Forum for All.

We believe that differences make us better and feed innovation. Open to everything. Stopping at nothing. Forum people take action, get involved, and get results: together. We have a diverse following, serve diverse communities, and aim to reflect that within, creating a Forum for All.

Together we can achieve everything.

We’re a culture of do-ers. Always improving. Never settling. Going deep. Putting our heart and soul into everything we deliver. Everyone contributes. Everyone has each’s other’s backs. We welcome challenges, celebrate successes and always keep our eyes on the prize. Good thing we know how to play hard, too.

CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

SENIOR ASSOCIATE – GRAPHIC DESIGNER

SENIOR ASSOCIATE – GRAPHIC DESIGNER

POSITION SUMMARY
As a key member of the Branding, Marketing & Communications team, this role is responsible for defining requirements, visualizing, and creating a variety graphics including illustrations, logos, presentations, layouts, and photos. You will help shape visual aspects of the company’s full suite of marketing materials: pitch decks, sales sheets, websites, brand books, brochures and more. Your designs should be compelling and capture attention, accurately reflect the Forum brand, and effectively communicate the right message. Requires creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design, as well as the ability to communicate well and work methodically as part of a team. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in group brainstorming / concept development to understand business goals and objectives.
  • Generate creative design solutions that help solve business problems.
  • Create eye-catching offering memorandums, brochures, presentations and pitch decks and other marketing materials that elevate the brand.
  • Support the creative team with planning and maintaining creative development of design standards and templates to support marketing and sales efforts and deliver a consistent message and look across all forms of media.
  • Work with Design Director to develop distinctive brand identity platforms for the firm’s multifamily acquisition and development assets as well as other business verticals, as appropriate.
  • Help refine processes for briefing, timelines, file naming, sharing and organization.
  • Assist with managing external vendors and resources to ensure project integrity and delivery mandates.
  • Provide input to continually improve the overall creative process.
  • Assist in quality control / review to ensure accuracy of materials created and delivered.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to take data/business inputs and creative direction and articulate those into an executed creative vision.
  • Strong project management, time management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines, unexpected delays, revisions, ad hoc requests and changing priorities.
  • Highly self-motivated with a proactive, entrepreneurial mindset – and an ability to thrive in a relatively unstructured, but goal-oriented professional environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a clear ability to effectively collaborate with other departments and professionals – inside and outside the organization.
  • Extremely detail-oriented, with a desire to deliver exceptional experiences and quality work.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a high-velocity workplace, with a demonstrated ability to prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Solid understanding of design principles such as color theory, typography, information design, etc.
  • Skilled problem-solver, able to effortlessly adapt to changing circumstances and needs.

EDUCATION + TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related discipline; or equivalent prior work experience.
  • Minimum 4+ years previous experience as Graphic Designer.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite: (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Familiarity or experience in WordPress, Beaver Builder and/or HTML, a plus
  • Familiarity or experience with Premier Pro, After Effects or other video editing software, a plus

 

 

 


COMPETENCIES:

To perform this job successfully, the individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  1. Design: Applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail; generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images and creative assets; uses feedback to modify designs.
  2. Innovation: Develops innovative approaches and ideas; displays original thinking and creativity; generates suggestions for improving work; meets challenges with resourcefulness.
  3. 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.
  4. Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  5. 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.
  6. 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; takes responsibility for own actions.
  7. Project Management: Communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and on budget; coordinates projects; develops project plans; manages project team activities.
  8. Judgement: Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
  9. Communications: Exhibits good listening and comprehension; expresses ideas and thoughts well in written form; expresses ideas and thoughts well verbally; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  10. 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.

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.


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)

Compensation Information: The base salary range for this position is $70,000 – $120,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.

