This role oversees all communications, public relations and promotional activities selected to support the brand and marketing strategy for Douglas Development.
The role include design, production and distribution of print materials such as brochures, ads and direct response plus radio and television spots needed for broadcast campaigns. In line with the need to keep the brand in front of the target audience, the marketing director manages press relations, speaking engagements, special events and community outreach activities. Website maintenance, social media participation and trade show exhibitions represent additional tasks supervised.
A successful marketing professional in the real estate industry needs to be able to juggle multiple projects at once in a fast-paced work environment, and often under several supervisors. Well organized with strong customer-service, writing and presentation skills, real estate marketing person should have technical proficiency in a variety of software programs, including those integral to desktop publishing and website maintenance. An ability to lead the marketing area and work with vendors round out the skills necessary for the position.
Employer seeks candidates with a strong marketing acumen as demonstrated by education and experience. Those with a bachelor’s degree in marketing will receive consideration.
Expect to need at least three to five years of marketing experience. While not usually required, Douglas Development looks favorably to candidates with some real estate background or exposure to construction development.
Expertise in the Adobe Suite, photography and videography skills, social media expertise, and top notch customer service are valuable assets.
This role will serve as an internal consultant to any business units within the corporation. Staying informed about marketing trends and monitoring industry changes helps marketing directors maintain their firm’s competitiveness. As keeper of the brand, the director often attends client presentations and helps prepare request for proposals, or RFPs, used to pitch new business.