” with extremely polished communication skills, especially over the phone.
– Has a proven track record of success in sales executive related position, ideally with direct experience in the real estate industry or similar business.
– If unlicensed, must complete successfully the PA real estate licensure process within the first 3 months of employment, as licensure is a requirement in discussing potential services with consumers. All applicable licensure fees are covered by JGRE.
– Strong preference toward real estate agent with prior experience researching comparable properties for rental market analysis.
– Must have at least some basic knowledge of the responsibilities of and services performed by a property management company.
– Must be detail-oriented and able to excel at managing multiple projects simultaneously
– Must consistently exercise independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
– Advanced knowledge of computers (Apple products) and Google apps (Business Suite – calendar, drive, gmail).
– Must have valid and clean driver’s license with experience and comfort with city driving, as traveling to properties for initial walk-throughs and meetings is consistently required.
– Must be willing to work outside of business hours as prospective client may need

Compensation & Benefits:
– Compensation structure of base salary + flat fee commission per new unit added under management. Seasoned salesperson should be able to make $50-60k per year fairly easily.
– 10 days of paid time off (PTO) plus 7 paid holidays.
– 401K, eligible after 6 months of employment with match
– 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

To apply, send an e-mail to hiring@jg-realestate.com with your resume, salary requirements and cover letter explaining why you believe you’re the right fit for this position. Resumes without additional cover letter and/or introductory e-mail will be ignored.


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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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