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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Rudolph Companies is a vertically integrated real estate operator and investment company in the self-storage asset class. At our core, RuCo is an operator designed to create and preserve the value of the assets we acquire, utilizing our capital and the capital of our equity partners.

Unlike typical investment funds with specific timeframes and mandates, we are not constrained by deployment and divestment periods. This flexibility allows us to make informed decisions without rushing or compromising on quality. By employing moderate or even no leverage, we effectively cap the downside risk while leaving the potential for upside gains uncapped.

We have been fortunate to be trusted as stewards of our equity partners’ hard-earned capital, a responsibility we do not take lightly. We are honored to play a vital role in preserving and growing their investments within the alternative assets/real estate portfolio.

 

Values

  • Reliability
  • Accountability
  • Organized
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Results Driven
  • Hard Working
  • Detail oriented

Available Positions

Director of Operations (Property Manager & Project Coordinator)

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of the Property Coordinator will be involved in every operational aspect of our portfolio of real estate assets. The primary responsibilities include budgeting for property improvements, gathering quotes for repairs and maintenance across all properties, scheduling all repairs, maintenance, and improvement related items in a timely manner, and insuring that local managers are kept up to date with tasks of storage facilities and properties.

The candidate needs to be organized and detail oriented. Strong communication skills and accessibility are key characteristics to great job performance.

Candidate should also be able to think on their feet and problem solve. Understand the systems and processes currently utilized and be able to make suggestions on how to streamline and be more efficient.

The ideal candidate has a background in administrative work and operations, to identify and refine areas of inefficiency.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Budget for property repairs, maintenance, and improvements
  • Create & update tasks for local managers
  • Schedule appointments for maintenance & repairs
  • Schedule property improvements quotes & work/install
  • Coordinate with service providers during property improvements
  • Track a detailed timeline of completion of all property improvements and repairs/maintenance
  • Schedule inspections & due diligence related matters
  • Make recommendations on how to improve operations & efficiencies (regarding tasks, communication, etc.)
  • Monitor and review all maintenance requests from tenants and customer service team member
  • Transfer billing responsibilities after an acquisition
  • Responsible for cross-checking all the tenant requests with tenant accounts
  • Develop & Monitor transaction timelines
  • Create action list of what needs to be done before, during and after a transaction
  • Evaluate current property management software and make recommendations for necessary changes

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent in English
  • Multi-task
  • Problem solver
  • Great with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work with a team and communicate tasks to all members of the team
  • Prepare schedules for local managers & improvement projects
  • Experience with project management tools (Jotform, etc.)

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 2+ years of relevant administrative or operations experience is required
  • Preferred Industry Experience:
    • Real Estate – Project Manager / Project Coordinator

 

COMPENSATION

  • Salary dependent upon experience level of candidate
Director of Technology & Automation

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a dynamic and visionary Director of Technology & Automation to lead our real estate investment firm’s technological transformation and automation initiatives.

In this strategic role, you will be responsible for driving innovation, optimizing operational efficiency, and enhancing decision-making processes through the application of cutting-edge technologies and automation solutions.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Oversee all technology operations (e.g. network security) and evaluate them according to established goals
  • Devise and establish IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies set by upper management
  • Identify the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems and report to upper management
  • Ensure smooth delivery and operation of IT services by monitoring systems performance
  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies across IT systems or other strategies to improve team processes
  • Monitor network performance
  • Develop and manage information security policies and procedures
  • Develop and implement a strategic IT and automation roadmap aligned with the organization’s overall goals and objectives. This includes identifying technology trends and opportunities that can drive innovation and competitive advantage.
  • Design and maintain the organization’s technology architecture to ensure scalability, security, and efficiency. This includes making decisions about hardware, software, networking, and cloud services.
  • Oversee the planning, execution, and successful completion of IT and automation projects. This includes managing project timelines, budgets, and resources while ensuring alignment with business objectives.
  • Ensure the organization’s IT systems and data are secure from cyber threats and in compliance with relevant regulations. Implementing security measures, protocols, and disaster recovery plans.
  • Identifying opportunities for automation and process improvement across various business functions. This could involve implementing robotic process automation (RPA), AI-driven solutions, and other technologies to streamline operations.
  • Oversee data governance and management, including data quality, integrity, privacy, and accessibility. Implementing data analytics strategies to extract insights and inform decision-making.
  • Evaluate new technologies and tools that could benefit the organization, conducting feasibility studies, and making recommendations on adoption.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Multi-task
  • Problem solver
  • Great with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledgeable of API
  • Experience with Zapier, Power Automate and other automation tools
  • Ability to work with a team and communicate tasks to all members of the team
  • Proven track record of successfully driving technology innovation and automation initiatives within the real estate or financial investment industry.
  • Strong understanding of real estate investment processes, financial modeling, and asset management.
  • Proficiency in assessing, selecting, and implementing automation technologies, such as Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and workflow management systems.
  • Experience with data management, analytics, and visualization tools for effective decision-making.
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity and data privacy considerations in the context of technology implementation.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business, or a related field.
  • 5 years of experience in Information Technology
  • 2 years of experience with process automation

