Progress Residential

  • Team Lead Customer Onboarding & Retention

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/4/2019 6:10 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    Customer Service/Support
  • Overview

    Progress Residential® is one of the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 30,000 homes in fifteen of the country’s fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership.  Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the 100,000 residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology.


    Over the past three years our portfolio has doubled in size and we have added new executive leadership, including the recent appointment of Charles “Chaz” Mueller to Chief Executive Officer.  We see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth.  


    Progress Residential has a national footprint with our executive office located in Dallas, Texas, our corporate office in Scottsdale, Arizona and regional offices in Atlanta, Charlotte, Dallas, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Las Vegas, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, Orlando, Phoenix, Raleigh, Sarasota, and Tampa. 


    The Customer Onboarding & Retention - Team Lead is a member of the Property Operations team and works closely with the Manager and Director of Customer Onboarding and Retention to supervise the team responsible for day to day property management functions related to new applicant screening, lease administration, and customer renewals and retention.


    Essential Functions:

    • Supervises team responsible for facilitating administrative property management functions, including but not limited to, processing applications for new residents in a timely and accurate manor, processing credit and criminal checks, completing all data entry fields in Yardi to complete application process, generating a lease agreement, corresponding with current residents who are up for renewal, and processing renewal lease agreements
    • Assists team responsible for communicating with the applicant throughout the lifecycle of the application process (approval, lease signing, move-in scheduling)
    • Responsible for optimal deployment of renewal personnel and makes recommendations for enhancing the renewal processes, coverage models, or team configurations in order to maximize retention productivity
    • Analyze market renewal and retention performance and creates plans to overcome shortfalls
    • Provide leadership team feedback on areas of concern, recommended process improvements and policy changes
    • Work weekends on a rotating basis with Sr. App Coordinators/Sr. Lease Renewal Specialists
    • Responsible for regular review of policies and procedures relating to customer onboarding and retention operations
    • Responsible for training, measuring and maintaining a high degree of customer service and competency level in any resident or market peer interactions, whether over the phone or email, through formal written communication or in person
    • Assist team with the daily execution of application screenings, processing applications and processing lease renewals, as needed


    Human Resource Management

    • Supervision of team, set goals and holds people accountable for results
    • Coordinates activities to maximize the efficiency of all processes
    • Develops team and is focused on succession plan within group
    • Ensures that employees all have goals and receive regular feedback on their performance
    • Ensures team adheres to all Progress policies and procedures



    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • Associates or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred 
    • Has a strong understanding of Progress Residential property management operations and can accurately provide answers and explanations to applicants and current residents in a user-friendly manner
    • Previous property management experience in either the single family or multi-family rental industry
    • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel with the ability to perform basic/moderate formulas in Excel
    • Proficiency in Yardi is required with 3-5 years previous work experience in property management using Yardi and Salesforce
    • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail
    • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-changing, growth environment
    • Fosters teamwork and mutual respect throughout the company
    • Maintains regular attendance and excellent punctuality
    • Interacts productively in person and through technology with co-workers, team members, management and other company personnel on a daily basis to accomplish duties and responsibilities.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Honest, ethical and able to maintain confidentiality in a business setting when necessary and required


    What you can expect from us:

    Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

    • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection.
    • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.
    • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, and 9 paid holidays.


    Closing Statement:

    This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.


    Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 




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