HOT JOBS OF THE MONTH: JUNE 2017

Residential Real Estate Loan Closer – Paralegal

Jackson Metro Area

Residential Real Estate Paralegal needed IMMEDIATELY for residential loan closings for a successful firm in the Jackson Metropolitan area.  Current experience ONLY need apply.  Fast-paced closing office with very high volume.  Extensive background check required.  Competitive salary and benefits upon hire.

As a Residential Real Estate Loan Closer, you will be closing a wide range of complex residential real estate loans with an emphasis on residential construction and other residential real estate secured transactions. You will be based in the Jackson Metropolitan area and your hours will be a standard Monday through Friday work week with occasional overtime due to the unpredictability of the closing workflow and heavy month end volumes.

 

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Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing draft legal documents and associated real estate due diligence and compliance requirements for accuracy and adherence to established underwriting criteria.
  • Working with bank clients, lenders, underwriters, legal counsel, third party inspection firms, and other “deal team” members in the negotiating of legal documentation and completion of required due diligence to ensure the deal is mechanically bookable and documented in accordance with credit approval requirements and set up for post-closing monitoring.
  • Facilitating funding and booking of the transaction at close.
  • Extracting key milestones, funding restrictions, and servicing requirements and inputting those requisitions to a collateral monitoring and reporting database.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required with 1-2 years of closing or related experience.
  • High School Diploma with 2+ years of prior residential loan or loan related experience accepted in lieu of degree. Significant prior experience within the functional area of expertise required, if education has not provided the required background of study.
  • Experience with residential lending, residential real estate, title insurance, paralegal is preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of documentation and compliance requirements.
  • Ability to read and interpret residential loan legal documents, understand the mechanics and risk associated with commercial real estate transactions preferred.
  • Strong ability to navigate and work in multiple systems and databases; proficient PC skills.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a broad set of responsibilities.
  • Excellent communication skills to participate and lead conference calls and facilitate pre- and post-closing activities; ability to build external and internal relationships.
  • Good problem solving and negotiating skills are required to overcome obstacles and drive the closing process to meet deadlines.
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to professionally interact directly with clients and Deal Team in fast-paced environment.
  • Capacity to work proactively, independently and in team setting with minimal supervision.

 


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Business Development Manager

Jackson Metro Area

Our client is seeking a Business Development Manager to contribute to the growth and development of their business by identifying new clients and by coordinating, managing, and developing existing client relationships. This is a management level position.

 

Overview:

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with extensive organizational skills and the initiative to seek out potential avenues for developing new business opportunities and clients for the firm. This position requires active participation in planning and preparing presentations and promotional materials as well as participation in client conferences and seminars where coordination with the company’s internal teams will develop and promote new client relationships.

The Business Development Manager will report to the firm’s Board of Directors and will work closely with the Firm Administrator on routine operational activities. The Business Development Manager may also assist with projects and participate in functions after regular business hours and outside of the regular firm work day/week.

 

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Responsibilities:

Within the scope of the position Overview, the Business Development Manager will be responsible for:

  • Creating, implementing, and maintaining a summary of all client development activities with monthly reports to the firm’s board of directors.
  • Coordinating with internal team members on the preparation of informational submissions, the assembly of presentations, and the development of biographical materials for firm educational programs.
  • Maintaining and updating the firm website.
  • Preparing and broadcasting social media announcements, posts, and submissions.
  • Managing and printing non-website advertising; interfacing with representatives of publications.
  • Coordinating firm-based and client-based event planning.
  • Participating as a member of the firm representative team at firm and client development events and meetings.
  • Researching and evaluating competitor client development activities to assist in assessing current and potential strategies.
  • Participating in the firm’s Contributions Committee’s activities to coordinate client contact activities and make recommendations on sponsorships.
  • Working with individual team members to identify and implement marketing opportunities.
  • Assisting with the internal development of cross-marketing programs.
  • Developing and administering the database of client and prospective client information from sources used in targeted and mass communications from the firm.
  • Providing input into annual spending for client development.
  • Assisting in client development training for new team members.
  • Attending firm functions and events sponsored by the firm for current and potential clients.
  • Responding to specific projects as requested by the board of directors.

 

Miscellaneous:

  • The Business Development Manager may seek board or firm officer guidance where necessary and appropriate.
  • The Business Development Manager may participate in professional groups and activities which may benefit the firm without interfering with the performance of duties.

