Real Estate Associate

About Convene

Founded in 2009, Convene is the nation’s fastest-growing network of meeting, event and conference venues, integrating technology, hospitality, culinary, and human-centered design to create a transformative user experience. In partnership with leading commercial landlords, the company also provides on-demand space and hospitality services for building tenants and their employees through the first-ever workplace-as-a-service (WaaS) platform. With locations in New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., Convene has plans to expand to Boston, Los Angeles and Chicago in the future. Over 5,000 companies, including more than 65 percent of Fortune 100 companies, partner with Convene to host meetings and events of all sizes. Convene has been named one of Forbes’ 100 most promising companies, and one of Inc.’s fastest-growing companies. At the cornerstone of Convene’s massive growth, company culture remains an integral piece of Convene’s success. In 2016 Convene was awarded the Smart CEO top company culture award.

 

Role Summary
Convene is currently seeking an associate to support the Real Estate Team. As a Real Estate Associate, you will report directly to the Director of Real Estate, as well as work closely with other company executives. The person in this role will also closely collaborate with our sales, marketing, operations, design, and hospitality teams. Although this position emphasizes project and process management, it will also provide you with an exceptional foundation for professional growth in many areas of commercial real estate, and the opportunity to work with senior leadership in a high growth venture backed company. 

Duties & Functions

  • Organize and maintain pipeline of potential and to be completed transactions
  • Manage the internal and external coordination of lease and management transactions
  • Support market research, transaction timeline, due diligence, and data collection efforts
  • Assist in preparation of Investment Memorandums for review and approval of Investment Committee
  • Provide overall support for real estate team and growth strategy
  • Accommodate for a rotating work schedule to include nights and weekends and occasional long hours
  • Perform other duties as requested by management

Skills and Requirements

 

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 4-7 years of professional experience in commercial real estate
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Overall interest in commercial real estate
  • Expertise with Microsoft Excel, Salesforce, and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail and efficient task prioritization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Energy and commitment to work in fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and collaborative environment
  • Ability to think independently and anticipate next steps

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