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Creative Services Manager

Marketing -- 250 Civic Center Drive

POSITION: Creative Services Manager
REPORTS TO: EVP, Asset Management

SUMMARY: The Creative Services Manager is responsible for developing and producing all brand design projects, including sales collateral, website design and content, social media, signage, email marketing, advertising, photography, apparel, internal communications and day-to-day creative needs.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Overseeing the strategic visual communications creation and development, management and execution of all creative output.
-Working closely with marketing team members, project leaders and stakeholders to ensure creative work delivers on deadline, fulfills business objectives and satisfies the user needs.
-Provides design direction to ensure that all creative work and communications are in compliance with CASTO brand guidelines across all communication channels and media.
-Works to ensure that creative output is current on industry trends and technology.
-Understands CASTO's creative vision and guides associates towards successfully reaching it.
-Develops and produces concepts through final production on digital and print marketing materials.
-Works with vendors to acquire estimates, production and delivery of projects and promotional items.
-Manage day-to-day logistics related to internal communication creative needs and projects.
-Collaborates with web development team to manage website content updates, visual enhancements and site change requests.

SKILLS:
-Strong conceptual skills with a high-level sense of design, layout and typography
-Ability to apply style guides creatively while upholding brand identity
-Demonstrated ability to manage the creative process within tight/fluid deadlines in a team environment
-Advanced knowledge in graphic production processes
-Familiarity with social media design standards and ability to collaborate independently with consultants
-Familiarity with photography basics
-Proactively keeps up to date on industry leading software and technologies.
-Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
-Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

REQUIREMENTS:
-Bachelor's Degree in Graphics Arts, Fine Arts, Communication, Marketing, Advertising, or related creative services field
-Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud software including: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom and Acrobat
-A minimum of 5 years in a creative team environment
-Intermediate experience working with a website content management system with Wordpress experience, preferred
-Competent in MS Office suite
-Must submit a digital portfolio
-Familiarity with iContact and Constant Contact, preferred

WE OFFER:
-Competitive salary
-Medical
-Dental
-Vision
-Life
-401(k)
-Generous paid time off
-Annual Reviews
-Positive Work Environment

We are an equal opportunity employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Successful completion of a background check is required for this position. Qualified resumes can be sent to CGinter@castoinfo.com.

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Housekeeper (FT or PT)

Maintenance -- The Baldwin (Cincinnati)

CASTO Communities is now hiring a housekeeper. Previous apartment or hotel experience is a plus! The housekeeper will work closely with the property manager, porter and maintenance team to keep our building in tip-top shape!
The Baldwin Apartments opened one year ago after a complete renovation of the historic Baldwin Piano factory. The building consists of 190 loft-style luxury apartment homes along with state-of-the-art amenity spaces including a pool, theatre, multiple lounges, fitness center and storage space.
CASTO is deeply rooted in the Ohio market, with 16 apartment communities (and still growing!) and over 90 years of real estate experience.
Full-time Residential associates at CASTO enjoy a full benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan. CASTO is also a top 100 Healthiest Employer and a Best Employer in Ohio!

Start your career with CASTO today!

POSITION
Housekeeper (Part-Time or Full-Time)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Maintain housekeeping needs throughout all common areas including
hallways, amenity spaces, lobby, offices and stairwells.
- Clean and turnover hotel suites as needed
- Daily duties include vacuuming, dusting, mopping, light trash
removal, light laundry, polishing, etc.
- Occasional apartment turn cleaning

REQUIRED SKILLS
- Knowledge of basic on-the-job safety skills
- Two or more years of related experience, preferred
- Self motivated and able to work independently
- Ability to problem solve and create plans of action as necessary
- Ability to communicate effectively with team members

See full job description at the site below for more details!
http://www.castoinfo.com/our-company/careers-and-culture/

Job Type: Part-time or Full-time

Experience:
- Full Time Housekeeper: 2 years

Location:
- Cincinnati, OH

We are an equal opportunity employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Qualified resumes can be sent to nvlack@castoinfo.com.

