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Your career with Magnolia Capital

Here at Magnolia Capital, we are always looking to add talented people to our growing team. We offer a collaborative, entrepreneurial environment with an established and profitable company. If you are a motivated, hardworking individual with a passion to learn, we would like to hear from you.

Benefits

Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance for employees and family.

Health Savings Account and Flexible Savings Account options.

401(k) with Employer Match.

Short term and long term disability coverage.

Life Insurance.

Wellness

Access to a newly renovated on-site gym, locker rooms and fitness classes.

Periodic catered healthy breakfasts, lunches and snacks.

Office Location

Location convenient to public transportation.

Walking distance from Union Station & Ogilvie Station.

Numerous restaurants, coffee shops and bars in walking distance from the office.

Food & Drink

Unlimited coffee, tea and sparkling water.

Unlimited healthy snacks available.

On-site full service café and cafeteria.

Group Volunteer Days

Allotted time each quarter for individual volunteer activities.

Career Advancement

Merit-based promotional opportunities.

Performance bonuses and incentives.

On the job training for recent graduates.

Current Positions

Magnolia Capital is looking for a Full Stack Engineer to join the Data Science Team. Our current team is made up of driven individuals who are looking to enact change and innovation in the multifamily real estate industry. We have built out our own suite of proprietary tools and are looking for team members to join our technology team to support this next phase of the company’s growth. As a full stack engineer you will be a crucial member of the team that will work with the other members of the technology team to develop, test & maintain Magnolia’s systems and applications.

This position is based in Chicago.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Work with our Director of Product to design, develop and implement solutions to solve business needs
• Care about quality and understand what it means to ship high quality code
• Conceive and build testable solutions for current and future applications
• Actively participate in our regular tracking meetings with our team and provide feedback / scoping for upcoming features
• Be an advocate for best practices, development strategies, and new software packages that can advance our platform

Who We Are Looking For:

• BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
• 3 - 6 years of solid full stack software engineering/development experience
• Self-starter with a can-do attitude excited to work in a small but growing technical team
• Proficiency working with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
• Linux system administration experience
• Proficiency in at least one server side programming language; Java, Scala or python
• Bonus points for knowledge of web scraping, React, Jira & real estate

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Magnolia Capital is currently seeking an HR Generalist for its newly formed property management company, STYL Residential. The HR Generalist is responsible for a broad range of day-to-day HR activities to assist and support STYL and enhance the STYL employee experience. This role involves partnering with employees and leadership to successfully execute human resources initiatives relating to recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, law and compliance, performance management, record maintenance, policy implementation, and benefits administration. The HR Associate supports a diverse workforce, maintains fair and equitable personnel policies and procedures, delivers exceptional service to internal customers, and ensures internal policies and programs conform to all laws that affect the workplace.

This position is based in Chicago.

HR Responsibilities: 

  • Recruiting
    • Efficiently and effectively fill open positions by posting positions, screening candidates, coordinating interviews, drafting offer letters and onboarding new hires
  • Employee Onboarding
    • Oversee the new hire orientations and onboarding process along with onboarding in our HRIS System, Namely
  • Benefits and Leave Management
    • Perform benefits and leave administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, eligibility determination, and communicating pertinent benefit and leave information to employees, managers, and payroll department
  • Compliance
    • Manage and apply multi-state laws and regulations and changing laws to the business and business processes/stay current with labor law posters/posters for each worksite, etc.
  • Performance Management-
    • Performance review process via Namely, process, training, action plans, etc.
  • Employee Recognition Events
    • Responsible for planning and executing monthly employee appreciation events and milestone anniversary celebrations
  • Employee Offboarding
    • Conducts all exit interviews
    • Reports findings and summarizes key take-aways
    • Responds to unemployment claims in a timely and thorough basis; contests decisions as appropriate
  • Employee Records
    • Responsible for maintaining all written and electronic employee records, reports, and logs to conform to federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
    • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to continuously improve the efficiency and value of the human resources department and the services it provides.
  • Other HR responsibilities as needed

 Who We Are Looking For: 

