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Title: Industry Relations Special Projects Manager
Group: Member Information
Reports to: Vice President


The Industry Relations Special Projects Manager manages projects, builds and establishes relationships, and creates, implements and distributes content such as hot issues, information, and benefits pertinent to realtor’s business, entrepreneurs, business owners, and other key stakeholder groups for the real estate industry. The ideal candidate has a creative mind, is a go-getter, self-motivated, isn’t afraid of technology, able to work in a fast-paced environment, is passionate about customer service, has project management skills, able to manage several concurrent projects and events, and possesses the ability to problem solve.

-Manage and oversee the Industry Relations Special Projects through the direction of the Vice President of Industry Relations & Strategic Initiatives.
-Building, establishing, and maintaining relationships, and representing C.A.R. with key stakeholders of the organization.
-Special Projects Manager must keep abreast of real estate industry and policy and possess a general understanding of how it impacts the members.
-Management, development and implementation of communication and promotion plans for multiple Industry Relations initiatives, including:
   ● Broker-Owner/C-level executive relations
   ● Inclusion & Diversity relations
   ● Key association stakeholder relations
-Manage projects and events from start to finish; including managing project budgets, measuring/interpreting feedback and implementing takeaways.
-Identifying and implementing program positioning strategies, creating email campaigns, updating website messaging, and social media marketing.
-Partner with internal staff and external consultants on initiative metrics progress and needs.
-Provide program support in order to establish and implement proper channels of information and communication.
-Assist in the creation of branding, advertising, and promotional collateral, as needed.
-Work with management on projects dealing with program communications, event promotions, sharing of success stories, and special initiatives, etc.

Bachelor's degree required
8-10 years relevant work experience required

Personal Traits that will best help you successfully perform the essential functions of the job:
● Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
● Integrity — Being honest and ethical.
● Initiative — Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
● Leadership — Willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
● Achievement/Effort — Establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
● Dependability — Being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
● Flexibility—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.
● Social Orientation — Preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
● Attention to Detail — Being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
● Cooperation — Being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
● Customer Service—being passionate about serving our members is a must.

Candidate must be very articulate, easygoing, but very disciplined.

Technical Skills Required:
Strong phone and customer service skills.
Project and Event Management
Intermediate to advanced level in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Excellent oral and written communication skills, and outstanding customer service orientation.

Leading the Way…TMisn’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 toworking 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


For consideration - qualified applicants only please - submit cover letter and resume (in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format) to: [email protected]


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®.

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