One of the nation's preeminent private retail real estate companies is seeking a VP of Leasing to join our Atlanta office. This is a unique opportunity that allows this individual to manage a team of leasing representatives while also being a dealmaker. As a direct report of the SVP of Leasing, the VP of Leasing will work with Senior Management to establish performance goals and strategic leasing initiatives.
Objectives and Responsibilities of the Vice President of Leasing:
Leasing Strategy:The VP of Leasing plays a strategic role in building innovative leasing strategies that are focused on executing property level business plans while consistently cultivating relationships with new and existing retailers on a local, regional, and national basis. The VP of leasing will lead by example in implementing an aggressive prospecting strategy which will include new and innovative ways to get in front of today's retailers.
The VP of leasing reviews existing leasing strategies and weighs them against results in order to identify areas of improvement and subsequently relays this information to senior management for consideration and approval. In this capacity, the VP of Leasing creates comprehensive and compelling strategic proposals that challenge the status-quo and articulates them to senior management for consideration.
Managing and Team Development: The VP of Leasing is a player coach, and therefore portfolio performance is not only predicated on the performance of the VP of Leasing, but also the performance of the direct reports to the VP of Leasing. The VP of Leasing will be responsible for goal setting with the respective leasing reps that report to him/her. The VP of Leasing will work to inspire, grow and develop the leasing representatives. The VP of Leasing will work with Senior Management on creating, maintaining and fostering a culture that is engaging, enjoyable, and inspirational. The VP of leasing will constantly be recruiting and building a bench of talent inspired to work.
Analytics: The VP of leasing will have a foundational understanding of capital markets, lease structures, construction, and an ability to problem solve through the economics of lease transactions. The VP of leasing will be able to create merchandising plans that meet the business plans of our properties. The VP of leasing will be able to analyze trends, and adapt in order to meet property level needs.
Industry Participation: The VP of Leasing also has a duty to represent the business beyond the leasing department. The VP of leasing participates in tradeshows, sales workshops, seminars, and events on behalf of the business. This is for the purpose of collecting qualified leads and pertinent leasing information as well as keeping up with market trends in order to ensure that the business does not lag behind other players. The VP of leasing is an ambassador of the organization.
This is also for the purpose of establishing the business as a thought leader in the market, gaining the respect and trust of consumers and competitors alike. At this capacity, the VP of Leasing will serve on industry boards and committees when appropriate and maintain membership in local, national, and international industry organizations.
Collaboration: The VP of Leasing also plays a collaborative role, partnering with other departments to ensure that everyone is on the same page on each project. The VP of leasing in this collaborative role will quarterback the transactions in its portfolio, from cold call to store opening, to ensure that the deal gets done efficiently and open as soon as possible to get to rent commencement.
Other Duties: The VP of leasing also performs other duties as are necessary in the execution of business plans such as reporting, company events, and other functions.
Additional Salary Information: Great Benefits and Bonus
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