 

COMPENSATION

  • Salary dependent upon experience level of candidate
Director of Transaction & Loan Coordination

POSITION OVERVIEW

The role of the Transaction & Loan Coordinator will be to ensure that acquisitions, dispositions, and other transactions run smoothly and efficiently.

The candidate needs to be organized and detail oriented. Strong communication skills and attention to details are key characteristics to great job performance. Candidate should also be able to think on their feet and problem solve. Understand the systems and processes currently utilized and be able to make suggestions on how to streamline and be more efficient.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Oversee and orchestrate all elements of loan closing procedures, guaranteeing adherence to legal and regulatory prerequisites.
  • Collaborate closely with both internal and external stakeholders, such as brokers, attorneys, lenders, and title companies, to ensure the smooth progression of closing procedures.
  • Lead due diligence activities, assess and scrutinize documentation, resolve challenges, and supervise the finalization of contracts, purchase agreements, and lease arrangements.
  • Act as the primary contact point for loan coordination tasks, maintaining close collaboration with lenders, borrowers, and internal teams.
  • Facilitate the compilation and submission of necessary documentation, encompassing financial statements, appraisals, and legal papers.
  • Manage the progression of loan applications, track loan advancement, and preemptively pinpoint and tackle potential hindrances or setbacks.
  • Guarantee adherence to loan agreements and contribute to the negotiation of advantageous loan terms and stipulations.
  • Collaborate with diverse internal departments, including acquisitions, capital, finance, and legal, to provide comprehensive support throughout the transaction lifecycle.
  • Cultivate robust work relationships and efficient communication channels to facilitate seamless teamwork.
  • Support the creation of opportunity memos, financial models, and other pertinent materials crucial for decision-making processes.
  • Play a role in refining processes and systems continually to enhance operational effectiveness.
  • Miscellaneous tasks related to loans and transactions as assigned

 

REQUIREMENTS / EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience in the commercial real estate environment
    • Examples of prior roles: Commercial Loan Assistant, Portfolio Manager
  • Prior experience working on commercial loans at bank is preferred

 

COMPENSATION

  • Salary dependent upon experience level of candidate
Director of Marketing

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking a dynamic and strategic-minded individual to join our team as the Director of Marketing. As the Director of Marketing, you will play a pivotal role in developing and executing comprehensive marketing strategies that drive brand awareness, customer engagement, and revenue growth for Rudolph Companies and its self storage brand Top Storage.

The ideal candidate is a creative thinker, an effective leader, and possesses a deep understanding of both traditional and digital marketing practices.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Develop and execute the overall marketing strategy in alignment with the company’s goals and objectives.
  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of marketing professionals, providing guidance, feedback, and professional development opportunities.
  • Plan, oversee, and manage the marketing budget to maximize ROI and ensure efficient allocation of resources across various campaigns and initiatives.
  • Create and oversee the implementation of integrated marketing campaigns across multiple channels, including digital, social media, email, content, events, and more.
  • Utilize data-driven insights to assess campaign performance, measure KPIs, and adjust strategies accordingly to optimize results.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with media partners, agencies, and vendors to enhance the brand’s visibility and reach.
  • Lead the creation of compelling and consistent brand messaging that resonates with the target audience and maintains brand integrity.
  • Drive the creation of engaging content, both written and visual, that educates, entertains, and informs customers.
  • Oversee the development of marketing collateral, sales tools, and promotional materials to support the sales team.
  • Provide regular reports and updates to the executive team on marketing performance, initiatives, and strategic plans.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Multi-task
  • Problem solver
  • Great with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work with a team and communicate tasks to all members of the team
  • Writing, editing and content distribution skills
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, the web and measurement
  • Solid knowledge of SEO, web analytics and Google AdWords.
  • Experience with Google My Business
  • Web content creation

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or General Business
  • 5 years of experience in marketing and communications
  • 2 years of experience in digital marketing

 

COMPENSATION

  • Salary dependent upon experience level of candidate