Community Relations Specialist

Main Office: Off Site (MOO)



Position Summary


The Community Relations Specialist will plan, develop, implement, and analyze community relations campaigns and related events for Sun real estate development projects.

This position will office out of Cle Elum, WA area.



  1. Builds and maintains relationships with members of the local community
  2. Organizes community outreach programs and coordinates special events that will influence public opinion or promote products, services, or ideas of the company
  3. Plans, coordinates, and executes special events
  4. Gains input on behalf of the local community
  5. Plans, develops, implements, and organizes events to advance the mission and goals of the company and project
  6. Uses digital media to coordinate community relations as needed
  7. Drafts, publishes, and distributes various content that promotes the company
  8. Selects positive materials and distributes them through a variety of channels
  9. Responds to inquiries from community members and other interested parties; when needed, recruits a knowledgeable spokesperson or information source to assist
  10. Reports in on progress and shares necessary information with company leadership on a regular basis
  11. Collaborates with and supports all public affairs initiatives as directed by the companys hired agency
  12. Other duties and projects as assigned



  • Bachelor's Degree in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, or related field (Required)
  • 2 years experience working in public relations
  • 2 years experience working in the MH, RV, or campground industries
  • 2 years internal Sun experience in marketing, PR, or extensive sales/management at a complex property
  • Ability to respond to business needs after normal business hours.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills and ability to work extremely well as part of a team
  • Ability to evaluate cost of a program and compare it to the benefits for the organization
  • Excellent persuasion skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage sensitive or controversial subjects with tact, kindness, and professionalism



At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with 4 plan options so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental and Vision Plans
  • On-Site Fitness Center with Free Personal Training & Group Fitness Classes
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance and Dependent Life
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with Sun matching contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Pet Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Vacation RV Site Discounts for team members when visiting SunRV Resorts across the nation
  • Team Member Perks & Discounts program with hundreds of discounts on things like travel, merchandise, mobile phone service, and more
  • Free Virtual 1:1 Tutoring for the children of Sun Team Members
  • Paid Time Off including ten holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty


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Cle Elum, WA, US

Employment Type:  Regular
Classification:  Full Time
Job Reference:  105057

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Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima

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