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Job Title: Government Affairs Director
Harrisburg, PA 

The Greater Harrisburg Association of REALTORS is seeking a seasoned, government affairs professional passionate about local and county government to provide advocacy on real estate issues for the association's members. The Government Affairs Director responsibilities include coordinating and managing a comprehensive legislative program that includes monitoring local issues and ordinances; building long-term relationships with elected officials and other stakeholders, educating our membership on issues; working with our state and national associations; developing and implementing a fundraising campaign for the PAC; doing the necessary PAC and campaign finance reporting; conducting candidate interviews; organizing our government affairs breakfasts; serving as staff liaison to various committees including our Commercial Council; writing grant proposals; using social media for advocacy efforts and managing the key contact system and updating the municipal database.

A successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, be a strong communicator and presenter, have strong writing, interpersonal and analytical skills and know the art of relationship building. Event planning, fundraising and PAC experience and knowledge of local politics preferred. Must be self-motivated, organized and have the ability to work on several projects at the same time. Must be flexible with work schedule. Some early mornings, evenings and travel are required.

Send resume, writing sample and salary requirements to [email protected] Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

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