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Acquisition Sales Coordinator

Milwaukee, WI · Real Estate

Title: Acquisition Sales Coordinator
Company: Acts Housing
Work Location: 2414 W. Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53205 

Would you like to work on a team transforming lives through homeownership while working at a fast-paced, exceptionally diverse, non-profit social enterprise?  Acts Housing is a place where every individual’s contributions are honored and where there is significant opportunity for personal and professional growth as the organization rapidly expands to meet the needs of our communities.

The Acquisition Sales Coordinator serves as a key person who acquires properties for the Acts Homeownership Acquisition Fund. Under the leadership of the Director of Real Estate the Acquisition Sales Coordinator will be responsible for sourcing properties by generating and following up on leads, working with homeowners, real estate agents and wholesalers to, negotiate deals, and close leads. This includes frequent phone, text, and email communication as well as in person meetings as needed to successfully close a property. In addition to building rapport with sellers and buyers, you will also be required to visit properties as needed for the benefit of the transaction. A successful Acquisition Sales Coordinator will have knowledge of the real estate market and trends, have strong sales and negotiation skills, be proficient in real estate transactions from listings to closings while having passion for Milwaukee neighborhoods.

What you’ll do as an Acquisition Sales Coordinator:

  • Identify new opportunities for purchase
  • Engage and obtain referrals and leads
  • Promptly respond to acquisition opportunities
  • Cultivate and maintain high level client relationships
  • Negotiate property pricing (with Directors approval)
  • Run comps on properties daily
  • Host property showings
  • Facilitating negotiations between buyers and sellers
  • Complete necessary documentation in CRM
  • Reviewing purchase contracts to ensure terms are met
  • Working together with a team to reach departmental goals
  • Meet weekly and monthly sales goals
  • Attend weekly Acquisition team meetings/trainings
  • Other duties as assigned
 What we’re looking for in an Acquisition Sales Coordinator:
  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • Unrestricted Wisconsin Real estate salesperson or broker license
  • Must be in good standing with the local, state, and national realtor boards
  • Valid driver’s license and registered, insured vehicle (required travel to multiple properties)
  • Experience with non-profits and/or government programs valued but not required

Skills and Experience:
  • Strong negotiation and sales skills
  • Familiarity with the local real estate market
  • Possess excellent communication and computer skills
  • Demonstrated abilities in a variety of areas such as: strategic planning, financial analysis, and transaction management
  • Three years related work experience in real estate or similar field
Physical Requirements:
  • Physical ability to walk properties for inspections (inspections require a sense of smell, ability to hear reasonably well, and ability to see) and travel up 3 or more flights of stairs without difficulty
  • Able to use the telephone and communicate verbally
  • Vision sufficient to visually observe the detailed condition of homes and structures
 Benefits & Perks:
  • Paid Time Off (15+ days based on tenure) plus 12 Paid Holidays and 4 Personal Half Days
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k) with 3% Company Contribution
  • Welfare Benefits Plan - term life, personal accident, and disability insurance
  • Voluntary Life and Personal Accident Insurance
  • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption Leave
  • Paid Bereavement Leave
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Payroll Direct Deposit and Debit Card Options
  • Access to online library of 3,000 courses and 20,000 digital books
  • Discounts to various goods and services via the Insperity MarketPlace

About Acts Housing: 

Over its 27-year history, Acts housing has helped more than 3,500 low-to-moderate income families achieve homeownership; 1000 of those families reclaimed distressed properties with Acts' support.  Acts' full suite of homeownership services makes it a nationally recognized leader in homeownership, with significant demand both from our neighbors and community stakeholders to do even more to support new and existing markets. In 2022 alone, Acts supported more than 300 families to transition from renters to owners.  

Acts is a dynamic and growing organization that added 19 new employees in 2022 to better meet the needs of families in the markets we currently serve (Milwaukee and Beloit) and future markets that are eager to benefit from our homeownership services. Key programs include homebuyer education, real estate brokerage, home rehab coaching, and lending. Additionally, in 2022 Acts launched a homeownership acquisition fund with a goal of combatting predatory investment by purchasing 100+ homes annually and offering them exclusively to owner occupants.

Click on this link to watch a short 3-minute video about Acts Housing before applying.  
Acts Housing embraces equity and inclusion. We seek a diverse pool of candidates for our open positions knowing that a team comprised of people with unique characteristics, experiences and identity allow us to better serve our communities.

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