A career with The Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) offers individuals rewarding opportunities to use their skills and talents to help make a difference in serving our diverse membership of over 56,000 real estate brokers and salespersons across the Greater Toronto Area.

If you’re looking for a challenging career in a dynamic work environment, TRREB is the place to be.

 

YOUR EXCITING CAREER AWAITS YOU AT THE TORONTO REAL ESTATE BOARD.

 

TRREB is currently seeking a Full Stack Application/Database Developer to fill a full-time, permanent position within the Information Services department. The successful candidate will report directly to the Senior Manager, Application Architecture and will be responsible for the duties outlined below.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Full-Stack Application/Database Developer will be involved in all aspects of TRREB applications architecture, from the core infrastructure (hardware and operating systems) and back-end (databases and file systems), to the custom front-end (load balancers and application/web servers).

The incumbent is responsible for analysing, designing, developing, documenting, implementing and supporting TRREB's web and client-server applications as well as all databases. For this purpose, the incumbent will be required to work collaboratively with various internal departments and third-party service providers.

In this role, outstanding judgement as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills are required to support end users and interact with third-party service providers. Furthermore, the ability to manage multiple initiatives and support requests concurrently, as well as quickly resolve user issues and effectively monitor system stability and performance to prevent delays and outages is a must.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  1. Manage internal applications/middleware and their SQL Server databases, ensuring optimal system responsiveness.
  2. Work with third-party service providers, communicating the organization's requirements and ensuring appropriate technical action for various out-sourced solutions, including but not limited to Ecommerce, Unified Search, Learning Management System, Membership Management solution, etc.
  3. Provide guidance in application development and management as well as database administration to team members.
  4. Prepare application/system specifications for design, development and implementation of new applications as well as changes to existing applications/middleware.
  5. Analyze, design, develop, evaluate, rewrite and maintain applications/programs specific to user requirements, including the Sage ERP middleware and related financial systems.
  6. Design and develop APIs and mobile Apps.
  7. Prepare written instructions to guide technical/operating personnel during production runs and work with them on solving technical problems.
  8. Administer all TRREB databases as well as design, implement and administer a comprehensive strategy for data backup of all systems and databases.
  9. Create technical documents and manuals relating to application architecture, development, integration processes and testing procedures for all applications developed, including details outlining the implementation and maintenance of applications as well as guidelines and standards that should be adhered to in order to successfully run the applications in a production environment.
  10. Maintain a strong knowledge of the organization's policies and operations, in order to better understand the business needs of TRREB members and staff.
  11. Keep abreast of developments in web applications, programming languages and industry best practices.
  12. Assist with other TRREB special events, including on-site assistance as required.
  13. Perform other duties and special projects assigned from time to time.

HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will follow safe work procedures, knowing and complying with all health and safety regulations. Personal protection and safety equipment will be used if/when required and they will promptly report any injury or illness, unsafe acts or unsafe conditions immediately to their immediate supervisor.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • A degree in Computer Science or related discipline.

Experience:

  • 8 - 10 years' hands-on experience in the complete life cycle of software/ application development in a web-based enterprise environment;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in various programming languages (Java, .Net, C#, C/C++, Python, PHP, Swift, JavaScript, jQuery, etc.);
  • Experience in web frameworks/technologies, such as AJAX, RESTful services, JSON, DOM and Git/GitLab;
  • Extensive hands-on experience in developing Joomla applications and in various related plug-ins used for Joomla as well as other content management systems;
  • Excellent knowledge of HTML / HTML5 / CSS / CSS3/ES6/Node JS, and responsive web design;
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills coupled with the ability to multi-task without compromising productivity or quality are necessary;
  • Demonstrated ability in database and database warehouse design, various database programming languages (VBA, TSQL, etc.) as well as hands-on experience in Microsoft Access, SQL Server and MySQL database administration;
  • Strong technical knowledge of mobile app development, networking (LAN/WAN) and various operating systems, including Active Directory,
  • Good knowledge of leveraging the best SEO practices for websites;
  • Excellent understanding of various Cloud technologies, such as AWS, Azure, Google, etc.;
  • Good knowledge of RETS (Real Estate Transaction Standard) and RESO (Real Estate Standards Organization) standards is an asset;
  • Strong communication, facilitation and collaboration skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline-driven environment;

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Occasional overtime may be required for special projects, system maintenance or to meet implementation deadlines throughout the year; therefore, after hours or weekend work may be required.
  • A considerable amount of time will be spent working with computers.
  • This position will be exposed to highly confidential material and/or information. Every effort must be made to ensure that sensitive information and/or materials that are critical in nature are properly stored and secured.
  • A reliable vehicle and valid Ontario driver's license are required for occasional travel to TRREB's satellite offices within the GTA.
  • Must carry a cell phone.

