Sacramento Association of Relators- Government Affairs Coordinator

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Full Time

Job Location

Sacramento, CA

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Job Description

Position title: Government Affairs Coordinator (GAC)
Position purpose: Assist the Government Affairs Director in representing interest of
REALTORS® throughout Sacramento County and West Sacramento. Reports to: Government Affairs Director (GAD)
Supervises: N/A
Budget oversight: No
FLSA status: Non-Exempt
Benefit class: Full-time
The GAC shall have primary responsibility for the following:
1. Provide administrative support to the GAD as needed.
2. Staff the following Committees:
a. Cultural Diversity/Fair Housing
b. Government Relations
c. Leadership
d. Provide support for the Local Candidate Recommendation Committee
The GAC will support the GAD in other areas as assigned by the GAD including:
Advocacy Represent interests of REALTORS® primarily at the local government level in the
municipalities throughout Sacramento County and in Yolo County east of the Yolo Bypass. Coordinate as needed with the California Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®. The duties assigned by the GAD may include and are not limited to the following:
 Attending meetings of councils, boards, commissions and other
government-related functions for all municipalities in the primary geographical area of SAR.
 Developing relationships with elected local government officials, local government appointees, and local government staff.
 Working with allied industries on issues of mutual interest
 Studying proposed ordinances, regulations and/or legislation to determine the possible effect on the interests of the SAR Membership and private property rights
 Educating officials on the weaknesses or merits of specific proposals or amendments of measures; and on measures that might prove more favorable to the economy and private property rights
 Educate SAR Membership on the legislative process, and issues SAR is currently involved in; and
 Collaborate with individuals and groups having similar interests as SAR Members in order to encourage them to also engage officials and/or collaborate on presenting shared views
April 2022 Committees
 Staff the Government Affairs Committee, the Local Candidate Recommendation Committee and the REALTOR® Action Fund Committee which may include:
o Preparing meeting reminders, agendas, minutes, and supporting materials
o Report annual LCRC allocation percentages and goals to C.A.R.
o Conduct and coordinate PAC fundraising efforts
o Coordinate candidate interviews and subsequent correspondence
o Arrange speakers as needed Prepare written reports as needed on matters of interest to the SAR Executive Committee and Board of Directors
 Work with the California Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS on grassroots efforts as needed
 Support SAR’s key contacts and federal political coordinators as required Communications
 Write a monthly column for the SAR newsletter
 Write informational pieces for the media clarifying the political and civic issues relevant to the SAR Membership and private property rights
 White grant applications for funding to support political and event projects
 Develop policy statements for SAR on an annual basis and position papers for both internal and external distribution and
 Prepare a quarterly Government Affairs electronic news bulletin Miscellaneous
 Work with other SAR departments to coordinate speakers and events as needed
 May attend and represent SAR at state and national association meetings

Other duties as assigned by the GAD or Chief Executive Officer.
Compensation: $20-24/hr DOE. Includes health, dental, vision and life
insurance. 401k matching, and PTO.

To apply: Email resumes to Christopher Ly,, questions contact 916-