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General Manager

Commercial Property Management -- NC | Cary-Morrisville

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Manage the day to day operations of large prominent mixed-use center including all phases of maintenance for buildings and grounds
-Vendor Management, contract negotiation and enforcement
-Build strong Tenant relations through direct communication. Provide assistance during build out process, respond to tenant complaints, issues, and serve as liaison to tenants and corporate office relative to lease administration and enforcement of landlord rules and regulations
-Develop and maintain Annual Operating Budget. Review and approve all CAM expense invoices for payment. Prepare detailed monthly reports for ownership including financial statements
-Develop understanding of corporate standards for shopping center and maintain those standards
-Develop and implement a marketing program in accordance with the budget
-Work directly with marketing to enhance and increase brand image an awareness through multiple platforms
-Build and maintain good community relations
-Assume additional responsibilities and perform special projects as needed or directed
-Supervise Maintenance and Security for the center
-Manage the Condo Association
-Perform annual Real Estate Tax assessments analysis

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
-Minimum of 7 years' experience in commercial Real Estate or related field
-Shopping center experience required
-College degree preferred
-CPM, RPA, or CSM designation or in progress
-Demonstrate leadership, management ability and problem-solving skills
-Team building skills
-Strong supervisory skills
-Strong communication, negotiation and presentation skills
-Ability to interact with Tenants, Vendors, Patrons and Municipal Officials
-High degree of initiative
-Able to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines
-Able to write reports and business correspondence
-Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out complex instructions
-Computer skills: Excel, Word, MRI and other Property Management related programs
-MRI experience preferred


WE OFFER:
-Competitive salary
-Medical
-Dental
-Vision
-Life
-401(k) & 401(k) Match
-Generous paid time off
-Annual Reviews
-Positive Work Environment

We are an equal opportunity employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Successful completion of a background check is required for this position. Qualified resumes may be sent to Courtney Ginter at cginter@castoinfo.com.





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Maintenance Technician (Residential)

Maintenance -- Central Ohio

BASIC FUNCTION:
The Maintenance Technician is primarily responsible for ensuring that the apartment community looks its very best at all times and operates smoothly by performing a variety of tasks including: electrical, light carpentry, HVAC, and plumbing. Maintenance Technicians diagnose problems, determine whether to replace or repair parts, test, and make adjustments until the problem is resolved. All work is to be completed in a timely manner, with true quality, and to the Property Manager's approval.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Perform "punch outs" and "turns".
2.Prioritize and complete work orders within 48-hours.
3.Read and interpret equipment manuals to perform required maintenance and service.
4.Empty trash and run trash compactor.
5.Check light bulbs and change lights as necessary.
6.Change Locks.
7.Walk entire grounds to ensure safety and cleanliness (pick up trash, pool area, models, office).
8.Schedule and oversee that all vendor work is completed and meets CASTO expectations of timeliness and quality.
9.Seasonal tasks, including but not limited to: balancing pool chemicals and snow removal.
10.Clean and organize maintenance shop; order parts as needed.
11.Update and verify Unit Status Reports.
12.Update all logs daily (inventory, pool, snow) as needed.
13.Make monthly turn schedule.
14.All other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
1.Knowledge of basic on-the-job safety skills
2.HVAC Certification, preferred
3.Two years of related experience, preferred
4.Valid driver's license
5.Must be highly motivated and able to work independently

WE OFFER:
1.Competitive salary
2.Medical
3.Dental
4.Vision
5.Life
6.401(k)
7.Generous paid time off
8.Annual Reviews
9.Positive Work Environment

We are an equal opportunity employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Successful completion of a background check is required for this position. Qualified resumes may be sent to nvlack@castoinfo.com.

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CASTO IN THE COMMUNITY

“… to create value for our customers, associates, owners and the communities we serve,” it’s part of our mission statement and ingrained in our culture. At CASTO we believe that supporting our community is an essential part of our business, and it’s why we offer volunteer and philanthropic giving initiatives throughout the year.

