Responsible for leading the local legislative and advocacy efforts of this 11,000 member association throughout the greater Kansas City Metro Region (29 counties in Kansas and Missouri), including policy development, member involvement and mobilization, PAC fundraising/management and legal compliance, promotion of Realtor policy priorities to members and elected officials, and coordination with state and national advocacy programming. Also includes budget accountability, event planning/coordination, and the management of three direct reports.
Education/Experience:General knowledge of the real estate industry. Five plus years of local and or state legislative experience. A strong knowledge of legislative processes at local, state and federal levels of government. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong relationships with various elected officials a plus. Experience working with volunteer leadership and volunteers. Budget and forecasting knowledge and experience. Management experience. Understanding of general technology; including hardware, software, Internet applications and design. Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university. RCE Designation and legal background is a plus.
Language Ability: Read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Respond effectively to sensitive inquiries. Write speeches and articles using innovative techniques. Make persuasive presentations on complex topics to management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, Proprietary Software, Experience with Political Campaign/CRM software a plus
About Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS
The Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS (KCRAR) is a local Realtor association located in Leawood Kansas. KCRAR and its wholly ownded subsidiary, Heartland MLS, have 40 employees combined and serve over 11,000 members throughout a 29 county area in Kansas and Missouri.