  • Completed Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Management preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in an HR role
  • Experience working with an HRIS system
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced office environment and adjust priorities based on evolving needs of the organization

 



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Magnolia Capital is currently seeking a Leasing for its newly formed property management company, STYL Residential. The Leasing Agent assists property owners with leasing their properties to prospective tenants. This may include marketing properties, preparing lease documents and screening prospective tenants to qualify them. This may also include acting as a representative for property owners.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Recording and updating details of prospective and existing landlords and tenants into computer databases.
  • Examining properties and informing maintenance staff of issues.
  • Advertising available properties and conducting property tours as part of marketing activities.
  • Screening prospective tenants to ensure they meet eligibility requirements.
  • Completing lease applications and assisting with verification of application information.
  • Informing prospective tenants of results.
  • Inspecting properties when tenants take occupation and vacate.
  • Liaising with tenants to provide information and address their complaints and concerns.
  • Maintaining and storing documentation effectively.
  • Accepting rent payments, security deposits and other applicable fees.

Leasing Agent Requirements:

  • 3+ work experience as a Leasing Agent or similar position.
  • Proficient knowledge of real estate industry, property management principles and relevant legislation.
  • Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Available to work extended hours.

 



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Magnolia Capital is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician for its newly formed property management company, STYL Residential. The Maintenance Tech is accountable for the maintenance needs of the property, including make-readies, perform general maintenance and repair.

This role requires 40 hours per week; Workweek may include weekends, overtime and on-call hours.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all service requests and repairs are made correctly and in a timely manner
  • Prepare apartments for new move in’s and complete “make-ready” process of vacant apartments
  • Complete resident service requests and repairs in a timely manner
  • Maintain cleanliness of exterior buildings and parking areas
  • Assist your supervisor with vendor management and other duties
  • Perform routine maintenance and inspections for equipment
  • Maintain an organized, clean and safe work area
  • Assist Maintenance Supervisor with monitoring inventory of parts and supplies at appropriate levels
  • Ensure adherence to the company's safety and hazard communications programs, policies and procedures
  • Maintain superior customer service relationship
  • Communicate effectively with residents, fellow associates, vendors and supervisors
  • Work with Maintenance Supervisor to maintain and implement effective preventative maintenance program
  • Attend and participate in technical training programs to maintain personal skill level
  • Other tasks or duties as assigned by the Supervisor

Who We Are Looking For:

    • One to two years’ experience in community management maintenance, other building maintenance or related trade. Renovation experience may be required for older properties built 5 or more years ago.
      • No specific level of education is required
      • Ability to read and write English for safety and productivity reasons
      • Ability to accurately perform basic mathematical functions 

Education:

  • No specific level of education is required
  • Ability to read and write English for safety and productivity reasons
  • Ability to accurately perform basic mathematical functions

 Professional Experience:

  • One to two years’ experience in community management maintenance, other building maintenance or related trade. Renovation experience may be required for older properties built 5 or more years ago.

 Attendance/Travel:

  • On-call, after-hour emergency service may be required, with on-call staff required to live within a minimum distance to the community for efficient response time 

 Physical Requirements:

  • Hands-on repair and maintenance work constitutes majority of time and duties
  • Must be able to move up to 50 pounds variable distances; mobility and flexibility to use ladders to heights in excess of 8 to 9 feet; ability to work outdoors in temperatures above 90 degrees or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit  

 Licenses/Equipment:

  • EPA certification Type I and II
  • Other licenses and certifications as required by state or federal law
  • Use of general maintenance equipment including but not limited to: hand tools, ladders, refrigerant recovery units, landscaping equipment and required safety equipment; all equipment must be used without jeopardizing the safety of yourself, fellow associates or residents
  • Appropriate safety equipment and apparel that includes proper footwear, such as work boots

Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to accept and learn from constructive criticism
  • Well organized, detail oriented and efficient
  • Team oriented with ability to work independently on occasion
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to meet deadlines which may include late hours and weekends as needed
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

 Computer Skills:

  • Basic computer and Internet knowledge 
  • Ability to use Outlook


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