 


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Human Resources Assistant

Jackson, MS

Are you energized, do you love working at a fast pace and directly with people? Do you like being at the center of daily business operations? Do you want to be an integral part of making your organization operate smoothly?

Our client is seeking a Human Resources (HR) Assistant to work with their internal HR team. Six months to 1 year of previous recruiting or HR experience is required.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Make initial phone calls email contact to selected candidates with guidance from internal HR staff
  • As you become more experienced, submit pre-screened candidates to open positions for Internal HR staff review.
  • Manage all aspects of Internal HR staff’s interview calendar, including scheduling appointments, sending confirmation emails, providing directions, and conducting follow up calls as needed.
  • Assist Internal HR staff with answering incoming phone calls, fielding questions, directing appropriate calls to voicemail, taking written messages, and relaying urgent messages immediately to Internal HR Staff. Previous experience and the proven ability to serve as the “hub” of these activities is required.
  • Provide Internal HR staff with administrative and technical support in Client Relationship Management Systems (CRM) / Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) (training will be provided on particular CRM/ATS application).
  • Upload job postings to client’s website or commercial job boards.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to Internal HR staff regarding the success of various job postings.
  • Review all new resumes received daily and direct them to Internal HR staff as needed.
  • Execute resume searches in client’s database and career job boards.
  • Assist with electronic mailings and managing mailing lists.
  • Greet, assist, accommodate, and escort office guests and visitors with a courteous, joyful nature.
  • Assist candidates taking required assessments in the office or online.
  • Attend formal staff meetings as scheduled and meet informally with internal HR staff on a daily basis regarding each day’s priorities.

 

Requirements

  • 6 months to 1 year of previous recruiting or HR experience
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively via phone, email, and in person with a wide range of personalities while keeping track of changing appointments and priorities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office programs: Outlook (email and calendar), Word (create, edit, and format documents quickly); Excel (create and edit simple reports), and importing and exporting data.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat (able to create, edit, and format PDFs).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills reflecting standard American English grammar and polished vocal tone.
  • Conscientious attitude of service toward internal HR staff, hiring managers, and candidates.
  • Possess a proactive approach to problem solving: As priorities change minute by minute, the successful candidate needs the ability to anticipate potential conflicts and to convey these conflicts to the appropriate parties in a confidential manner.
  • Outstanding references from prior business contacts (bosses, etc.).
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing/communication or HR related studies is preferred; an AA degree in a similar major with high performance is acceptable. Other majors or equivalent on-the-job experience will be considered in place of a four year degree.

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary depends on experience, proven skills, and exceptional references
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi health and dental insurance; Vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending/Cafeteria Plan
  • 401K option
  • Array of other group discounted benefits available

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Retail Sales Associate

Ridgeland, MS

Our client is seeking a Retail Sales Associate to work in Ridgeland, MS.

Experience in sales, POS software and outstanding customer service skills are a must!

 

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Responsibilities:

  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs
  • Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices
  • Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment
  • Maintain records related to sales
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers
  • Ticket, arrange and display merchandise to promote sales
  • Inventory stock and requisition new stock

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Administrative Assistant / IT Support Tech

Jackson Metro Area

Our client is a successful and stable privately owned business in the Jackson Metro area who is seeking a multi-talented Assistant to provide support to three Department heads and to help their internal staff with Tier 1 Help Desk duties.

The job duties are split 70% Administrative and 30% Tier 1 Help Desk.

 

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Daily Duties include:

  • Answer phones and direct calls if needed.
  • Use Outlook to calendar meetings
  • Use Word and PowerPoint to put together training materials and presentations.
  • Use Excel to set up and maintain spreadsheets. Advanced formula and pivot table knowledge is not necessary, but candidates must know how to set up basic formulas, format, create new sheets, print worksheets, and sort the data in a spreadsheet.
  • Enter work orders into company’s order system / database.
  • Tier 1 Help Desk duties include: resetting passwords, troubleshooting software and hardware issues, setting up new computers, etc. Must be comfortable with this level of IT support when starting the position.

 

Requirements:

  • 2 year of Administrative Assistant experience
  • 1 year of on-the job Tier 1 Help Desk training or 1 year of recent college or technical / trade IT classes.
  • Strong communication skills, whether in person, on the phone, and written.
  • Must be a self starter – someone who is comfortable taking the initiative to follow through on projects, complete job duties, and problem solve without direct supervision once trained.

 

This is a Temp-To-Hire position. Full benefits package offered upon hire with the company.

 


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