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Manager, Resort Rentals in Rehoboth Beach, DE at Long & Foster Property Management and Vacation Rentals

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

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Job Description


Under the direct supervision of the VP Resort Rentals, the resort rental manager is responsible for the direction, development, profit/loss, and business performance of Resort Rental Property Management Division. Regular, predictable and dependable attendance is essential to satisfactory performance of this job.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Manages career development of vacation rental team members including training, performance reviews, evaluations, employee development, and salary and merit recommendations. Manages and coordinates the day-to-day activities of all team members.
  2. Develops the short-term and long-term business performance objectives for the office in conjunction with the objectives of the VP of Resort Rentals.
  3. Leads the sales and marketing efforts to increase vacation rental listing inventory, optimize owner property inventory, and maximize profitability, in accordance with the changing needs of the marketplace.
  4. Works directly with current owners, recommending options to increase occupancy for their units. Reviewing owner statements. Developing new inventory: marketing, attending sales meetings, building relationships w/sales agents, working with sales agents clients.
  5. Develops and implements the annual marketing plan, vacation rental team training, brochures, and regular interviews of business stakeholder.
  6. Aggressively promotes vacation rentals through active community involvement, news releases, feature articles, promotional and cross-marketing activities.
  7. Insures the regular reporting of key business performance objectives to the VP of Resort Rentals and employees.
  8. Develops the annual budget, employee compensation and unit pricing programs for Vacation Rentals.
  9. Work with VP of Resort Rentals on all new technology and internet strategies to bring consistency and efficiency throughout the vacation rental division.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

College degree and equivalent combination of training and experience.  Must have an active Real Estate license. Previous experience in Vacation Rental Management or Hospitality Management is required.  Minimum of five (5) years of general personnel and project management and budgeting experience.  Real Estate sales management experience preferred.  Working knowledge of media, on-line advertising and promotional materials.  Proven organizational skills and the ability to build and lead a productive and efficient team.

This position may be modified to reasonably accommodate an incumbent with a disability.  As a supervisory/management position, this job requires the ability to effectively lead and manage employees. This job requires the ability to work with others in a team environment, the ability to accept direction from superiors, and the ability to follow Company policies and procedures.

Work Environment:

  • Extensive telephone usage.
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Extensive oral and written communication required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs and load and unload materials on to and off of vehicle.
  • Periodic local travel. Must be able to provide own transportation. Regular use of computer mouse requires repetitive hand and wrist motion.
  • Regular reaching, grasping, and carrying of objects.
  • Time off may be restricted during peak hours.