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National Development is one of Boston’s leading real estate operators and developers. Since 1983, National Development has developed over 28 million square feet in over 45 communities throughout the region. In addition, the firm manages over nine million square feet of commercial and residential property. National Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including medical, flexible spending, disability and life insurance, and a 401(K) Retirement Plan. Unless otherwise noted, please forward resume to HR@natdev.com or fax to 617-663-6038.

Leasing Managers — Peninsula Apartments, Boston; The Orchards Apartments, Marlborough

The Opportunity:
National Development is looking for Leasing Managers for Peninsula Apartments and The Orchards Apartments. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for people, apartment living, and creating a sense of community among residents and team members. As the leader of our leasing team, you will instill a sense of National Development pride in everyone that you interact with.

As a Leasing Manager, your primary responsibilities include:
Managing all leasing efforts, strategy, and lead generation
Managing all on-site marketing including the maintenance of social media, outreach campaigns, and other marketing initiatives, working with the internal marketing team as needed
Corresponding with prospective residents – establishing a good rapport, setting up appointments, touring the community, and taking them through the leasing and move-in process, all while showcasing exemplary customer service and sales skills
Administrative tasks such as lease generation, resident file preparation and maintenance, and resident correspondence
Preparing weekly leasing reports and monthly commission reports
Setting weekly leasing goal for each member of the leasing team and tracking their performance
Participate in the planning and execution of resident events
Cultivating and maintaining strong, loyal relationships with residents, offering a first-class resident experience and helping to maintain a strong sense of community

You Create Value by:
Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any community-related issues, and strive to create extraordinary experience
Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed leasing goals, reduce turnover, maintain a positive reputation (both online and anecdotally), and proudly represent National Development’s professionalism and values
Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”

What You Bring to Us:
3+ years experience in the property management field
Experience with industry software (YARDI)
Familiarity with social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Experience with a Revenue Management software platform (YieldStar preferred)
Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

Leasing Consultants — E3 Apartments, Allston; Avenu Apartments, Natick

The Opportunity:
National Development is looking for full-time Leasing Consultants at E3 Apartments in Allston and Avenu Apartments in Natick (new 62+ active adult community). The ideal candidate will bring a passion for people, apartment living, and creating a sense of community among residents and team members. As a member of our leasing team, you will instill a sense of National Development pride in everyone that you interact with.

As a Leasing Consultant, your primary responsibilities include:
Corresponding with prospective residents – establishing a good rapport, setting up appointments, touring the community, and taking them through the leasing and move-in process, all while showcasing exemplary customer service and sales skills
Administrative tasks such as lease generation, resident file preparation and maintenance, and resident correspondence
Preparing weekly leasing reports
Participate in the planning and execution of resident events
Maintaining social media presence, working with the internal marketing team to create and post content
Cultivating and maintaining strong, loyal relationships with residents, offering a first-class resident experience and helping to maintain a strong sense of community

You Create Value by:
Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any community-related issues, and strive to create extraordinary experiences
Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed leasing goals, reduce turnover, maintain a positive reputation (both online and anecdotally), and proudly represent National Development’s professionalism and values
Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”

What You Bring to Us:
Experience in the property management, hospitality or retail industries
Experience with industry software (YARDI)
Familiarity with social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Experience with a Revenue Management software platform (YieldStar preferred)
Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

Building Engineer — Wayland, Sudbury, Westwood and Dedham

The Opportunity:
National Development is looking for a full-time commercial Building Engineer reporting directly to a Chief Engineer to assist our property management team on a portfolio of Office, Industrial and Retail properties. The ideal candidate must be skilled in all areas of general maintenance and must be able to perform physical maintenance operations of the property.

 As a Building Engineer, your primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist Chief Engineer in the performance of all maintenance duties for the assigned portfolio. Conduct general site, building and mechanical room inspections to insure cleanliness, safety and environmental compliance of all systems and ensure all is maintained in a professional matter.
Assist with the preventative maintenance programs. This shall include check-off lists, machinery history, safety inspection and test records.
Assist the Chief Engineer with managing responsibilities for work performance of all building vendors including the scheduling, directing and planning the job performance for vendors and service contractors.
Keep the Chief Building Engineer and Property Manager advised of all matters incidental to the operational status, major overhauls and casualties to all systems.
Reliably handle emergency situations.

You Create Value by:
Being dedicated to our Tenants and Owners – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any building-related issues, and strive to create an extraordinary experience.
Being dedicated to ND – proactively manage issues, maintain a positive attitude and proudly represent ND’s professionalism and values.
Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”.

What You Bring to Us:
Client service oriented attitude.
Skilled in all areas of maintenance. Experience in commercial property management is preferred.
Self-motivated, independent individual desired.
Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are mandatory.

Maintenance Technician — The Orchards Apartments, Marlborough

The Opportunity:
National Development is looking for a full-time Maintenance Technician at The Orchards Apartments, in Marlborough, MA. The ideal candidate must be skilled in all areas of general maintenance and must be able to perform physical maintenance operations of the property.

As a Maintenance Technician, your primary responsibilities include:
Reliably handle emergency situations. Excellent communication and organizational skills are mandatory
Maintain the interior and exterior physical condition of the assigned property in a professional manner
Assist Maintenance Manager in the performance of all maintenance duties
Regularly care for buildings and grounds as needed

You Create Value by:
Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any maintenance-related issues, perform work orders in a timely manner, and maintain the property to National Development’s high standards
Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed expectations
Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”

What You Bring to Us:
Experience in property management
Skilled in all areas of maintenance
Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal