The association executive for Alaska REALTORS® is responsible for all administration and management of the association. The association executive positions the organization based on real estate industry issues while serving the needs of 1,700 members with an added focus on growth. This is a highly visible role that provides services to individual members as well as coordinating with local associations across the state.
The association executive is responsible for developing, maintaining and reviewing policies and procedures; core standards requirements of the National Association of REALTORS®; and the strategic plan. The Association executive leads the organization with the Board of Directors to ensure the they provide quality service for their members.
Essential duties include:
Maintains the state member database and manages other NAR reporting requirements.
Provides systems and structure for the association office and staffing.
Schedules meetings of the Board of Directors and general membership meetings, takes minutes, and executes all decisions of the Board of Directors.
Ensures the legal integrity of the Board and nonprofit status of the corporation.
Serves on a NAR national committee.
Acts as spokesperson for the board in conjunction with the board president.
Maintains the association website, social media platforms, and direct communication with the membership via email.
Able to manage strong and diverse personalities in a professional and firm manner.
Maintain a strong working relationship with personnel from statewide local boards.
Manages the processes and hearings for ombudsman services, ethics complaints, mediations, and arbitrations involving Realtor® members on behalf of local boards.
Oversees and manages an annual budget using QuickBooks online and other financial tools as required.
Provides member development and service programs.
Maintains Real Estate Commission approved courses and NAR designation programs.
Develops and manages the annual state convention.
Maintains a reporting responsibility for the national REALTOR® PAC (RPAC).
Candidate should be proficient in GAAP, reconciling multiple bank accounts, reconciling dues payments from local associations, and generating financial statements on a regular basis.
Advocacy for the rights of private property owners is at the core of what we do as an organization. Candidate must be able to administer the affairs of the PAC in compliance with state (APOC) and federal (FEC) laws.
Candidates must possess:
Strong leadership skills.
Proven ability to solve complex problems.
Demonstrated team-building and motivation skills.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work with the Board of Directors and to direct and communicate with technical and non-technical individuals.
Vision for the future and planning skills.
Works with a sense of urgency and responds quickly to crisis and change.
Bachelor's degree required.
About Alaska REALTORS®
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