Portland, Oregon

Job Title

Associate Broker

Job Description Summary

This position is for a business development / prospector focused in a role of commercial real estate tenant (occupier) representations This individual will be responsible for generating new business and occasionally servicing existing clients by partnering exclusively with our top brokerage professional team in the Portland, Oregon based Office Tenant Representation team. Cushman & Wakefield fosters an inclusive environment and celebrates diversity and inclusion through a variety of company policies and practice groups, we encourage everyone to apply.

Job Description

At Cushman & Wakefield, we employ the most talented professionals and invest in superior resources and technologies to provide our clients with innovative advice and bottom-line results. 

The talent of our extraordinary people and the culture and business approach we foster, coupled with the exceptional, creative services we provide and the results we deliver worldwide for owners, occupiers, and investors are what really distinguishes Cushman & Wakefield from all other real estate service firms. 

Principal Responsibilities

  • Develop new business primarily through in-person contacts, phone calls, canvassing and follow-up to include; presentations to those who influence decisions and decision-makers and schedule fact-to-face contact with prospective candidates requiring real estate needs
  • Direct calling to end users in following up with Team’s marketing distribution
  • Report and update senior brokers on calling program status; clients met, potential deals being generated, issues/concerns, and next steps; this will involve using and the teams CRM software for tracking new business development
  • Work with senior brokers to assist in calls and business development activities
  • Collaborating with office resources for the preparation of marketing materials
  • Work closely with brokers to prepare proposals and strategies for presentations, as well as working closely with Market Research to pull together market information for clients
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with industry professionals

Required Skills

  • Detail oriented, self-starter, well organized, able to handle multiple projects at any given time, and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven record of providing outstanding internal and external customer service
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and sales skills essential
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or 2+ years of professional experience in B2B Business Development, Commercial Real Estate, Legal or Finance
  • Must procure and maintain a real estate salesperson’s license as required
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in researching business development opportunities


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for 75% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Note: This job description includes the core responsibilities for C&W. These duties may have slight modifications based on the regional location

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without  regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Portland, Oregon

Veterans at Cushman & Wakefield will find challenging and rewarding work directly related to their skills and talents. Just as importantly, they will find a camaraderie among the brothers and sisters, peers and leaders who support their distinct needs as well as a culture that honors and respects their contributions in the military and in our organization. Veterans hold positions throughout our organization, from our executive leadership to the front line. Our Veterans Initiative Program infuses leadership into our efforts to attract, engage and recognize our nation’s men and women who bear the honor of service in our Armed Forces.

We’re a world-class commercial real estate services company who puts our customers at the center of everything we do.  But to you, the veteran or transitioning service member, this means that we have amazing opportunities in project and property management, through facility engineering and skilled trades, to corporate services – and quite possibly everything in between.


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