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Community Relations Managers (Retirement Living)

  • Great opportunity to join an established Team at V!VA Mississauga for a maternity leave coverage and then transition to a permanent role with a new Team in opening Oakville’s newest premier retirement community!Finish each working day knowing you have made a difference in the lives of seniors!
  • Perform a key role in an organization that commits itself to the highest standards of customer service and performance in the retirement industry.
  • Take advantage of the many perks that V!VA has to offer, such as complimentary team meals, V!VA Scholarship Program, and our Orange Dot Points recognition program.

 

About V!VA Retirement Communities

 

What happens when a team of experienced industry professionals combine their passion and decide it is time to raise the bar in the retirement living industry?  You get V!VA Retirement Communities. At V!VA, we aren’t about grand statements or lofty ideals. We are a group of Canadians committed to bringing the right mix of people together to inspire each other and deliver the highest standards of customer service and performance in the retirement industry. 

 

V!VA Retirement Communities includes six rental retirement residences located in Ontario, each of which are uniquely designed to suit the needs, habits and lifestyles of the surrounding community.

 

About the Opportunity

 

Currently, V!VA Retirement Communities has a new opportunity for an enthusiastic Community Relations/Sales Manager to first join our team for a full time maternity leave coverage in Mississauga and then for a full-time permanent roll in Oakville. 

 

Reporting to the Community Director and working closely with each Community’s Management Team and V!VA’s Home Office Team, you will be developing and executing strategic plans to maximize profitability and occupancy. You will also be facilitating tours, building relationships with prospects, and representing yourself as a V!VA ambassador throughout the greater community.

 

To qualify for the role, you will need: 

 

  • Sales experience during a lease up period is required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the retirement living, healthcare, real estate, pharmaceutical, or hospitality related industries. Candidates with a proven track record of achieving/exceeding targets e.g. increasing occupancy levels will be given preferential consideration;
  • At least 4 years of sales experience is required;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; and
  • Post-secondary education would be an asset, preferably in business related field.

 

You must also possess a clean Class G driver license and have access to a vehicle.

 

The candidate must also be proficient in Microsoft Office and must be flexible to work in changing shift hours (ie. weekends and some evenings).

 

As an enthusiastic leader, who promotes an optimistic atmosphere, you must have a developed interest in making a difference in the lives of seniors. Through your confidence and determination, you must also be able to prove your vital role in the Community Management Team.

 

As the main point of contact for the community, your strong organization, efficient networking, and excellent sales skills will be essential to this role. Your exceptional interpersonal skills and strong customer orientation to older adults is also very much needed.

 

Why Choose V!VA?

 

In exchange for all your hard work and determination, you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and commission - but this is just the start!

Watch this video to find out more about why V!VA is a great place to work. 

 

You can also look forward to taking advantage of  many additional perks that V!VA has to offer.

 

If you think you've got the skills to take on this rewarding challenge, apply now!