Common is the nation’s leading residential brand offering convenience and community through coliving and traditional apartments. Our signature approach to end-to-end property management and technology offerings allows us to deliver unparalleled experiences across 27 buildings, 6 cities, and over 800 members. Common is the preferred choice for both residents looking for a stress-free and all-inclusive living environment, and for real estate owners seeking reliable, above-market returns. Launched in October 2015, we now operate homes in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Oakland, Seattle, and Washington, D.C. and receive over 3,000 new member applications per week. It’s an exciting time to be part of Common’s team. We challenge ourselves every day not just to think about ways to make city living better, but to activate on those ideas in meaningful ways. Our team is comprised of real estate professionals, designers, engineers, salespeople, marketers, client service representatives, and so much more. We work collaboratively, value self-startership, and embrace a “whatever it takes” mentality to ensure our work is done and done well. Common was founded by General Assembly co-founder Brad Hargreaves and has raised over $65MM in venture funding.
About the Role
Common is seeking a Business Operations Analyst to join Common Studio, our in house Design and Construction Team. We are looking for an enthusiastic and detail-oriented contributor with a desire to work in a fast paced startup environment. The position requires the candidate to perform a wide range of tasks from client communication to data analysis and research work. This is an opportunity for a go-getter and problem solver to join our world-class design studio and business during an exciting stage of growth. This role will have a meaningful impact on establishing our business, company processes, and the development of coliving as a new asset class. This role will report to the Director of Construction and Procurement.
Analyzing and graphically presenting business metrics and information for Common Studio, including sales, financial and resource metrics
Compiling professional presentations for executive reporting packages
Communicating and following up with clients on design sign offs, invoicing and other project management items
Regular reporting on project costs, milestone progress and financial projections including working with peers on project updates and projections
Managing and updating various data platforms including cross team collaboration on correct data collection procedures
Building and training others on scalable reporting processes
Learning and becoming an expert in new processes and software as required such as Harvest and Salesforce
Leading projects and workflow updates cross-functionally with peers
Embracing the startup mentality by contributing and taking on additional responsibilities as required
This role may require travel from time to time
1+ years in a professional environment
Expert in Excel or Google Sheets, proficient in G Suite. Experience with Asana and Salesforce a plus
Basic understanding of financial concepts
Detail-oriented and comfortable supporting ideas with both qualitative and analytical reasoning
Highly organized and able to multitask across a large number of projects with various deadlines
Positive and productive manner with clients
Continuous learner who enjoys researching, testing, and implementing best practices
Direct and proactive communicator and team player
Ability to work autonomously to identify and solve problems, while knowing when to seek help
What We Offer
Common truly values our employees and wants to do everything to ensure that our employees are not only happy and professionally fulfilled, but also that they have the opportunity to be healthy. Because of this, we are committed to providing a number of affordable and valuable health and wellness benefits for our employees such as paid vacation and sick time, medical, dental and vision insurance, Company paid life insurance, Company paid STD/LTD Insurance, FSA + HSA options, commuter transit benefits, generous paid parental leave (up to 16 weeks!) and a 401K. Additional benefits such as Company equity, paid holidays, weekly team lunches + weekly happy hours, a fully stocked kitchen, flexible working hours, job training + development opportunities + a great wellness program are also available. And as always, we are regularly evaluating our offerings to ensure employees needs are being met.
We are committed to affirmatively providing equal opportunity to all associates and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, legally protected physical or mental disability, military or veteran status or any other basis protected under applicable federal or state law.