Community Manager – Van Buren Estates, Belleville, MI


About Meritus

Meritus Communities is one of the nation’s largest and quickest growing owner/operator of Manufactured Housing Communities (MHCs). We were founded by industry experts in 2013 dedicated to providing quality and affordable housing to tenants. Since 2013 we have purchased 14,000 sites across the US.

About the position

As a Community Manager, you are responsible for the overall operations and sales at the community with a strong focus on customer service and retention.


  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the community including customer service, resident relations, vendor relations, rent collections, and the community staff.

  • Manage and increase occupancy through home sales, home leasing, site leasing, and actively marketing the community.

  • Analyze and prepare monthly, annual, and long-term budgets. Meet or exceed all approved revenue, expense, sales, and leasing budgets.

  • Complete monthly variance reports.

  • Manage all third-party vendors.

  • Develop marketing strategies based on the local market and competition.

  • Manage all aspects of the home rental program.

  • Maintain the physical appearance and infrastructure of the community in accordance with company standards.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma and 5 plus years property management experience.

  • Must have experience creating and analyzing budgets, P&L’s, and financial reports.

  • Marketing, sales, and leasing experience

  • Strong management and operational skills including customer service; public relations; performance management.

  • Ability to be available to resident and community needs after hours.

  • Ability to live on-site in company provided housing.

  • Excellent communication skills including writing and verbal.

  • Excellent computer literacy in MS Office suite of products and other software applications.

  • Valid driver’s license.

Personal characteristics

  • Team oriented with an exceptionally strong work ethic and outstanding interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills, problem solving abilities, and attention to detail

  • Poised and polished professional with excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong judgement and decision-making skills


Competitive salary, bonus, and excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA and 401(K)



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