The Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs office is seeking a Communications Associate/Manager who is a self-starter, team player and go-getter with strong writing skills, excellent project management skills and exceptional judgement. The office works with Related’s executives and teams across all business lines nationally and internationally to develop proactive strategic plans and tactics to support corporate and divisional business, marketing and awareness objectives.
The successful candidate has the presence to work with senior leaders and will work collaboratively with the team to both position the company and its diverse global business segments to the media, community and government partners. They will also identify and drive synergistic business initiatives across various corporate businesses and investments. They will take a proactive role in issues management, driving story ideas and initiatives, and creating informative, persuasive and concise multi- channel communications. They will collaborate on the planning and execution of corporate and property-specific events, as well as speaking engagements on behalf of senior executives at Related.
The ideal candidate has unquestionable integrity and is passionate about our work and excited to articulate our positions in a cohesive and compelling voice to our audiences and identify and spearhead new initiatives. S/he is highly entrepreneurial and self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic and passionate work environment and demonstrates a flexible and adaptable work style, responding quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines. S/he has exceptional judgement and written and verbal communication and organizational skills; and experience or deep understanding in communicating across varied platforms and technologies. S/he has strong strategic thinking and planning abilities and is a clear communicator with ability to interact with senior executives and manage relationships with the media and key stakeholders.
Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications or a related discipline (or the equivalent) and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in public relations and/or media.
The position reports to the EVP of Corporate Affairs.
Related Companies is a global lifestyle company defined by innovation in all aspects of property, design, service and wellness. With over $50 billion in assets owned or under development, Related offers integrated property development, construction, management and financial services as well as dynamic offerings through affiliates including Equinox, SoulCycle and Citibike.
With eight offices on three continents, Related was founded and is headquartered in New York and has offices and major developments in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, South Florida, Washington, D.C., Abu Dhabi, London, and Shanghai and boasts a team of approximately 3,000 professionals. Related has developed preeminent mixed-use projects such as Time Warner Center in New York and CityPlace in West Palm Beach and is currently developing the 28-acre Hudson Yards project on Manhattan’s West Side. Related also manages approximately $3 billion of equity capital on behalf of sovereign wealth funds, public pension plans, multi-managers, endowments, and family offices.