Description

 

The Communications Manager will help drive visibility and recognition of the RE/MAX global brand through traditional and innovative public relations tactics.

Essential Duties:

  • Write press releases and articles, pitch new stories to trade and consumer press, follow up on media request and develop close working relationships with the media
  • Assist RE/MAX offices and agents with PR requests, publicity for events and activities and coverage in local and community news
  • Promote monthly RE/MAX National Housing Report, trade case studies, blog content and other white papers
  • Develop innovative and creative ways to tell the RE/MAX story and promote RE/MAX Executives in the media
  • Partner with cross-functional teams at RE/MAX headquarters and external partners to manage the creation and flow of messaging

 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications or related field
  • 4-7 years’ experience in communications, media and public relations. Mix of agency and in-house experience preferred.
  • Strong writing, proofreading and editing capabilities
  • Sound project leadership skills with the ability to drive multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong appreciation for timelines, deadlines, milestones and phases
  • Expertise in media relations and high comfort level working with the media for both proactive and reactive issues
  • Display business literacy and understanding of real estate industry news and trends to identify opportunities for storytelling
  • Adept at working collaboratively in a team environment while also displaying independence and initiative
  • Real estate industry experience preferred
  • Research skills, and familiarity with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

 

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