Polinger is a high-class corporation with experience in residential and commercial real estate in Washington, DC, Maryland. Founded by the current president Arnold Polinger in 1947, the corporation is relentlessly committed to helping clients obtain their goals and meet the requirements of their properties. The privately held company has a portfolio containing over 5,000 apartments and 3 million square feet of commercial office, apartments, retail and mixed-use space. Each apartment containing a premier office space in great locations.
With more than 70 years of experience, the company specializes in Development/Acquisitions, Construction Services, along with Residential and Commercial Management. Polinger strives to constantly grow and succeed in all forms and areas of real estate. The company's mission is to make and improve the value of real estate assets, simultaneously offering the best environments and spaces to live and work. Polinger has revenue estimated to be $8.58 million.
Polinger Company is an established family-owned and operated full-service real estate organization that offers numerous opportunities in a wide range of disciplines and career paths. Our corporate culture is responsible for more than half of the corporate team being with the company for 10 years or longer. This type of longevity is unique but not surprising given the combination of outstanding working conditions, generous benefits and opportunities to grow and develop professionally and personally. The Leasing Consultant, under the direction of the Property Manager, is responsible for managing the sales process, from start to finish; presenting our apartments and community in a compelling way, overcoming objections, building relationships and creating excitement. A successful Leasing Consultant must demonstrate strong sales, customer service, organizational, multi-tasking and communication skills. Responsibilities Greeting prospective residents and providing them with property tours. Receiving telephone inquiries pleasantly and professionally; scheduling appointments whenever possible. Processing lease applications and qualifying residents based on approved lease criteria Achieving leasing goals to reach or exceed budgeted occupancy for the property. Daily management of 100% of leads from Maxleases or property specific lead management software. Conducting follow-up with prospective and current residents. Maintaining current knowledge of surrounding community for the benefit of prospective and current residents. Maintaining current knowledge of competitor's properties Participation in and preparation for promotional events. Performing outreach marketing as needed Assisting in maintenance of the Market Survey Supporting Property Manager with general office maintenance by answering phones and performing other administrative tasks, including but not limited to maintaining complete resident files, general office files, and ordering office supplies as directed. Qualifications 1-2 years of apartment leasing, sales, and customer service are preferred, or a four (4) year Bachelor's Degree in a related field. The ability to multi-task and maintain a professional appearance is a must. Computer proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Social Media sites including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. Proficient knowledge of Fair Housing requirements Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with the residents and customers in a professional manner. Must be a motivated self-starter with the ability to work well in a team setting. Ability to read and interpret documents & ability to write reports. Strong sales skills. Flexibility of work schedule. Position requires 2-3 weekends per month with time off during the week. Ability to walk and climb stairs. Personal Competencies Integrity/Honesty Organization and planning Calm under pressure Ability to excel in a fast paced and high-pressure atmosphere Proactivity/takes initiative Listening skills Excellent written and verbal skills Technical/Functional Competencies Sales Marketing Microsoft Suite Proficiency Internet/Social Media College Degree, a plus Come join a winning team. Excellent salary and benefits Thorough Background investigations will be conducted prior to hire. Polinger Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.