Property & Development Associate - Iowa

Job Location

On Site


Des Moines, IA

Job Type


Published Date

October 22, 2021, 2:30:20 PM


DEV Partners is actively seeking an ambitious candidate to help grow our Iowa real estate portfolio. The selected team member will have a dual role acting as our regional Property Management lead and also assisting our portfolio growth as a Development Project Manager. Longer term, we envision this candidate growing into a focused role in Property/Asset Management. 

Specific responsibilities for this role include managing tenant experience, developing and executing a disciplined approach to lease up, rent growth, and long term property management. Secondary responsibilities will be highly-dependent upon the specific candidate but may include real-estate development project management, planning, and project delivery. 

This is a full-time position with salary and benefits, located in Des Moines. Travel is limited to project sites.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Represent DEV Partners with clarity and empathy for our partners, customers and vendors.  

  • Ensure property management systems and processes are functioning with property resources to meet annual budgets. 

  • Manage project delivery of design and construction planning and development. 

  • Track and manage project scope, schedule and budget. 

  • Financial reporting, including monthly income statements, occupancy and expiring leases to property owners. 

  • Advertise, market and lease available units. 

  • Arrange and manage contracts for maintenance, trash removal, landscaping, security and other ongoing services and managing disputes with these service providers where appropriate. 

  • Assist with property acquisition and development due diligence.


  • Property management experience is preferred. 

  • A successful candidate must be organized, responsive, curious, self-driven, and empathetic. 

  • Associate’s or higher degree preferred. 

  • Shows exceptional leadership, administrative, communication, and coaching talents. 

  • Project management, or people management experience 

  • Demonstrated flexibility, superior problem-solving skills, and the ability to work in multiple disciplines are musts. 

  • Exhibits moderate financial and analytical abilities; experience making sound financial management decisions based on budgetary constraints. 

  • Successful background check.


  • Competitive base salary 

  • Annual bonus available 

  • 401(K) Match (first 3% is matched 100%, between 3% and 5% is matched 50%) 

  • Monthly cell phone stipend


  • Paid holidays (Total of nine (9) days - New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving/day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Christmas, plus a Flexible holiday determined annually) 

  • Paid personal time (three weeks/year with the ability to gain additional PTO) 

  • Competitive health insurance with four plan options ○ Monthly stipend of $140 available if health insurance is waived 

  • Short term disability, Long term disability, and Life Insurance available 

  • Dental, vision, critical illness, accident, and identity theft insurance available 

  • Health Savings Account (HSA), Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) available 

  • Annual membership dues for professional registrations 

  • The needed flexible technology hardware and software programs required to do your best work 

  • Company-provided parking 

  • Flexible work environment 

  • Growth opportunities

About Us

DEV Partners is a company that is driven to make the world a better place through the built environment. We are acquiring and building beautiful properties in vibrant communities. We are a fun, and flexible group, looking for people who can help us build our business and grow with us.

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