Texas REALTORS Political Action Committee (TREPAC) Manager
Location: Austin, TX
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Employee assistance program
Awarded a Top Workplace in Austin in consecutive years, Texas REALTORS® is a destination for employees who want to work with a team of fun and engaging people. With a great workplace and top-notch benefits, we're eager to welcome great people to the REALTOR® Family.
Texas REALTORS® is a member-service organization, serving over 148,000 real estate professionals throughout the state, located steps away from our state Capitol building in Austin. The Texas REALTORS® mission is to advance REALTORS® and the communities we serve through advocacy, professionalism, and resources.
The association staff functions as a team to provide exemplary service to the members through a variety of benefits and services. Texas REALTORS® prides itself on providing a rewarding work environment centered around our core values of service, collaboration, ownership, integrity, and respect.
The organization is seeking a dedicated, goal-oriented individual to join our team as TREPAC (Texas REALTORS® Political Action Committee) Manager. This position is responsible for educating, fundraising, and assisting with political activities as it relates to the Texas REALTORS® Political Action Committee. The TREPAC Manager works with local Texas REALTOR® associations, PAC board of Trustees, and staff to develop initiatives and advocacy programs to raise money and awareness about TREPAC.
This is a full-time position in Austin, Texas.
Salary: We offer a competitive salary based upon experience and qualifications. Employees also receive and an extensive array of benefits.
Contact: Send resumes and cover letters to Director of TREPAC Leslie Cantu at [email protected]
Job Description, Duties and Responsibilities
Heavy emphasis on increasing participation among target groups such as: Brokers, Commercial Practitioners, Top Producers, YPN and others.
Assists Director and local associations in developing and implementing educational and outreach programs to promote and raise TREPAC awareness.
Create new business opportunities with affiliated groups such as WCR, YPN, Property Managers, etc.
Administers TREPAC Website, monthly TREPAC newsletter, TREPAC Certification Programs. Creates promotional materials including video and print for volunteers, Board of Trustees, and local associations.
Manages TREPAC’s social media communication via Twitter, FB, Instagram, etc.
Handles local association TREPAC contribution requests and distributions for state and local races, as well as other TREPAC political campaign support activities.
Responsible for notifying campaigns of and any TREPAC Direct Campaign Expenditures administered on their behalf.
Works closely with all other TREPAC staff, Field Reps and GA Dept.
Extensive travel required providing legislative and TREPAC updates to local associations as well the need to attend Texas REALTOR® meetings and conferences.
Fundraising and Events:
Responsible for planning, coordinating, and facilitating TREPAC events and activities including Major Investor reception, PAC Breakfast, statewide activities, etc.
Handles vendor sourcing, vendor contracts, budget, and timeline management of PAC events.
Creates TREPAC materials to promote activities, events, and other fundraising programs.
Maintain historical contribution reports for TREPAC investors, major investors, and award categories.
Purchase TREPAC auction items and giveaways.
Assists local associations develop and carry-out fundraising programs to promote and raise TREPAC awareness.
Some travel may be required for local association visits, meetings, and Texas REALTORS® conference, and NAR meetings.
Acts as staff liaison to the TREPAC Education and Orientation Committee, thereby attending meetings, setting agenda, preparing minutes, and working with committee leadership and other committees as assigned.
Coordinates the TREPAC/GA Orientation in October, designed to train hundreds of local board volunteers.
Coordinates with TREPAC Director in planning and implementing the PAC Trustee meetings, conference events, and provide other administrative support as needed throughout the year.
Assists with the TREPAC booth at the PAC/GA orientation and Texas REALTORS® Winter meeting.
Awards and TREPAC Merchandise:
Responsible for the TREPAC awards program working closely with the TREPAC Coordinator to distribute and maintain the awards database.
Communicates with our TREPAC investors, major donors and Hall of Fame members regarding meetings, events, and recognition.
Work with TREPAC Coordinator on fundraising merchandise, inventory, and distribution.
Provide training on available state and national award programs.
Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent association, fundraising, political or governmental experience preferred.
Highly effective organization, multi-tasking, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to accomplish results and meet set goals.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and will be required to become proficient in all computer programs used by Texas REALTORS® to communicate with its membership and with the administration process.
General office experience along with extensive communication, social media, and writing experience. Filing skills and experience needed to maintain files and records.
Will have daily phone and email contact with membership. Must be able to answer questions promptly and tactfully.
Frequent contact with committee leadership and local boards. Personal contact with association officers and committee members during semiannual state conventions and other called committee meetings.
May handle phone calls and requests from members of the Texas Legislature and Texas Real Estate commission. Must be able to recognize elected officials.
Cooperate with any department to achieve the goals of the association.
Must identify priority of tasks and set schedule to complete responsibilities with minimum supervision.
Must be able to make decisions about day-to-day tasks, projects, and schedules.
Must exercise good judgment, use discretion, and work effectively under pressure in a self-directed manner within a collaborative team-oriented environment.
Must also demonstrate the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and see them through to completion in a deadline-oriented environment.
More than a century ago, a small group of real estate professionals gathered together for the purpose of forming an organization meant to hold their profession to a higher standard of professionalism and to have a voice in protecting Texas’ business-friendly economy. Since that time, Texas REALTORS® has grown to over 136,000 members. With 75 full time employees who are dedicated to serving our members with the same goals established so long ago, Texas REALTORS has become the most influential organization in the state in advocating on behalf of consumers for private property rights.
Our internal core values of Service, Collaboration, Ownership, Integrity and Respect guide our team of dedicated employees and have helped make Texas REALTORS® a premier place to work, having been consistently named a Top Workplace in Austin by the Austin American-Statesman.