Real Estate Specialist
Goodwill Southern California

Los Angeles, California

Posted in Not for Profit and Charities


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Job Description
Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused - on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It's always a GOOD day in SoCal!

The Real Estate Specialist assists with the day-to-day operations of the Real Estate department. The Specialists assists the Director of Real Estate and establishes and maintains a comprehensive real estate database. This position serves as the point of contact for outside counsel, real estate brokers, property managers and consultants in real estate-related matters.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists the Director of Real Estate with preparation for new stores, donation centers, and other locations using the agency's real estate selection guidelines.
  • Sets up and maintains database of owned and leased properties in proprietary software.
  • Prepares lease abstracts for all locations.
  • Supervises the acquisition and maintenance of all permits, certificates of insurance, licenses, and governmental approvals.
  • Responsible for the preparation of outgoing correspondence and literature from the Director of Real Estate; composes letters and other business correspondence as requested by the Director of Real Estate.
  • Assists Director of Real Estate in compiling data and formatting reports; collates and otherwise prepares reports for distribution.
  • Serves as a liaison with outside legal counsel regarding routine real estate-related legal matters.
  • Assists with the preparation and maintenance of accounting records as required by the agency's accounting, HR, and retail offices.
  • Approves the monthly accounts payable schedule for payments to property owners and ensures that they are in accordance with lease agreements. Works with the Business Office Team to audit rent payments on a quarterly basis, or as directed.
  • Works with property owners regarding Lessor's and Lessee's obligations, property management and construction issues, etc.
  • Works directly with in-house Teams and related parties to make sure that designated locations open on time. Prepares progress reports and abstracts as needed.
  • Attends in-house and external meetings as required.
  • Organizes and maintains Real Estate files.
  • This position requires local travel extensively (> 50% of the time), a valid CA driver's license and state-required auto insurance.

  • Education & Experience
      Minimum 5years of commercial real estate industry experience preferred.Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university preferred.Excellent negotiation, presentation and communication skills.
    • High-level integrity and customer service oriented.
    • Intermediate knowledge of computer programs in a Windows environment, including Word, Excel and E-mail.Current RE agent license helpful.
    • Must be a multi-tasker with attention to details.
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision.


    Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
    Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.
    Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities
    In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination. We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.
    It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

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