Real Estate Operations Manager Posted Oct 01
Pro R.E.A. Staffing , Chicago, IL
Our client, The Sohail Real Estate Group is a successful real estate team in Chicago. This busy, driven and successful team of agents provide white-glove customer service to their clients and the communities that they serve. Their Lead Agent, Sohail Salahuddin, is dedicated to delivering effective and powerful marketing solutions to sell homes for top dollar. His creative approach, combined with cutting edge technology, results in the ultimate positive outcome for his clients.

We are looking for an experienced Real Estate Operations Manager to oversee the day-to-day flow of the business for a busy real estate team. We are looking for a DRIVER; someone who takes ownership of their role. This is a diverse, fast-paced, and extremely independent position. T he ideal person wants to play an integral role in managing a growing real estate business. Your responsibilities will play an important role in clearing away tasks necessary for the business to run so your lead agent can focus on generating new business and closing sales.

We are looking for a career Operations Manager with prior experience in a similar role. Applicants seeking a position as a stepping-stone into sales-this is not the job for you.

Ideal Candidate:

You have 3+ years of experience managing a Real Estate office or team, or you have provided Executive-level administrative support to a Realtor . An Illinois Real Estate license is preferred but not required (you will be expected to obtain the license shortly after hire). You are skilled at drafting and managing contracts and overseeing the transaction process. You are the difference maker and excel at managing up and taking charge.

As an Operations Manager , you have exceptional organizational and project management skills. You are able to juggle multiple projects efficiently all while staying focused and keeping a smile on your face. You are systematic and have the ability to assess, prioritize and act quickly. You are resilient in business and know that " tough times never last, but tough people do." You are able to work under limited supervision, taking the initiative when necessary. You will take on your job duties with a sense of ownership, confidentiality, commitment, honesty, loyalty, and integrity.

Areas of Focus:

Create Structure . You will play an essential part in continuing to build the business. You will develop, improve and create systems, checklists, and procedures to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the office. You will be in charge of all database management ( WiseAgent ).

Manage Deal Flow . You will prepare your Agent for listing appointments, manage listings, follow-up on transactions and oversee the Contract to Close process. You will OWN the listings by providing a concierge-level of customer service and serve as the main point of contact for clients, keeping a close eye on the listing and tracking its progress. You will free up the Lead Agent from dealing with the day-to-day management of his listings.

Lead . In this role, you will lead your team to leverage them to a higher level of productivity. You will hold your team to a high level of accountability and delegate tasks accordingly. You will oversee all staff members and associate sales agents.

Accountability . You will step in and help whenever and wherever necessary. The importance of your role in the accountability process cannot be overstated. This is a key requirement of this position. You will hold all team members accountable for production and results and therefore you must be capable of holding yourself accountable as well.

Key Software Proficiency

CRM programs (WiseAgent)



MS Office

The Details:

Salary: Base salary of $50k - $60k

Benefits : Paid vacation

Hours : Full-time, 40+ hrs / week M-F, some flexibility on the weekends required

Location : Chicago, IL (Bucktown)

Because of the large number of applications we receive, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank you for understanding. This is a full-time, direct-hire placement with our client. If you would like more information about Pro R.E.A. Staffing and our other open positions, please visit .

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Employment Type: Permanent

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