About Common

Common is a global residential manager making city living easier for renters through the thoughtful use of technology and design. Common delivers exceptional experiences for thousands of residents across coliving, microunits, and traditional apartments. Founded in 2015, they are the preferred choice for residents looking for stress-free city living from a trusted brand, and for real estate owners seeking reliable, above-market returns.

It’s an exciting time to be part of Common’s team. With over 18,000 units signed and under development and over $110 million in global venture capital investment, Common is expanding its reliable, renter-first property operations to 22 cities across the world. 

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About the Role

Common is looking for a highly entrepreneurial Leasing Manager with residential leasing and people management experience. As a trusted brand and apartment operator, Common is uniquely positioned to disrupt the residential leasing experience to make renters’ lives better and increase our buildings’ financial performance. In this role, you will be responsible for managing leasing efforts across all markets, building a rockstar team and ensuring that we perform toward our revenue budgets at our properties.

Responsibilities 

  • Hire, manage, train and develop a team of Leasing Specialists across various buildings
  • Ensure that team’s conversion targets are met on a monthly basis
  • Occasionally tour prospects through new homes or existing homes. 
  • Determine the sales strategy associated with filling a new home vs. existing homes.
  • Be an expert on all available products in a region - new homes and existing homes. You should be comfortable speaking about the differences between homes, and able to match/sell the right home to the right prospect.
  • Collaborate with other internal teams to identify any process gaps or necessary areas for improvement around the Sales funnel
  • Create pricing strategy for the homes in your market leveraging market analysis to determine ideal rent prices
  • Drive lease up and pre-leasing strategy throughout our all markets
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required from time to time and based on business needs
  • Collaborate with Strategic Sales to manage expiration schedules for the market to ensure minimal vacancy during low season 
  • Determine priority of vacant rooms, based on a number of competing objectives. 

Qualifications

  • You have 2+ years of people management experience
  • You have 4+ years of sales experience (real estate preferred but not required).
  • Demonstrated success and experience managing a growing team of Sales representatives
  • You will be able to demonstrate both a consultative and aggressive selling style if need be, and can tailor our value to respond to prospect’s specific pain points and challenges.
  • You are comfortable working in environments where you will be able to take initiative and carve out a path to success for yourself.
  • You have successfully led and implemented cross-functional, large scale projects
  • Your schedule is flexible and will be willing to work weekends and evenings if need be.
  • Ability to travel to support new home openings in other markets
  • Real Estate license is a plus, but not required

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
  • FSA + HSA options
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Company-paid STD/LTD
  • Paid parental leave
  • 401k plans

Additional benefits such as paid holidays, commuter transit benefits, 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.

Common is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.

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