The Acquisition Originator reporting to Director of Assets is responsible for independently growing Lakeshores pipeline of potential deals and supporting our future growth via acquisitions. Excellent opportunity for an ambitious, entrepreneurial individual to earn significant commission-based income.
Manage and complete outreach campaigns (phone, mail, online) direct to property owners
Establish new brokerage relationships and manage existing
Travel to target markets and properties
Meet owners face-to-face and build relationships
Target markets are defined work lists (provided) and track owners, contact info, interest in selling, etc.
Confer with analysts for target pricing to present meaningful offers
Obtain critical data for initial underwriting (rents, occupancy, etc.)
Provide ongoing support through executed PSA
Maintain a detailed log of activities and summarize in reports to senior staff
Other ad hoc duties
Real Estate Agent-Broker, Business Development-New Accounts, Property Management
NO Security Clearance
5+ years relevant experience
Bachelors or Associates degree
Ability to travel up to 25%
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Values-first mindset; always keep professional and ethical composure
Comfort cold calling and interfacing with all types (from corporate to mom-and-pop)
Ability to travel and to work well independently
FLSA CLASS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Director of Asset
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
JOB CATEGORY: Portfolio
POSITION CLASS: Admin
POSITION CODE: ACQORI
Treats everyone with respect, compassion and kindness Builds internal respect and loyalty with customers. Demonstrates concern for customers. Effectively responds to customer needs. This includes responding timely to requests, listening to others, and seeking to understand others when there are differences of opinion, finding ways to build on each others ideas. Acts with empathy and focus, while able to resolve problems.
Demonstrate integrity, transparency and doing things the right way Makes lemonade out of lemons. This includes following policies, demonstrating financial responsibility with Lakeshore assets, complying with state and federal law, and practicing safety. Conforms to the highest professional standard. Turns challenges into wins.
Collaboration and team work Involve key stakeholders in decision making. This includes developing and maintaining positive work relationships. Enhances the level of mutual cooperation. Actively participates in team-oriented objectives and activities. Focuses on team success, over individual.
Solves problems and is transparent about outcomes Champions new initiatives beyond the scope of the department. Seeks to improve in all aspects of work performance. Creates an environment of continuous improvement and innovation. Encourages people to maintain high standards of quality and thoroughness.
Serves our employees and residents to improve their lives This includes maintaining the property that creates curb appeal, a welcoming community environment, supports individual and family activities, creates a sense of neighborhood. At work, continually challenges self to grow and develop to be the best you can be at work.
While performing the duties of this job; the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; Continually required to sit; Occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds.
COMPENSATION: $100,000/Yr. (Potential $150k with ACQ)
LOCATION: Home Office (Skokie, IL)
Lakeshore Management embraces Diversity and Inclusion, and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or protected veteran status. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including pre-employment drug screening. Lakeshore is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search
Lakeshore Management is a private operator of mobile home communities throughout the United States, managing and operating both all ages and 55+ communities. Our mission is to provide excellent customer service and satisfaction to our residents through empowered team members who operate our communities effectively, efficiently, and ethically. Lakeshore is a dynamic, fast-growing company that has been in business since 1998 and has seen 65% growth in the past 10 years in 9 states.
At Lakeshore we hold our customers, employees, and communities in the highest regard. We strive to incorporate both the needs of our company and the needs of our ever-changing world into our entrepreneurial environment. Lakeshore embraces Diversity and Inclusion, and is an equal opportunity employer.