Application Details

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to the attention of:

Claudia Pugliese
Manager, Human Resources
via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
via fax: (416) 443-8134

Note: Please include "Full Stack Application" in the subject line.

As an employer committed to the principles of employment equity, we encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (2015) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). To request accommodation during the recruitment process, please indicate this in your email.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.

YOUR EXCITING CAREER AWAITS YOU AT THE TORONTO REAL ESTATE BOARD.

TREB is currently seeking a Senior Manager, Communications and Member Engagement to fill a permanent, full-time position within the Communications and Government Affairs department. The successful candidate will report directly to the Chief Communications and Government Affairs/Chief Privacy Officer and will be responsible for the responsibilities outlined below.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Senior Manager, Communications and Member Engagement is responsible for setting and guiding the strategy for all marketing and communications messaging and collateral, to consistently articulate the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board's (TRREB) brand and mission.

The incumbent will be required to inform and inspire multiple audiences including TRREB Members and the public to ensure that TRREB is viewed as the primary source, disseminator, and conduit of real estate information.

This role is highly collaborative and requires that you work cross-functionally with numerous TRREB departments and third-party suppliers.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  1. Design, implement and evaluate marketing and communication strategies, ensuring optimal reach and impact, increase information dissemination and TRREB brand awareness
  2. Proactively identify opportunities to communicate TRREB programs, services and initiatives to increase Member awareness and engagement, incorporating target audience communications as necessary
  3. Assess the effectiveness of all communication strategies and activities and ensure the timely adjustment of the strategies and activities as needed
  4. Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic collateral including headlines, landing pages, information videos, advertisements, newsletters, brochures, annual report, publications, etc.
  5. Assist with written communication and content development, including determining which communication channels to utilize
  6. Maintain relationships with key communications and outreach partners
  7. Monitor public opinion and institute crisis management and preemptive planning when necessary
  8. Ensure consistency in branding, copy writing, design layout and production of promotional materials, including all TRREB's digital assets
  9. Track and measure metrics from TREB's various communications and Member engagement tactics and prepare activity reports
  10. Monitor real estate industry best practices, and developments in the communications and marketing fields in general
  11. Explore marketing partnership opportunities within the real estate industry
  12. Stay on top of developments in the communications and marketing fields that affect TRREB and respond appropriately and on a timely basis
  13. Coordinate with the Executive Office and the President to provide the President's messages and oversee responses to presidential correspondence from Members and/or the public
  14. Manage Member feedback surveys and other feedback mechanisms, including coordinating Member focus groups and information sessions
  15. Act as a liaison and minute the meetings of the Member Communications Committee and any related task forces
  16. Supervise the assigning of workflow among the Communications staff as required and ensure the timely completion of all tasks. This will require coaching, counselling, and training of staff, as well as monitoring, and appraising of job results on a regular and continuous basis
  17. Carry out annual and periodic performance appraisals as required and review same with Chief Communications and Government Affairs Officer
  18. Prepare special reports when required, by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends
  19. Perform other duties as assigned from time to time

HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will follow safe work procedures, knowing and complying with all health and safety regulations. Personal protection and safety equipment will be used if/when required. Any injury or illness, unsafe acts or unsafe conditions must be reported immediately to their Supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • Bachelor's or graduate degree in Communications, Marketing, or Business
  • Related academic background or experience may be considered

Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years' experience in a communications role with at least 5 years in a management capacity. Non-profit experience a plus
  • Excellent writing, communication, marketing, research and presentation skills
  • Government relations or public policy background will be an asset
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Maturity, judgment and the proven ability to work with senior leaders
  • Ability to consistently deliver within established deadlines/guidelines
  • Ability to self-motivate and take initiative with minimal supervision
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to think and act strategically
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of the real estate industry is an asset

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Working attendance may be required at Board functions and special events, which may be held outside of regular Board hours
  • Occasional overtime and after-hours work, including evenings and weekends may be required
  • A reliable vehicle and valid Ontario driver's license are required for occasional travel within the GTA

Application Details

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to the attention of:

Claudia Pugliese
Manager, Human Resources
via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
via fax: (416) 443-8134

Note: Please include "Senior Manager, Communications and Member Engagement" in the subject line.

As an employer committed to the principles of employment equity, we encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (2015) and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). To request accommodation during the recruitment process, please indicate this in your email.

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.