Embark on a New Career

Our growth as a company starts with the development of our employees. We encourage a positive, team-building work environment that fosters the best in-class for each of our core businesses. Our corporate structure is creative and relaxed and we believe that in turn, our employees shape the best company we can be.1

We specialize in architecture, construction management, design, as well as real estate services such as acquisition, brokerage, development, law, marketing, project services, planning and property management. With several large multi-use projects around the country, we are currently expanding into other markets, creating new opportunities for employment outside of the Chicago market.

2The corporate office is located in the architecturally iconic Aqua tower in downtown Chicago, where the Chicago River meets Lake Michigan, and has easy access to public transportation, restaurants, Millennium Park and world class cultural venues . Benefits include on-site free parking, and the use of our Aqua Club Floor with over 100,000 S.F. of attached indoor and outdoor amenities including a state-of-the-art fitness center, basketball court, indoor-outdoor pools and running track.

Our Comprehensive Benefit Package includes:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Access to an Investment Advisor
  • Paid Sick, Personal and Vacation time
  • Commuter Benefits include Free parking, Tax-free transit for CTA, Metra and Amtrak and Bike Storage
  • Magellan Rewards Card- Employee access to exclusive discount and events

Career Opportunities

Financial Analyst – Chicago

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or real estate and be fluent in Mandarin. Computer proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required. The candidate must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment and will report directly to the Vice President of Development. Ability to use Argus is a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing financial analysis of real estate investment opportunities. Creating and updating financial models for potential projects, acquisitions, or asset management decisions.
  • Underwriting prospective transactions, incorporating market data and historical performance.
  • Researching zoning and site encumbrances on prospective development projects.
  • Assembling market research on supply/demand fundamentals and maintaining competitive set analysis for each targeted property type/submarket.
  • Evaluating capitalization and financing strategies.
  • Writing investment offering memoranda for proposed transactions.
  • Translating all financial and written material into Mandarin.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to provide examples of financial models and writing samples previously completed in either an academic or workplace setting.

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IT Support Specialist

We are seeking an IT Support Specialist for our internal corporate IT and small ISP helpdesk. The role
requires a motivated, self-starter who can quickly respond and adapt to user requests.

Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose, isolate and resolve PC related problems
  • Setup and update Desktop and Laptop PCs
  • Support Microsoft Office and Office365
  • Assist with new user provisioning
  • Monitor the IT ticket incident system to ensure timely acknowledgement of support requests
  • System monitoring and emergency response
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in IT customer service and computer support
  • Basic understanding of computer networks and security processes.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work accurately with frequent interruptions
  • Ability to effectively communicate with diverse groups of people at various levels
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Regular working hours 10am-6pm
  • Physical ability to lift 30 lbs.
  • As necessary, ability to provide after-hours support

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Digital Marketing Manager – Chicago

Magellan Development Group is creating a new Digital Marketing Management position to develop, implement, track and optimize our digital marketing campaigns across all digital channels. The DMM will oversee all digital marketing strategy for the company.

It is an opportunity to be a part of the team for one of Chicago’s fastest-growing national real estate companies. We are searching for a creative thinker who can generate innovative ideas and solutions and partner effectively with our marketing and creative teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan and execute all web, SEO, marketing database, email, social media and display advertising. Design, build and maintain our social media presence. Improve the usability, design, content and conversion of the company websites. Responsibility for planning and budgetary control of all digital marketing.
  • Manage online brand and product campaigns to raise brand awareness.
  • Measure and report performance of all digital marketing campaigns. Identify trends and insights and review new technologies to keep Magellan at the forefront of digital marketing.
  • Brainstorm new and creative growth strategies.
  • Collaborate with internal teams as well as our vendors and agencies to create landing pages and optimize user experience.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective to our existing marketing staff for adoption where appropriate.

