CBRE Researcher / Sales Trainee in Los Angeles, California

JOB SUMMARY

Provide research support and assistance to the team. Performs certain regular tasks around the collection and analysis of core data, as well as a range of activities that contribute to and support the team's production and delivery of research material.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Researches and collects market information regarding the commercial real estate market. Gathers data on newly available properties, transactions, tenants, tenants in the market, and new developments and inputs data into appropriate databases.

Performs regular maintenance and updates to property databases by conducting telephone surveys, on-site surveys, research forums, broker meetings, extracting data from brochures and other marketing materials, contacting civic organizations, outside agents, internet, and other sources.

Implements Research processes to assure data quality is in accordance with corporate standards.

Responds to ad hoc internal and external client requests for data, graphs, commentary, etc.

Maintains accurate property and availability information relating to all properties managed by CBRE entities.

Trains on skills and functions needed to become a broker, as intent of the role is to become a broker in 12-18 month.

Other duties may be assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or Associate degree and a minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES

None

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong organizational and analytical skills.

Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to customers.

Ability to effectively present information.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE

Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles.

Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions.

Conducts basic financial analysis.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations.

Ability to solve problems in standard situations.

Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES

Ability to handle and manipulate large amounts of data.

Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office.

Possess a positive work attitude and ability to work in a team environment.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

Commitment

Role includes 12-18 month commitment to the Research department before moving to a sales position.

Dedication to daily Research function required, in addition to regular sales training in preparation to sales role.

Employees may choose to leave CBRE or employment may be terminated due to performance at any time.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans