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

8 Position(s) Available:


Summary:

Operates multiline telephone system to answer incoming calls and directs callers, greets customers and visitors and directs to appropriate personnel and supports office staff by performing the following duties.

 Travel between Hinsdale, Western Springs, Downers Grove and LaGrange is required.

* Weekend Required, Days off include 2 consecutive days off during the week

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
  • Takes and delivers messages or transfers calls to voice mail when appropriate personnel are unavailable
  • Answers questions about organization and provides callers with address, directions, and other information as necessary.
  • Update and maintain MLS
  • Create listing entry, upload disclosures, link property to syndicated sites.
  • Create recruiting packets, listing/buyer packets, and update form drawers
  • Create and maintain monthly floor calendar
  • Supports Agents by new phone set up, answering questions 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, and collating
  • Conducts credit, criminal and eviction check on prospective buyers
  • Order office and kitchen supplies
  • Performs daily cleaning duties, restocking supplies throughout office
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Weekend Required, Days off include 2 consecutive days off during the week

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Summary:

The MLS Coordinator is responsible for input, review, upkeep and integrity of listing data into the Multiple Listing Service (MLS); the maintaining of internal digital files and file system; back-end system input and updating; agent communication, facilitation and expectation management.  Hours for this position will be three days per week, 9am to 5:30pm and both Saturday and Sunday, 9am to 4pm.

Duties:

  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proactive problem identifying and solving skills, need anticipation
  • A keen understanding of new technologies
  • Exemplary customer service

Qualifications:

  • Experience in real estate is preferred but not required. Emphasis for this role is on attention to detail, speed and accuracy in data input, superior communication skills and the ability to pick up new technology quickly. Having a good sense humor doesn’t hurt, either.

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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.  

Must have own vehicle - will be reimbursed at $0.58 per mile.  Primary start and end location is 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 Tues- Saturday. Hours are typically 6/day but will fluctuate depending on volume and seasonality.

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.

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Summary:

We are hiring a Product Owner to join our Product Development team. This individual in this role will be in the unique position to help scale technology products to new users and organizations as the company rapidly expands. The team is looking for someone with a proven track record of leading technology scale initiatives, building new products to grow business operations, and understanding transaction management workflows. This position is located at the company's headquarters in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood.

Duties:

  • Contribute to the overall strategic direction of the product, including product roadmaps, and recommend new ideas for products and features
  • Build relationships with clients and stakeholders; evolve the product to meet their needs
  • Work with individuals across the company during all aspects of the product development process, from ideation through release
  • Understand business processes and translate those workflows into optimized technology specifications for engineering teams
  • Serve as the Product Owner for an Agile development team, providing guidance as needed during the development process
  • Prioritize and maintain the product backlog, including defects and feature requests
  • Regularly communicate product changes to internal and external customers; explain issues from both a technical and business point of view
  • Work directly with customers to gather requirements and understand their needs
  • Facilitate discussions and design sessions with internal resources
  • Participate as an active member of a development team
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Effective technology literacy skills including familiarity with SQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Bachelor's degree in business or computer science
  • 4+ years of experience in product management; software experience preferred
  • Experience building custom, proprietary tools including transaction management workflows
  • Experience leading technology scale initiatives and building new products to grow business operations
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong team player; desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Enjoys working with developers and designers to understand technology requirements
  • Enjoys working with a small, dedicated team to build new technologies for end users
  • Enthusiasm to manage a broad spectrum of responsibilities from strategic planning to requirements definition and user acceptance testing
  • Solid understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Excellent process-driven mindset, organizational and analytical skills
  • A genuine enthusiasm for building quality software
  • Has Agile Scrum delivery experience in a Product Owner role
  • Strong multi-tasking abilities and attention to detail to produce high quality of work
  • Understands and can create tangible clarity around abstract ideas
  • 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:

Operates multiline telephone system to answer incoming calls and directs callers, greets customers and visitors and directs to appropriate personnel and supports office staff by performing the following duties.