Requirements:

  • BS/MS degree in marketing, advertising or a related field. Real estate industry experience a plus but not required
  • Proven working experience in digital marketing (5 years preferred)
  • Demonstrable experience leading and managing SEO/SEM, marketing database, email, social media and/or display advertising campaigns
  • Highly creative with experience in identifying target audiences and devising digital campaigns that engage, inform and motivate
  • Excellent writing skills required
  • Experience in optimizing landing pages
  • Expertise in all major business software applications (Microsoft Office, etc.)
  • Basic design skills (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint, Photoshop, and InDesign)
  • Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics)
  • Experience in setting up and optimizing Google AdWords campaigns
  • Working knowledge of HTML and JavaScript development
  • Strong analytical skills and data-driven thinking with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing

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Leasing Manager – Chicago

Magellan Development is seeking an energetic and driven Leasing Manager to open a 509 unit high-rise apartment building in the River North neighborhood of downtown Chicago.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accountability in the selection and training of leasing consultants
  • Managing leasing goals to support absorption schedule
  • Initiating and executing a plan for a seamless move in process
  • Maintaining accuracy of advertisements; provide recommendations as needed
  • Maintaining a competitive market survey
  • Executing Magellan’s training program as well as create an effective Performance Management plan
  • Establishing relationships with local brokerages, schools, and neighborhood affiliations
  • Communicating progress and occupancy goals with ownership
  • Achieving NOI and occupancy goals set forth by management

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent sales skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills both written and verbal, formal and informal
  • 3+ years industry leasing experience, lease-up preferred
  • Superior customer service and multi-tasking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in a related field
  • Illinois Real Estate License (Leasing or Broker)
  • Awareness and knowledge of industry specific software programs such as Yardi, RealPage, etc.
  • General computer and software skills, including strong knowledge of Adobe suite, Microsoft Office and Outlook

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Leasing Consultant – Nashville

Magellan Property Management is seeking an energetic and driven Leasing Consultant to lease up the SoBro, a 313 unit high-rise apartment building in downtown Nashville, TN. The role reports to the Property Manager.
Responsibilities include:

  • Tour prospects through properties, presenting benefits and features
  • Utilize closing techniques to meet property occupancy goals, using YieldStar revenue management
  • Maintain prospect data and execute follow up requirements
  • Apply sales skills to convert phone or email leads to leases
  • Administer application materials and lease paperwork
  • Ensure leasing path and general curb appeal of property meets MPM standards
  • Provide superior customer service to prospects and residents
  • Ability to work weekends

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent sales skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills both written and verbal, formal and informal
  • 1+ years industry leasing experience
  • Superior customer service and multi-tasking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferred
  • Awareness and knowledge of industry specific software programs such as YieldStar, Yardi, SafeRent, etc.
  • General computer and software skills, including strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook

apply now

Financial Analyst – Chicago

The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or real estate and be fluent in spoken and written Mandarin. Computer proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is required. The candidate must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment and will report directly to the Vice President of Development. Ability to use Argus is a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performing financial analysis of real estate investment opportunities. Creating and updating financial models for potential projects, acquisitions, or asset management decisions.
  • Underwriting prospective transactions, incorporating market data and historical performance.
  • Researching zoning and site encumbrances on prospective development projects.
  • Assembling market research on supply/demand fundamentals and maintaining competitive set analysis for each targeted property type/submarket.
  • Evaluating capitalization and financing strategies.
  • Writing investment offering memoranda for proposed transactions.
  • Translating all financial and written material into Mandarin.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to provide examples of financial models and writing samples previously completed in either an academic or workplace setting.
Company will provide H-1B transfer or sponsorship for the right candidate
Candidates outside of Chicago welcome to apply, however no relocation offered.

apply now

Leasing Consultant – Chicago

Magellan Property Management is seeking an energetic and driven Leasing Consultant for our Chicago properties. The role reports to the Leasing Director.

