Corporate Communications Manager

Smart Savvy

You’re a talented corporate communications pro who enjoys handling PR, social media, events and writing needs. Developing comprehensive internal and external communications strategies that successfully elevate brands and captivate audiences is part of your expertise. You relish opportunities to roll up your sleeves and get the creative work done. Editing copy, generating social content, taking photos, editing videos are a few of your favourite tasks. You’re a solutions-focused individual with a keen eye for detail. You take time to ensure tasks are completed well, knowing the importance of ensuring your company maintains a polished public presence. You enjoy connecting with individuals at all levels of an organization. (And, as a bonus, you’ve honed your communications prowess within the real estate industry.) We’re pleased to partner with our client, Concert Properties, in their search for a Corporate Communications Manager. 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. About Concert Properties Putting people first is at the heart of the Concert story. They are deeply invested in improving the lives of the people who live and work in their communities, acknowledging that communities are more than just buildings. With a focus on quality, consistency, and sustainability, Concert is driven by warm, passionate people who embody a desire to help each of us feel more connected to one another. Since 1989, their 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. About the workplace This is a hybrid role that requires working from the Vancouver, BC office on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. About the role 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 creation 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 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 Lead the creation of corporate marketing collateral (print and digital) Lead industry award submissions Support corporate video productions and photo shoots Create and manage annual budgets Provide support to the broader sales and marketing department related to condominium, rental and seniors marketing, as required About you 8 years’ experience in an internal/external communications role Education or equivalent experience to an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (communications, journalism or public relations) Excellent writing and editing skills Excellent image and video capture, editing/processing skills Strong computer skills that include proficiency with InDesign, MS Office, social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn) Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy Formal training in the use of social media and online marketing and communications tools Knowledge of Hootsuite, Drupal, Photoshop and Illustrator is an asset Hold a professional communications accreditation or designation (ABC, SCMP or APR) demonstrating knowledge of communications best practices is an asset About Smart, Savvy Associates We help companies find marketing, communications and creative professionals at all levels, from coordinators to C-suite. Our skilled team of marketers-turned-recruiters work to deeply understand the job requirements, workplace culture and business goals, and use their expertise to find the right fit for the role. We strive to create extraordinary connections between teams and talent that result in lasting, meaningful employment. Apply for this position Required Your full LinkedIn profile will be shared. Learn More Are you legally able to work in Canada? (ex. Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident and/or Work Visa/Permit)

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