Licensed Listing Agent at Orchard

| Austin
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The Company

Orchard is transforming the way people buy and sell their homes. Simplifying it, to the way it should have always been; fair and true to market, straightforward, easy. Every year in the U.S., $1.5 trillion of single family residences transact, generating over $120 billion of fees in a process that has changed little in decades. For the average American, the home purchase and sale process takes months, creates anxiety and is filled with uncertainty and hassle.

Orchard offers a modern alternative, making one of life's biggest decisions -- the sale and purchase of a home –stress free, fair and simple.

Orchard launched in 2017 and was previously known as Perch. The company is headquartered in New York City, has 150+ employees and has grown 10x year over year. We have raised over $300 million in financing from top tier investors including: Firstmark, Accomplice, Navitas and Juxtapose.

The Role

If you’re an experienced, licensed agent looking to be part of a company that is bringing a new approach to residential real estate, look no further. Orchard is looking for a professional, responsive, organized, tech-savvy, and customer-centric Licensed Listing Agent to help us market and sell the homes we own throughout Texas, Colorado and Georgia. This listing agent role is a full-time salaried position with benefits. 

The Responsibilities

Work full-time in our downtown Austin office Monday - Friday. Ensure each house we sell is promptly listed and properly marketed. Work to ensure a smooth transition from renovations to actively listed. Diligently gather valuable feedback post showings and work with manager to adjust accordingly. Track, evaluate, and present data from listings, showings, offers, and closings. Coordinate with buyers and agents to ensure fantastic customer service.

  • Negotiate offers to drive best home sale results for Orchard
  • Work with the operations team on any repairs requested post buyer inspection
  • Schedule and coordinate a smooth closing with title and buyers’ agents

This is a hands-on role at an early-stage company. The ideal candidate is someone who is comfortable in ambiguity and willing to roll up their sleeves on any task big or small in order for us to help deliver an incredible home buying and selling experience for our customers. You are someone that works with a sense of urgency at all times. If that sounds like something you’re excited about, we want to hear from you. There is an opportunity for this person to take on additional responsibility within the company as we scale our operations.

Requirements

Active Texas, Colorado and/or Georgia sales’ license with a strong understanding of state rules and regulations

  • Recent Texas, Colorado and/or Georgia Real Estate sales
  • Familiarity with state promulgated forms
  • Experience using MATRIX
  • Dotloop, Docusign or TransactionDesk experience preferred
  • Experience using G-suite

 Who You Are 

  • HIGHLY organized
  • Articulate - fantastic written and verbal communication skills
  • Calm and level headed
  • High motor, low ego - you know how to grind 
  • Scrappy - able to come up with a solution that gets the job done today
  • Strong drive for results - you have grit
  • Excels in ambiguity - open to change, always adapting
  • Tech-savvy - able to easily adapt to new technology
  • Strong process orientation
  • Excels at cross-functional teamwork & communication
  • Personable with a customer-first mentality
  • Positive attitude
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages

Location

600 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701

An Insider's view of Orchard

How does your team reward individual success?

At Orchard, we are really big on celebrating both team wins and individual successes. We highlight people who go above and beyond to embody our Orchard Values. This is done through monthly nominations that are shared at our Town Halls.

Rich Danner

Customer Experience Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Orchard is a hyper-connected company and cross-departmental collaboration is key to our success and culture. On any given day, I am working with investments, contracts, field ops and title to drive conversion. Since we have an office in NY and Austin, teams connect through break outs, zoom meetings, our internal platform and, most notably, Slack.

Samantha Hurley

Customer Experience Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

By blending our personalities, knowledge, experience and skills to create a cohesive team of contributors, all team members feel valued. Successful team members show grit and drive and stay engaged and excited as we grow. While everybody is great at their individual role that value and connection is ultimately what creates a successful team member.

Kathryn McCurley

Listing Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

As an early-stage fast growing company, we're faced with daily challenges and tall goals. It's important to hold all team members accountable, provide a balance of autonomy and guidance, and create an environment where it's okay to fail. This supports creativity and encourages your team to be resourceful and solution-oriented.

Thomas LaLonde

Head of Sales

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Our team's ideas and actions directly influence the company's acquisition of real estate and our profitability attainment.  Being a part of the company's direction in changing the way people buy and sell real estate, with the full support of our seasoned senior leaders and cross-functional teams, is what makes this job a dream.  

Dillian Pesquera

Acquisition Manager

What are Orchard Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat Lunch Together
Intracompany Committees
Open Door Policy
Team Owned Deliverables
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per month.
Parking
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