Corporate Communications Manager

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Concert Properties
Published
September 28, 2023
Location
8th Floor - 1190 Hornby Street, Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
Level of Experience
Established professional
Job Location
Hybrid
Application Deadline
Until Filled
Membership #
22741

Description

About Concert Properties
Putting people first is at the heart of the Concert story. We are deeply invested in improving the lives of the people who live and work in our communities, acknowledging that communities are more than just buildings. We focus on quality, consistency, and sustainability, and our business is driven by warm, passionate people who embody a desire to help each of us feel more connected to one another.
Since 1989, our real estate portfolio has grown to an asset value of $8 billion and includes condominiums, rentals, seniors' active aging communities, industrial and commercial properties, and public infrastructure projects across Canada.
Following is an exciting opportunity for a talented professional to join our Communications Team.


The Role

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Communications, the Corporate Communications Manager will be responsible for the strategy, implementation and evaluation of corporate communications initiatives aimed at maintaining and building the company’s brand across Canada.


What you’ll be doing

Corporate Communications

  • Formulate, manage and execute a comprehensive corporate communications strategy for both external and internal audiences
  • Identify and develop proactive opportunities to build the company’s brand
  • Lead authoring and distribution of content/news across all lines of business via blog articles, the monthly Blueprint newsletter, press releases and the company’s corporate social media channels
  • Create targeted PR pitches and liaise with media
  • Manage corporate brand and style guidelines and ensure brand standards, corporate messaging and content standards are met and consistent
  • Lead development and implementation of project-based corporate communications plans
  • Generate social media content on a daily basis
  • Monitor media and social media; repost and respond as required, and ensure staff adherence to social media guidelines
  • Evaluate social media metrics to ensure effectiveness of channels and campaigns and provide recommendations
  • Lead the creation of annual and quarterly reports for three corporate entities, Concert Properties, Concert Infrastructure and Concert Income Properties
  • Lead communications for corporate community initiatives (and support other relevant initiatives)
  • Edit content and material produced by others as appropriate
  • Create presentations for the senior management team, as required
  • Organize and execute special events, as required

Internal Communications

  • Lead communications for corporate community initiatives (and support other relevant initiatives)
  • Edit content and material produced by others as appropriate
  • Create presentations for the senior management team, as required
  • Organize and execute special events, as required
  • Corporate Marketing
  • Lead the creation of corporate marketing collateral (both print and digital)
  • Lead the development of new corporate ads
  • Lead industry award submissions

Other

  • Create and manage annual budgets
  • Provide support to the broader Sales & Marketing department related to condominium, rental and seniors marketing, as required
  • Support corporate video productions and photo shoots

About you

  • Education or experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline such as Communications, Journalism or Public Relations
  • Minimum of eight or more years of communications experience (both internal and external)
  • Hold a professional communications accreditation or designation (ABC, SCMP or APR) demonstrating knowledge of communications best practices is an asset
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Excellent image and video capture and editing/processing skills
  • Excellent social media skills
  • Strong computer skills, including InDesign, MS Office and social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn).
  • Knowledge of Hootsuite, Drupal, Photoshop and Illustrator is an asset.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy
  • Formal training in the use of social media and online marketing and communications tools

Please note this is a general description of the tasks and skills required. Additional responsibilities and duties may be required to successfully perform this position.

Join the Concert Team in building a people-first future.

Concert is proud to have been named a BC Top Employer for 2023, for the third year in a row!

We are a proud Canadian company, providing quality employment across the country and working together with the people we serve to realize our vision – building resilient, inclusive, sustainable committees. Our success is based on our employees – on a passionate, talented team who value a collaborative culture, a desire for excellence and a willingness to give back. We truly value our team members and offer competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits and perk programs that support and promote employee health and wellness.

At Concert, we value diversity, equity and inclusion and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds perspectives and skills. We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. Please be advised that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Concert.

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