The Development Coordinator will provide support to the Development team on initiatives and projects. This position is responsible for administrative tasks and special projects related to Development. This position is based in Chicago.
Report to the SVP and VPs of Development on critical dates and provisions, monitoring to ensure compliance in a proactive manner.
Perform high-level administrative work, including frequent complex and confidential clerical work. Organizing, scheduling, coordinating, researching, compiling, exchanging and analyzing information.
Track and coordinate open issues on Development through the course of the documentation.
Communicate important dates to Finance, Operations, Construction, Risk Management and Accounting.
Coordinate travel arrangements and process expense reports.
Meeting management and scheduling.
The successful candidate will be a professional with demonstrated experience in the role or a similar role. Strong preference for candidates with national mall ownership experience.
Experience and Training:
A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional knowledge/work experience.
1-3 years administrative office experience in a fast paced environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and bookkeeping software
Flexible and able to work well independently and as part of a team.
Creative and capable in using imagination to develop new and original ideas.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Highly organized and project oriented.
Effective verbal/written communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Great positive attitude and a willingness to learn new skills.
Effective customer service skills for interaction with customers, tenants, and co-workers.
Professional and Personal Characteristics:
Demonstrated organizational skills.
Strong analytical and technical skills.
Outstanding oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact with a broad constituency.
Results-oriented and high energy.
Highest level of personal integrity.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
Passionate and committed to his or her own personal and professional development as well as that of his or her colleagues.
Creative and innovative approach to solving problems and resolving issues.
Starwood Retail: provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital or veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Starwood Retail Partners ("SRP") is a retail real estate platform focused primarily on regional malls and lifestyle centers. SRP will acquire, redevelop, manage and reposition retail real estate assets in order to enhance property cash flow and create long-term value for its capital partners. Formed by Starwood Capital Group in 2012, the global private real estate investment firm, and its affiliat...es, SRP seeks to capitalize on opportunities in the ever-changing retail landscape through a unique combination of talent, experience and execution capabilities. SRP brings to each of its investments hands on experience in management, leasing and redevelopment. SRP’s goal is to acquire, manage, reposition and re-develop market dominant shopping centers into enduring one-stop shopping destinations of the future.