Monday - Friday, 9am - 5:30pm

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:

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 IT Support Technician is a client facing position which provides on-site and remote level 1 and 2 support for all the internal company workstation and infrastructure systems for users across all the Ansley Atlanta offices.  The position will also provide similar remote support for other companies in the greater organization (@properties and Proper Title in Chicagoland).

Duties:

  • Resolve issues with company computer hardware, software, printers, network, phones, and email
  • Deploy and optimize PC management using InTune and Jamf
  • Perform all IT work for new office buildouts (deployment of network, voice, computers, printers, etc)
  • Perform on/off-boarding activities such as account management and computer setup
  • Monitor and resolve both routine and complex incidents and requests in ticketing system
  • Brainstorm with team members to resolve more complex problems and escalate difficult issues in a timely fashion
  • Recommend and execute process and documentation improvements
  • Workstations: Dell with Windows 7/10 and Apple iMac/MacBook with macOS
  • Workstation management: InTune & Jamf
  • Servers: Windows on AWS EC2 and VMware
  • Networking: Mostly Meraki
  • Printers: Mostly Canon and HP
  • Productivity: Office 365
  • Storage: AWS S3, Synology and QNAP NAS
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must have personal transportation
  • Some travel to the Chicagoland area may be required
  • Current computer technician experience required
  • Experience working with a help desk ticketing system
  • Experience with Office 365, Active Directory, Printing & Networking/Wireless
  • Scripting experience (PowerShell, Python, or similar) preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Mac in a corporate environment preferred, but not required
  • Experience with troubleshooting hardware and software problems
  • Certifications from CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco, or ITIL preferred, but not required
  • Real Estate experience preferred, but not required
  • 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.

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Summary:

@properties is hiring a Financial Analyst to support our South East region and expansion through acquisitions and new lines of business.  The analyst will work directly with senior leaders across multiple divisions, while also working in partnership with the Corporate Finance & Accounting team.  @properties is the leader in residential real estate in the Chicagoland area with more than 200 employees and 3,000 real estate brokers.  This position is located at the company's headquarters in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood.

 

Duties:

  • Review monthly and quarterly financial statements; perform detailed financial analysis on the income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flows
  • Support the annual budgeting process, create department budgets and drive accountability by working with department managers to understand expense drivers
  • Generate weekly and monthly projections for cash needs and expected profitability
  • Research variances from budget or prior year results to identify key drivers causing significant change in revenues and expenses
  • Develop and publish reports through GP Dynamics Management Reporter, various ERP systems (LoneWolf, SoftPro) and using SQL queries to access internal company data
  • Automate reporting and ensure stakeholders receive reports on a consistent basis
  • Calculate monthly and quarterly sales compensation
  • Perform audits as needed to ensure accuracy of accounting records and data integrity
  • Assess ROI and assist the senior leadership team with capital allocation decisions
  • Analyze company expenses and identify opportunities to drive cost savings through process improvements, purchasing rationalization and supplier negotiations
  • Document processes and procedures in relation to reporting or ongoing projects
  • Prioritize and plan work projects as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer
  • Maximize productivity and use time efficiently to meet all deadlines through proficient use of appropriate software applications
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics required
  • 3-5 years of experience in a related position
  • Expertise in financial reporting, budgeting and internal controls is critical
  • Excellent data skills are essential – must be able to find, validate, understand and summarize large data sets, primarily using Excel
  • Clear, concise communicator who excels at summarizing complex data and themes for executives to easily understand
  • Strong computer skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with financial reporting systems; GP Dynamics experience preferred
  • Curious and excited to learn and dig into challenging problems
  • High energy, collaborative, approachable work style; eager to thrive in an environment where positive relationships are a pillar of the company culture
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees and management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work well in a deadline-driven, fast-paced, team environment
  • Hands-on, self-motivation, sense of urgency and good judgment in resolving issues
  • Excellent planning and organization skills required
  • Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, strong analytical skills required
  • Experience in a high growth company with multiple subsidiaries is a plus
  • Knowledge of the real estate, title and/or mortgage industries is a plus
  • 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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