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CURRENT OPENINGS

PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER ˇ

PRODUCT MARKETING MANAGER
POSITION SUMMARY

The Product Marketing Manager is responsible for developing sales and marketing content related to our direct real estate, credit and fund  business lines. This role requires a deep understanding of commercial real estate debt, mezzanine, fund and equity structures, with a focus on multifamily investments. You  will work directly with our marketing, development, acquisitions, and debt teams to  research industry data, create messaging and, build marketing and sales materials to support our business development and client retention efforts. The right candidate should have a history of using data and analytics to create a compelling asset specific investment case. You will work in a collaborative environment to produce materials on key investment strategies and specific product attributes as well as convey general industry knowledge. The optimal candidate has the ability to message our investment thesis and products to a broad addressable market that includes family office, high net worth, RIA, institutional and non-US clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Utilize Forum and industry resources to create messaging and content to support our investment strategies in real estate equity and debt
      • Create content for complete product presentations, two-page support documents and online delivery
      • Develop strong analytical data points to support real estate equity and debt products
      • Participate in Investment Committee and Product Development Committee to collaborate on firm and product messaging
      • Work closely with Business Development and Marketing to deliver and track content
      • Track and manage content through salesforce.com and marketing production software
      • Possess strong interpersonal skills to work closely with the founder, senior officers and investment teams to coordinate one voice for the firm
      • Provide periodic market commentaries and portfolio reviews in both written and verbal form
      • Develop materials and position papers to establish Forum as a leader in the industry as a successful real estate operator, manager and investor
      • Oversee market data research and competitive analysis
      • Adhere to regulatory constraints concerning fair disclosure of information
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Investment product knowledge and story-building/telling expertise
  • Strong understand of financial marketplace and distribution process
  • Experience in financial services, specifically investment funds, real estate equity and debt products
  • Background in developing content utilized with RIA, family office, high net worth and institutions
  • Understanding of SEC or NASD compliance guidelines
  • Strong analytical skills with history of using data to build an investment case
  • Strong understanding of and ability to interpret and chart financial data
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to work across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • A personal passion to perform with uncompromising alignment with team members, clients and partners
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely in both internal and external / client communications.
  • Proven history of synthesizing complex investment concepts into concise straight forward product messaging
  • Ability to think creatively, strategically, and independently to build a consistent story with supporting data
  • Highly motivated, proactive self-starter with the ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
EDUCATION & TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Finance, Real Estate or related field; MBA a plus.
  • 6+ years content creation experience within the financial services industry or real estate private equity firm required
  • Experience with Salesforce, Juniper Square
  • Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • CIMA or CFA preferred
CORE COMPETENCIES
    1. Managing People: Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; Makes decisions and facilitates process improvements; Includes subordinate training and planning; makes self available to subordinates; Provides direction and gains compliance; Provides regular performance feedback; takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities
    2. Judgement: Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision making process; Makes timely decisions; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions
    3. Quality: Applies feedback to improve performance; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Displays commitment to excellence; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality
    4. Business Acumen: Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
    5. Achievement Focus: Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; recognizes and acts on opportunities; sets and achieves challenging goals; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals
    6. Problem Solving: Develops alternative solutions; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Identifies problems in a timely manner; Resolves problems in early stages; Works well in group problem solving situations
    7. Dependability: Commits to doing the best job possible; Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Keeps commitments; Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines; Responds to requests for service and assistance
    8. Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Puts success of team above own interests
    9. Cooperation: Displays positive outlook and pleasant manner; Establishes and maintains effective relations; Exhibits tact and consideration; Offers assistance and support to co-workers; Works actively to resolve conflicts; Works cooperatively in group situations
    10. Analytical: Collects and researches data; designs workflows and procedures; identifies data relationships and dependencies; synthesizes complex or diverse information; uses intuition and experience to complement data.

