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OPPORTUNITIES AWAIT

Rockwell Partners is a growing real estate company with a successful track record and as innovative and nimble as a start-up. We always seek new ways to “do” real estate, and strive to build teams with energetic, savvy people.

To learn more contact:
Erin Metcalf
P 312.460.3308
emetcalf@rockwellpartners.com

Open Positions:

Marketing Creative Manager (Chicago)

We seek a hands-on Marketing Creative Manager to handle on-going marketing efforts and update/maintain the company brand as well as other ad hoc marketing/design projects. This position is full-time but we would consider part-time for the ideal candidate.

Your Prior Experience:

  • 3 - 5 years’ experience in marketing
  • Print and digital design experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field
  • Real estate industry experience will put you at the top of the list
  • Space-planning background, a nice-to-have

Core Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the company brand identity and messaging. Ensure consistent application of and quality control for brand standards, both internally and externally.
  • Provide direction and strategy for all marketing/advertising campaigns.
  • Assess existing marketing efforts and develop new marketing initiatives.
  • Communicate marketing and design objectives to the partners and other team members.
  • Design and develop marketing collateral such as signage, brochures posters, and ads.
  • Design and develop digital content for website, email, social media and other online campaigns.
  • Develop communication tools such as Powerpoint presentations.
  • Collaborate with outside marketing and design vendors/consultants, as needed.
  • Stay abreast of competition and real estate/marketing trends and ensure external communications comply with fair housing and other applicable laws.
  • Participate in space-planning and design, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in the Adobe Create Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Strong graphic and digital design skills with a keen design sensibility
  • Uber-savvy with social media
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Works well under deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Passion for discovering and employing new marketing techniques

Please apply with your resume, salary requirement and online portfolio (if any).

To apply, contact Erin Metcalf: emetcalf@rockwellpartners.com

Regional Manager (W and NW suburbs)

We seek a Regional Manager to oversee four (4) multifamily complexes, with a total of more than 1,400 units, in the western and northwestern suburbs. The Regional Manager will report directly to the company’s partners.  The Regional Manager is responsible for enhancing the value of properties, while supporting the property managers at each property toward that goal.  We seek a high performer, who can be a leader of a high performing team.  The ideal candidate has a proven track record of managing a diverse portfolio of properties with a hands-on approach.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Identify the overall makeup: strengths, weaknesses and needs of each property in the portfolio.
  • Help determine, implement and follow up on any corrective action plans for deficiencies found at properties.
  • Responsible for review and approval of all property purchasing with complete adherence to the expense budget.
  • Provide oversight for vendor/contractor communications concerning scheduling, billing, vendor relations and certificates of insurance.
  • Mentor, coach, supervise and train site staff.
  • Work with property managers and maintenance supervisors to ensure timely preparation of rent ready apartments in order to maintain high occupancy.
  • Ultimately responsible for property risk management, safety standards and employee and resident liability.
  • Responsible for all escalated complaints from residents.
  • Understand financial goals, operate assets in owners’ best interest.
  • Review and supervise managers in preparation of the annual budgets in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure proper response and handling of all community emergencies through training with staff, residents, buildings, etc. within company guidelines to minimize liabilities.
  • Keep current with industry concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Effectively convey ideas, images and goals to team members.
  • Review and periodically inspect property with Property Managers.
  • Ensure compliance with all company, local, state and federal safety rules.
  • Comply with applicable local ordinances and regulations.
  • Introduce and recommend policies, procedures, and programs that will assure well- managed, well-maintained properties.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in multifamily property management (2 years overseeing a portfolio of properties and property managers) and an associate’s degree are required
  • Preference given to candidates with experience in the Chicagoland and/or Suburban marketplace
  • The candidate must have a proven track record of personnel coaching and mentoring, and a solid work history in planning and accomplishing goals
  • Able to work full-time
  • Have use of a car and willing to drive to various properties on regular basis
  • Computer-savvy; easily learn new software. Microsoft Office suite and property management software
  • Experience in writing and working with budgets
  • Strong leadership and strategic thinking skills
  • Strong people-manager
  • Customer-service driven
  • Self-starter who sticks with projects to ensure execution
  • Enjoy keeping many balls in the air within a high-paced, high-demand environment
  • Professional and calm when talking to team members and tenants
  • Exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills
  • CPM credentials are a plus
  • Bonus points if "Let me Google that" is your response to new challenges

Please submit resume along with salary requirements.

To apply, contact Erin Metcalf: emetcalf@rockwellpartners.com

Building Engineer (W and NW suburbs)

We are seeking an experienced, full-time Building Engineer to oversee all aspects of maintenance at a 700-unit multifamily complex in Glendale Heights, IL.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the maintenance and repairs of apartment units as well as common areas and exterior grounds, including preventative maintenance, cleaning, lock changes, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC, interior/exterior painting, drywall installation/repair, masonry/cement work, and cleaning and landscaping.
  • Take after-hours maintenance calls and decide appropriate actions, which may include responding to a call yourself when necessary.
  • Always strive to improve the overall quality of the property and tenant experience.
  • Work closely with the property management team to timely address work orders as well as apartment turn-overs.
  • Supervise a team of maintenance technicians, independent contractors and 3rd party vendors.
  • Foster a positive work environment.

Qualifications:

  • Able to work full-time, 5 days per week between Mondays and Saturdays.
  • Able to take after-hours calls.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in property maintenance and 2 years’ experience as a maintenance supervisor.
  • Plumbing, boiler and electrical knowledge a plus.
  • Have use of a car and willing to drive occasionally for work.
  • Must be comfortable using computers, smartphones and internet.
  • Self-starter who sticks with projects to ensure execution.
  • Enjoy keeping many balls in the air within a high-paced, high-demand environment.
  • Professional and calm when talking to team members and tenants.
  • Very organized.

Please submit resume along with salary requirements.

To apply, contact Erin Metcalf: emetcalf@rockwellpartners.com