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Foundation Communities Leasing Consultant-Southwest Trails in Austin, Texas

Company Overview

Foundation Communities (FC) is a local, homegrown nonprofit. Founded in 1990, we provide affordable, attractive homes and free on-site support services for thousands of families, veterans, seniors, and individuals with disabilities. We offer an innovative, proven model that empowers our residents and neighbors to achieve educational success, financial stability, and healthier lifestyles. We own and operate 24 communities all over Austin and in North Texas.

Job Summary

Acts as the primary sales representative for the community of Southwest Trails.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Presents a professional friendly office atmosphere while greeting prospective and current residents.

  • Work generated leads in order to lease apartments and fulfill leasing and move-in goals

  • Conducts tours of the community and specific apartments with prospective residents.

  • Maintains a consistent level of sales closings as determined by Supervisor.

  • Completes guest cards, sends thank-you notes, and follows up on every qualified prospect.

  • Qualifies prospects according to Foundation Communities Criteria

  • Monitors local market trends and conditions, and updates property comparables once a month.

  • Completes all new & renewal lease paperwork, collects initial deposits, fees and rental payments.

  • Inspects models and vacant units daily to ensure readiness.

  • Completes daily, weekly and monthly reports as required.

  • Assists in keeping grounds clean, and reports community maintenance needs.

  • Monitors office supplies and reports needs.

  • May perform Assistant Community Manager duties as needed.

  • May be involved in marketing promotions.

  • May monitor and make changes to community web-site.

  • Performs other tasks assigned by manager.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Works on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations. Normally receives no instruction on routine work, general instructions on new assignments.

  • One year of practical experience in sales or customer relations is preferred.

  • Must speak and write English to effectively communicate with on-site staff, residents and prospective residents.

  • Fair housing training preferred.

  • Organizational and filing skills required.

  • Onesite software experience preferred.

  • The Leasing Consultant should possess knowledge of the specific programs relative to the property. This will include the gathering and verification of all documentation necessary to meet program compliance.

Benefits and Perks

  • Foundation Communities provides an excellent benefits package including employer paid health benefits, 401(k) investment opportunity, Employee Assistance Program, paid vacation, holiday, and sick time.

    Foundation Communities is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation & gender identity.