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 62,000 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.

 

A REWARDING CAREER AWAITS YOU AT THE TORONTO REGIONAL REAL ESTATE BOARD.

 

TRREB is looking to fill a permanent, full-time Web and Graphic Designer within the Communications and Government Affairs department. The successful candidate will report directly to the Manager, Multimedia Communications and will be responsible for the duties outlined below.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Web and Graphic Designer is responsible for designing and maintaining digital, print, and website communications media for the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board.

The incumbent will be required to artistically assemble images, text, and other graphics to communicate effective messaging. A strong understanding of typography, graphics, colour palettes, and principles of design is necessary to ensure a pleasant end user experience.

In this role, you will be responsible for developing the design and visual content of digital communication materials, including web pages, and email communications (e-Blasts), and print materials such as brochures and newsletters.

A keen eye for detail is needed to conceptualize an idea and convert it into a compelling and strategically aligned design. Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite Software is a must.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  1. Maintain up-to-date content on the TorontoMLS® On-line Communications Module and other Internet/Intranet Communications Modules.
  2. Design and produce publications, brochures, newsletters, and other print material.
  3. Create digital design assets for use in social media and other online communication channels, using various technologies.
  4. Create, update and maintain corporate websites using HTML, Javascript, and CMS, ensuring that the navigation and aesthetics of the websites are functional, scalable, and offer a positive user experience.
  5. Collaborate cordially and professionally with the various Departments/Committees regarding user requirements, providing mock-ups for presentation and approval.
  6. Work cordially with front and back-end web developers to deploy designs.
  7. Maintain consistent branding throughout all design elements, ensuring a cohesive look and style across all design assets, where applicable.
  8. Utilize available user data and analytics to make effective design decisions and follow UI/UX guidelines for optimum user experience.
  9. Maintain proper file storage and ensure the timely backup files (cleaning up hard drive, backing up files to the server, etc.).
  10. Ensure the timely completion of all projects according to schedule, providing timely progress updates as required.
  11. Remain current with the latest design trends by attending workshops, courses, and reading relevant material.
  12. Assist with TRREB special events, including on-site assistance as required.
  13. Perform other related 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:

  • College diploma in Graphic Design and/or Web Design.

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in print design and production as well as a Web Design.
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe XD, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign) and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge of Dreamweaver, HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript and CMS are essential.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Well-organized with a strong attention to detail.
  • Good understanding of web design processes and best practices, including but not limited to image optimization, SEO, responsive design, HTML/CSS.
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to accept and apply feedback.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere, After Effects, and Joomla are an asset.

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  • The incumbent may be required on occasion, to work after hours or on weekends to meet increased workload and special deadlines.
  • This position may be exposed to confidential material and/or information. Every effort must be made to ensure that sensitive information and/or materials are properly stored and secured.

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 "Web and Graphic Designer" in the subject line.

As an employer committed to the principles of employment equity, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous 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 and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. 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.

A REWARDING CAREER AWAITS YOU AT THE TORONTO REGIONAL REAL ESTATE BOARD.

 

TRREB is looking for a Relationship & Satellite Office Manager to fill a permanent, full-time role within the Member Services department. The successful candidate will report directly to the Director, Member Services and CEO and will be responsible for the duties outlined below.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Relationship & Satellite Office Manager is responsible for identifying new opportunities with other real estate boards and associations. This will include managing the day-to-day interactions with all TRREB partner boards to ensure a successful long-term business relationship that is mutually beneficial and overseeing the day-to-day operations of TRREB's satellite offices.

The incumbent will be required to collaborate with board partners and internal TRREB team for the timely and successful delivery of TRREB products and services.

This role is highly collaborative and requires high technical aptitude, in conjunction with project management and relationship skills.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  1. Identify, pursue, and engage new opportunities between TRREB and other Real Estate Boards and Associations.
  2. Serve as TRREB's point of contact for all matters related to partner boards and satellite offices.
  3. Assist with partner board and satellite office onboarding, including providing guidance and support as required.
  4. Ensure that TRREB's services and service commitments are delivered based on contract terms and with high service quality.
  5. Facilitate partner board retention by building a strong business relationship between TRREB and partner boards and maintain a trusted advisor relationship with them.
  6. Provide a high level of customer service by providing prompt updates and responses to inquiries from partner boards and satellite office staff.
  7. Provide ongoing relationship servicing, including collaborating with TRREB's partner boards and satellite office staff, to identify product/service issues and opportunities for improvement.
  8. Manage issue resolution from inception to completion, including timely escalations to ensure a prompt and suitable outcome.
  9. Arrange engagement activities between TRREB and partner boards/satellite offices, including information sharing opportunities, regular update meetings, etc.
  10. Coordinate support and training of partner boards and satellite offices in conjunction with the Director, Member Services as required.
  11. Participate in partner board/satellite office contract preparation and renewal in conjunction with legal counsel.
  12. Monitor trends and developments in the real estate industry and surrounding areas to TRREB and keep TRREB leadership informed on a timely basis.
  13. Facilitate meetings and collaboration between TRREB and the board partners/satellite offices, including minuting the meetings and preparing meeting agendas and reports as required.
  14. Assist with the research, procurement and opening of TRREB satellite locations as required.
  15. Work with the Senior Manager, Facilities to retain licensed, bonded and fully insured contractors who have been vetted for good pricing and good work that is up to code to address premise-related concerns at all satellite office/partner board locations, as required.
  16. Ensure that work completed by outside contractors meets TRREB quality standards and that needed repairs are handled in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  17. Provide positive and prompt response to staff requests at all satellite office/partner board locations, including requests for supplies, equipment, etc. as applicable.
  18. Conduct annual and periodic employee performance appraisals for direct reports in conjunction with the Director, Member Services, keeping the Director, Members Services apprised of job performance on a regular and continuous basis to ensure a smooth and efficient operation.
  19. Assist in the preparation of the annual operating budget for satellite office/partner board locations and any capital purchases requirements.
  20. Assist with TRREB special events including on-site assistance at the event and deliveries as required.
  21. Perform other duties as assigned from time to time.

HEALTH AND SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES

The incumbent will follow safe work procedures and comply 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 supervisor.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Education:

  • Bachelor's or graduate degree in Communications, Marketing, or Business

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years' related work experience.
  • An existing professional network within the real estate field would be a major asset and non-profit experience a plus.
  • A strong understanding of real estate and current issues in the real estate industry.
  • Some knowledge of the Building and Fire Codes and Health and Safety regulations required.
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to foster teamwork and collaboration.
  • Strong writing skills, with experience in developing proposals and plans.
  • Experience with marketing practices and initiatives.
  • A track record as a strategic thinker and planner committed to innovation and creative problem-solving.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • A results orientation with a commitment to a high standard of service.
  • Ability to self-motivate and take initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Maturity, judgment, and the proven ability to work with corporate leaders.

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Working attendance may be required at TRREB functions and special events, which may be held outside of regular business hours.
  • Occasional overtime and after-hours work, including evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Physical requirements of the position will require occasional lifting and carrying of heavy objects on occasion. Must be able to lift and move heavy objects when required.
  • 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 are shared with appropriate staff and properly stored and secured.
  • A reliable vehicle and valid Ontario driver's license are required for travel within the province of Ontario.

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 "Relationship & Satellite Office Manager" in the subject line.

As an employer committed to the principles of employment equity, we encourage applications from women, Indigenous 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 and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. 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