Century Group is a BC-based, family-owned, mixed-use real estate development and construction company in business for 60 years. In addition to development, Century Group owns and manages a diverse portfolio of operating businesses, which includes apartment rentals, retail and commercial leasing, hospitality and seniors living.
Be part of Century Group where our people are engaged in our core values of community, collaboration and creativity.
Century Group Lands Corporation is now seeking a full-time Communications and Marketing Specialist to join our team.
This role will be based out of our Head Office in New Westminster, but occasional site visits will be required (Surrey, Langley, Tsawwassen).
Reporting to the Director, Corporate Communications, the Communications and Marketing Specialist will play an integral role in collaborating and supporting on marketing strategies to communicate with our customers, residents, employees and the public, ensuring that messaging is consistent and that initiatives are in alignment with CG’s corporate brands, overall plans and objectives.
In consultation with the Director, Corporate Communications, the CMS plans, develops, contributes to, and implements proactive communication and marketing strategies in support of internal and external audience engagement around organizational projects and priorities.
With the Director, Corporate Communications, the CMS identifies communication challenges or emerging issues and makes recommendations for improvements.
Work on assignments and support the Vice President, Corporate Services as needed.
Conducts market research, market surveys, and stakeholder feedback.
Research, write, and distribute original content across CG internal and external communication channels including print, websites, intranets and social media networks, promoting a consistent image and identity. In collaboration with the Communications Team, guides department team members by curating content as required and ensuring consistent messaging and brand alignment.
Contributes to the overall goals of enhancing CG’s image and stature, engaging consumers in a broad range of CG initiatives, and increasing consumer reach to support the company’s strategic direction.
Develops proactive communication plans that support CG objectives by planning, and measuring outcomes.
In collaboration with the Director, Corporate Communications, manages placement for advertising campaigns and roll-outs.
In collaboration with the Communications Team, contributes to the development of a digital strategy to plan, manage and execute digital engagement opportunities, including social media.
Provides support to enhance and protect company reputation, including identifying and advocating the adoption of fresh approaches to employee and customer engagement.
Plays an active role in community marketing, including the coordination of community events and public consultation.
Increase brand awareness and keep brand integrity.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (communications, marketing, journalism), complemented by six to ten years of communications experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Experience in communication planning and executing campaigns.
Previous experience working in a real estate development environment is an asset.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Broad knowledge of corporate communication, and community engagement.
A commitment to learn, apply, champion, and enrich CG’s Mission, Vision and Values.
Highly analytical, and can measure success easily.
Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to work well under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
Thorough knowledge and demonstrated experience in social media and digital campaigns.
Outstanding written, oral communication, and presentation skills.
Demonstrated experience establishing and sustaining collaborative working relationships and partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders.
Strong client service skills to investigate client needs and provide effective communication solutions.
Experience working both tactically and strategically.
Demonstrated ability to be creative and innovative.
Utilize a data driven approach to decision making.
Stay on top of trends and communicate market nuances on a regular basis.
Ability to multi-task while maintaining high standards of accuracy and quality.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to independently research, prioritize and assemble details for all aspects of a project or initiative.
Advanced computer skills in electronic communication technology, publishing and web-based communications.
Experience with Google Suite (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides).
Ability to travel to other work sites - Driver’s License (Class 5) required
Competitive pay, Extended Health & Dental, Group Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, AD&D, Pension Plan, RRSP, Training & Career Development.
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30 July 2021
1 October 2021