Work With Us

Are you passionate, collaborative and mission-driven? So are we!

Options for Homes is staffed by a team of city builders with a heart. We are driven by a desire to make home ownership more attainable for middle-income families in the Greater Toronto Area. And we have fun doing it.

WHY WORK AT OPTIONS? 

1. We value our staff

Work-life balance is of prime importance, we have a strong benefits program, and we're a member of the Ontario Living Wage Network

2. We're commited to diversity

Through our membership to the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion, we are dedicated to creating a welcoming culture for all.

3. We’re driven to help

As a non-profit developer, we are guided by a mission to do all we can to help people achieve their home ownership dreams.

 


What our staff are saying

We think Options is a pretty great place to work – and our staff agree! Our latest engagement survey results reveal a high degree of employee satisfaction and a deep dedication to our mission of helping people become homeowners. In fact, 100% of our  of employees said they are proud to work for Options For Homes!

Top 5 Reasons We Love to Work at Options

  • Our Mission
  • Our People
  • Our Culture
  • Our Social Impact
  • Our Work-Life Balance

 


Current Job Openings

We are currently looking for a Sales Specialist. If this sounds like you, please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected].

 

SALES SPECIALIST

Options for Homes Non-Profit Corporation is Canada’s largest developer working exclusively on making home ownership more affordable. For over 25 years Options has operated as a self-funding, non-profit corporation, and has helped make home ownership more affordable to over 3,100 households in 13 completed developments, including communities in The Distillery and The Junction. Our partnership with Deltera Construction, of the Tridel Group, allows us to deliver a quality product that is unparalleled in the industry, with shared design and construction learnings from wide range of projects.  Options has built a strong, diverse team of professionals committed to the mission of the organization, and to supporting one another in the process.  We work hard, we help build communities, and we have fun. 

As the Sales Specialist, reporting to the Sales Operations Team Lead, you will have a handle on the entire sales journey and manage all sales data collection and reporting. You will be an integral member of the Sales and Marketing Team, as the first point of contact for purchasers, agents and internal stakeholders on all matters related to sales. You love numbers and evidence-based decision making and have a good understanding of the development industry. You will also provide support as a point of contact for homeowners from time of interest to time of closing. You are a self-starter. You want to make a difference. 

What You’ll Be Doing: 

Sales   

  • Coordinate staffing of Presentation Centres (remotely during work from home, due to COVID). 
  • Prepare specific sales packages and update price lists and inventory, ensuring agents have all required materials. 
  • Coordinate CEO execution of contracts, printing, storage and courier. 
  • Act as first point of contact for all interaction with sales agents on the project(s) and/or potential purchasers (ie: appointments, client questions, etc.). 
  • Monitor and review sales files during the 10-day cooling period. Answer any questions that may arise from purchasers. 
  • Follow up with clients and/or agents regarding missing documentation for new sale and/or during the 10-day cooling period (cheques, signature, affidavits and missing information). 
  • Document, track and manage inside and co-operating agent commissions. 
  • Managing process of amending agreements, where necessary. 
  • Initiate and participate in ideas for constant improvement of Sales & Marketing and Client Success teams (policies, procedures, processes, etc.). 
  • Checking sales files in CRM to ensure accurate input. 
  • Maintaining all sales files and ensuring they are complete and up-to-date. 
  • Deposit report maintenance by ensuring deposits are cashed by our Lawyers in a timely manner, identifying outstanding deposits, NSFs, and contacting homeowner or their agents to remedy. 
  • Commission tracking and requisitioning of cheques according to payment schedule.  Responding to agent inquiries. 
  • Mortgage Approval maintenance including updating mortgage control chart and following up with homeowners as necessary. 
  • Managing invoice tracking and approvals. 
  • Provide support to Sales Manager, Client Success and stakeholders, as required. 
  • Provide back up to reception when necessary. 
  • Some travel is required within the GTA. 
  • Various other duties in support of the team. 

Data  

  • Data entry into CRM and modification of fields as required to support company-wide needs for data and/or reports. 
  • Liaise with each department to identify data sources, data collection tools and reporting requirements. 
  • Collect and interpret data, analyze results and report results back in a manner relevant to the audience, in a timely manner. 
  • Review raw data to identify patterns and trends in data sets; use data to build a story to support both decision-making, and process improvement. 
  • Support Sales & Marketing team in effectively enhancing planning and forecasting activities to allow real-time adjustments to market changes. 
  • Liaising with CRM platform provider to troubleshoot problems and find areas of opportunity.  
  • Working closely with marketing efforts to ensure CRM is accurately capturing data from web, advertising and social media campaigns. 
  • Regular reporting: 
  • Monthly – KPI reports; Web traffic reports; Updated Purchaser Survey results; Email reports, Sales Revenue reports 
  • Quarterly – KPI reports and dashboard; Web and Social Media engagement; Referral % 
  • Average Purchaser Report; Income Percentile report 
  • Annually – Board Report, Social Impact Study 

What You Bring: 

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent experience  
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in real estate or reporting/analytics  
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to write and/or create comprehensive reports 
  • An analytical mind and inclination for problem solving 
  • Diligent organization and filing 
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude 
  • Superior attention to detail 
  • Driver’s license & Car is an asset 

 

Options for Homes is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment.  Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request. 

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing why you want to be a part of the Options Team to [email protected]