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There’s a reason why National Development was named a “Best Place to Work” by Boston Business Journal. Our employees love it here. And what makes us so special? We create an environment where everyone can grow and thrive. We go the extra mile for our partners, clients and each other. We lean into the challenge. Above all, we keep our core values at the forefront of everything we do — open communication, entrepreneurial spirit, diversity, commitment to giving back, building sustainable communities, and integrity in all interpersonal and business interactions. If you share that same passion and commitment, then we’d love to get to know you. National Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.


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    Boston, MA

    Floating Leasing Consultant

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is looking for a full-time Leasing Consultant for our residential portfolio. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for people, apartment living, and creating a sense of community among residents and team members. As a member of our leasing team, you will instill a sense of National Development pride in everyone that they interact with. This position will require some travel from site to site and could require one or multiple days at any of our communities in the greater Boston area.
    As a Leasing Consultant, your primary responsibilities include:

    • Corresponding with prospective residents – establishing a good rapport, setting up appointments, touring the community, and taking them through the leasing and move-in process, all while showcasing exemplary customer service and sales skills
    • Administrative tasks such as lease generation, resident file preparation and maintenance, and resident correspondence
    • Preparing weekly leasing reports
    • Participate in the planning and execution of resident events
    • Maintaining social media presence, working with the internal marketing team to create and post content
    • Cultivating and maintaining strong, loyal relationships with residents, offering a first-class resident experience and helping to maintain a strong sense of community

    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedication to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any community-related issues, and strive to create extraordinary experience
    • Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed leasing goals, reduce turnover, maintain a positive reputation (both online and anecdotally), and proudly represent National Development’s professionalism and values
    • Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”

    What You Bring to Us:

    • Experience in the property management, hospitality or retail industries
    • Experience with industry software (YARDI)
    • Familiarity with social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
    • Experience with a Revenue Management software platform (YieldStar preferred)
    • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

    What We Bring You:
    National Development offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

    • Comprehensive and affordable health plans
    • Life insurance
    • Employee wellness incentives
    • Company-matched 401K

     

    We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personallyand professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters and health and wellness.

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

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    Boston, MA

    Leasing Consultant at Ink Block Apartments

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is looking for a full-time Leasing Consultant at Ink Block Apartments in Boston, MA. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for people and apartment living, and an enthusiastic desire to create a sense of community among residents and team members. As a member of our leasing team, you will instill a sense of National Development pride in everyone you interact with.

    National Development Communities is a collection of thirteen luxury apartment communities located in downtown and Metro Boston. From suburban settings to downtown towers, we take a thoughtful approach to creating places to live. We have developed and manage some of the leading housing destinations in the area, delivering a high standard of apartment living to our residents. National Development Communities is known for sought-after locations, quality construction, engaging programs and activities, first-rate amenities, and our residential management team’s personal touch.

    As a Leasing Consultant, your primary responsibilities include:

    • Corresponding with prospective residents – establishing a good rapport, setting up appointments, touring the community, and taking them through the leasing and move-in process, all while showcasing exemplary customer service and sales skills.
    • Administrative tasks such as lease generation, resident file preparation and maintenance, and resident correspondence.
    • Preparing weekly leasing reports.
    • Participating in planning and execution of resident events.
    • Maintaining social media presence, working with the internal marketing team to create and post content.
    • Cultivating and maintaining strong loyal relationships with residents, offering a first-class resident experience and helping to maintain a strong sense of community.

    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolving any community-related issues, and striving to create an extraordinary experience.
    • Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed leasing goals, reducing turnover, maintaining a positive reputation (both online and anecdotally), and proudly representing National Development’s professionalism and values.
    • Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade.”

    What You Bring to Us:

    • Experience in the property management, hospitality or retail industries.
    • Experience with industry software (YARDI).
    • Familiarity with social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
    • Experience with a Revenue Management software platform (YieldStar preferred).
    • Willingness to jump in and learn new tasks and systems.
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.

