Director of Marketing

September 5, 2018 / by Matthew Yung

Position Summary:
The opportunity to work in the leading investment brokerage team in Western Canada and play an integral part of some of the largest and most complex commercial real estate transactions in North America. Working with the leading investment brokerage team in Western Canada, the Director of Marketing’s primary objective is to lead the National Investment Team’s (NIT) commercial real estate marketing and communications process. Successful proponents will have a full spectrum of real estate skills, and will have a full understanding of a wide range of marketing platforms in order to create compelling client presentations and have direct negotiation with a broad base of National and International Capital Investors in the real estate sector. As part of NIT, you will have the opportunity to work with high-performing team members and will be exposed to some of Canada’s leading investment professionals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee, develop and execute complete marketing campaigns for more complex property listings, including print and multiple digital media components;
  • Independently develop and design a variety of internal and outbound print marketing materials, such as brochures, investment packages, market reports, proposals, email campaigns, websites and social media relating to the sale of commercial investment properties, including all research, analysis, writing, and graphic design;
  • Maintain marketing schedules for multiple projects running concurrently and ensuring that all marketing deliverables are completed on time and on budget;
  • Lead the planning and creation of marketing and communications strategies for the marketing of
    specific properties and expanding business for a dedicated team;
  • Provide ongoing guidance and leadership to the marketing team, including training and delegating
    tasks as necessary;
  • Interface directly with clients, including resolving issues, gathering and verifying documentation and
    information and responding to both routine and non-routine inquiries;
  • Liaise and negotiate with a variety of third party contractors;
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed.


The ideal candidate will be an energetic, self-motivated individual who is passionate about real estate marketing. The successful candidate will have comprehensive knowledge of both traditional and cutting-edge marketing and communications tools, and understand how each of these tools are best deployed for a variety of real estate assets and audiences. The successful candidate must have strong writing, organizational and research skills, be proficient with graphic layouts and document design, and the ability to lead and work effectively in a high-performing team-based environment. This position provides an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to maximize their learning, grow in the position, and to continue to develop their knowledge in real estate marketing and the commercial real estate industry. Strong work ethic and adaptable work hours are desired.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Superior writing skills;
  • Exceptional research skills;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Keen eye for graphic design;
  •  Knowledge of commercial real estate;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign;
  • Basic knowledge of web design and social media marketing;
  • Relevant degree, ideally with a focus on Real Estate, Business, Marketing, Communications, English or
    Creative Writing;
  • Consistent track record, demonstrating organized and timely delivery of marketing projects;
  • Strong work ethic, with the ability to accommodate a full schedule and demanding work environment, while managing multiple overlapping projects from conception through to completion;
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and oversight;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to effectively and clearly delegate tasks;
  • Exemplary attention to detail;
  • Passionate about delivering the best possible work at all times.

About CBRE:

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2017 revenue). The Company has approximately 31,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting.

About CBRE National Investment Team – Vancouver:
The CBRE National Investment Team–Vancouver is a highly qualified group of commercial real estate professionals with an unrivalled level of real estate experience. We have consistently been renowned as Western Canada’s top investment leader due to our outstanding investment sales and advisory track record. During the last two years alone we have held a commanding market share of the Metro Vancouver total investment market ($3.75 Billion Transaction Volume in 2017), illustrating our in-depth, market-leading knowledge of Metro Vancouver commercial real estate and our continued success in completing major transactions.