In addition to the above job-specific competencies, all Forum employees are expected to demonstrate these Forum core competencies:

      1. Adaptability: Accepts criticism and feedback; accustomed to a culture of rapid and constant change and easily adjusts to changing priorities and conditions; manages competing demands.
      2. Innovation: Develops innovative approaches and ideas; displays original thinking and creativity; generates suggestions for improving work; meets challenges with resourcefulness.
      3. Collaboration: Recognizes and cultivates strong interpersonal relationships and cross-functional collaborations; generates value and uses motivation to influence and create change; seeks not to control but to inspire; facilitates dissemination and sharing of knowledge and information.
      4. Accountable: Keeps and follows-through on commitments; readily takes ownership of achieving results by exhibiting responsibility and initiative; displays open, proactive communication that builds trust.
      5. Initiative: Asks for help when needed; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; undertakes self-development activities; volunteers readily.
      6. Respectful: Displays integrity and honesty; maintains professional demeanor and composure in tense situations; exhibits fairs and generous behavior; readily owns up to mistakes and admits when wrong; strives to “get it right”; displays loyalty even when tough to do so.
Please submit your resume/CV along with a cover letter.
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ANALYST – REAL ESTATE ˇ

ANALYST – REAL ESTATE
POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for underwriting prospective multifamily apartment acquisitions and financial analysis of Forum’s portfolio.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Oversee the operations and property management of Forum’s assets across the country.
      • Identify, monitor, and evaluate local and regional markets, asset class trends, and general economic conditions as they relate to the Forum investment strategy.
      • Create external communications to investors for potential investment opportunities and investment updates.
      • Manage pipeline of potential multifamily real estate investments throughout the country.
      • Research and analyze the locational attributes of various markets and submarkets.
      • Underwrite financial and qualitative aspects of potential investment properties and forecast future cash flow expectations.
      • Communicate with acquisitions team members to discuss interesting deals, coordinate travel schedules, and organize property tours.
      • Interface with Vice President of Investment Management and legal counsel during contract negotiations and the loan application process.
      • Assist in the due diligence of investment acquisitions including management company onsite, lender, third party, and all other required property reviews.
      • Prepare offering memorandums of new acquisitions for potential investors
      • Prepare market surveys for rent comparables, sale comparables, and construction activity.
      • Assist with the management of the company’s existing multifamily portfolio to include but not be limited to weekly calls, monthly asset management reports, and reports for quarterly investor newsletters necessary to effectively manage the portfolio
      • Prepare summaries and analysis of potential acquisitions for investment committee review
      • Work with lender to complete all necessary loan information and reporting.
      • Interface and coordinate with investment management team to ensure smooth transition of ownership.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2+ years of related experience in an analytical role, preferably real estate focused.
  • A demonstrable enthusiasm and commitment to the real estate industry
  • Must have strong verbal and written skills, and a demonstrable ability to construct compelling theses through meticulous research skills
  • Excellent writing skills is imperative – candidates will be asked to submit a writing sample
  • A keen attention to detail with a thorough understanding of financial applications
  • An ambitious and positive attitude – flexible work hours are sometimes required
  • Willingness to attend industry conferences and be involved in industry organizations with aspirations of growing into a senior leadership position
  • Must be self-motivated, resourceful, and able to assume a high level of individual responsibility.
EDUCATION & TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance real estate, economics or accounting
  • Strong financial, analytical and modeling skills – proficiency in MS Excel a must
Please submit your resume/CV along with a cover letter.
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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT ˇ

