Letting Negotiator job summary
A great job description starts with a compelling summary of the position and its role within your company. Your summary should provide an overview of your company and expectations for the position. Outline the types of activities and responsibilities required for the job so jobseekers can determine if they are qualified, or if the job is a good fit.
Example of a Letting Negotiator job summary
Our apartment community needs to fill an immediate opening for the position of Letting Negotiator. We operate a 500-unit property in an excellent location. As a Letting Negotiator, you will become the public face of our property and the key liaison between the management office and our current and prospective renters. We’re looking for a friendly, outgoing individual who has previous sales experience and can offer competent service to our tenants. You will work with several other Letting Negotiators on a rotating schedule and answer directly to the leasing coordinator. We offer excellent benefits, including reduced rent if you choose to live in the property.
Letting Negotiator responsibilities and duties
The responsibilities and duties section is the most important part of the job description. Here you should outline the functions this position will perform on a regular basis, how the job functions within the organization and who the employee reports to.
- Meet with prospective renters and take them on tours of the units that interest them
- Prepare and execute leases in accordance with our property standards and regulations
- Conduct credit checks and other background tasks to qualify potential renters
- Collect application fees, security depots and rent payments
- Coordinate property maintenance
- Inform residents of any changes to the rental agreement or upcoming problems with the property
- Follow up with prospective renters
- Establish rapport with tenants and provide personalised service
- Monitor use of community facilities, including laundry, post and fitness centres
Letting Negotiator qualifications and skills
Next, outline the required and preferred skills for your position. This may include education, previous job experience, certifications and technical skills. You may also include soft skills and personality traits that you envision for a successful employee. While it may be tempting to include a long list of skills and requirements, including too many could dissuade qualified candidates from applying. Keep your list of qualifications concise, but provide enough detail with relevant keywords and terms.
- GCSEs/A-levels required (HNC or above preferred)
- 3+ years’ experience in leasing, hospitality or administrative work
- Excellent problem solving and communication skills
- Ability to multitask during busy periods
- Strong knowledge of the property industry