Wood Residential Services
  • 07-Sep-2017 to 07-Oct-2017 (EST)
  • Evolution in Laurel
  • Laurel, MD, USA
  • Full Time


Residential Property, has an opening for a highly experienced Residential Leasing Specialist for one of its large, beautiful apartment communities in the Laurel area.


As a Leasing Specialist, you start your day by reviewing the contact leads supplied to you and following up with individuals you have previously met. While this is a sales role, most of your leads come from Wood Residential Service's call center, walk-ins, phone calls or responses to your advertising. Combining the best of inside sales and outside sales, your role is to build a professional relationship with prospective residents, matching their needs to Wood Residential Service's properties. Additionally, as a sales and leasing specialist, you will:

Showing apartments and answering prospective residents' questions about pricing

Market the property efficiently and effectively to ensure a high level of traffic and implement aggressive sales techniques to ensure a high (over 33%) closing ratio

Prepare and organize resident documentation, including lease agreements

Verify applications and follow up on applications including resident screening

Consistent follow up on prospects and leads

Coordinate with the marketing team to place online ads and ensure signage is correctly positioned

Maintain prospect records using proprietary online tools

Walk vacant units to ensure property and unit upkeep and readiness for leasing

Oversee the move in process

Ensure curb appeal and upkeep of property, amenity and resident areas

Ensure a high level of customer service, retention and satisfaction by helping to resolve ongoing resident issues


Our Leasing Specialists share common passions - confidence, creativity and organization. Combining confidence and creativity, our leasing consultants reach out to attract new residents, determine their needs, address those needs and then close the sale. Your organizational skills enable you to juggle multiple prospects, existing residents, walk-ins and follow ups all in stride within the course of your day. While we look forward to teaching you about property management and leasing units, we need you to bring your confidence, creativity and organizational skills to Wood Residential Services along with:

Excellent communication skills demonstrating verbal and written expression, active listening and ability to maintain interpersonal relationships

Ability to identify strengths & weaknesses of alternative sales approaches

Prioritization & organization of time and customers

Experience operating computer systems, specifically Microsoft Office Suite and property management systems, Yardi.

Willingness to work non-traditional hours including early evenings, weekends and holidays

Renovation experience is preferred

Successful Leasing Specialists have come from retail, customer service, hospitality, finance and real estate.


It's a great place to work! This commpany offers financial incentives based upon performance. In addition, we provide a salary and benefits package which includes a 401k, dental insurance, medical insurance, disability benefits, prescription drug coverage, confidential employee assistance programs, life insurance, paid sick time, paid company holidays, job training programs, and paid vacations.

Wood Residential Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Wood Residential Services
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