Commercial Real Estate, Capital, Insurance, Leasing & Management


About the Job

Franklin Street is currently seeking candidates to join our Accelerator Associate Program in Austin, TX.

Our Accelerator Associate Program offers training to develop the skills needed for a Commercial Real Estate and Commercial Insurance Sales Associate position. This role requires candidates to be self-motivated, assertive, committed, and have an entrepreneurial mindset. This program is designed to teach the basics of the commercial real estate and insurance industry, Franklin Street’s platform, and sales skills. Upon successfully finishing the program, you may be offered a regular full-time position within a high-performing sales team, where ongoing training will be provided.

**This is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly), in-office position that is temporary for 60 days – not remote or work from home.**

Start Date: September 9, 2024

Program Overview:

  • Proactively collects, catalogs, and previews various trade areas and geographies to identify strategic investment opportunities.
  • Coordinates and collects market research and data to ensure accuracy.
  • Complete and pass online sales skills-related training.
  • Participate in required sales workshops.
  • Attend various business line meetings and presentations.
  • Understand the basics of negotiating and property underwriting.
  • Be able to perform applicable database research.
  • Execute a marketing or social media campaign using the company templates.
  • Understand the best practices of networking.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn the material and actively participate in meetings and classes.
  • Be prepared and on time for all calendared appointments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High level of proficiency in computer skills including MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook) and internet/application software is required along with a willingness and ability to learn new software programs. Experience working with databases is a plus.
  • As applicable to industry license, ability to understand basic real estate, insurance and concepts for all major property types.
  • Ability to achieve a strong grasp of financial terms and principles necessary in real estate underwriting (IRR, NPV, Return on Equity, etc.)
  • If applicable to license, ability to understand basic commercial insurance or concepts for all major property types including ability to achieve a strong grasp of commercial insurance terms and acronyms necessary in insurance (AOR, MGAs, Loss Runs, etc.)
  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university required with a preference in sales line field of study.
  • Valid Driver’s license and reliable vehicle for canvassing of retail and office properties.
  • Obtain and renew a valid industry license within the first 90 days of hire.

About Franklin Street:

At Franklin Street, we believe in the power of innovation, collaboration, accountability, integrity, and hard work. We are renowned for our unwavering commitment to providing comprehensive real estate solutions that exceed expectations. By joining our dynamic team, you will not only contribute to our ongoing success but also advance your own career aspirations in ways you never thought possible.

Learn more about Franklin Street and our award-winning culture at

Must be able to successfully pass pre-employment (post-offer) drug screen and background check.

Franklin Street and Lighthouse HR Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, or any other classification protected by law.

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