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for providing administrative support to the President; COO; CFO; and the Managing Partner of Development; Managing Partner of Forum Capital Advisors, proactively managing calendars, tasks and issues that arise with a goal of minimizing impact on executive schedules and focus. This role also serves as primary back-up to the CEO’s EA in terms of general office management, meeting planning and coordination, etc.  This role will also have the opportunity to support and work with a variety of departments and functional teams across marketing, operations, and executive leadership and is responsible for taking assigned projects and seeing them through to completion. A successful team contributor will perform tactical tasks effectively and with minimal supervision, take ownership of projects, develop collaborative relationships with team members, display effective communication, and act proactively.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Act as the point of contact and gatekeeper for President, and point of contact for COO, CFO, Managing Partner – Development, and Managing Partner – FCA; and managing their respective calendars, ensuring timely attendance of appointments, meetings, events and other commitments
      • Manage and coordinate executive travel arrangements (flights, hotel, rental cars/transport, etc.)
      • Facilitate internal communication knowing what to own and when to work with Marketing (e.g. distribute information and schedule presentations)
      • Effectively manage and maintain email correspondence, communicating information and escalating key issues for attention, as necessary
      • Provide back-up administrative and support services to CEO’s EA and other Administrative Professionals as well as functional team leaders and departments, as needed
      • Assist with maintaining an “investor ready” office at all times – ensuring clean/tidy appearance of common areas, adequate supplies, etc.
      • Assist in preparation, editing and production of correspondence, reports, presentations, and other materials to include providing support to Marketing and Executive Leadership Team with binding client presentation materials, quarterly business materials, managing regions organizational charts, help with reporting, etc.
      • Organize and maintain departmental files and records systems
      • Manage projects and conduct research, as requested
      • Helping to support HR and ELT in coordinating and scheduling guest visit/travel arrangements, as needed (e.g. hotel, car/transport, flights, meetings, interviews, etc.)
      • Consistently deliver high-touch, quality customer service
      • Assist with administering team meetings, using online project tools, as needed/instructed
      • Ownership of planning and coordinating Company/employee and property-specific events to be managed by Marketing and/or HR (e.g. PR/press events, grand openings, teambuilding events, and philanthropic events, etc.)
      • Assisting HR as needed by updating org charts, posting open positions, shepherding interviewees during the interview process, etc.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
      • No direct reports. However, this position will interact closely with the Office Administration Group to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in performance
  • Highly organized and self-motivated individual, able to work independently and take ownership
  • Positive attitude and self-starter
  • Resourceful and learns quickly
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to multitask well
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and hyper-organized
  • Comfortable in a startup, entrepreneurial environment
  • Demonstrates a “can do” attitude and a willingness to “roll up your sleeves”
  • Well-versed in MS Office Suite – including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive in dealing with issues that may arise
  • Effective time management skills; ability to organize, multitask, prioritize and work under pressure
EDUCATION & TECHNICAL SKILLS

Bachelor’s degree, Associates degree or equivalent / demonstrated experience

 

Proficient in multiple software, platforms and technologies (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; Google Drive, iPads/Apple TV; Adobe Creative Suite; Zoom/Conference technologies, etc.) – or demonstrated willingness and ability to learn

FORUM VALUES

Blaze the future. Take initiative. Push what’s possible. Own your path but stay nimble. Embrace change, take risks and always challenge the status quo. (Entrepreneurial)

 

Dare to be clear. Certainty is impossible, but clarity is essential. Eliminate the noise and focus your strategy to achieve something better, something great. (Clear)

 

Stay open. Have the courage to make yourself vulnerable. Communicate honestly and respectfully. Share mistakes and trust one another. (Vulnerable, Transparency)

 

Make it better together. Go all in. Get messy. Welcome new ideas and share yours freely. Be a sponge. Bump heads. Take it out. Listen. Learn. Repeat. (Collaborative)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

 

Travel may be required.

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

Please submit your resume/CV along with a cover letter.
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DIRECTOR – DEVELOPMENT ˇ

