Marketing & Communications Manager Job at Colliers International EMEA – in Dublin

Job Description

Company Description

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX:CIGI) is a leading diversified professional global leader in commercial real estate services, with more than 15,000 professionals operating out of 502 offices in 67 countries. Colliers delivers a full range of services to real estate occupiers, owners and investors worldwide, including global corporate solutions, brokerage, property and asset management, hotel investment sales and consulting, valuation, consulting and appraisal services, mortgage banking and insightful research. In 2020 the firm handled $3 billion in total transaction value for 84,600 l sales. Colliers manages more than 1.7 billion square feet of commercial properties.

Based on Lower Pembroke Street in Dublin 2, Colliers Dublin has a staff of approx. 55. It is a leading real estate advisor in the Irish market across all main sectors of the property market; Retail, Investments, Office & Business Space, Industrial, Residential, Hotel and Leisure, New Homes and Country Property, Property Valuations (for Banks, Property Companies and Private Clients), Property Management. We provide property advice to major companies such as Green Property, Microsoft, Siemens, Invesco, Starwood Capital, Bank of New York, Cerberus Capital Management, Marathon Funds, Bank of Ireland, Lufthansa, AIB, Ulster Bank, PTSB, KBC, NAMA as well as other well-known brands such as TK Maxx, River Island, Fields Jewellers, Caffe Nero and many more

Job Description

The Marketing and Communications Manager directs and co-ordinates the Marketing and PR activities for Colliers’ Irish business to ensure it effectively markets itself internally and externally, on time and within budget. Responsible for PR, marketing, digital, pitching, events, internal communications and will work closely with the UK and EMEA Marketing teams based in London. This is a hands-on role and we are looking for creative and innovative ideas, strategic direction, and entrepreneurial spirit.

Leads the annual marketing planning process for Irish business; providing strategic input to ensure measurable results in line with corporate objectives

Proactively manage the relevant marketing budgets to ensure good return on investment

Working with senior team members to identify corporate profile opportunities and implementing client engagement strategies to grow revenue from target organisations

Creating, managing, and implementing PR campaigns to raise Colliers’ profile:

o Developing and enhancing relationships with print news outlets

o Developing and implementing PR (including social media) plans

o Proactively sourcing news from the teams to promote internally and externally

o Leveraging PR/Media Profile from transactional activity of the company

o Placing articles and comment within the national, broadcast, and regional property, business, and trade media

Day to day management of social media channels

Management of website content and email campaigns to ensure an integrated approach to all marketing campaigns

Organising and managing high impact, creative, targeted campaigns

Liaising with fee earning staff and design agencies in developing design briefs for company marketing collateral including advertisements (print and digital), corporate and service line brochures, and weekly property advertising campaigns (commercial and residential)

Production of though leadership research and market commentary, ensuring all research is delivered in a captivating way

Planning and managing targeted client events, conference, and exhibits

Coordinating internal communications, including updating content on Colliers’ internal company intranet (Colliers Hub)

Monitoring the use of Colliers’ brand always and ensure compliance with brand standards

Keeping abreast of topical issues in the marketplace and working with fee earners to leverage these opportunities

Any other task that may reasonably be required


The ideal candidate will have all-round marketing experience to take responsibility for the breadth of outputs required and may suit someone who has worked in an autonomous role previously

Solid PR experience within commercial real estate is preferable or within the professional services industry

Experience of both formal and informal pitching

Digital marketing experience is essential, including knowledge of social media and email campaign software

Event management experience is preferable

Strong English writing skills (both a flair for writing and attention to detail in terms of spelling and grammar and editing others’ work)

Must be able to work proactively and on own initiative

Excellent time management skills

Must be a real team player who is able to give and carry out instructions

Must have experience managing suppliers and briefing designers

Strong Microsoft Office product experience

Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) experience preferred but not required

At least 5 years professional services marketing experience

BA University degree or equivalent

Professional marketing qualification preferred

Outgoing personality, flexible, dynamic, enthusiastic, and fun

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Company: Colliers International EMEA –

Company Location:  Dublin

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