Responsibilities include:

  • Tour prospects through properties, presenting benefits and features
  • Utilize closing techniques to meet property occupancy goals, using YieldStar revenue management
  • Maintain prospect data and execute follow up requirements
  • Apply sales skills to convert phone or email leads to leases
  • Administer application materials and lease paperwork
  • Ensure leasing path and general curb appeal of property meets MPM standards
  • Provide superior customer service to prospects and residents

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent sales skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills both written and verbal, formal and informal
  • 1+ years industry leasing experience
  • Superior customer service and multi-tasking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferred
  • Awareness and knowledge of industry specific software programs such as YieldStar, Yardi, SafeRent, etc.
  • General computer and software skills, including strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook

apply now

Leasing Consultant – Minneapolis

Magellan Property Management is seeking an energetic and driven Leasing Consultant for our brand new Minneapolis high rise apartment building, currently in lease-up. The role reports to the Leasing Director.

Responsibilities include:

  • Tour prospects through properties, presenting benefits and features
  • Utilize closing techniques to meet property occupancy goals, using YieldStar revenue management
  • Maintain prospect data and execute follow up requirements
  • Apply sales skills to convert phone or email leads to leases
  • Administer application materials and lease paperwork
  • Ensure leasing path and general curb appeal of property meets MPM standards
  • Provide superior customer service to prospects and residents
  • Ability to work weekends

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent sales skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills both written and verbal, formal and informal
  • 1+ years industry leasing experience
  • Superior customer service and multi-tasking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferred
  • Awareness and knowledge of industry specific software programs such as YieldStar, Yardi, SafeRent, etc.
  • General computer and software skills, including strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook

apply now

Leasing Director LPM Apartments

Magellan Development is seeking an energetic and driven Leasing Director to lease up LPM Apartments, a 354 unit high-rise apartment building in the Loring Park neighborhood of downtown Minneapolis, MN. The role reports to the Property Manager and Director of Leasing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accountability in the training of leasing consultants
  • Managing leasing goals to support absorption schedule
  • Initiating and executing a plan for a seamless move in process
  • Maintaining accuracy of advertisements; provide recommendations as needed
  • Maintaining a competitive market survey
  • Executing Magellan’s training program as well as create an effective Performance Management plan
  • Establishing relationships with local brokerages, schools, and neighborhood affiliations
  • Communicating progress and occupancy goals with ownership
  • Achieving NOI and occupancy goals set forth by management

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Excellent sales skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills both written and verbal, formal and informal
  • 3+ years industry leasing experience, lease-up preferred
  • Superior customer service and multi-tasking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in a related field
  • Awareness and knowledge of industry specific software programs such as Yardi, RealPage, etc.
  • General computer and software skills, including strong knowledge of Adobe suite, Microsoft Office and Outlook

apply now

Accountant – Chicago

Magellan Development Group LLC is seeking a full time Accountant to perform a variety of accounting functions in our downtown corporate office under general supervision.
Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform general accounting functions which include:
  • Review and verify approved vendor invoices prior to payment. Research and resolve any discrepancies.
  • General Ledger input of accounts payable transactions.
  • Timely preparation and transmission of invoice payment.
  • Monthly reconciliation.
  • Monthly processing of Corporate Employee Expenses.
  • Expense/Cost allocation.
  • Point of contact for vendor inquiries.
  • Prepare and process monthly construction advance including invoice payment and general ledger processing.

Required skills:

  • Ability to read “between the lines” to analyze any information on a global scale.
  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment or independently.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Accounting software experience preferably with QuickBooks and Ajera.
  • Previous construction accounting experience a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Accounting is preferred, but prior experience is relative.

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Leasing Administrative Assistant – Chicago

Magellan Development is seeking an energetic and driven Leasing Administrative Assistant to assist in the lease up of a 509 unit luxury high rise property in downtown Chicago.

