Community Relations Coordinator

Job Title: Community Relations Coordinator (CRC) Ė Lakestone

About the company: The Macdonald Group has been building communities in British Columbia since 1985. We have an excellent team working on several projects. The Lakestone community is one of our largest ongoing projects, situated on over 500 acres in the District of Lake Country in the Kelowna area.

Job summary: This position will report directly to the Community Relations Manager (CRM), who is based onsite, and will support all aspects of the development at Lakestone. Projects and daily work will be assigned by the CRM. Work will at times be collaborative and at other times be autonomous and self-directed. Major areas you will support include:
- Home Owners Association and registration of all newly arriving owners
- stakeholder relationships including homeowners, builders, realtors, municipal staff, prospective customers, board members and suppliers.
- site landscaping and maintenance
- police, fire and bylaw liaison
- show home and sales centre management
- marina operations
- deficiency and complaint hotline
- event planning
- media relations, public relations, site tours and greeting guests in our sales centre
- other assigned duties

The company will provide on the job training from the CRM and other members of the project management team.

Target Salary: Approximately $26.00 per hour

Benefits: TBD based on total number of hours worked per week

Hours: The CRC can expect to work 24 hours a week with the possibility of more depending on seasonality and overall needs of the development. The hours would be spread over 3 to 5 days per week.

Experience in the following areas will be beneficial:
- residential home construction
- property management
- contracts, technical documentation, bylaws, professional communications, business writing
- soft skills including conflict resolution, negotiation, public speaking, diplomacy
- spreadsheets, collaboration software (SharePoint/MS Teams), media tools, Outlook as well as aptitude for a variety of apps for real estate, mapping, GPS, photo sharing, etc.
- Business, marketing, communications, media/public relations and/or hospitality experience would be valuable.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with deadlines is important.
- A friendly, warm, outgoing and professional demeanour is essential for success in this role.

Additional information about the project: Lakestone is a masterplanned residential community, and the 2020 winner of the Canadian Home Buildersí Association Community Development of the Year award. The site is located west of Lake Country Town Centre, with agricultural lands to the east and Okanagan Lake to the west. Lakestone currently has developed over 300 home sites and will eventually be home to over 1300 families and will have a range of amenities distributed throughout the property including private clubhouses, swimming pools, public parks, an extensive trail network, a private Okanagan Lake loading dock and a foreshore park for all types of water activities. There will be a variety of housing types, comprised of single-family homes, duplexes, townhomes and hospitality-oriented condominiums that are well suited to short term rentals. Comprehensive design guidelines ensure a high standard of form and character for all of the homes throughout the development.
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Location:Kelowna, British Columbia
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Post Date:Apr 8, 2021
Exp. Date:May 8, 2021
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:4427323