If you are interested in this role, please submit the following:

Resume and cover note with link to portfolio, detailing why you are the right candidate for this dynamic role.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

POSITION SUMMARY
The Executive Assistant to the CEO will use strong leadership and problem-solving skills to provide one-on-one executive and personal support primarily to the CEO, and to the CFO on an as needed basis.  This position will act as the primary “go to” and the CEO’s liaison with both Forum Real Estate and the Fisk Family Office, and is charged with proactively managing business, personal, and family calendars, tasks and issues that may arise to minimize potential distractions to the CEO’s daily operational focus.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide a bridge for smooth communication between the CEO’s office and internal departments, demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with the Executive Leadership Team, senior management, and all staff
  • Anticipate and actively manage CEO’s business and personal calendars, filling the roles of both “gatekeeper” and “gateway”, and ensuring timely attendance at appointments, meetings, events, and other scheduled commitments. Work with President and CFO as needed in this regard
  • Anticipate and manage CEO’s travel schedule, including booking travel (private or commercial as situation dictates), arranging complex and detailed travel itineraries, and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  • Liaise with Precision Air (private aircraft manager) on all matters requiring CEO input; assist accounting team as necessary with all private aircraft related financial recordkeeping
  • Participate as an adjunct member of the Executive Leadership Team, including scheduling and attending any meetings as needed, and taking notes as necessary or directed
  • Effectively manage and maintain email correspondence, communicating information and anticipating escalating key issues for the CEO’s attention, as necessary, and maintaining strict confidentiality on all business and personnel matters
  • Be the CEO’s hub between Forum and 3rd party vendors in the Family Office
  • Anticipate and manage CEO preparations for important internal and external meetings and events to include assisting in preparation, editing and production of correspondence, reports, presentations, and other materials; provide similar support to Executive Leadership Team as needed
  • Coordinate across regional and functional groups to assist in executing strategic and organizational projects identified and directed by CEO and CFO
  • Anticipate and organize and prioritize critical issues and required information for CEO and CFO to facilitate more efficient decision making for all things
  • Anticipate the needs of the CEO and keep him up to date on all things business, personal, and family
  • Additional duties as needed


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Positive attitude, self-starter, and comfortable working with high autonomy in coordination with the CEO and Executive Leadership Team
  • Effective problem-solver, able to quickly assess a situation and provide new, creative solutions
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in performance
  • Experience exercising discretion and confidentiality with personnel matters and company information
  • Strong organization / coordination / project management skills, and excited about collaborating with stakeholders and experts across multiple regions and functions (CEO, President, CFO, CIO, etc.) with the ability to think proactively and prioritize work
  • Proven experience in fast paced, entrepreneurial environments; takes tactical initiative to help enable strategic goals of the organization, CEO, and CFO
  • Adaptable, able to quickly respond to changing conditions and requirements
  • Ability to work well under pressure to meet project deadlines
  • Team Player, able to collaborate and pitch in to get the job done

EDUCATION + TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required
  • 5+ years of experience in related field
  • 3+ years of experience working with C-level leaders in a support role
  • Proficient in multiple software, platforms and technologies (e.g. Microsoft Outlook, Office 365 – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams; Cloud based systems; Google Drive, iPads/Apple TV; Zoom/Conference technologies; exposure to Adobe Creative Suite a plus, or demonstrated willingness and ability to learn
  • Experience using office equipment, including printers and ability to digitally fax

 

 

 

 


COMPETENCIES:

To perform this job successfully, the individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  1. Organizational Support: Benefits organization through outside activities; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Follows policies and procedures; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity; Supports organization's goals and values
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Project Management: Communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and on budget; coordinates projects; develops project plans; manages project team activities.
  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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Communications: Exhibits good listening and comprehension; expresses ideas and thoughts well in written form; expresses ideas and thoughts well verbally; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

 

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.


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.

Compensation Information: The base salary range for this position is $100,000 – $175,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.

If you are interested in this role, please submit the following:

Resume and cover note detailing why you are the right candidate for this dynamic role.

