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Communications Manager

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About Residential Real Estate Council

Chicago, IL

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Chicago, Illinois




Full Time - Experienced


Communications/Editorial, Marketing, Public Relations

Preferred Education:

4 Year Degree

The Communications Manager plays an integral role in maintaining the RRC (formerly Council of Residential Specialists) brand while driving desired actions (e.g. awareness, engagement) among target audiences through the creation of strategic communications content.

This individual must be able to create clear and targeted communications that work across multiple platforms (including but not limited to email, magazine articles, blog posts, podcasts, social media content, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, webinars, marketing collateral, etc.).

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Develops and implements creative communications strategies to support marketing, education and membership goals

Works with Communications Director in managing the Council’s strategic communications plan to increase brand equity and awareness as well as membership satisfaction and growth

Develops and/or manages content for print and digital communication channels, including magazine articles, email communications, websites, press releases, consumer micro site, social media platforms, podcasts and blog posts

Develops and/or manages content for marketing collateral such as brochures, PowerPoint presentations; posters; flyers; and event postcards

Identifies and develops relationships with leadership and other subject matter experts to act as brand ambassadors and thought leaders within the industry and in the media

Fosters relationships with media outlets as well as local and national associations to reinforce the value of the brand and create awareness about company initiatives

Other duties as assigned by the Director of Communications

Skills Experience

Bachelor's degree or higher in writing, English, journalism, or communications required

Three to seven years of experience in the communications field

Portfolio demonstrating ability to manage and develop communications projects from start to finish

Professional member association or real estate industry experience preferred, but not required

Skilled with writing, proofreading, copy editing and AP Style required

Skilled with Microsoft Office, particularly Word, PowerPoint and Excel required

Ability to organize and manage multiple projects and communications collateral required

Familiarity with content and email management systems preferred

Experience with PR/social media management, monitoring and measurement tools preferred

Ability work independently and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment

Familiarity with basic graphic design preferred, but not required


Additional Salary Information: Salary Commensurate with Experience. Full benefits package available.

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About Residential Real Estate Council

The Council of Residential Specialists is a professional association that serves over 30,000 members and nearly 1.2 million REALTORS™. Training offered by the Council supports a professional designation as well as ongoing performance enhancement for agents who specialize in residential real estate.

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