Responsibilities include:

  • Professionally greet all visitors to the leasing office
  • Responsible for excellent first impression of property
  • Provide superior customer service to prospects and residents
  • Able to work weekends

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, college degree preferred
  • Effective communication and presentation skills both written and verbal, formal and informal
  • Superior customer service and multi-tasking skills
  • General computer and software skills, including strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Awareness and knowledge of industry specific software programs such as YieldStar, Yardi, SafeRent, a plus.

apply now

Leasing Director – Miami

Magellan Development is seeking an energetic and driven Leasing Director to lease up a 400-unit high-rise apartment building in the Midtown neighborhood of Miami, FL.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accountability in the training of leasing consultants
  • Managing leasing goals to support absorption schedule
  • Initiating and executing a plan for a seamless move in process
  • Maintaining accuracy of advertisements; provide recommendations as needed
  • Maintaining a competitive market survey
  • Executing Performance Management plans
  • Establishing relationships with local brokerages, top employers, and neighborhood affiliations
  • Communicating progress and occupancy goals with ownership
  • Achieving NOI and occupancy goals set forth by management

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Fluency in English and Spanish languages
  • Excellent sales skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills both written and verbal, formal and informal
  • 3+ years industry leasing experience, lease-up preferred
  • Superior customer service and multi-tasking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in a related field
  • Awareness and knowledge of industry specific software programs, i.e. Yardi and YieldStar
  • General computer and software skills, including strong knowledge of Adobe suite, Microsoft Office and Outlook

apply now

Leasing Director – Miami

Magellan Development is seeking an energetic and driven Leasing Director to lease up a 400-unit high-rise apartment building in the Midtown neighborhood of Miami, FL.

Responsibilities include:

  • Accountability in the training of leasing consultants
  • Managing leasing goals to support absorption schedule
  • Initiating and executing a plan for a seamless move in process
  • Maintaining accuracy of advertisements; provide recommendations as needed
  • Maintaining a competitive market survey
  • Executing Performance Management plans
  • Establishing relationships with local brokerages, top employers, and neighborhood affiliations
  • Communicating progress and occupancy goals with ownership
  • Achieving NOI and occupancy goals set forth by management

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Fluency in English and Spanish languages
  • Excellent sales skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills both written and verbal, formal and informal
  • 3+ years industry leasing experience, lease-up preferred
  • Superior customer service and multi-tasking skills
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in a related field
  • Awareness and knowledge of industry specific software programs, i.e. Yardi and YieldStar
  • General computer and software skills, including strong knowledge of Adobe suite, Microsoft Office and Outlook

apply now

IT Systems and Network Engineer

We are seeking an experienced IT Systems and Network Engineer to support internal corporate IT and
small ISP. The role requires a motivated, self-starter who can quickly respond and adapt to user
requests.

Responsibilities:

  • Setup and maintain network and server infrastructure
  • Diagnose, isolate and resolve network and service outages
  • Manage new employee provisioning (voice/phone and data/internet)
  • Manage network operations of corporate network and small ISP
  • System monitoring and after hours emergency response
  • Test and implement new equipment and technology
  • Tier 2 corporate and ISP helpdesk support
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the IT field
  • Experience working with commercial grade networks and VoIP systems
  • Demonstrable leadership abilities and project management skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Cisco IOS and network protocols
  • As necessary, ability to provide after-hours support

Knowledge of/experience with:

  • VMware and Veeam
  • Windows 7, 10, Server 2008, 2012r2
  • Mac OSX experience a plus
  • Active Directory, WSUS
  • VoIP technologies including SIP and Cisco CallManager
  • Strong Cisco IOS device experience (ASR, ASA, Switches, CallManager and Unity)
  • LAN/WAN (VLAN, TCP/IP, routing, switching, QoS, BGP, IPv6)
  • SAN and NAS
  • Cloud Services (Backup, Office365, Storage, Anti-Virus)
  • Experience with Autodesk or 3D rendering software a plus

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Additional Questions? Please Contact:

Kate Mahoney
Director of Human Resources
kmahoney@magellandevelopment.com

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