About Cove: Cove is the new way to rent your home! Aligned with our mission, we’re a co-living start-up making it easier and more affordable for young people to rent in flatshares in which they can call it home. We provide our tenants with stylishly furnished properties, in the most awesome locations in Singapore and Indonesia. We make the whole rental process seamless from end to end. Two of the many perks you get at Cove is that our contract terms are flexible like our tenant’s lives and our rental prices include everything from utilities and wifi and weekly cleaning. The most exciting part is our tenants get matched with great flatmates and also have access to our community events around the city. Check us out for more detailed information at https://cove.sg/

At Cove we go beyond to satisfy our customers where we also make efforts to have interactions with them in order to create millions of better homes. To achieve this, we are committed to always try to find new ways to improve our customer service as well as placing ourselves in their shoes to improve their experience with Cove. We encourage every individual to proactively suggest creative ways to find solutions when faced with problems and engage with other team members to influence each other to make things happen.

Job Title: Business Development Manager (Real Estate) - Korea

Job Type: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Reports To: Country GM

Main Responsibilities:

  • Source residential leasing opportunities, conduct property inspections, market, and pricing analysis
  • Identify, evaluate, and justify new submarkets for Cove’s expansion
  • Conduct pro-forma financial projections and analysis
  • Structure and prepare rental proposals to landlords
  • Lead negotiations and tenancy agreement documentation process
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams to ensure smooth property handover process
  • Develop market intelligence on the residential segment in Japan and maintain an internal database
  • Responsible for all BusDev best practice and SOPs
  • Work closely with the cross functional teams to ensure smooth property onboarding
  • Review ongoing Underwriting, LoI, & Agreement
  • Weekly reporting and tracking of deals KPIs and performance
  • Regularly review and improve the acquisition process for LL

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Tertiary qualified in Real Estate, Business, Economics or a related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in real estate
  • End to end deal transaction experience from leading due diligence to legal documentation
  • Strong preference for candidates with local market knowledge of the residential and/or hospitality landscape as well as candidates with strong existing network (across agents, landlords and developers) to source for real estate opportunities and experience handling big team
  • Good business acumen and knowledge of current business trends
  • Team player with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical, detailed oriented, creative problem solver
  • Organized and able to prioritize tasks to accomplish them effectively

What’s in it for You: Working for Cove gives you a great deal of opportunities to learn in an exciting young startup incubated through Antler. Co and you’ll be working directly with the three co-founders: Sophie, Luca, and Guillaume, where you’ll also get to experience first-hand what it takes to get a new high-growth business off the ground. In your role, you’ll have the opportunity to hit the ground running and take ownership from day one. Everything you do matters and will add up to make an impact on the team so we will always appreciate the diverse ideas and inputs from everyone. We embrace your development in your journey with us. The team is fast-paced, hard-working, and expects results but we also highly value our employee engagement and are committed to a human and empathetic environment with plenty of fun thrown in.