• Sales Associate

    Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/8/2019 1:38 PM)
    Job ID
    City Vista
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    If you’re upbeat, positive and have 3-5 years experience in an aggressive sales environment, then you’ll be on fire as our Sales Associate – who does much more than simply sell. This diverse role combines sales, customer service and marketing to lease apartment homes to interested prospects. You will lease incredible apartments in our brand new luxury community, The Ashley Gables Buckhead located in the heart of the Buckhead shopping and business district. You’ll also get to demonstrate your marketing prowess through web advertising and inquiries as well as keep tabs on competitors through telephone surveys and onsite visits. While many sales jobs require lots of paperwork, Gables proprietary online community management systems make lease paperwork and leasing reports an easy task. Service-minded individuals will thrive as our Sales Associate, as do those who enjoy selling a product that they can truly be proud of representing.



    • Lease apartments and sell property’s products and services to prospective residents. 
    • Respond to internet leads, answer prospect calls and conduct property tours following Gables sales guidelines
    • Work to optimize occupancy while maximizing effective leased rent
    • Utilize established sales and marketing strategies to increase property traffic, maintain closing ratios and work to achieve and exceed budgeted occupancy percentages
    • Maintain thorough product knowledge of the property and that of major competition
    • Accurately prepare and be thoroughly knowledgeable about all lease-related paperwork
    • Review guest cards to ensure entry into the community management system; follow-up entry into system and monitor traffic trends
    • Other tasks or duties as assigned by supervisor 


    Each job duty must be performed with the focus and accuracy it requires. The essential knowledge, skills and abilities you need are outlined below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job’s essential functions.



    • High school education or equivalent is required
    • Ability to fluently read and write English, accurately perform basic to intermediate mathematical functions

    Professional Experience

    • A minimum of 3-5 years sales experience required. Experience in a real estate related field preferred. 


    • Ability to work any of the seven days of the week, 52 weeks of the year. Our community staffing limitations make it critical for you to work your scheduled hours consistently as well as overtime if necessary when requested.


    • Valid driver's license and current automobile insurance is required; position requires own vehicle to fulfill all of job’s functions


    • Team oriented with ability to work independently on occasion
    • Superior sales skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Ability to accept and learn from constructive criticism
    • Well organized with ability to prioritize and multi-task

    Computer Skills

    • Intermediate computer knowledge
    • Expanded knowledge of Internet marketing
    • Intermediate knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Ability to learn and operate company software programs

    Learning and Development

    • Commit to ongoing professional development and career growth

    Career Apparel

    • Must wear career apparel based on defined company standards

    An Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V.

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