Government Affairs Director

01 Jan, 2022


Government Affairs Director

San Mateo County Association of REALTORS
San Mateo, CA

The San Mateo County Association of REALTORS® (SAMCAR) has an immediate opening for a dynamic team player to serve as Government Affairs Director (GAD). The GAD represents SAMCAR, a 2,800-member trade association, in a professional, credible and effective manner before federal, state and local legislators and other elected or appointed officials in the San Mateo County region. In doing so, the GAD establishes and maintains good working relations with public officials, staff and the volunteer leadership of SAMCAR. The GAD reports directly to the Executive Officer (Association Executive (AE)) and will be working closely with the AE and Communications Director on SAMCAR’s public information program, ensure that the Association leadership, members and staff, as appropriate, are well informed—in a timely manner—of pending political and governmental policy issues; assist in developing appropriate responses to public policy initiatives by working closely, effectively and cooperatively with the various Government Affairs Committees. The GAD will work to advance the Association’s public policy positions; manage RAF (REALTOR® Action Fund) and other fundraising activities; and help to expand the membership’s interest in the legislative and political arena. The employee in this position may need to represent positions with which they personally disagree and/or which may be unpopular with some. Some travel required. Some work on nights and weekends required as needed. Bachelor’s degree required. Strong communication skills and deep political acumen highly desired.

Qualified applicants: submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to

Job posted: 2022-01-01