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Manager, Specialty Leasing

Peter Pond Mall - Fort McMurray, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-01-27
Position Summary

The Specialty Leasing Manager primary responsibility is to create miscellaneous revenue for the Centre while ensuring business activity in keeping with the Centre’s brand identity. The positions responsibilities include revenue generating advertising, media and sponsorships, leasing temporary spaces, common areas, in line temporary locations, as well as events and promotions generating traffic for the centre. This individual is passionate with regard to quality design and merchandising standards.

Role

• Lease and prospect for temporary space for kiosk/carts, common area, in-line locations, temporary storage space, branded sponsorship and other sources of miscellaneous income including media and vending
• Develop new and innovative ways to increase revenue for the Centre while maintaining high standards of presentation and service
• Maintain a robust database of clients, vendors and new contacts to be used for generating business relationships
• Represent the Centre in the community in order to build external relationships
• Establish open and constant communication with all Tenants
• Negotiate lease rates with potential vendors
• Develop and effectively manage the Centre’s Specialty Leasing and Marketing budgets, including resolving discrepancies in a timely and efficient manner, monitoring revenue and expenses, allocation of funds and coding invoices
• Foster communication and relationships with the Leasing department, customers, tenants, corporate head offices, suppliers, staff and co-workers
• Remain well informed of recent developments in permanent Leasing and how it may impact the Specialty Leasing Program and the Centre
• Remain abreast of Specialty Leasing concepts, kiosk design and innovative trends through analyzing and reviewing data
• Work with licensees on the merchandising and operations of the licensed areas to ensure quality presentation of their product and service professionalism.
• Responsible for the Centre’s branding and marketing strategy in all areas; including advertising, events, charitable and community endeavors
• Coordinate and execute events and programs successfully using an assigned budget & ensuring accuracy and integrity in each program
• Coordinate and execute Centre marketing materials, displays and promotion installations
• Partner with IT and Management to develop and maintain the Centre’s website and social networking programs (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest etc.) by ensuring property, tenant and event details are current and accurate
• Research the market area and develop market data working with Director of Retail Strategy and Initiatives, local and national sources, and trade publications to respond to developments in marketing
• Monitor and report on marketing initiatives, including the gift card program and social media KPI’s
• Organize meetings with clients and suppliers to establish good relationships
• Review Primaris research such as traffic counters and intercept studies, in order to stay current with the marketplace
• Assist with media and advertising contract negotiations
• Ability to work longer hours during special events and seasonal peaks (weekends, holiday hours)
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma in Marketing, Advertising, Business or related field is considered an asset
• Marketing I or II from ICSC an asset
• SLD and/or CMD considered an asset
• Use of Photoshop, Canva, or other graphic illustrator programs required.
• Public Relations considered an asset

Years of Experience
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in strategic marketing, event management, sales, sponsorship, retail leasing or related area/ experience
• Retail management experience an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Strong understanding of leasing
• Knowledge of retail management, marketing, and advertising with working knowledge of the media industry
• Excellent Microsoft Office skills, specifically PowerPoint & Excel
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, sales and negotiation skills with the ability to use tact and diplomacy
• Creative approach in both new tenancy and marketing initiatives with the ability to identify and roll out innovative solutions to generate new experiences for Tenants and consumers
• Willingness to usher in change and embrace new practices in a fast-paced and changing environment
• Experience in budget management
• Working knowledge of digital graphic programs/ software (Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Canva, etc.) in addition to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
• Self-starter
• Conflict resolution skills
• Negotiation skills
• Flexibility to work a varied schedule including some weekends and evenings; must be able to travel when required

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements
• Embrace change and support new initiatives, anticipate and analyze issues in order to understand the future impact of actions and make sound decisions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Property Accountant

McAllister Place - Saint John, NB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full TIme

POSTING DATE

2021-01-21
Position Summary

The Property Accountant’s primary responsibility is to provide exceptional customer service for all clients (both internal and external) and for the efficient and accurate accounting of a real estate portfolio owned by Primaris.

