Business Development Specialist

<strong>We have over 37 years of experience working and living with seniors creating a deep understanding of their unique needs and desires. It’s this combination of technology, understanding, appreciation, and commitment that sets us apart and makes our culture so special for both our employees and our residents.<BR><BR>Everyone in our communities commits to appreciating our residents as individuals who deserve to shine, every day.</strong>

Avon Lake, OH

Independence Village

<p><strong>The single goal of EVERYONE who works here is to connect with seniors, their families and each other to enrich their lives. You&rsquo;ll find it difficult to compare us to senior living companies because we&rsquo;re not in that business. We are a Senior Life Connections company.</strong></p> <p><strong>Creating deep meaningful connections is our business. We have an Employee First culture, we focus on creating the absolute best work experience for our employees so they can provide the absolute best experience for you and your loved ones. This has led us through 35 years of growth as a privately held company allowing us to put our employees and customers first.</strong></p> <p><strong>We are obsessed with the constant pursuit of better and work to earn your loyalty every day. We are honored to have served employees, seniors and families for the past 35 years by fulfilling our purpose: Inspire and empower seniors, their families and employees.</strong><br /><br /><strong>To view all current openings,&nbsp;<a href=";hashed=-435657053" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">click here.</a></strong></p>

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Overview: The Business Development Specialist is responsible for increasing community awareness and promoting the company&rsquo;s brand in the marketplace. This position will be responsible for developing ongoing relationships with referral agencies and community organizations. The Business Development Specialist will also be responsible for attending relevant networking and marketing events in order to expand business contacts and relationships. This position may require up to 80% regional travel.<br /><br />We have comprehensive benefit packages that include health, dental, vision, 401(k), income protection, and extraordinary work-life benefits.
Responsibilities: </strong></p><ul><li>Converts universe to traffic and drives traffic to property via local events, campaigns, advertising, and networking efforts</li><li>Seeks new opportunities to expand our growing number of referral sources</li><li>Conducts outreach and develop ongoing relationships with referral agencies, community/professional organizations and other sources </li><li>Maintains relationships with community partners by reaching out to partners/referral sources weekly</li><li>Follows up on potential referrals and cross sells other internal services with Leasing Consultant </li><li>Attends relevant networking and marketing events in order to expand business contacts and relationships</li><li>Maintains awareness of open inventory, overall market pricing, occupancy, and revenue goals for the community</li><li>Promotes a high resident retention rate through resident referral programs, renewals, and community events</li><li>Serves as an educational resource for residents, care givers, and staff members</li><li>Use prescribed tools to track all outreach activity and results</li><li>Communicate outreach results and metrics to Leasing Consultant, and collaborate on continuous improvement and performance of outreach efforts</li><li>Ensures Leasing Consultant follows up with all communications and referrals</li><li>Promotes the organization in a positive manner and sets the example for organizational standards for excellence</li></ul> </div>
Requirements: </strong></p><ul><li>Experience and/or training in a senior independent and/or assisted living community</li><li>Knowledge and understanding of the senior market and various senior living products</li><li>Ability to work well under pressure and complete assignments accurately</li><li>Ability to work independently and manage time effectively</li><li>Must exhibit a high degree of initiative and creativity, good judgment, and professional ethics</li><li>Excellent communication and presentation skills</li><li>Must be highly organized, able to prioritize, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment</li><li>Previous experience with a CRM tool such as Yardi preferred</li></ul><p style="margin: 0px;"><strong>