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Research Associate - Northern Virginia

Job Location US-VA-Chantilly
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/29/2021 3:17 PM)
Job ID
2021-4886

Job Description

Research Coordinator | Research Team

Northern Virginia/Richmond | Full Time

 

Zonda is redefining the future of housing. We are perfectly placed in the heart of the fast-growing real estate industry. We are making big bets on the future of real-estate, trailblazing a 2030 vision for the industry. Here at Zonda, you’ll be able to use your passion and curiosity to drive the next generation of real estate analysts, advisors, and technologists.

 

Zonda is looking for a passionate Research Coordinator to evolve and expand our team. Zonda looks for people who can grow, think, dream, and create. When you join our team, you’ll be in a unique position to make a change with every project. You’ll use your full range of skills to build great experiences and learn about the real estate industry, economics, and data. You’ll be supported with the necessary tools, and you'll be working with an awesome and like-minded team. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary, and collaborative - all working to build the future of housing.

 

The Research Coordinator will work directly under the local Research Manager in maintaining multiple proprietary databases of real estate research and perform regular audits of county land records, both online and in person.  This individual will assist the Research Manager to coordinate quarterly data collection efforts, schedule and coordinate staff and other meetings, assist other employees with diverse projects, and provide general executive support. The applicant must be a self-starter, extremely organized, detail-oriented, should have the ability to manage shifting priorities, and multi-task to meet deadlines.

 

Key responsibilities: 

  • Assist Research Manager with recurrent data collection efforts within a defined territory
  • Review municipal planning and recording documents, both online and at local county offices
  • Research and manage electronic database records for new home construction and marketing
  • Organize and maintain office files of research and recorded land documents
  • Conduct sales agent interviews for new homebuilder projects
  • Obtain and update contact information from local building companies
  • Travel to local residential subdivisions and perform field research periodically 
  • Oversee processes to achieve 100% completion rates and timely data collection
  • Assist with quality assurance analysis and data correction 

Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years professional office experience
  • Strong knowledge of the real estate industry, specifically new home development
  • Undergraduate degree in business, economics, planning or urban studies preferred
  • Experience with data entry, database software and/or managing data
  • Experience in real estate and/or public record research desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel including data analysis and familiarity with basic formulas
  • Working knowledge of general office equipment
  • Meticulous attention to detail, can take accountability of the data and ability to identify data inconsistencies
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities and shift attention from one task to another
  • Capable of working with a team and/or independently on large, multi-faceted, deadline driven tasks
  • Leadership and team organization skills desirable, including prioritizing and controlling team workload, coaching and mentoring
  • Organized, reliable, trustworthy, dedicated individual
  • Must own a car

 

About Us

Zonda provides data-driven housing market solutions to the homebuilding industry. From builders to building product manufacturers, mortgage clients, and multifamily executives, we work hand-in-hand with our customers to streamline access to housing data to empower smarter decisions. As a leading brand in residential construction, our mission is to advance the home building industry, because we believe better homes mean better lives and stronger communities.

 

Together, we are building the future of housing.

 

Zonda (formerly Hanley Wood | Meyers Research) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v

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