Marketing Communications Specialist

Head Office · Toronto, Ontario
Department Head Office
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who We Are

Centurion Asset Management Inc. is a recognized leader in the Investment and Property Management industries.  Providing quality investments and housing for all its clients, our experienced team comprised of more than 280 Employees is a core component of Centurion’s success since 2003.  Centurion Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) owns more than 11,000 multi-family apartment units and student housing beds across 28 cities in Canada and the United States. Since day one, our goal has been to provide Residents and their families with clean, safe, and comfortable homes.  The REIT provides investors an opportunity to invest in a diversified portfolio of rental apartments and student housing properties, as well as mortgage and equity investments in property developments, across Canada and the United States and participate in the profits derived from them. Centurion Financial Trust (“CFiT”) is an income and growth-oriented trust that invests in a diversified portfolio of debt investments that include but are not limited to mortgages, opportunistic real estate developments, and corporate debt. Investors pool their funds to invest in mortgage and growth-oriented credit opportunities and participate in the yields from interest income and net profit from equity.

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to be sought after as a leading-edge, reputable, multi-disciplinary alternative asset manager; to capitalize on opportunities in new and interesting investment strategies that meet our mission to Investors; and to embrace change, experimentation, innovation and learning from failure to make continual improvements that drive our success and keep us ahead of our competitors.

 

Our Values

Our core values can be summarized by the acronym RISE: Respect for our Investors, our Residents, Co-workers, Partners and Communities; Integrity in everything we do, demonstrating sincerity, honesty and the will to do it right; Simplicity free of pretension and hassle, full of value and common sense; and Excellence in offering all our Clients and Partners exceptional products and services quality, as well as providing our Employees with an excellent workplace.

 

Why Employees Want to Work with Us

We provide an inclusive environment where all employees are valued and supported. Over the years, we developed a work culture where the potential of every employee is maximized, and everyone has equal opportunities for growth. For certain roles, we offer numerous employee perks, including: Competitive Total Rewards Packages; Comprehensive Benefits Plan including Medical, Dental, and Vision Care; Flexible Work Week Schedules; Vacation Policy based on Length of Service; Summer and Holiday Hours Programs; Centurion Learning Academy; Opportunities for Growth; Education Reimbursement Policy; Mentoring Program; Employee Referral Program; Ergonomic Workstations Equipped with Standing Desks; Discounted Gym Membership; Company-wide Internal Communication Platforms; Employee Volunteer Opportunities; Quarterly Townhall Meetings and Social Gatherings; Employee Innovation Program; and Corporate Discount Card.


Overview

Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing, the Marketing Communications Specialist is responsible for assisting with the creation and implementation of all corporate communication activities for Centurion Asset Management Inc. and its affiliated group of companies.


The Marketing Communications Specialist is accountable for assisting with the successful coordination of all marketing communications resources, contracts, tools and supplies for Centurion entities according to established standards and within established budgets.


Responsibilities


Relationship Development

Develop and foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, acting as a liaison between Centurion and its partners and suppliers.  Ensure that a high level of client satisfaction is achieved through consistent attention to Centurion's Vision, Mission and Values.


Ongoing Operations

Assist with the management of all day-to-day external company communications, reinforcing the corporate brand, products and services, ensuring that they align with corporate values and mission statements. Support the Vice President of Marketing with the creation of an external PR strategy, as well as ongoing reputation management. Assist with the implementation of a social listening strategy, monitoring and reporting on all activity pertaining to Centurion and its affiliated brands. Assist with the timely delivery of eblasts and company newsletters for various stakeholders across the organization, preparing announcements and releases. Research and identify applicable awards that Centurion could apply for, working closely with department leaders to generate award submissions. Assist with the development and implementation of targeted online communications strategies, ensuring effective distribution of communications to intended audiences. Assist with the preparation of internal company communications as required, supporting other departments with the creation of internal communications. Ensure that discretion is consistently exercised in all correspondence, handing all information with the utmost level of confidentiality. Complete other tasks and ad hoc projects as assigned.

 

Industry and Product Knowledge

Conduct ongoing research into best practices, maintaining a constant awareness of the competitive environment for similar products. Ensure that the Vice President of Marketing and other department leaders are provided with the most current, favourable view of Centurion’s products and its competitive value and proposition.


Compliance

Work closely with the Chief Compliance Officer to ensure that all compliance procedures and regulatory requirements are followed with respect to the communications process. Ensure that all communications are reviewed and approved by the Chief Compliance Officer prior to distribution to external parties.


Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, corporate communications or related field;
  • Minimum 2-4 years experience in corporate communications or public relations, preferably in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment;
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver communications plans and strategies that support business objects and key performance targets;
  • Self-starter; highly motivated and able to take the initiative required to achieve set goals and objectives;
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, with the ability to oversee multiple tasks simultaneously from start to finish with little guidance and supervision;
  • Detail-oriented, able to resolve problems using relevant information, sound reasoning and common sense;
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills with the ability to present ideas effectively to both individuals and groups;
  • Excellent command of MS Office products: Word, Power Point, Excel; and
  • Fluently bilingual in English and French considered an asset.


We thank all applicants for their interest in Centurion however, due to the volume of applicants we receive, only those selected for interview will be contacted.


Centurion is an inclusive and equal opportunity Employer committed to creating a positive, supportive and inclusive environment for all Employees. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), the Ontario Human Rights Code and all other applicable provincial rules and regulations, Centurion will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities, as requested.

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Head Office
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level