Local Leasing Representative

GK Development is seeking a Local Leasing Representative for our Westland Mall Location in IA who is high energy, with a burning desire to make a real difference in people's lives and a commitment to anticipate and exceed the expectations of our tenants.
This diverse role combines sales, customer service and marketing to lease space in a fashionable retail shopping mall and build excellent relationships with current and potential tenants. The ideal candidate will be proactive in anticipating and exceeding expectations in all areas of the Local Leasing Representative.
Key Responsibilities
Sell property's space and opportunity to potential tenants
Maintain thorough product knowledge of the property, sister properties and competitors
Assist manager in developing and implementing effective marketing strategies to increase property traffic and internet leads
Convert phone calls to tours, property tours to leases and internet leads to tours and/or leases
Prospect new clients through cold calling and canvasing within a 100 mile radius of the shopping mall
Develop and maintain first class customer service relationships with current short term specialty leasing clients
Accurately prepare and be thoroughly knowledgeable with all lease-related paperwork, from the application process through move out
Track rent and sales leasing numbers
Collection activities needed with current tenants
Required Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
Strong professionalism, communication and "people skills"
Superior sales skills
Well organized with ability to prioritize and multi-task
Must possess attention to detail
Team oriented with ability to work independently on occasion
Computer skills, Microsoft word, and knowledge of Internet, Email and Social Media as it pertains to marketing of community
Ability to negotiate and close the deal
Preferred Qualifications:
B.A. in Business
Prior leasing or commercial real estate sales
Other Information:
Employee must maintain reliable transportation daily, valid driver's license, and valid vehicle insurance

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