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POI Specialist

at CoStar Realty Information, inc.

Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R20770
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

POI Specialist


Job Description


CoStar is seeking a POI (Point of Interest) specialist to work with the SEO and Mapping Teams. 

The primary role of the specialist is to conduct neighborhood research and grow CoStar’s multifamily and residential geographic data sets.  The specialist will proactively curate, prioritize and refine geographic definitions to grow traffic to the Network sites.  The specialist will be responsible for multiple team projects including researching and updating multiple data sets used in the operation of Network sites and related applications.  The specialist will be responsible for improving data sets for neighborhoods, colleges, universities, transportation, hospitals, military, parks, arts, culture, sports venues and placemaking public areas.  The specialist will be responsible for researching and responding to map requests from sales, research teams and customers. 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A high degree of technical and problem-solving abilities, with neighborhood research experience or work with mapping tools, MapInfo or ESRI
  • Minimum of two years’ experience with mapping and POI data
  • Ability to manipulate shape files, tables, attribute data and database information
  • Ability to perform accurate and timely research using a range of different sources
  • Ability to work independently with excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize, drive and achieve results, while working to deadlines under pressure
  • Interest in consumer profiling, location-based information on age, education, housing and demographic trends
  • Interest in renter travel times, commutes, modes of transportation and POIs
  • Interest in student, senior, military, affordable, luxury, corporate, urban and suburban renter behavior

Education and/or Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Degree in computer science, geography or related field
  • Certifications in GIS, or training with mapping tools

So why work for CoStar Group?

Our culture of innovation and excellence attracts and encourages the best and brightest in a broad range of disciplines, which makes CoStar a fun and supportive place to work. CoStar Group’s benefits plan ranked among the top 10% of employers nationwide. Besides generous pay and performance-based incentives, the company also provides a 401(k) with company match. We support our employees’ professional and academic growth with internal training and tuition reimbursement.  CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CSGP) is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.

CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. CoStar data powers the $17 trillion world of real estate – delivering the sale, lease, property, tenant, contact, reporting and industry information that makes connections happen.  We help our clients make smart investments and decisions.  Eighty-three percent of the nation’s commercial real estate transactions involve a CoStar subscriber, and the top 95% of the leading 1,000 brokerage firms use CoStar to inform their decisions.

We also help create lasting experiences through our family of marketplaces.  In addition to CoStar, CoStar Group brands and marketplaces include LoopNet,, BizBuySell, and Lands of America – collectively attracting more than 25 million monthly unique visitors. The Network is the nation’s #1 most visited apartment listing network, with 45 million monthly visits, allowing renters to find their perfect homes. connects landowners to their perfect properties, spots and open spaces.  BizBuySell allows small business owners to bring their dreams to life.  And LoopNet connects investors, sellers and brokers with clients who fall in love with their properties. 

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe and Toronto, Canada with a staff of approximately 3,700 worldwide, including the industry's largest professional research organization.

CoStar is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. CoStar is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable  accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 1-855-840-1715 or by sending an email to

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