An extraordinary leadership opportunity is being presented to the right
individual for the position of Director of Community Relations, East Fraserlands.
For over 30 years, ParkLane Homes has been building outstanding residential
communities throughout Metro Vancouver. The company will continue this
tradition with the redevelopment of the East Fraserlands—a 130-acre waterfront
site located in southeast Vancouver.
East Fraserlands (EFL) is poised to become a complete and vibrant community
that will exemplify the principles of New Urbanism. The development will be
comprised of over 7,000 residential units, a mixed-use commercial centre, civic
facilities, parks and open space, as well as an accessible, pedestrian-friendly
waterfront. Please see the City of Vancouver website for more information:
ParkLane is looking for a dynamic and personable individual to direct all
community, media and public engagement for the EFL Centre. The Centre is a
new building that will be located onsite for the purpose of presenting the vision
and overall development plan to visitors. It will also serve as a gathering space
for the surrounding community, and will be supported by a 50 seat restaurant.
This position will challenge the individual to think beyond industry norms. The
individual will need to be politically savvy and comfortable engaging a diverse
range of stakeholder groups. Responsibilities for this role include managing the
day-to-day operations of the Centre and its staff, supporting marketing
initiatives, and acting as the public and media spokesperson for the
The candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and some experience
in the planning or development field. He/she should have at least 5 years
experience managing projects, events and teams.
Superior verbal and written communication skills, coupled with highly developed
interpersonal skills are a must. The ability to design, develop, and implement
strategic programs is essential. Experience with public speaking is an asset.
If you believe that you are the right fit for this position, please submit a resume
and cover letter to as per below by no later than November 15, 2010 at
12:00pm. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.