We’re hiring… Who do you know?

August 13th, 2014

Career Opportunity….Who do you know?

The Carter Property Group is hiring….Who do you know?

We’re looking to add a talented Transaction Coordinator that fits this “Missing Persons Report”:

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The ideal candidate thrives on details and checklists, and enjoys implementing systems to bring transactions to their final conclusion. They have strong written and verbal communication skills with a talent for customer service, and are comfortable on the phone. This person is reliable, a life-long learner, understands urgency and makes sure things get taken care of when necessary.

This person takes a process-oriented approach to risks and unfamiliar situations. They are comfortable in a supporting leader role and prefer thoughtful, deliberate decision-making. They are very comfortable interacting with others and working inside of a team. They appreciate the details within the context of the “big picture.” They consider other perspectives and opinions before delivering decisions. They maintain high standards of quality and a high level of integrity.

No real estate experience is necessary, however, background in the following areas may be helpful: Real Estate, Legal, Title, or Mortgage.

Primary Objectives/Activities:

  • Oversee all transactions from contract through closing
  • Maintain high level of communication with clients, other agents, and service partners
  • Manage all listing files and prepare market analyses
  • Manage action plans to maintain a consistent high level of customer service

Skills Required:

  • Persistent, strong follow-up skills
  • Independent decision maker
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred, but not required)
  • Real Estate license (preferred, but not required)
  • Strong verbal and written business communication
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Pages, working with PDFs, Internet based tools and database management
  • Being familiar with web-based CRM systems is a plus.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology
  • Handle difficult situations to resolution
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Accountable to their actions
  • Strong work ethic
  • Actively listens and values honesty
  • Learning based by continual self-improvement
  • Positive attitude and energy
  • Value quality and excellence

For interested candidates, please follow these steps:

Write a cover letter and detail WHY you would be a good fit for this position, what your experience is, and what kind of compensation you expect. Include when you can start.

  • Include a copy of your resume
  • E-mail to ashley@ashleycarter.com, with the Subject Line of email – “Interested in Transaction Coordinator opportunity”

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