Director – Development
POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for bottom-line profit and loss responsibility for project conceptualization, planning, permitting, market and financial analysis, financing, retail leasing, design and construction and successfully develop or redevelop multifamily real estate.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participate in the identification, feasibility analysis and negotiation of real estate acquisitions.
  • Source and analyze the feasibility of potential development sites and evaluate associated development schemes.
  • Financial investment analysis, pro-forma modeling (oversight) of new developments, opportunistic investment strategies and potential public participation.
  • Source land acquisition opportunities, conceptual planning.
  • Participate in the identification and negotiation of debt financing including public and/or TIF financing, public grants, public incentives, and tax credits.
  • Prepare and direct internal requests for authorization of capital investment and expenditures to initiate development, prepare investment committee packages and investment committee package support.
  • Direct activities with attorneys, architects, engineers, and other consultants to plan projects related to public entitlement, site permits, acquisition due diligence and closing activities.
  • Work with local citizen groups, governmental bodies and other interested parties to obtain necessary project permits and entitlements.
  • Direct and manage the Development project execution team responsible for the construction of projects, coordination of designers and consultants and general contractor, etc.
  • Monitor and assure timely completion of the investment and development within the established budget, schedule, brand identity and required investment returns.
  • Initiate, plan and manage the marketing and leasing plan for development/investment opportunities, including all aspects of marketing materials and promotion, broker relations and supervision of listing agents (as applicable) to broadly expose property, anticipate competition, and secure lease prospects.
  • Understand and negotiate all aspects of lease agreements to determine the impact of each lease on the value of each development/investment.
  • Provide leadership, mentoring, professional guidance, direction and supervision to other internal team members, including Development Project Associates and Investment Analysts.
  • Consult with and assist Asset and Operations Managers in identifying operational and management issues, opportunities and benefits relating to development design and construction and transfer of property to portfolio status or sale at completion. Such consultation will include materials and equipment selection, which will be used in developing projected stabilized operating budgets.
  • Work with Investment Management team to transition project acquisitions and entitlement to project programming, design and delivery phase.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Proven track record of increased responsibility and performance across a broad array of areas (e.g. public finance and incentives, permitting, design, construction, finance, and leasing) leading to incremental asset value and realized or quantified profitability.
  • Strong financial analyses skills, including detailed discounted cash flow analysis utilizing Argus, Excel or similar programs; demonstrated ability to analyze and implement complex financial models and structures and evaluation of corresponding risks.
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and listening abilities and a demonstrated ability to navigate investment/development opportunities through a multitude of public and private steps for successful completion of economic goals and objectives.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, relationship-building skills; social intelligence and political acumen.
  • Highly motivated, proactive self-starter with the ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Superior organizational and project and time management skills; demonstrated skill with personal and project prioritization to structure day-to-day and long-term planning and execution, and track & maintain complex schedules effectively.
  • Proven leadership and mentoring skills with an ability to extract the highest potential from supporting personnel and outside vendors and consultants.
  • Sophisticated research skills to collect and analyze market information to aggressively compete against industry participants for increased market share, establish facts and interpret an extensive array of information in order to draw conclusions, prepare and defend recommendations; and, make the critical investment decisions with corresponding authority and minimal oversight.
  • Must possess good instincts and strong situational awareness.
  • Demonstrated ability to source, negotiate and execute:
    • Multifamily development opportunities
    • Development-related contracts
    • Land acquisitions, including the acquisition of raw land with existing buildings
EDUCATION & TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction, real estate, architecture, business, finance and/or economics; MBA or Master’s in Real Estate, Finance or related field a plus.
  • Minimum of 10+ years of hands-on real estate development experience, including multifamily.
  • Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Argus (or similar software)
Competencies
  1. Managing People: Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; Makes decisions and facilitates process improvements; Includes subordinate training and planning; makes self available to subordinates; Provides direction and gains compliance; Provides regular performance feedback; takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities
  2. Judgement: Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision making process; Makes timely decisions; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions
  3. Quality: Applies feedback to improve performance; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Displays commitment to excellence; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Monitors own work to ensure quality
  4. Business Acumen: Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
  5. Achievement Focus: Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; recognizes and acts on opportunities; sets and achieves challenging goals; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals
  6. Problem Solving: Develops alternative solutions; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Identifies problems in a timely manner; Resolves problems in early stages; Works well in group problem solving situations
  7. Dependability: Commits to doing the best job possible; Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Keeps commitments; Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines; Responds to requests for service and assistance
  8. Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Puts success of team above own interests
  9. Cooperation: Displays positive outlook and pleasant manner; Establishes and maintains effective relations; Exhibits tact and consideration; Offers assistance and support to co-workers; Works actively to resolve conflicts; Works cooperatively in group situations
  10. Analytical: Collects and researches data; designs workflows and procedures; identifies data relationships and dependencies; synthesizes complex or diverse information; uses intuition and experience to complement data.

In addition to the above job-specific competencies, all Forum employees are expected to demonstrate these Forum core competencies:

    1. Adaptability: Accepts criticism and feedback; accustomed to a culture of rapid and constant change and easily adjusts to changing priorities and conditions; manages competing demands.
    2. Innovation: Develops innovative approaches and ideas; displays original thinking and creativity; generates suggestions for improving work; meets challenges with resourcefulness.
    3. Collaboration: Recognizes and cultivates strong interpersonal relationships and cross-functional collaborations; generates value and uses motivation to influence and create change; seeks not to control but to inspire; facilitates dissemination and sharing of knowledge and information.
    4. Accountable: Keeps and follows-through on commitments; readily takes ownership of achieving results by exhibiting responsibility and initiative; displays open, proactive communication that builds trust.
    5. Initiative: Asks for help when needed; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; undertakes self-development activities; volunteers readily.
    6. Respectful: Displays integrity and honesty; maintains professional demeanor and composure in tense situations; exhibits fairs and generous behavior; readily owns up to mistakes and admits when wrong; strives to “get it right”; displays loyalty even when tough to do so.
Please submit your resume/CV along with a cover letter.
APPLY NOW