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Leasing Lead [KE]

Leasing Lead

Full-time | Regular

Reports to Property Manager

Compensation: Hourly, DOE + Some potential for commissions + Benefits


Blanton Turner is looking for a full time leasing agent to lead the lease-up and day-to-day customer service needs of Keelson, a brand new 7 story (106 unit) building in the heart of Ballard. Responsibilities include leasing, resident relations, assisting the property manager and administrative tasks...and having fun! If you are an enthusiastic, professional and authentic self-starter who can be flexible and organized, we want to talk to you!

Brief Description

  • The Leasing Lead is the first point of contact with our potential and current residents and is responsible for ensuring interactions are positive and authentic.
  • The Leasing Lead excels at customer service, project management, and sales with a go get ‘em attitude.
  • The Leasing Lead enjoys closing deals and are driven by winning.


  • Reports to Property Manager.
  • Interacts with property staff and representatives in a professional manner.
  • Interacts with residents and tenants with the highest level of customer service and positive, will-do attitude.
  • Works well with a wide diversity of people, honestly, ethically with integrity and a sense of humor.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Previous lease-up experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Computer literate; proficient with productivity software including MS Office and Google Docs.
  • Culturally aware and able to work with diverse groups of people and interests.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Experience working with the public in a retail or sales environment.


Marketing and Leasing

  • Responsible for projecting a positive image and experience to prospective residents and the public in the course of leasing and conducting tours of properties.
  • Assist with marketing efforts including providing implementation, sales data lead tracking, customer surveys, resident retention follow up.
  • Meeting leasing goals and tracking results.
  • Ability and interest in promoting the properties’ social media channels.
  • Assist in implementation of a lease renewal strategy.

Maintaining the Physical Asset

  • Identify issues preemptively and prepare for preventative maintenance.
  • Respond quickly and appropriately to emergencies.
  • Work in conjunction with Maintenance Manager to diagnose and solve issues.
  • Conduct periodic property walks to ensure the property appears in proper condition for property tours.

Resident Relations

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with residents and community.  
  • Comply with all Fair Housing Laws and Landlord Tenant Laws.
  • Maintain professionalism in all interactions with staff, residents, tenants and vendors.
  • Identify and clarify needs of a resident, tenant or co-worker and respond to these needs quickly.
  • Maintain regular communication with residents, coordinate resident events and conduct resident satisfaction surveys.


  • Manage and maintain both physical and digital resident, vendor and project files.
  • Communicate effectively with residents, Blanton Turner employees, managers and vendors (verbally and in writing).

About Blanton Turner

Blanton Turner is a Seattle-based property management firm providing multi-family and student housing developers and owners with real estate solutions for a new economy. We're a proven team that has been working together for years. We think like owners, run properties like the multi-million dollar businesses they are, apply insight gained through our extensive background in development, and enjoy having a little fun while we're at it.

Our approach to property management relies on our basis in relationships and perspective of property management as running a multi-million dollar business. Our dynamic management style starts with the people. For every property, we focus on finding the right person with a personality that complements the character of the building. Most of our managers are college graduates, and most also hold advanced credentials from IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management), including Certified Property Manager (CPM), Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) and Accredited Commercial Manager (ACOM) accreditations.

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