ASSOCIATE – INVESTOR SERVICES

ASSOCIATE – INVESTOR SERVICES

POSITION SUMMARY
The Associate – Investor Services provides support to the Investor Services (IS) and Business Development (BD) teams. This role will interact with investors and prospects on a regular basis and requires a professional demeanor, strong work ethic and exceptional customer service. This role supports all aspects of the fundraising cycle and investor service, including subscription processing, investor communications and reporting, and client servicing.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Director of Investor Services in developing processes for investor operations.
  • Assist with fielding incoming emails and calls from investors, responding to meeting and information requests in a professional and timely manner.
  • Assist with managing investor communications including delivery of tax documents, subscription and closing documents, and property or fund updates.
  • Assist investors and intermediaries with completing subscription documents, funding of capital calls, transfers, or other maintenance items as needed.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining a data room for prospective investor documents.
  • Maintain and update CRM system to track investor interactions, status of commitments, and documents (PPMs, subscriptions, etc.) and design/print ad hoc reports, as directed.
  • Assist in the planning, preparation and execution of investor events, including regional investor events and Annual Investor Conference.
  • Assist with creation and distribution of quarterly investor reporting.
  • Assist in various department and general office projects.
  • Work with third parties including transfer agent, fund administrator and custodians to assist with fund purchases, tender offers and distributions.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Extremely detail-oriented with reliable follow-through to deliver quality work.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a clear ability to effectively collaborate with other departments and professionals – inside and outside the organization.
  • Ability to work independently and achieve results, as well as contribute as part of a team.
  • Strong project management skills, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience planning and executing high-touch events.
  • Ability to thrive in a high-velocity workplace, with a demonstrated ability to prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with CRM system(s) and an understanding of the relevant investor reporting requirements.
  • Capacity to discretely handle highly-confidential and sensitive information.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a desire to create personalized investor experiences.
  • Highly self-motivated with a proactive, entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Ability to adapt to changing demands and work under pressure.

EDUCATION + TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration; or equivalent prior work experience.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience, preferably in an investor relations department.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Experience in financial services, specifically investment funds, real estate equity and debt products a plus.
  • Experience with Salesforce, Juniper Square, Sharefile and/or DocuSign preferred.

 

 

 

 


COMPETENCIES:

To perform this job successfully, the individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  1. Customer Service: Displays courtesy and sensitivity; manages difficult or emotional customer situations; meets commitments; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service.
  2. Achievement Focus: Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; recognizes and acts on good opportunities; sets and achieves challenging goals; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  3. Communications: Exhibits good listening and comprehension; expresses ideas and thoughts well in written form; expresses ideas and thoughts well verbally; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  4. Business Acumen: Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
  5. Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  6. Judgment: Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions; supports and explains reasons for decisions.
  7. 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
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  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.

Compensation Information: The base salary range for this position is $45,000 – $85,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.

If you are interested in this role, please submit the following:

Resume and cover note detailing why you are the right candidate for this dynamic role.

MARKETING PROJECT COORDINATOR

MARKETING PROJECT COORDINATOR

POSITION SUMMARY
The Marketing Project Coordinator responsible for the planning, production, coordination and distribution of marketing communications projects and materials and coordinates the workflow and project timelines of the department’s creative projects. This role also helps manage the company’s social media strategy and provides general administrative and design support to the marketing team. Candidates must be dependable, organized, detail oriented, flexible, creative, and able to work independently. The ideal candidate will have experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and must possess exceptional follow-through and written/verbal communication skills. The ability to multitask under pressure and in a fast-paced environment is a must.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Traffics a variety of collateral material and projects including, but not limited to, brochures, flyers, handbooks, forms, letters, posters, community reports, newsletters, presentations, and monthly reports.
  • Responsible for development of creative briefs, project kick-offs, coordinating resources (internal/external) and securing necessary reviews / approvals to bring projects to fruition.
  • Performs editing and proofreading of all materials.
  • Develops and manages project timelines, ensuring accurate and on time delivery.
  • Manages multiple projects and deadlines, coordinating the work of others to meet delivery, quality, and cost objectives. Regularly reviews projects, exploring new and innovative procedures to improve final product and delivery.
  • Makes minor editorial or layout changes and assists with preparation and updating marketing materials – utilizing Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Assists with development and execution of Forum’s social media strategy and content.
  • Tracks marketing budget expenditures, gathers and reconciles invoices, and purchases marketing promotional items within allocated budget.
  • Maintains records of previous projects, including art and photography assets, for efficient reuse and retrieval in future marketing projects.
  • Administrative tasks include, but are not limited to, maintaining project filles and collateral numbering system, maintaining editorial calendars, trafficking drafts/proofs, and initiating development of company presentation materials (e.g. Board meetings, etc.).
  • Conduct regular reviews of collateral (print, video, and website content) to ensure accurate and up-to-date information with content that is consistent among mediums. Maintain materials inventories.
  • Excellent written and oral English grammar skills.
  • Must be able to author, edit, and proof content to established style guides for a variety of audiences. Ability to edit copy written by various writes into a single voice.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None