Some of the nonprofit organizations that CASTO has partnered with include:

  • Big Brother Big Sisters of Central Ohio
  • Canine Companions
  • CAPA
  • Capital Area Humane Society
  • Columbus Children’s Theatre
  • Columbus Metropolitan Library
  • Columbus Museum of Art
  • Columbus Park & Recreation Department
  • Cristo Rey Columbus High School
  • Executive Women International
  • Flamboyan Foundation
  • Flying Horse Farms
  • Franklin County Special Olympics
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Homeport
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Mid-Ohio Foodbank
  • MS Society
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Food Pantry
  • Pelotonia
  • Puppies Behind Bars
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • SknLuv
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation
  • The Columbus Foundation
  • United Way of Central Ohio
  • Wexner Center for the Arts
  • Welcome Warehouse

AN AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE

CASTO is more than a company, it’s an award winning workplace that has been recognized as a best place to work nine times, a healthy employer six times, and for our work in the community for two years in a row. Couple that with outstanding benefits, a creative environment and a supportive company culture, and you can understand why the average tenure of our associates is 10.5 years.

Here are some of our most recent awards:

  • Best Employers in Ohio (2005, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016)
  • Healthiest Employer (2013-2017)
  • Healthiest 100 (2016)
  • Conway Center for Family Business (2014-2016)
  • City of Gahanna: Excellence in Development (2016)
  • Capital Crossroads SID: Aesthetic Contribution Award (2016)
  • Columbus Landmarks Foundation James B. Recchie Design Award Finalist (2016)
  • Corporate Caring Awards Finalist (2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Columbus Young Professionals Wonderful Workplaces (2013)
  • Business First Best Places to Work (2005, 2007)
  • Columbus CEO Best of Business (2008, 2017)

TESTIMONIALS

We think CASTO is a great place to work, but don’t take it from us. Hear what some of our associates have to say about working at CASTO:

In mid-2005 I decided to become a US Citizen (I am from Germany). While I was studying for my citizenship exam, one of CASTO’s employees and now one of my best friends, Tammy F., spent many hours during breaks, while at lunch, after work and weekends studying with me. Once I passed all of the background checks, written and verbal exams, etc., I was sworn in as a U.S. citizen on January 18, 2006 surrounded by my proud family and friend, Tammy. When I returned to work the next day, I was surprised with a party that many CASTO employees attended. All were there to congratulate me and celebrate this special occasion with me. Some of my fellow CASTO employees let me know what a surprise it was to them to learn that I was from Germany. That's just one of the great CASTO memories that I have. I'M CASTO!

Regina K.

Accounting

This company is amazing to work for. From the Executive Committee on down, everyone makes you feel like you are family. They are here for you in the good times and in the bad times. I feel privileged to be part of the Casto family.

Debbie Z.

Collections

My kids have grown up at CASTO. In the early days they could be seen coloring in my office, eating Mr. Leibowitz's gummies or participating in Take Your Child to Work Day. They have seen the back of countless shopping centers over the years and now participate in our community action events and even work some summers for our residential communities.I have watched my children grow and mature alongside CASTO and now love seeing other children and employees have the same experience here. Pretty spectacular!

Linda S.

Executive Leadership

I started at CASTO as a temp in 2004 working for the Lease Analyst Department and floated around as a general office assistant for multiple departments for about six months prior to being offered my current position in the Commercial Property Management Department. In that time I have worked for and assisted a lot of different people/departments in a lot of different tasks. Regardless of where I was working or what I was doing everyone made me feel like part of the team. The people were always helpful and took the time to answer my questions and check in to make sure things were going okay. That, to me is the culture here at CASTO. People being helpful and actually caring not only about their co-workers, but the work that is being done here.

Megan H.

Commercial Property Management

What I like most about working for CASTO are the people! Whether it's all the different properties that I've worked at or the great group events we attend, everyone is friendly and energetic, which makes me look forward to work every day!

Loren S.

Residential Maintenance

I lived at a CASTO community for two years, moved away, and after being an unhappy resident elsewhere, I went back my CASTO community. Immediately after being back on property, I knew I was home. While filling out the application, on a whim I asked if they were hiring. They weren’t at the time, but a week later a leasing position opened up.After applying for the position, the interview was set up and long story short, when the Regional Manager walked in to the interview, the Property Manager was already doubled over laughing at one of my jokes, and I felt pretty great about the interview from that point on. Three years later, and I’m just as happy to call CASTO my home and my company.

Jordan M.

Residential Property Management