The Durst Organization

  • Marketing Communications Manager

    US-New York
    # of Openings
  • Durst Profile

    For over 100 years, The Durst Organization has been a family-run business dedicated to the principles of innovation, integrity, community, and sustainability. We develop, build, own, and manage premier office towers and residential buildings that set new standards in environmental responsibility and user efficiency. Our enduring relationships with our tenants and partners are critical to our success and have made us generations of builders, building for generations.


    The Communications Manager performs a variety of tasks including  strategic planning, creative content development, execution and proofreading of: corporate and property collateral, print and online advertising, email marketing, web sites, press releases, white papers, corporate videos, and presentations. In addition to being a skilled communicator, candidate must demonstrate a keen understanding of the communications tools and strategies needed to appeal to target audiences and market sectors.


    • Collaborate with Marketing and Public Affairs team members to develop an integrated communications strategy to achieve corporate and business campaigns.
    • Establish protocols, coordinate information, and develop content that is consistent with the Durst ‘voice’ and brand.
    • Implement communications plans to increase brand awareness and recognition for the organization
    • Work with HR, Marketing and Public Affairs to develop an internal communication strategy that effectively and consistently communicates the brand to internal customers and stakeholders.
    • Develop annual integrated communications and content plan, leveraging traditional and non-traditional communication channels, in tandem with Marketing and Public Affairs initiatives.
    • Collaborate with various departments including but not limited to marketing, operations and leasing teams to implement consistent brand messaging and clarity of communications in support of the commercial and residential experience from the very first touch point to tenancy.
    • Spearhead content development and messaging for tenant/residents outreach and digital communications.


    • A minimum of 7 years of work experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree communications, marketing or a related field or equivalent expertise.
    • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, communication and verbal presentation skills.
    • Superior strategic planning, project management, time management and organizational skills
    • A wide degree of creativity
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media/social media
    • Self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management and high attention to detail
    • Proven vendor/partnership management abilities
    • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
    • Logistical planning and problem solving skills
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint required
    • Experience with InDesign a plus but not a prerequisite.
    • Have the ability to think quickly and accurately, be able to evaluate problems and make appropriate recommendations to person(s) involved


    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran


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