Tishman Speyer is a leading owner, developer, operator and fund manager of first-class real estate around the world. Our successful business model relies on a strong team that is able to execute across many disciplines, integrating acquisitions, development, finance, leasing, design and construction, property management, and portfolio management. Tishman Speyer is active across the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia, building and managing premier office, residential and retail space in 29 key global markets for industry-leading tenants. The firm has acquired, developed and operated a portfolio of over 175 million square feet with a total value of approximately US $94 billion spread over 411 assets. The gross value of the firm's current portfolio is $50.5 billion. Tishman Speyer places a strong emphasis on innovation in the real estate space, and is a leader in pioneering and investing in real estate technology, and has also recently launched two exciting initiatives: ZO. and Studio. ZO. is a leading amenities platform which provides a comprehensive suite of wellness, lifestyle and corporate services to corporate tenants and their employees. Studio is the firm's co-working and flexible leasing business present in the US, Europe and South America.
The Sales Manager will be responsible for executing the sales initiatives for Studio Coworking and Studio Private on the East Coast, covering NYC, Boston and Washington D.C.. This position will report to the Studio Head of Sales, and will work on deals him/herself, as well as will co-manage part of the community team to lease-up Studio locations. To do so, this role will work with and build relationships with the regional leasing teams, with local brokers, and with the community teams to drive sales across Studio and Studio Private globally. Additionally, this role should, together with the head of sales, create sales SOPs and trainings for the Studio community, and will be responsible for developing initiatives and campaigns to improve the sales performance for the different products. Lastly, this role will be responsible for working with the local teams to ensure the retention of our members.
Support the lease-up of new locations (pre-opening and on the first months) of your region
Create campaigns to lease-up spaces as needed per region, based on what is needed (E.g. hot desks or large offices campaigns based on performance, broker campaigns if engagement is low)
Provide sales training to the Studio teams including but not limited to- how to do leasing tours, talking points, how to engage a customer, how to follow-up and close a deal, and for constantly refreshing this training
Responsible for studying the market and working with the Head of Sales in defining broker commissions across the board for Studio, and per Studio location within your region
Provide training to the local leasing teams on what Studio is; how we market the product and how to price it and how to approach the brokers
Research and provide broker-related incentives (e.g. larger commissions during pre-leasing; raffles; sponsorships etc.)
Ensure consistently high renewal rates and lead initiatives to sustain a high retention rate of tenants
Implement best practices for sales process both to the Studio and leasing teams
What we look for:
College graduate with a 4 year degree
3 - 5 years' experience in a sales or leasing role within a fast-paced environment
Sales experience required - exposure to real estate or Co-working would be considered a plus
Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
Understanding and experience leading a regional team
Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills
Demonstrate integrity, dependability, responsibility, accountability, self-awareness, work ethic, and empathy
Passion and understanding for creative and innovative communities and community building while respecting companies' boundaries
Travel within the region required
Tishman Speyer provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.