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Are you motivated by a team environment, passionate about serving others, and driven by our market’s success? Then Lee & Associates Charleston is the place for you! We invite you to join one of Charleston’s most experienced team of commercial real estate professionals.

Lee & Associates Charleston is looking for experienced commercial real estate sales agents to join our growing brokerage team in Charleston, SC. We have been serving the Charleston commercial real estate industry since 1999 providing outstanding service to our clients. The right fit for this position is a highly-motivated and success-driven professional with an entrepreneurial mindset, a high degree of self-discipline, and a proven track record. This individual thrives in a dynamic, commission-based business environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Earn new business through in-person contacts, cold calling, networking events, canvassing, and follow-up; give presentations to those who influence decisions and decision-makers and schedule face-to-face contact with prospective candidates requiring real estate needs
  • Assist in the development of agency leasing plans which consider current market conditions, occupancy levels, capital budgets, and disposition strategies based upon client objectives
  • Direct the development of integrated asset management and leasing plans. Includes operating and capital projections, and leasing assumptions to estimate annual NOI and cash flow
  • Respond to broker inquiries, conduct tours of property with prospective tenants, negotiate proposals and lease terms which conform to established leasing plan criteria (and prepare accurate analysis for determination of variance), negotiate leases, renewals, expansions, recasts and terminations on owner’s behalf
  • Coordinate and direct the efforts of all third-party vendors who provide marketing support services to the client including advertising and marketing firms, architects, and public relations firms
  • Produce and review all leasing activity reports for accuracy, revise and update as necessary
  • Maintain regular formal and informal communications with ownership, including scheduling and coordinating regular status meetings
  • Document all relevant processes, procedures and reports for leasing and management personnel, ownership and tenants (if necessary

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of two years commercial real estate sales and verifiable track record required
  • Must possess a South Carolina Real Estate License or be willing to obtain license within 30 days if from out of state
  • College degree required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Practical analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Possess positive attitude with a high sense of integrity
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Ability to work independently and produce quality work with little to no direction
  • Able to function as part of a team with a collaborative spirit
  • Possess a professional demeanor with strong communication, listening, and follow-up skills
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Ability to cultivate long-term client relationships
  • Ability to effectively present information in front of others
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Why Choose Lee & Associates?

  • Most competitive splits in the market
  • Secure, established, profitable company
  • Largest privately owned commercial real estate company in the United States
  • Partner opportunity for ownership and ability to invest in new Lee & Associates offices
  • Relaxed environment which sets us apart from our corporate competitors
  • Reputation for integrity and employing top commercial real estate agents in the marketplace
  • We use the full power of our organization to meet our clients’ needs
  • Market knowledge, data analysis, and current comps
  • Work/life balance and commitment to a fun and efficient environment
  • National CoStar provided to all agents

For consideration, please send your resume to Wade Allen at wallen@lee-associates.com.  

Job Description

  • Manage the listing process by creating listing files, ordering and maintaining property signs, and coordinating the print and Internet marketing of listings by communicating directly with the Property Marketing Coordinator.
  • Manage the listing proposal process by gathering information, performing any relative research and communicating directly with the Director of Marketing.
  • Manage the maintenance of agent’s listings. Effective management of the agent’s listing pipeline is best done through daily communication and regular weekly meetings.
  • Internally track and monitor all property listings to ensure accurate dissemination of information, timely renewals, and marketing updates.
  • Create commission invoices as requested by the agents and submit for payment.
  • Lead one specialty meeting with agents monthly.
  • Prepare miscellaneous contracts including listing, purchase, and buyer/tenant representative agreements, letters of intent, broker opinions of value, and addendums.
  • Coordinate agent/client meetings, showings, and tours
  • Manage agent’s calendar, contacts, and professional social media accounts as directed
  • Assist with the day to day duties of the office including but not limited to serving as the secondary back-up for answering the main telephone line and maintaining company listing files.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree with proven 1-2 years of work history preferred
  • Experience in commercial real estate and/or marketing preferred
  • Commercial real estate education and license (provisional and above) preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Publisher, Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Knowledge of Buildout, Publisher, Constant Contact, Prezi, Salesforce, Apto, and Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign a plus
  • Knowledge of proper e-mail and phone etiquette
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to collaborate with teammates in a positive and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and produce quality work with little to no direction
  • Possess a professional demeanor with strong communication and listening skills
  • Possess time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize assigned tasks
  • Possess strong situational awareness skills
  • Possess administrative and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates proactive thinking, actions and initiative
  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic
  • Desire to learn about the Charleston, SC commercial real estate market

Please send your resume, list of 3 references, and salary requirement to Lizzie Cook at lcook@lee-associates.com. 

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