Role

• Monthly reporting, including month-end closes, actual to budget variance analysis, GST & QST returns, bank reconciliations, etc.
• Prepare quarter-end audit packages and liaise with auditors
• Draft annual financial statements and cost statements
• Prepare annual tenant operating cost and realty tax billings
• Prepare operating and capital budgets
• Prepare quarterly re-forecasts
• Assist with the integration of new property acquisitions as required
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
• Enrolment in a professional accounting designation program preferred

Years of Experience
• 1-3 years real estate accounting experience
• Retail real estate experience highly preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• ERP system experience an asset (Yardi Preferred)
• Bilingualism an asset (French/English)
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude
• Flexible
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Results driven

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Revenue Administrator

Medicine Hat Mall - Medicine Hat, AB

JOB TYPE

Salary, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2021-01-19
Position Summary

The Revenue Administrator’s primary responsibility is for daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial transactions for the property including accounts receivable, collections, monthly charges, year-end charges, and percentage rent. This role will work closely with the Property Accountant and the Director, Accounts Receivable on financial reporting and processes, and lease administration affecting the property.

Role

• Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual accruals
• Update, maintain and audit all tenant information to ensure it is accurate and up-to-date to ensure timely collection of all rents
• Maintain an up-to-date record of all negligent accounts including, but not limited to, accounts receivable reports, tenant statements, letters, and other correspondence
• Liaise with the Director, Accounts Receivable to recommend bad debt allowances, and write offs for approval from the Property Manager or General Manager
• Reconcile the rent roll monthly
• Assist the Property Manager or General Manager in the preparation of the monthly Asset Management Report
• Complete the monthly audit package for submission and approval to the Property Manager or General Manager, including the reconciliation of the monthly rent roll
• Review the lease administration lease entry in Yardi for accuracy and completeness Prepare required documents including, but not limited to, welcome letters and rental notices. Liaise with tenants on a regular basis to develop and maintain good working relationships
• Review the lease administration entry of specialty leasing license agreements and storage agreements into Yardi for completeness and accuracy
• Monitor sales report for completeness and accuracy
• Analyze tenant sales and prepare monthly percent rent billings as required
• Process all tenant billings and rental notices including year-end statements in a timely, accurate manner, and forward to tenants with appropriate back up information to minimize the incidence of outstanding accounts
• Reply and resolve, in a timely manner, tenant inquiries regarding operating costs and realty tax, working collaboratively with the Director, Accounts Receivable and Lease Administration team
• Verify, collect and process rent due, adjustments and other payments from tenants in Yardi
• Update information on the aged accounts receivable report on the 10th and the 20th of each month to reflect current status
• Liaise with Property Accountant in relation to property revenues and expenses to ensure completeness and accuracy
• Maintain analysis of utility accounts and prepare timely billings to metered tenants
• Assist with the preparation and input of property budget(s) and reforecasts
• Process manual billings for service-related charges
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s degree or College Diploma in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field
• University or College degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or another related field

Years of Experience
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an accounting or property administration position

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Real estate or property management experience an asset
• Good understanding of accounting principles, lease administration and collections
• Computer literate in Microsoft Office
• Experience in Yardi an asset
• Knowledge of insolvency proceedings is an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritization skills
• Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a “take charge” attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meeting deadlines
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Property Accountant

Toronto Head Office - Toronto, ON

JOB TYPE

Salary, Temporary Contract

POSTING DATE

2021-01-11
Position Summary

The Property Accountant’s primary responsibility is to provide exceptional customer service for all clients (both internal and external) and for the efficient and accurate accounting of a real estate portfolio owned by Primaris.

Role

• Monthly reporting, including month-end closes, actual to budget variance analysis, GST & QST returns, bank reconciliations, etc.
• Prepare quarter-end audit packages and liaise with auditors
• Draft annual financial statements and cost statements
• Prepare annual tenant operating cost and realty tax billings
• Prepare operating and capital budgets
• Prepare quarterly re-forecasts
• Assist with the integration of new property acquisitions as required
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
• Enrolment in a professional accounting designation program preferred

Years of Experience
• 1-3 years real estate accounting experience
• Retail real estate experience highly preferred

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
• ERP system experience an asset (Yardi Preferred)
• Bilingualism an asset (French/English)
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Positive attitude
• Flexible
• Reliable
• Detail oriented
• Results driven

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behaviour
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Guest Services Representative x2

Medicine Hat Mall - Medicine Hat, AB

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Temporary Contract

POSTING DATE

2020-11-20
Position Summary

The purpose of this position is to deliver outstanding customer service to all patrons and tenants of the property. This position is one of the first points of contact for customers and tenants and must have a positive attitude towards all clients. This position is also responsible for administering specific property programs such as gift cards, community clubs and contests.

