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LEASING CONSULTANT (Rocky Meadows, Billings, MT)Learn More About Rocky MeadowsM - F - 8:00AM to 5:00PMCompetitive PTO9 Paid Holidays20% Rent Discount for IRET rentsVolunteer Time Off each QuarterMedical/Dental Benefits - 1st of Month after 60 days401k match up to 5% - After 6 monthsCome join our growing team of Leasing Consultants!If you want a rewarding career in a fast-paced, high-energy environment with ongoing customer interactions, join our growing company and you will be rewarded for your efforts and commitment to excellence! As the Leasing Consultant you would be responsible for handling all aspects of leasing apartment units in accordance with Company and Fair Housing guidelines.About IRET: IRET was founded in Minot, North Dakota, in 1970. You can find our corporate offices located in Minneapolis, Minnesota and in Minot North Dakota, along with onsite operations in eight states. From Denver, CO to Minneapolis, MN to Topeka, KS, our company continues to grow throughout the Midwest, proudly providing apartment homes to thousands of residents, extending our vision to be the premier provider of apartment homes in vibrant communities by focusing on integrity and serving others. IRET is built around our employees. Our Mission and Vision unites our employees as one team.SummaryResponsible for the rental of apartment units to ensure maximum occupancy at all times and high renewal rates by performing the following duties personally.ExpectationsFollows already established procedures. Complies with all internal leasing policies, Fair Housing requirements and all other applicable laws and regulations. Generally given substantial guidance, but expected to be self-directed once trained. Able to follow instructions, prioritize duties and comply with deadlines.Essential Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.Operational:* Evaluates and has expertise in competitor's offerings and pricing by conducting regular surveys and visits.* Prepares the office and tour path for business.* Prospect generation through creation of advertising on line, business outreach, and other various grass roots campaigns.* Provides service to new applicants to help get approval, coordinates leasing documents for move in and performs move in orientation for each new resident.* Provides excellent service to existing residents for their housing needs.* Focuses on resident retention and renewing leases.* Helps to address and resolve issues.* Assists with package handling.* Coordinates communication with residents.* Interact professionally with other employees, customers, vendors, and suppliers.* Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.* Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other team member and stakeholders.* Delivers high level resident satisfaction while maintaining Fair Housing Practices.* Encouraged/Expected to participate in industry appropriate networking groups. Encouraged/Expected to participate in service projects, and to establish and maintain contacts within the community to promote IRET.Financial:* May assist with administrative duties such as processing accounts receivable and payables.* Maintains accurate records in software and files.Responsible for 40% marketing & sales, 40% customer service, 20% business adminSupervisory ResponsibilitiesThis role has no supervisory responsibilities.Equipment IssuedStandard computer package issued. If expected to carry a mobile phone, eligible for a monthly reimbursement according to company policy.Travel RequiredSome local travel may be required.Education & Experience* Required: High School Diploma, or equivalent.* Preferred: Background in sales is preferred.Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities* Language Skills - Ability to read and interpret documents such as lease documents, safety rules, instructions, and procedural manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.* Mathematical Skills - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.* Reasoning Ability - Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.* Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should be computer literate and have knowledge of Property Management software; MRI preferred; working knowledge of Outlook, Word, and Excel. Ability to use computer in professional manner is required.Physical RequirementsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with arms and hands. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.