The Association Executive (AE) of the Laredo Association of REALTORS® is responsible for all administration and management of the 500+ member association. The AE, along with volunteer leaders, will provide services and programs based on member needs, with some focus on community and real estate industry issues.
Governance of Association Structures and Organizational Operations
Manages the operations of the organization based on the parameters set by the Board of Directors.
Updates governing documents and policies on a routine basis, to match the association's mission and manage goals.
Ensures reliable revenue sources to operate the association at optimum and future levels, with research and development funds in place for new initiatives.
Develops a comprehensive budget with volunteer input and approval.
Ensures that sufficient financial reserves are maintained.
Has a comprehensive knowledge of office management skills and is able to delegate or outsource as necessary. Has a clear understanding of legal and regulatory issues and is able to impact the development of these policies.
Ensures staff compensation is regionally competitive.
Ensures that professional development opportunities focusing on supervisory skills are funded by the association.
Maintains targeted internal and external communications systems and delivery vehicles focused on current industry information.
Manages new-member recruitment and retention programs with volunteer participation.
Develops orientation materials and programs with supporting materials from other sources.
Provides strong skills in professional standards enforcement and is a certified professional standards administrator; participates in services via co-op enforcement agreement.
Offers or provides access to required and optional education programs (may outsource when necessary).
Is knowledgeable about various marketing services and provides tools and resources to members.
Plans and manages, with volunteers, networking and social opportunities to enhance members' career success and future needs.
Internal and External Relations
Manages key programs and delegates management functions to other members of management and clerical functions to support staff.
Helps identify and recruit volunteer leaders; works with volunteer leaders to forge strong partnerships.
Collaborates with local, state and national associations; participates in state and national meetings.
Works with a CPA firm and an attorney to support association operations and alert leadership to new and emerging issues.
Participates with volunteer leaders in effective and synergistic relationships with local government leaders and legislators; service providers, vendors, consultants and contractors; influential and market-share members/industry leaders and allied real estate groups; media and community groups.
Ensures that the association, the volunteer leadership and the AE are valued resources to leading brokers.
Implements political awareness and fundraising plans developed in collaboration with volunteer leadership and staff.
Provides effective government advocacy to further the association's mission, either directly or as an active participant with other levels of the REALTOR® family.
Candidate should have 5-8 years’ experience in a leadership role. Bachelor’s degree required. CAE and/or RCE preferred. Some travel required to state and national conferences post-pandemic.
About Laredo Association of REALTORS
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