New Jersey Realtors, the largest trade association in the state, is currently seeking to fill the position of Government Affairs Coordinator. The position directly assists the entire government affairs program for the New Jersey REALTORS, which includes all efforts related to government affairs, strategic government relations and political action committees. The primary responsibility of the Government Affairs Coordinator will be lobbying at the local level and in Trenton on issues impacting REALTORS, the real estate industry and public policy, testifying at hearings and analyzing all legislative and other governmental initiatives that are likely to have a significant impact on real estate. Duties and Responsibilities Assist in all work related to overseeing committeesLobby municipalities and in Trenton; occasionally testify at committee hearingsMonitor and analyze potential and current legislationAttendance at occasional fundraisers held outside of normal working hours will be requiredAssist in administrating state political action committee meetings, events and investments.All other duties as assigned The ideal candidate will possess: a bachelor's degreetwo years related experiencedeep knowledge of New Jersey state government and government officialsexcellent verbal and written communications skillsstrong inclination and talent to meet, greet and cultivate relationships that further Realtor interests effectively Applicant must be authorized to work in the United States of America. The Association is in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Associated topics: foreign affairs, government, legislative, policy, political science, politics, public affairs, rights
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