    What We Bring You:

    At National Development, we value the health and happiness of our team members and offer a wide range of insurance programs and benefits that support you and your family in cultivating a happy and healthy lifestyle. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters, health and wellness, and future planning:

    • Comprehensive and Affordable Health, Dental and Vision Plans
    • Medical and Dependent Care Flex Spending Plans
    • Life Insurance and LTD
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Employee Wellness Incentives
    • Company-matched 401K
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Paid Time-off

     

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    Medford, MA

    Maintenance Technician at Station Landing

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is looking for a full-time Maintenance Technician at Station Landing, our luxury apartment and mix use community located in Medford, MA. The ideal candidate must be skilled in all areas of general maintenance and must be able to perform physical maintenance operations of the property.

     

    As a Maintenance Technician, your primary responsibilities include:

    • Reliably handle emergency situations. Excellent communication and organizational skills are mandatory
    • Maintain the interior and exterior physical condition of the assigned property in a professional manner
    • Assist Maintenance Manager in the performance of all maintenance duties
    • Regularly care for buildings and grounds as needed

     

    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any maintenance-related issues, perform work orders in a timely manner, and maintain the property to National Development’s high standards
    • Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed expectations,
    • Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”

     

    What You Bring to Us:

    • Experience in property management
    • Skilled in all areas of maintenance
    • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

     

    What We Bring You:

    National Development offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

    • Comprehensive and affordable health plans
    • Life insurance
    • Employee wellness incentives
    • Company-matched 401K

     

    We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personally and professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters and health and wellness.

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Apply Now

    Allston, MA

    Maintenance Technician at the E3 / Green District Apartments

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is looking for a full-time Maintenance Technician at the E3 / Green District Apartments, our apartment community located in Allston, MA. The ideal candidate must be skilled in all areas of general maintenance and must be able to perform physical maintenance operations of the property.  

     

    As a Maintenance Technician, your primary responsibilities include:

    • Perform work orders in a timely manner and communicate the status of the work order to residents and the management office
    • Reliably handle emergency situations. Routine on-call is required
    • Take initiative to maintain the interior and exterior physical condition of the property in a professional manner
    • Assist Maintenance Manager in the performance of all maintenance duties

     

    You Create Value by:

     

    • Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations and going above and beyond to resolve any maintenance-related issues
    • Being dedicated to National Development – always taking initiative and striving to exceed expectations
    • Being a team player – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “above or below your pay grade”

     

    What You Bring to Us:

    • Experience in property management (preferably residential)
    • Skilled in all areas of maintenance and mechanical aptitude to make required repairs
    • Good working knowledge of power and hand tools
    • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
    • Communication skills, both written and verbal English

     

    What We Bring You:

    National Development offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

    • Comprehensive and affordable health plans
    • Life insurance
    • Employee wellness incentives
    • Company-matched 401K

    We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personally and professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters and health and wellness.

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Apply Now

    Watertown, MA

    Maintenance Technician at the Watertown Mall

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is looking for a full-time Maintenance Technician for the Watertown Mall, located in Watertown, MA. The ideal candidate must be skilled in all areas of general maintenance and must be able to perform the physical maintenance operations of the property.

    As a Maintenance Technician, your primary responsibilities include:

    • Regularly care for buildings and grounds as needed. Conduct general site, building and mechanical room inspections to insure cleanliness and safety compliance of all systems and ensure all is maintained in a professional matter.
    • Assist with the management of preventative maintenance programs. This shall include managing check-off lists, machinery history, safety inspection and test records.
    • Assist with management of all maintenance-related vendors.
    • Reliably handle emergency situations. Excellent communication and organizational skills are mandatory.
    • Keep the Management Team advised of all matters incidental to the operational status of all systems.

