The Government Affairs Manager serves as a staff liaison and assists in the implementation of programs and goals for the TREPAC Committee and other Governmental Affairs committee and/or groups as directed by the President/CEO. (Non-Exempt Employee: Reports to the Vice President of Governmental Affairs).
General Duties include but not limited to:
Track real estate related public policy that impacts SABOR’s nine county jurisdiction, including local (i.e.: City Council, County Commissioners, boards and commissions, school boards, etc.), state and national levels. Monitors such agendas meetings as assigned by the Government Affairs Director.
Oversee the day to day administration of SABOR’s fundraising efforts for the Texas Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee (TREPAC). Includes setting up for events, registering participants, posting payments and balance batches; Maintaining Committee and event income and expense reports; Reconciling events with the Accounting Department’s records.
Responsible for preparing agendas and minutes for assigned committees. Notify Committee members of meetings; Set up Committee rosters and track meeting attendance; Prepare meeting dates, rooms, Handle all Committee related correspondence. Follows up with all recommendations to the Committee that require Board of Directors’ action. Foster a good working relationship with the committee leadership.
Motivate and mobilize member volunteers to further SABOR public policy and TREPAC fundraising goals; increase participation rates and major investors in TREPAC.
Responsible for assisting the Governmental Affairs education of local Board staff and SABOR volunteers on legal, fundraising and reporting regulations related to the TREPAC.
Conduct research on real estate related public policy issues. In a timely fashion, prepare updates on public policy matters for dissemination to association members and/or Governmental Affairs Committee, Executive Committee, and the Board of Directors as approved by the Governmental Affairs Director or the President/CEO.
Establish an in depth knowledge of the National Association of REALTORS’s “My REALTOR Party” services. Discover opportunities in the community to leverage the services.
Support the Governmental Affairs Director’s role as liaison between SABOR and local area governing bodies; develop effective working relationships with area elected officials and staff, and other entities. Help facilitate and include leadership into such relationships.
Identify issues for SABOR to work on with other trade associations, interest groups and community and corporate entities on issues of common concern. Attend meetings as a SABOR representative as assigned by the Governmental Affairs Director and/or the President/CEO.
Encourage member responses to “Calls for Action” (CFA) on local, state and national issues. Disseminate and promote the “Calls for Action (CFA) through the National Association of REALTORS ConVio system and other means as necessary.
Schedule candidate interviews and speakers for various political appearances at the direction of the Governmental Affairs Director in accordance with SABOR policy.
Schedule visits with real estate offices as directed to promote the Texas Association of REALTORS’s Political Action Committee and SABOR’s grassroots political activity.
Monitor the various TREPAC recognition plaques for accuracy and verify all pertinent recognition awards have been sent from the Texas Association of REALTORS (TAR) to appropriate contributing member(s).
Attend TAR and NAR meetings and programs as directed and, when in attendance, perform such duties as assigned by the Governmental Affairs Director and/or President/CEO.
Provide support in organizing NAR and TAR Legislative Hill Visits: reserve buses, coordinate promotions and registrations, assist members as needed, etc.
Responsible for monitoring the SABOR TREPAC goal and providing quarterly progress reports to the President/CEO or as requested.
Assists the Governmental Affairs Director administratively as needed.
Responsible for operating within the approved annual budget and within the guidelines of the SABOR policies.
Performs other duties as assigned by the President/CEO.
Organizational and Management Skills
Strong Computer literacy with emphasis on Microsoft applications.
Has an understanding of the process of a volunteer organization.
Must be a good project manager.
Must be attentive and creative, possess the ability to work with and adapt to all types of people and exhibit patience, perseverance and persuasiveness.
Must be skilled as a communicator, have strong interpersonal skills, and have ability to build consensus.
Must be flexible with respect to work schedule.
Must be self-motivated and ability to have initiative.
Ability to maintain confidential information.
Fosters and contributes to a positive team environment.
REALTOR® Association Experience.
REALTOR® Political Action Committee Experience.
4 year degree in related field.
Minimum 5 years relevant experience
Additional Salary Information: Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to: email@example.com (Only complete applications will be considered)
The San Antonio Board of REALTORS® provides member products, programs and services to be a business, education and information resource; enhances the REALTOR® Image in the community and is the “Voice for REALTORS®” and consumers they serve on political and legislative issues.