by Chris Durst Apr. 14, 2021
***Short Fuse Alert — These jobs usually fill fast, so apply or share ASAP if interested!
It’s that time of year again…
Twice annually, Yardi Matrix hires people to pretend to be potential renters and call apartment complexes about rent, features, etc.
Background noise is fine — it can actually help make the calls seem as though they are coming from prospective tenants!
Currently, the company is seeking Surveyors to work from home for their Spring 2021 Rent Survey. These are seasonal positions.
The survey begins Monday, May 3, 2021 so apply quickly!
“High speed Internet access and long-distance telephone service are required,” the company says. “There is no selling involved, but apartment communities are called to ask them simple questions about their apartments, a process requiring good telephone etiquette and a pleasant demeanor.”
These jobs fill usually fast, so apply or share quickly if interested.
Here’s what the company has to say:
Yardi Matrix, formerly known as Pierce-Eislen, Inc.®, was founded in March 2000 and acquired in July 2013 by Yardi Systems, Inc., a Santa Barbara, California software company focused on commercial real estate industry applications.
The Yardi Matrix apartment information service is a high-performance system with the sole function of supporting the commercial apartment industry’s dominant participants. The company’s services monitor the 50+ unit apartment universe from the property level to the submarket/market level in a form unique within the commercial apartment information industry.
Yardi Matrix subscribers’ access near up-to-the-minute market information at two levels: the individual property or overview of market conditions critical to the assessment of current, and prospective, market status.
About the Surveyor Position
Why We Conduct Surveys – Our product provides information on various dynamic aspects of apartment community operations, requiring that regular assessments be conducted. The Rent Survey updates an apartment community’s rents, current rent specials, and several other factors subject to frequent change. The process requires calling apartment communities and asking various questions.
Surveys are Conducted as a Renter – Surveys must be conducted as a potential renter to ensure accuracy of information. This requires that you be willing to play the role of a renter.
Survey Timing – Survey team members must have a minimum of 40 completed surveys the first week, and 100 completed surveys each week thereafter, with calls made between the hours of 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM within surveyed time zones. *A completed survey is one that has been marked Done, meaning no further calls are needed; surveys marked Part Done, Answering Machine, No Answer or Wrong Number do not count towards fulfilling these requirements.
Compensation – Surveyors will be paid $6 per hour and a piece rate of $.50 for surveys marked Done, $.30 for surveys marked Wrong Number, $.20 for surveys marked Part-Done, and $.07 for surveys marked Answering Machine or No Answer. You will receive at least minimum wage in your jurisdiction for all hours worked; however, you can earn more depending on your speed and efficiency.
Employment Status – If invited to the Spring 2021 survey, you would be an employee of Partners Personnel on a temporary assignment with YARDI MATRIX.
Required Accuracy – While surveys are simple to conduct, a commitment to accuracy and thoroughness is required.
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