     

    Our Expectations:

    • Being dedicated to our Tenants – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any maintenance-related issues, perform work orders in a timely manner, and maintain the property to National Development’s high standards.
    • Being dedicated to National Development – proactively manage issues, maintain a positive attitude and proudly represent ND’s professionalism and values.
    • Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”.

     

    What You Bring to Us:

    • Experience in property management.
    • Skilled in all areas of maintenance.
    • Ability to effectively utilize e-mail to maintain flow of communication with colleagues.
    • Self-motivated, independent individual desired.
    • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

     

    What We Bring to You:

    At National Development, we value the health and happiness of our team members and offer a wide range of insurance programs and benefits that support you and your family in cultivating a happy and healthy lifestyle.  Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters, health and wellness, and future planning:

    • Comprehensive and Affordable Health Plans
    • Life insurance and LTD
    • Employee Wellness Incentives
    • Company-matched 401k

     

    About Us:

    National Development (www.natdev.com) is one of Boston’s leading real estate operating companies. The firm develops, operates and invests in all major property types, including office, industrial, hospitality, retail, and housing, as well as healthcare-related properties (senior housing, medical office, research lab).

     

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Apply Now

    Boston, MA

    Assistant Property Manager at Peninsula Apartments

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    The Opportunity:

    National Development is looking for a full-time Assistant Property Manager for Peninsula Apartments. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for people, apartment living, and creating a sense of community among residents and team members.

     As an Assistant Property Manager, Your Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Administrative tasks such as processing invoices, depositing rent checks, processing move-in and move-out accounting, and managing delinquency recovery
    • Corresponding with prospective residents – establishing a good rapport, setting up appointments, touring the community, and guiding them through the leasing and move-in process, all while showcasing exemplary customer service and sales skills
    • Preparing weekly and monthly leasing reports
    • Initiate and execute the lease renewal process from offer to acceptance and prepare weekly renewal status update reports
    • Participate in the planning and execution of resident events
    • Conduct daily, weekly, quarterly property inspections to ensure a high level of maintenance, regularly interfacing with internal staff and vendors to maintain the same.
    • Responsible for knowing the status of vacant units and inspection of all preleased apartments
    • Develops and maintains knowledge of the property, community and competitors
    • Stay on the cutting edge of market conditions, trends and product knowledge in the community and competitive communities; ensure same knowledge in leasing staff
    • Assist with the developing and implementing marketing strategies for the properties social media sites.
    • Cultivating and maintaining strong, loyal relationships with residents, offering a first-class resident experience and helping to maintain a strong sense of community
    • Assists with monitoring resident satisfaction in person, through follow-up calls and emails. Also, while analyzing resident satisfaction surveys and online reviews to ensure a positive living experience.
    • Play a role in achieving community financial goals with assisting in the development, preparation and administration of the community’s capital and operating budgets
    • Demonstrate the ability to resolve resident complaints and direct pertinent issues and matters to the community manager
    • Take over the Property Manager’s responsibilities when Property Manager is not available
    • Working weekends when prospective residents are out looking for their new home.

    You Create Value by:

    • Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any community-related issues, and strive to create extraordinary experience
    • Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed leasing goals, maximize NOI, reduce turnover, maintain a positive reputation (both online and anecdotally), and proudly represent National Development’s professionalism and values
    • Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”

    What You Bring to Us:

    • 3+ years experience in the property management, hospitality or retail industries
    • Experience with industry software (YARDI)
    • Administrative and accounting skills
    • Experience with a Revenue Management software platform (YieldStar preferred)
    • Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
    • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

    What We Bring You:

    National Development offers a wide range of insurance options, programs and benefits that let you and your family be healthy and plan for the future. Including:

    • Comprehensive and affordable health plans
    • Life insurance
    • Employee wellness incentives
    • Company-matched 401K

    We want our team members to be happy and healthy, both personally and professionally. Our benefits take into consideration everything from career development to family matters and health and wellness.

    National Development is proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    Apply Now