Role

• Demonstrate exceptional customer service to all patrons and tenants by being knowledgeable about the property and its offerings
• Assist in the facilitation of the property gift card program
• Assist in the administration of the “lost and found” program by logging items and helping to match lost items with owners
• Provide directions within the property to shoppers
• Answer incoming calls on both the internal and external telephone lines
• Respond to general email inquiries
• Provide support to other departments as requested
• Maintain employee manuals by ensuring the information is up-to-date
• Coordinate the rental of strollers, wheelchairs, coat and parcel check etc.
• Administer refunds for vending machines upon request
• Continuously organize and stock all information brochures at the kiosk and other directories within the property
• Log calls from tenants who require assistance from another department in the property
• Communicate with other departments in a timely manner to relay tenant concerns/requests
• Log radio communications from other departments
• Complete projects as assigned from time to time
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Completed or working towards Secondary School diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in customer service an asset

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Basic PC skills
• Basic Microsoft Office skills
• First Aid, CPR and AED Certifications an asset
• Ability to learn programs and procedures thoroughly and efficiently
• Respect for Health and Safety processes
• Have a positive attitude and outgoing demeanor

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com

Maintenance Worker

Stone Road Mall - Guelph, ON

JOB TYPE

Hourly, Full Time

POSTING DATE

2020-11-02
Position Summary

The Maintenance Worker’s primary responsibility is to perform day to day maintenance and customer service duties required to keep the property safe and presentable for customers, staff and tenants.

Role

• Complete thorough daily inspections of the property
• Notify direct supervisor of required repairs of the property in a timely manner
• Conduct any necessary minor repairs to the property/equipment (i.e. painting, carpentry, HVAC, landscaping, etc.)
• Monitor the property for health & safety concerns and action accordingly
• Respond to tenant(s) concerns in a timely manner
• Ensure that specific areas of the property are in proper condition for inspections
• Remove ice and snow from entrances, walkways and other areas as required
• Ensure litter receptacles are empty and that litter is cleared from the property
• Preserve the “curb appeal” of the property ensuring the overall appearance of the centre is maintained to a high standard
• Assist external contractors with repairs/inspections (i.e. HVAC, trades people, etc.)
• Provide exceptional customer service to all stakeholders (i.e. contractors, tenants and customers)
• Communicate with appropriate stakeholders (i.e. colleagues, trades people) to assist in coordination of work requirements
• Assist other departments with “set-up” and “tear-down” of materials
• Other duties as assigned

Requirements

Formal Education and/or Certifications
• Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
• College diploma in a related field an asset

Years of Experience
• 1 year experience in a similar field

Specialized knowledge, skills and abilities
• Knowledge of a trade or HVAC, etc. an asset
• Ability to operate power tools
• Valid Driver’s License
• Basic PC skills
• CPR and First Aid certification an asset

Competencies

• Communicate clearly, concisely, professionally and convey active listening and openness
• Build positive relationships and demonstrate commitment, effort and a "take charge" attitude
• Produce accurate work with attention to detail and consistently meet deadlines
• Take ownership for actions, accept constructive criticism and make the necessary changes to behavior
• Overcome obstacles to get the job done, identify problems and recommend solutions
• See change positively and adapt quickly to change in work requirements

Values

• Respect: Value diverse perspectives, experiences and talents; treat others the way you would want to be treated
• Empowerment: Use the means provided to carry out responsibilities to the best of your ability and to implement creative ideas
• Integrity: Do the right thing, deliver on commitments and admit mistakes
• Teamwork: Work together as one team toward common goals
• Accountability: Hold yourself and others accountable for decisions and results

Next Step
If your background matches the qualifications listed above and you are looking for an opportunity with a dynamic team, please submit your resume in confidence to careers@primarisreit.com. Please note that we thank all who apply however only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Primaris is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities in the course of employment, including in recruitment and hiring. If, as a result of a disability, you require accommodation in order to apply for this role and/or participate in the recruitment process, please contact careers@primarisreit.com