Director, Public Affairs ($143,400.00-$186,600.00)

Date:  Jul 12, 2024
Property:  550 NEWPORT CTR (0003)

Newport Beach, CA, 92660

Division:  Corporate Affairs (Corp_Aff)
Req ID:  43476


Position Summary:

The Director of Community Engagement will be a Company ambassador to the community, bringing proven strategic planning, project management and outreach skills to this role. This person is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with Irvine Company stakeholders including local organizations, nonprofits, homeowners associations, businesses and individual residents to share Company planning and updates and understand community priorities. The candidate will also implement a community engagement program that will include regular presentations, tours of Company properties and response to community inquiries. The position is part of a best-in-class corporate communications team focused on engaging audiences and enhancing the Company’s reputation through initiatives that demonstrate its leadership and vision.

Job Duties:

  • Design, implement and manage community outreach programs
  • Represent the Company in community settings
  • Deliver engaging and informative presentations 
  • Develop and lead property tour programs
  • Be responsive to community inquiries, keeping detailed records of topics, responses, themes and emerging areas of interest


Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • Bachelor's degree in public relations, planning or communications
  • 7-10 years of experience in writing for media or corporate communications
  • Refined presentation and interpersonal skills  
  • Excellent follow-through and detailed record-keeping 
  • Proven track record of consensus-building and conflict resolution 
  • Strong project management skills


Base Pay Range: $143,400.00 - $186,600.00


Actual placement within this range may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location.

The Company also offers competitive benefits for full time employees including paid time off, matching 401(k), and health benefits.


About Us:

Irvine Company is a diversified, privately held real estate investment company and master planner, highly respected for stewardship and master planning of The Irvine Ranch in Orange County, California. The Company’s focus is on coastal California. About 65% of the Company’s real estate portfolio is located in Orange County, with about 35% of the portfolio located in Silicon Valley, San Diego, West Los Angeles, Chicago and New York City.


Irvine Company plans and brings to life balanced, sustainable communities with a full range of housing, job and retail centers, schools, recreation and permanently preserved open spaces. Comprising master planners, community builders, real estate investors and asset managers, Irvine Company is committed to the long-term, perpetual ownership and management of its high-quality portfolio, the breadth and scale of which is unmatched in the industry. With each property positioned at the top of its class, the Company’s real estate holdings include more than 590 office buildings, 125 apartment communities, 40 retail centers, one coastal resort, three golf courses and five marinas.


Company Principles:

  • Pursue Long-Term Vision Over Short-Term Benefits: We focus on long-term master planning, master building and continuous reinvestment.
  • Commit to Balanced and Thoughtful Stewardship:  We care for the land – both that which is developed and that which is conserved.
  • Innovate for Tomorrow:  We are innovation leaders in all facets of our business.
  • Better Together: We foster a workplace community where differences are valued and our Associates thrive.
  • Always Act Ethically:  We are honest and always follow through on commitments.
  • Deliver Exceptional Service:  We care for our customers and deliver best-in-class service and experiences.
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders: We find win-win solutions to policy issues through community partnerships.
  • Give with Meaningful Impact: Our charitable giving aims to advance education and environmental protection.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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