Los Angeles, California

Job Title
Commercial Real Estate Research Director
Job Description Summary
The Director of CRE Publications will lead the Los Angeles Capital Markets/Investment Sales team's published marketing efforts. As the primary writer within the team, this person will assume a leadership role in developing all written content, including compelling and strategic messaging for the sale of institutional investment properties.
Job Description

  • Execute overall positioning and messaging strategy for property marketing deliverables, drafting original content, including market and property-level analysis
  • Write and oversee all copy development for best-in-class offering memorandums, proposals and other marketing collateral
  • Works with the team to strategize primary messages for well-conceived, appropriate and clear communication in all marketing deliverables
  • Collect, maintain and review relevant articles from real estate sources for market knowledge
  • Translate complex ideas and data into organized, easily accessible commercial insights
  • Generate outputs that meet tight deadlines in a fast-moving environment
  • Work with graphic designers to ensure key messages and copy are easily digestible by target audience.

Job Requirements & Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree; Business, Marketing, Communications, or similar
  • Minimum of 5 years of business writing and analytical experience, with a minimum of 3 years serving as primary strategist or copy writer
  • Have critical understanding of the commercial real estate market and target clients. Commercial real estate experience is a plus, but not required (RE license not required)
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills, with strong ability to prioritize efficiently
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment and with remote team members
  • Confident self-starter with impeccable attention to detail
  • Takes extreme pride in the quality of personal work and team's work
  • Inquisitive, has a desire to learn and ability to adapt
  • Excellent knack for headline writing, subject line writing, story-telling, and other persuasive techniques to engage target audiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

About The Team
  • The Los Angeles Capital Markets/Investment Sales Team is one of the nation's most successful capital market groups, having closed transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $35 billion. The team been involved in many of the largest and most complex deals in the Western United States, servicing all property types, with a primary focus on institutional assets. The team is based in Los Angeles and provides real estate services on an international basis.

What You Can Expect From Us
  • Generous compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) match program and commuter benefits
  • Extensive growth and promotion opportunities with exposure to senior level management and executives
  • Hybrid work-from-home and office environment
  • Serve as an editor of other's content to ensure voice, organization, themes, point of view and language are streamlined throughout projects.

  • Note: This position requires compliance with our COVID related protocols, which may also include client-specific requirements. This might include, but is not limited to, either providing documentation of full vaccination as per CDC guidelines or agreeing to regular COVID testing.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, email HRServices@cushwake.com or HRServices@cwservices.com. All inquiries not related to accommodations will go unanswered.

Los Angeles, California

Veterans at Cushman & Wakefield will find challenging and rewarding work directly related to their skills and talents. Just as importantly, they will find a camaraderie among the brothers and sisters, peers and leaders who support their distinct needs as well as a culture that honors and respects their contributions in the military and in our organization. Veterans hold positions throughout our organization, from our executive leadership to the front line. Our Veterans Initiative Program infuses leadership into our efforts to attract, engage and recognize our nation’s men and women who bear the honor of service in our Armed Forces.

We’re a world-class commercial real estate services company who puts our customers at the center of everything we do.  But to you, the veteran or transitioning service member, this means that we have amazing opportunities in project and property management, through facility engineering and skilled trades, to corporate services – and quite possibly everything in between.


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