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DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT (REAL ESTATE-TRANSACTIONAL)

The Development Assistant will be a part of the Paces Foundation Development Team assisting in all transactional phases of multi-family development and construction. The Development Assistant will work hand-in-hand with Developers in providing legal and administrative assistance to all existing and newly acquired projects. The Development Assistant will be fully involved in researching, preparing, and submitting new housing project applications, as well as providing support during project completion, closing, and continued follow-up with investors, attorneys and property managers.

As part of the Development Team, the Development Assistant will participate in: gathering lender financing data; reviewing contracts, assignments, and amendments; ordering due diligence items (i.e. Good Standing Certificates, entity formation and qualification documents, pending litigation searches, surveys, inspections, etc.); coordinating closing logistics with all parties, scheduling meetings and document executions; preparing check requests, wires, deposits, and other disbursements; following-up on post-closing items; maintaining and reconciling bank accounts; and performing research as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

The Development Assistant must have at least 5 years experience as a paralegal, legal assistant or secretary with a concentration in real estate, property development or another related field.  Affordable housing experience is helpful, but not required. The Development Assistant must have the ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints; pay close attention to detail; meet deadlines; and exhibit a working knowledge of basic accounting principles, standard legal processes related to real estate, construction, property development and affordable housing tax credits. The ability to research various state, county and municipal requirements, review and/or proofread partnership agreements, promissory notes, escrow instructions, leases, contracts and other typed material for; contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors. Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills; interpersonal skills necessary to communicate in person, by email, and telephone in a courteous and tactful manner. Operate standard office equipment such as computers, photo copiers, fax machines, scanners. Competently utilize Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, & Adobe Acrobat.  Ability to travel and run occasional office related errands.  Must be, or be willing to apply to become a Public Notary.

COMPENSATION

The compensation package will include salary and benefits. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please email your resume and references to Renée Sandell, Vice President renee@pacesfoundation.org