Corporate Communications & Public Relations Coordinator

New York

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Corporate Communications & Public Relations Coordinator
The Howard Hughes name is synonymous with entrepreneurial vision, tenacity and a pioneering spirit—values still embodied by The Howard Hughes Corporation today. While Hughes’ passion for aviation and the silver screen are legendary, it was his investment in real estate that forms the bedrock of the company.  At the core of our DNA, we believe we can Make Life Extraordinary.  We strive to embody these same qualities for every individual that our company touches, from stakeholders to partners, from consumer to shareholder.
We believe in “Thinking Big” at The Howard Hughes Corporation.   We demand excellence and an unrelenting dedication to success.  Our mission is to be the pre-eminent developer and operator of master planned communities and mixed-use properties in the United States.  We create timeless places and memorable experiences that inspire people while driving sustainable, long-term growth and value. We create environments where people want to live, work, shop, dine and play from coast to coast.
The Corporate Communications and Public Relations role requires an exceptionally detail-oriented and organized coordinator with excellent verbal and written communications skills. The ideal candidate will contribute to the development of promotional materials and communication strategies. He/she will be responsible for the organization of and assist with the management of the department’s various assets and operations, reporting to the VP, Corporate Communications and Public Relations.
  • Organization of department operations and assets, including portfolio-wide press materials
  • Management of department calendar of property milestone events and press releases across the HHC portfolio
  • Organization and management of speaking engagements
  • Management of award submissions
  • Preparation of monthly status reports, meeting minutes, memos and complex expense reports under the direction of the VP, Corporate Communications and Public Relations
  • Interaction with Leasing, Legal, Development, Asset Management, tenants, architects, engineers, partners, city officials and project consultants, as directed.
The ideal candidate must:
  • Possess excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Be a strong communicator and presenter
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be proactive, reliable, responsible and accurate with great attention to detail
  • Demonstrate professional interaction with clients and consultants
  • Be able and willing to work in a hard-working, fast-paced environment
  • Be self-motivated and pro-active with a positive and professional approach to management
  • Possess the ability to work independently with a
  • Build positive working relationships with employees at all levels within the organization.
  • Work overtime as required.
  • Demonstrate strong instincts as a problem solver and a creative thinker.
  • Highly proficient in MS office applications: Excel, Power Point
  • Familiarity with MS Nexus and Concur a plus.