Director, Corporate Communications

Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. - Uniondale, NY (30+ days ago)3.1

The Director, Marketing Communications will create compelling internal and external communications, including multimedia content for Arbor and its social media channels. Requiring both creative and technical expertise, the role is responsible for developing engaging internal and external content that tells the Arbor story and captures the readers’/ viewers’ attention in support of Arbor’s strategic goals.

The Director, Marketing Communications will have the following duties and responsibilities, including but not limited to:

Strategize, robustly lead and develop all employee communications
Liaise with both Executives and employees across Arbor’s national footprint to create and sustain an interactive and engaging employee communications strategy
Create and sustain a dynamic employee communications editorial calendar to help drive and shape the company’s strong corporate culture
Develop and write engaging employee communications, PowerPoint presentations, transaction press releases and other corporate marketing materials to support brand strength and growing value proposition
Cross collaborate with aggressive content marketing team to leverage employee communications for external usage on social media handles
Advocate for smart and strategic use of video as a storytelling vehicle and collaborate with other content creators on multimedia storytelling
Serve as collaborative partner and project manager to various corporate departments for select initiatives. Work collaboratively to produce and create impactful content
Education: Bachelor’s degree in English, Marketing, Communications, Journalism or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: Minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in a corporate communications function with both internal and external communication responsibilities. Applicants will be asked to provide a portfolio of work that demonstrates both technical and storytelling skills.

Exceptional writing and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects on time, on brand and on budget
Ability to work in a very collaborative team environment
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Exceptional PowerPoint design skills
Knowledge of the financial services and/or real estate industry a strong plus
Understanding in basic video, editing, digital editing software, and still photography skills a plus
Ability to understand overall new business marketing goals and objectives
Positive attitude, hard worker, motivated self-starter, excellent interpersonal skills, creative, pro-active, well organized, ability to work well with others, and detail-oriented