Senior Communications and Public Relations Specialist

Continental Properties

Continental Properties is a great place to work, as evidenced by our consecutive Top Workplace awards. Here are some of the reasons that our team members vote for us as a Top Workplace:

Position Details

Senior Communications and Public Relations Specialist
Southeast Wisconsin
Menomonee Falls, WI

Continental Properties is looking for a Senior Communications and Public Relations Specialist to join our team of dedicated professionals at our home office in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

You will plan and execute communications strategies to lead positive brand reputation and thought leadership for Continental Properties and its brands. You will write press/news releases, advertising copy, and earned media opportunities that strengthens our customer perception.

The Senior Communications and PR Specialist is part of the Marketing Team and reports to the Marketing Director and is also an important collaborator with several teams across the company, most notably Community Operations, Investor Relations, HR, and the Executive Office.

We are embracing a hybrid working environment and you can work both in the office and remote.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop and edit content including press releases, marketing literature including social media, and customer-facing materials 
  • Build partnerships throughout the organization to promote visibility on company projects, accomplishments, and announcements. 
  • Define scope, budgets, and timelines for marketing communications projects with important partners 
  • Lead public relations projects, including media relations and outreach, by working with local and national media to enhance customer awareness and perception of Continental Properties and our multifamily brands 
  • Develop PR Reporting and Key Performance Indicators to measure the effectiveness and success of communications efforts 
  • Draft customer and media statements, including crisis communications. 

Skills for Success:

  • Bachelor's Degree in communications, journalism, English, public relations, marketing or related field or equivalent experience required 
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in public relations or communications required

What Sets Us Apart:

Continental Properties is a great place to work, as evidenced by our consecutive Top Workplace awards. Here are some of the reasons that our team members vote for us as a Top Workplace:

  • A company culture that encourages innovation and empowers team members to act as leaders by providing the opportunities, training, and tools essential to achieving a successful and meaningful career 
  • Industry-leading compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan options, flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement, 6-weeks of paid parental leave, 401(k) with company match and company provided life and disability insurance 
  • An excellent work environment with potential for long-term growth in the industry, paid professional memberships and professional activities (conferences and workshops) and a tuition and certification reimbursement program 
  • Paid holidays and lucrative vacation time; half days on Fridays during designated months 
  • Participation in our Building Above and Beyond (BAAB) incentive program that rewards team members based on the success of the company as measured against clearly defined goals 
  • For team members who are interested, informal offsite gatherings and company sponsored lunches on a monthly basis 
  • Frequent communication from executive management, including interactive quarterly lunch discussions on strategic progress and an annual "State of the Company" meeting 
  • 6-weeks paid parental leave with family-forming & fertility benefits On-demand mental health support and an employee assistance program 
  • You Belong Here Committee focused on promoting and inclusive and equitable work environment 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and all applicable state and local fair employment practices laws, and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. For the benefit of our residents, the communities we serve, and our co-workers, all applicants are required to pass a post-offer criminal background check prior to joining the Continental team

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