California Association of REALTORS

3 job(s) at California Association of REALTORS

California Association of REALTORS 525 S Virgil Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90020
Mar 29, 2023
Full time
Job Title:   Public Affairs Manager Reports To:   SVP of Marketing and Communications Group:   Communications The Opportunity: Are you someone who values learning and enjoys a variety of assignments, challenges, and opportunities? Are you someone who enjoys meeting new people and finding ways to collaborate with them on new projects? Are you deeply interested in policy surrounding housing and the environment? If so, this is a great opportunity for you to use your skills to help manage the thought leadership initiatives of CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®(C.A.R.), and specifically to oversee the activities of the organization’s institute, the Center for California Real Estate (CCRE). The Role: We are looking for a manager to oversee, direct and implement thought leadership initiatives for the Center for California Real Estate. CCRE is focused on housing affordability, housing and climate change, homelessness, and other critical challenges facing the state. This position encompasses various responsibilities, including identifying and developing partnerships with key external organizations such as think tanks and academic institutions to create new programming for the members of C.A.R. and the media. The manager will oversee planning the center’s conferences, panel discussions and other convenings. The manager will focus on raising the profile of CCRE with the public utilizing C.A.R.’s media relations capacity. Ultimately, CCRE activities are designed to foster leadership in key focus areas and make a positive impact in the housing arena. Key Responsibilities: Develop and implement programming (workshops, roundables, etc.), and major events such as housing summits targeting members and the public Conduct research with respect to public policy, legislation, economics and other areas relevant to housing and use this research to develop new types of thought leadership initiatives Write a variety of collateral including reports, executive summaries, and website content Develop and nurture strong connections with current and potential stakeholders interested in California housing Work with staff and external media experts to enhance the positioning of CCRE among the public Other communication activities as assigned Minimum Qualifications : 3-5 years of professional experience in public policy, political science, economics, communications, or journalism Ability to initiate and manage projects for internal and external stakeholders Strong ability to conceptualize, develop, produce and execute programming and content Excellent communication skills, strong strategic thinker, strong research capabilities Expert skills in creating Keynote/PowerPoint presentations Bachelor’s degree in related fields Preferred Qualifications : Familiarity with public policy, housing, climate change ,  or economic issues Advanced degree in a related field About the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® offers a collaborative environment that will allow you the opportunity to work on impactful projects that make a difference to the residents of California. What we love the most about working here are the autonomy, collaborative team environment and commitment to a positive work/life balance. CCRE is in a unique position to drive the conversation around critical issues facing the state. We need a dedicated creative individual to shape this unique think tank and impact the dialogue and activities surrounding housing in California. C.A.R. is among the most powerful trade organizations in the state with 214,000 members. It is   dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. For more information, visit car.org and centerforcaliforniarealestate.org. Leading the Way…TM  isn’t just a slogan at the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.).  As one of the largest state trade organizations in the United States, C.A.R. provides members with tools to help complete transactions, information to keep them nimble in the marketplace and a strong clear voice on the government steps in Sacramento.   How do we do it?  We start by hiring friendly, talented people committed to  working toward those common goals .  Headquartered in sunny Los Angeles, C.A.R. offers business casual wear, an on-site exercise room, a health and wellness program including lunch and learns with guest speakers, a FitBit® program, and collaborative working areas.  What else? Medical, dental, vision, vitamin reimbursement, 401(k) retirement plan, 11 paid holidays, and more.  C.A.R. staff stand by a set of core values that make us the best in the business.  Take a look for yourself and see what we are all about   www.car.org .  For consideration - qualified applicants only please - submit resume (in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format) to:   resumes@car.org .  C.A.R. and/or its subsidiaries and agents will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance Sorry! Due to the heavy volume of resumes we receive, only candidates being considered will be contacted directly. We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
California Association of REALTORS 915 L St #1460, Sacramento, CA 95814
Mar 29, 2023
Full time
Job Title : Political Affairs Coordinator Reports To : VP of Political Affairs Group : Governmental Affairs The Opportunity: Are you someone who enjoys using your high attention to detail and love for logistics while performing a variety of tasks?  If so, this is a great opportunity for you to join the Governmental Affairs team at the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Yes, we’re a 100+ year old organization serving real estate – no, we’re not a stodgy 100+ year old organization serving real estate. In fact, we’re pretty cool (or so we think), and we’re a powerful voice for housing in California. We also think we’re an awesome company to work for. So here’s what you need to know about the job: The Role: We are looking for a Political Affairs Coordinator to support the Vice President of Political Affairs and C.A.R.’s political programs, RAF and CREPAC, to accomplish defined objectives. RAF raises money and educates members to advance the values of organized Real Estate. CREPAC conducts expenditures in line with the values of the REALTOR® Party of California. The Political Affairs Coordinator will help carry out the objectives for both programs by organizing receptions, recognition activities, tracking and advancing renewals, as well as compliance requirements as set forth by the C.A.R. Board of Directors. The Political Affairs coordinator will also coordinate logistics, materials and communications for the CREPAC committee. Additionally, the coordinator will coordinate the LCRC approval process and provide reports as needed.  