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Governmental Affairs Departmental Coordinator

Texas Association of Realtors
1115 San Jacinto Blvd Ste 200, Austin, TX 78701
Hybrid work
$55,000 - $57,000 a year - Full-time


1115 San Jacinto Blvd Ste 200, Austin, TX 78701

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance

Full job description

Note: All applications for this position will be reviewed during the week of July 10 and interviews will be scheduled shortly thereafter.

Awarded a Top Workplace in Austin four 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 150,000 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 Governmental Affairs Departmental Coordinator who is responsible for a wide range of administrative-related tasks, organizational and systems duties in support of the VP of Governmental Affairs, GA department and the association’s political and public policy goals. This position involves coordinating activities in both the Texas Capitol and the U.S. Congress in Washington, D.C.

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.


  • Provide a wide range of administrative support, handle correspondence, and maintain files. Schedule meetings travel, and appointments as requested.
  • Support activities in the Governmental Affairs Department, as directed by the VP of Governmental Affairs.
  • Oversee the request and collection of items for member recognition (Governor’s Proclamation, Texas flag and signed certificate).
  • Establish, prepare agenda and presentation, notify and conduct Zoom meetings of assigned committees and special called meetings, as directed by the VP of Governmental Affairs.
  • Create or coordinate PowerPoint presentations, as directed by the VP of Governmental Affairs.
  • Anticipate department needs and establish priorities and courses of action to meet department objectives each day.
  • Cooperate with any department to achieve the goals of the association.
  • Coordinate work to meet a variety of schedule deadlines.
  • Implement projects with limited direct supervision, following established policy.
  • Assist in preparation and coordination of Staff Report.
  • Assist with end of year VP of Governmental Affairs Report.
  • Communicate in a clear, concise manner via verbal or written form with staff and other groups to ensure comprehension to help facilitate day to day business matters.
  • Assists with organizing and coordinating meetings and events.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School diploma required; Bachelor’s degree or related experience preferred.
  • Accuracy with verbal and written communication and numbers important.
  • Two years prior Executive Assistant or Administrative Assistant experience or other related experience with Association 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 have effective communication skills.
  • Must exercise good judgment, use discretion, and work effectively under pressure in a self-directed manner within a collaborative team-oriented environment.
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks, including multiple projects and see them through to completion in a deadline-oriented environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $57,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Executive Assistant: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Austin, TX