SKILLS + QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Exceptional organizational, time management and project management skills
  • Extremely detail oriented, with the ability to manage and meet deadlines
  • Editing skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects, simultaneously
  • Proficient critical thinking skills to work autonomously, when necessary, with clear outcomes and objectives
  • A personal passion to perform with uncompromising alignment with team members, clients, and partners.
  • 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 preferred, with specialization in marketing, communications, business, or related field
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
  • Prior experience in a production-oriented role
  • Prior experience with HubSpot and Salesforce strongly desired
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator strongly desired

 

 

 

 

 


COMPETENCIES:

To perform this job successfully, the individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  1. Project Management: Communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and on budget; coordinates projects; develops project plans; manages project team activities.
  2. Achievement Focus: Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; recognizes and acts on good opportunities; sets and achieves challenging goals; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  3. 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.
  4. Communications: Exhibits good listening and comprehension; expresses ideas and thoughts well in written form; expresses ideas and thoughts well verbally; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  5. 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; takes responsibility for own actions.
  6. Business Acumen: Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.
  7. Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  8. Judgment: Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions; supports and explains reasons for decisions.
  9. 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
  10. 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

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.

 

 

Compensation Information: The base salary range for this position is $45,000 - $85,000. This range is estimated for this role. Actual pay may be different.

If you are interested in this role, please submit the following:

Resume and cover note detailing why you are the right candidate for this dynamic role.

Our Core Values:

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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.

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Stay open:

Have the courage to make yourself vulnerable. Communicate honestly and respectfully. Share mistakes and trust one another.

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Make it better together:

Go all in. Get messy. Welcome new ideas and share yours freely. Be a sponge. Bump heads. Talk it out. Listen. Learn. Repeat.

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Dare to be clear:

Certainty is impossible, but clarity is essential. Eliminate the noise and focus your strategy to achieve something better, something great.

Our Mission:

Push what’s possible using a risk-first approach to create long-term value for our investors and employees throughout any real estate cycle.

Our Vision:

To be recognized as the most trusted, innovative and creative boutique alternative investment firm in the U.S.

TOP 10 TRAITS OF A FORUM TEAM MEMBER:

PERKS + BENEFITS:

Life moves fast at Forum. Here’s how we do our part to make sure our people are happy, healthy, well-rounded and well-supported.

Health & Wellness:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Basic Life & Personal Accident Insurance
  • Basic Long- and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite Yoga Classes
  • Fully-Stocked Kitchen
  • Massages & Acupuncture
  • Health & Wellness Allowance
  • Peer Thrive Program
Community & Development:

  • Mentorship Program and Peer Support
  • Careerpath Development & Planning
  • Ongoing Career Training & Development
  • Regular Team-Building Events
  • Individual and Group Volunteer Days
Work/Life:

  • 10 Paid Company Holidays
  • Self-Managed Vacation and PTO Policy
  • Work-From-Home Flexibility
  • Employee Memberships & Discounts
  • Anniversary Milestone Program
  • Multiple Work Lounges
Financial:

  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Gift Matching Program