Lots of variety – you won’t be bored! Key Responsibilities: Provide CREPAC special project support by handling Local Candidate Recommendation requests and inquiries from local associations. Coordinate CREPAC communications and draft content, materials and communications related to meetings, and provide meeting support. Run the LCRC program independently and approve funding requests from local associations; including interacting with political counsel, as well as provide analysis/report of the expenditures approved. Learn the processes related to the REALTOR Action Fund (RAF) Lead some of the fundraising processes. Help C.A.R. processes stay modern and efficient and develop new ways to analyze data from related projects. Provide administrative support to the VP of Political Affairs in relation to these programs. Lead projects and provide support to other C.A.R. Governmental Affairs programs as needed. Help maintain program websites. Answer inquiries from members related to program objectives. Perform other job duties as assigned.            Minimum Qualifications : Some college 5+ years project management experience Experience in using databases Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) Preferred Qualifications : College degree About THE CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®: The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® offers a collaborative environment that will allow you the opportunity to work on impactful projects that make a difference. What we love the most about working here are the autonomy, collaborative team environment and commitment to a positive work/life integration. And we like so much more, but we’ll tell you about that later. The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is a statewide trade association dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. The Association develops and promotes programs and services for its 214,000 members, and keeps the public informed about real estate in California.
California Association of REALTORS 915 L St #1460, Sacramento, CA 95814
Mar 29, 2023
Full time
Job Title: Legislative Advocate Reports to: Legislative Advocate Manager Group: Governmental Affairs The Legislative Advocate working within the Governmental Affairs group, is responsible for legislative and regulatory advocacy for the state's largest trade association on issues related to the real estate market, private property rights, housing and the practice of real estate. This person also conducts and represents C.A.R. at outreaches and public speaking engagements to association members and provides staff support for the policy making branch of the association. This advocacy position will involve work primarily, although not exclusively, on advocating before the legislature and regulatory bodies regarding environmental and land use work of importance to the organization including issues pertaining to the Coastal Commission, zoning, the effects of climate change, electrification and state environmental mandates and the relationship of those issues to private property rights and homeownership and housing. Responsibilities: Legislative and regulatory advocacy for the state's largest trade association on issues related to the real estate market, private property rights, housing and the practice of real estate, concentrating on land use, environmental and climate change issues. Represents C.A.R. at the advocacy level. Analyze, develop and draft legislation and regulations for impacts on organized real estate. Represent CAR at legislative and regulatory hearings and legislative and rulemaking processes. Responsible for advising, interpreting, supporting, opposing and seeking amendments on pending legislative proposals to implement CAR policy objectives. Assist more senior advocates with their work on legislation and regulations. Responsible for communicating with the legislature in writing and in person. Staff to various policy and level of government committees of C.A.R. Develop, interpret, draft, and edit issues briefing papers and summaries of legislation. Outreach and public speaking to association members and staff support for the policy making apparatus of the association. Other duties as required. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree 2+ years lobbying the legislature or regulatory bodies or working in a position of responsibility involving legislative issues in a legislative office, government agency, non-profit, or other advocacy organization. Preferred Qualifications: Law or graduate degree Capitol experience Experience with housing issues Regulatory advocacy experience Additional Skills and Abilities: Collaborative team-oriented approach Excellent writing and public speaking skills Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) Excellent oral and written communication skills, and outstanding customer service orientation. Ability to function effectively in a variety of challenging situations and circumstances, including difficult project deadlines, demanding customers, tight budgets, and evolving goals and objectives. Ability to work effectively with co-workers, customers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner. Excellent work ethic and attendance. Consistency in giving feedback regarding work progress, timetable and issues. Leading the Way...TM isn’t just a slogan at the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.). As one of the largest state trade organizations in the United States, C.A.R. provides members with tools to help complete transactions, information to keep them nimble in the marketplace and a strong clear voice on the government steps in Sacramento. How do we do it? We start by hiring friendly, talented people committed to working toward those common goals. Headquartered in sunny Los Angeles, C.A.R. offers part-time remote work, business casual wear, an on-site exercise room, a health and wellness program including lunch and learns with guest speakers, a FitBit® program, and collaborative working areas. What else? (*The following pertains to employees who regularly work at least 30 hours per week.) *Medical, dental, vision, vitamin reimbursement, 401(k) retirement plan, 11 paid holidays, and more. C.A.R. staff stand by a set of core values that make us the best in the business. Take a look for yourself and see what we are all about www.car.org. C.A.R. and/or its subsidiaries and agents will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance Sorry! Due to the heavy volume of resumes we receive, only candidates being considered will be contacted directly. We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.