CommonBond Communities

Marketing and Leasing Specialist

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Saint Paul, MN
Jun 03, 2022
Jul 03, 2022
CommonBond Communities
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Home is the foundation for everything in life. Since 1971, our model has been about supporting residents in finding stability and achieving their goals. It’s why we’re more than housing—we combine quality affordable homes with our on-site Advantage Services—because we believe that with the right support and opportunities, all people can thrive. Today, over 13,000 people—families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities and other barriers—call a CommonBond community “home.”  Our core values are Respect, Integrity, Partnership, Innovation, and Excellence. We live these values and look for people who embody them to represent our organization in the community. If this sounds like you, please consider joining our team.  

Why CommonBond Communities?:

  • Work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee referral program
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Employee recognition and rewards program
  • A respectful and growth-oriented workplace
  • A chance to make a difference in the community!
  • Ongoing training and professional development

CommonBond Communities invites qualified applicants to apply for multiple Marketing and Leasing Specialist positions based at our Central Office in St. Paul, MN. The Property Management Marketing/Leasing Specialist carries out the marketing and leasing efforts for property lease-ups and supports staff in achieving the highest level of occupancy throughout the existing portfolio of properties. This role travels to properties (we reimburse for mileage) in and around the Twin Cities metro area.

Marketing and lease-up for new properties

  • Understand housing compliance program rules and CommonBond policy as pertains to informing prospective residents about our housing communities
  • Schedule and attend PM pre-leasing and leasing meetings
  • Work with the property leasing team to create and execute property-specific marketing plans
  • Update housing referral agencies
  • Develop community contacts to maximize the general awareness of our housing opportunities
  • Coordinate and attend leasing events and intake meetings
  • Follow up with all prospect leads
  • Schedule appointments to show available units and conduct professional unit showings
  • Answer prospects’ questions throughout the leasing and application process and assist applicants by explaining how to complete housing application paperwork
  • Submit completed housing application and paperwork for approval
  • Communicate with applicants following written approval that they are eligible to move in
  • Document leasing and marketing efforts
  • Track effective advertising sources


Support the existing CB portfolio of properties in achieving their highest level of occupancy

  • Draft and maintain property print and electronic advertising
  • Assist in building and updating property-specific websites
  • Respond in a timely way to phone and email housing inquiries
  • Support Corporate Compliance Specialists in staff training as requested
  • Shop comparable housing communities in the marketplace
  • Support PM department and Compliance as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned or apparent


  • Minimum 3 years experience in marketing, leasing, property management, real estate, public relations, advertising, sales, or other applicable professional experience--affordable housing experience desired.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and listening skills
  • Outstanding customer service, responsiveness, and follow through
  • Proficient with PC applications, including Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and Outlook
  • Proficient in Yardi or other Affordable Housing software
  • Understand Fair Housing and promote equal housing opportunity



  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to type data into a computer
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds



  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Ability to work on weekends as needed
  • Willing and able to travel extensively between sites

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