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Specialty Leasing Representative - Capital

Starwood Retail Partners
Olympia, WA Full-time
Posted on October 4, 2018
The Specialty Leasing Representative serves as fundamental role to the specialty leasing program. This position reports directly to the Regional Director of Specialty Leasing; works with and takes directions from the Specialty Leasing Manager and/or the General Manager. This position is based in Olympia, WA. Primary Responsibilities: - Responsible for driving revenue and maintaining common area standards. - Identify, qualify and secure retailers through cold-calling and occasional canvassing, as required. - Maintain and update prospect / deal activity log for the shopping center. - Monitor specialty retailers' activities and resolve problems in conjunction with the shopping center's Specialty Leasing Manager and/or General Manager. - Monitor, enforces to ensure visual merchandising requirements and standards, and agreement provisions are met. - Negotiate rents and terms with specialty retailers under the direction of Specialty Leasing Manager and/or General Manager in accordance with company guidelines. - Work directly with specialty leasing retailers from deal input, follow-through with deal approval, license agreement execution, collection of applicable deposits, insurance, and setup work orders and coordinate retailer move-in and move-out. - Collect and maintain specialty leasing retailers' and clients' certificate of insurance prior to expiration. - Serve as retailers' liaison between Shopping Center Management and specialty leasing retailers at the shopping center. - Perform high-level work such as organizing, scheduling, coordinating, researching, compiling, exchanging and analyzing information. - Participate as point person for assigned special projects and requests such as the monthly forecast report, budgeting, local / regional / national deal making. - Interact with corporate team members from various disciplines, mall management team member, other employees and customers to assist with information exchange, problem solving and requests. - Compose correspondences, memos and reports, and maintain up-to-date retailer files - both hard files at the shopping center and digital files. - Focus on accounts receivable specific to specialty leasing and partnership marketing collections and participating in monthly accounts receivable calls. - Collect and document sales information from Specialty Leasing retailers as stipulated in the License Agreement. - Prepares Lease Change Requests for billings and amendments, opening/closing documents, defaults and any other accounting document relating to specialty leasing and partnership marketing programs. - Other duties as assigned. Education: - A Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. - Minimum 1 year of specialty leasing experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: - Ability to work independently combined with a strong collaborative style of communication. - Must have some knowledge of commercial real estate including a broad understanding of finance, leasing and legal. - Ability to develop strategic solutions required. - Persuasion and conflict resolution skills required. - Ability to communicate with all levels within the organization and ability to work and learn independently and in a team situation. - Strong organizational and time management skills. - Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. - Ability to deal with multiple tasks effectively and establish priorities. - Strong attention to detail. - Excellent PC, Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook. - Prior experience with Salesforce is strongly recommended. - Willingness to relocate is preferred. Professional and Personal Characteristics: - Proven lease coordinator skills. - Demonstrated organizational skills. - Strong analytical and technical skills. - Results-oriented and high energy. - Highest level of personal integrity. - Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. - Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. - Passionate and committed to his or her own personal and professional development as well as that of his or her colleagues. - Creative and innovative approach to solving problems and resolving issues. To Apply: Candidates may apply by visiting http://www.starwoodretail.com/careers. No calls please.