Staff Opportunities with @properties


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Established in 2000, @properties is the largest independent real estate brokerage firm in the state of Illinois and one of the top 25 residential brokers in the U.S. As a locally-owned, independent company, we offer local homebuyers and sellers the highest level of service for their real estate needs through our award-winning sales and marketing programs, industry-leading technology, and experienced, innovative brokers.

We have built a unique culture based on professionalism, integrity, teamwork, community and fun. We are always looking for talented individuals who subscribe to these ideals to fuel our company's growth and success.


@properties and its principals have received numerous honors.
  • Inc. Magazine "Inc. 500/5000" list of the fastest growing private companies in America (5 consecutive years)
  • Crain's Chicago Business "Fast 50" list of the fastest growing companies in Chicago, (2 consecutive years)
  • Crain's Chicago Business "Largest Privately Held Companies" list
  • Crain's Chicago Business "40 Under 40" list of top young executives
  • RealTrends 500 list of the largest brokerage firms in America (#35)
  • Inman News 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders
  • Chicago Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame
  • Lincoln Park Builders Club Impact Award
  • Chicago Association of REALTORS® Golden Eagle Award

5 Position(s) Available:


Summary:

This role requires travel between St. Joseph and New Buffalo.

Hours: Monday - Friday 9-5 EST

 

Duties:

  • Welcomes on-site visitors, determines nature of business, and announces visitors to appropriate personnel
  • Answers incoming telephone calls, determines purpose of callers, and forwards calls to appropriate personnel or department
  • Answers questions about organization and provides callers with address, directions, and other information as necessary
  • Update and maintain MLS
  • Create listing entry for all properties listed for sale, send communication to sellers, and link to syndicated sites
  • Work on specific projects assigned weekly, monthly and quarterly.
  • Create recruiting packets, listing/buyer packets, and update form drawers
  • Create and maintain schedules
  • Supports Agents by answering questions and providing training relating to technology and communicating office procedure information. Provides information about MLS, rentals and tenant screening, marketing, IT and directing agents to appropriate department when needed
  • Receives, sorts, and routes mail, maintains and routes publications while communicating with the messenger service, coordinate inter-office deliveries
  • Maintains fax machines, assists users, sends faxes, and retrieves and routes incoming faxes
  • Performs other clerical duties as needed, maintaining files, photocopying, scanning and collating
  • Conducts credit, criminal and eviction check on prospective tenants
  • Order office and kitchen supplies
  • Performs daily cleaning duties throughout office, including kitchen and bathrooms. Restocking supplies throughout office and taking weekly inventory
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • To perform this 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 the essential functions:
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Database software.

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Summary:

@properties is looking for a reliable person to join our team as a sign installer for our residential real estate signs. The sign installer is responsible for placing, installing, and removing signs for our agents following a predetermined route.  This is a temporary position with the possibility of going full-time.  

This position requires driving in the city of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, with a primary start and end location at 821 N. Lessing, Chicago.

 

Duties:

  • Must drive to the storage unit in Northbrook to collect panels, riders, posts, zip ties, & any accessories needed for sign installation.
  • Follows a preset route using Route4Me.
  • Notifies supervisor of any issues encountered.
  • Attention to detail – follow installation instructions, collect appropriate amount of signs from storage unit.
  • Log hours, mileage, and save receipts.
  • Schedule is Tuesday for 8 hours and then as needed for back up
  • $16 hour plus $0.58 a mile mileage reimbursement.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Requires moderate to heavy lifting.
  • Must be able to drive in the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs.
  • Must use own vehicle - van, SUV or truck required

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Summary:

The Commissions Payout team is responsible for accurately managing purchase and lease transaction processing from the time a pending deal is signed until the deal closes and commissions are paid out. The team also provides support to agents and office personnel.

The primary focus of this role is processing commissions by utilizing percentages and ratios.  If you are a "math enthusiast" this role is for you!

Duties:

  • Key point of contact for real estate agents for any questions or issues related to pending and closed transactions
  • Review and approve all necessary paperwork for each sale/rental transaction, provide feedback to agents regarding missing or incomplete documentation
  • Respond to all agent requests in a timely fashion
  • Ensure all relevant legal requirements are met for each transaction, including auditing files for executed contracts, all required disclosures, compliance with License Law, etc.
  • Accurately calculate the commissions due to the company and the portion of the commission to be paid to the company’s agents; ensure the correct commission is collected prior to processing agent commission payments
  • Provide agents or other members of the management team with reports on agent production and income as requested
  • Assist in the formulation and implementation of policies & procedures
  • Other duties as assigned
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Microsoft Office proficiency and Real Estate knowledge are a plus.

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Summary:

The Software Engineer will be a hands-on role with our rapidly growing company.  Our environment is entrepreneurial and fast-paced, and as such, we ask our engineers to participate in many different roles and tasks.

Duties:

  • Develop new features and products to enhance efficiency and client satisfaction for our client’s customers
  • Optimize existing products for speed, reliability, and scalability
  • Document architecture, decision-making, processes, and code during development, not afterwards
  • Understanding of security standards and requirements during the development process
  • Gather requirements from business stakeholders and iterate quickly in a fast-paced startup-like environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering
  • 3+ years of relevant application development experience
  • Demonstrated software architecture and distributed systems experience
  • Proficient with Java, PHP, or Python
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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Summary:

The Marketing Coordinator will act as "traffic controller" in the marketing department.  The main responsibilities of the Marketing Coordinator are to monitor, respond and resolve agent/client inquiries, recommend solutions and guide product users through features and functionalities of our tools and services.  A priority will be providing excellent customer service and identifying projects to assign to specific teams within the marketing department and company-wide.  The MC will assist in coordinating projects for existing marketing programs and provide ideas for the development of new marketing initiatives in a manner consistent with the @properties brand and aligned with company goals.

 

Duties:

  • Respond to agent/client queries in a timely and accurate way via phone or email; identify project needs and assign to appropriate team/member
  • New employee announcement and promotions flyers
  • Coordinate agent programs including monthly mailer, magnet and holiday card sign-ups
  • Manage and source promo items with marketing/events specialist
  • Maintain and manage Client Appreciation Program; budget tracking, backend management (proofing excel lists/cards, coordinating with fulfilment center), returned mail, creation of card and flyer, marketing emails/program promotion, coordinate with office managers for direct to office gifts and samples.
  • Pull Broker Metrics data monthly for market flyer updates
  • Assist on Every Door Direct Marketing route selection, set up agent account sign-up and paperwork to printer. Distribute postcard samples to agents. Handle agent communication.
  • Order staff lunches and monthly birthday treats
  • Assist department in record keeping, clerical/administrative duties, and report generation as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing or communications or 2-3 years qualifying experience
  • Excellent copywriting, editing, and proofing skills
  • Proven project execution; completes projects on time and budget
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Outstanding analytical and PC skills
  • Passion for agent-centric service and organizational support
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and develop alternative solutions
  • Experience in Real estate marketing, office support, print production experience, mailing and/or fulfillment house management a plus
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Adobe Creative Suite a plus

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