Careers at Pillar Properties


Concierge - Stadium Place

Pillar Properties has an exciting opportunity available for a Concierge to join our team at Stadium Place, our Pioneer Square property!  Please email a resume to to start the online application process!

Pillar Properties is on the 2017 and 2018 list of Seattle Business Magazine’s Washington’s Best Companies to Work For AND the 2018 Puget Sound Business Journal roster for Washington’s Best Workplaces.


The Concierge is responsible for greeting, interacting, and directing residents, guests, prospects, and vendors; whether contact is in person, by telephone, or by mail. The Concierge professionally answers questions about the organization and the local area, providing clients needed information. This position places a high emphasis on customer service. Adherence to our Quietly Awesome vision by providing exemplary customer service to all visitors is paramount. 


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule with regular and timely attendance.
  • Proficient in MS Office. Experience with residential software systems is a plus.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Must be able to communicate fluently in both written and spoken English.
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills.

Pillar Properties is the place to work for people who want to learn and grow with a cutting edge company.  Our focus is on providing a Quietly Awesome experience at every level for our residents and team members with our commitment to customer service and innovation.  We are a growing company with opportunities for advancement and we are looking for people who are enthusiastic about helping us manage the best apartment homes in the Puget Sound area. 

If you are a detail oriented, customer service driven professional, please email a resume to to start the online application process.

Pillar Properties is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Instructional Designer - Seattle Office

R.D. Merrill, a privately held, 5th generation family company with a proud history of success is currently hiring an Instructional Designer at our corporate offices in Seattle, WA. Our Instructional Designer will support sister companies Pillar Properties and Merrill Gardens. Please visit this LINK to start the online application process!​

With over 1800 team members and growing, the R.D. Merrill Company has a senior housing division, Merrill Gardens, as well as Pillar Properties, an award-winning developer of multi-family housing and senior housing.

The Instructional Designer will apply adult learning theories and instructional design methodology to research, recommend, produce and edit training materials for a variety of delivery methods and audiences. They will work closely with subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify training needs and provide viable solutions. This position must have a strong understanding of how to leverage available technologies and other modern methods used for curriculum design and delivery, while supporting our development standards and organizational initiatives. You will play a key role in developing a “Best in Class” training environment for our team members.


  • Demonstrate working knowledge of a learning design process.
  • Foster healthy working relationships and communicate regularly with SMEs, stakeholders and other key contributors across the entire organization.
  • Conduct training needs assessments to identify program gaps, followed with designing, developing and implementing extraordinary solutions.
  • Conduct training needs assessments to identify program gaps.
  • Research  potential   training   content   providers   to   serve   as   partners   in   curriculum development.
  • Write applicable learning objectives for a variety of organizational disciplines and develop and evaluate learning and training programs consistent with our brand.


  • Ability to set priorities, track progress and meet deadlines for deliverables across multiple simultaneous projects. Persevering approach despite facing obstacles or set-backs.
  • Ability to apply  adult-learning  best  practices  and  methodology  to  encourage  learning retention.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills, an eye for detail, and high level of personal accountability.
  • Strong listening skills and ability to ask clarifying questions.
  • A desire to maintain consistency but willing to challenge the status quo with new innovative ideas.
  • Enjoy splitting time working in both a team environment and independently.


  • B.A. or B.S. Degree in Education or Instructional Design, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3+ years of instructional design and training program development experience.
  • 2+ years of experience working with or using an LMS
  • Knowledge of learning development software and learning management systems. 

We offer some of the best benefits and compensation in the industry including medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401 (k), life insurance, PTO, holidays, and an EAP program. Apply now to join one of the most respected companies in the country!

RD Merrill was recognized as 2016 Family Business of the Year!

Our focus is always on the people who live and work at our communities.  Through innovative programs and a determined commitment to residents and team members, Merrill Gardens and Pillar Properties are exceptional places to build your career.

R.D. Merrill is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We hate to brag but we think this is a pretty great place to work and we have the chops to back it up. 

We are on the list of Seattle Business Magazine's Washington's 100 Best Companies to Work For AND the Puget Sound Business Journal roster of Washington's Best Workplaces.

We are also honored to be recognized as the Family Business of the Year and we have been on the list of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in Washington State for the past four years.  

Looking to join a great team?  We are looking for team members who can bring our Quietly Awesome focus to life in our properties every day.