Policy And Government Affairs Intern

internship - part time, paid

Real Estate Council Austin
Austin, TX
Closed
Posted 55 Days ago
Real Estate Council Austin
Austin, TX
internship - part time, paid
Posted 55 Days ago
Closed

Description

Policy and Government Affairs Intern Real Estate Council of Austin - Austin, TX 7 hours agoPart-time$10 - $15 an hour Education * High School Diploma or GED Organization: Established in 1991, the Real Estate Council of Austin, Inc. (RECA) is a dynamic 501(c)(6) non-profit organization of more than 1,700 commercial real estate professionals representing the top leaders in the Central Texas business community. RECAs mission is to advance civic leadership in support of responsible development and a livable Austin. RECAs vision is that Austins responsible growth enhances both the natural and built environments ensuring that the city is a distinctive, vibrant, and affordable place to live. Job Description: The Policy and Government Affairs Intern supports the efforts of RECA by assisting the CEO and the VP of Policy and Government Affairs, monitoring relevant local policy activities, conducting research, assisting with the efficient operation of committees, performing administrative duties, and contributing to the development and execution of RECAs policy platform. This is a part-time hourly position that averages 15-20 hours per week. Responsibilities: * Monitor Austin City Council, boards, commissions, and other relevant public meetings, track proposed regulatory changes at the county and state levels, and occasionally monitor other nearby municipalities. * Research pertinent policies and strategy for their application to current policy issues facing the local industry. * Produce written analysis of policies and research in a clear, concise, and frequently exportable format. * Attend and take notes at applicable stakeholder meetings, compiling research and materials when necessary. * Assist in managing and coordinating applicable RECA committee meetings and communications, attend pertinent committee meetings, board meetings, and RECA functions as directed by the CEO or VP of Policy and Government Affairs, and support planning and coordination of special events including fundraisers and major meetings. * Assist with the planning and production of the annual white paper written by RECAs young professional leaders group. * Assist in developing positive relationships with elected officials and their staff, key media outlets, boards, and partner organizations. * Compile and file required lobbying reports, lobbyist registrations or other government and/or Political Action Committee reports in consultation with the VP of Policy and Government Affairs to ensure compliance with all relevant rules and regulations. * Assist with local and state election strategy. Job Types: Part-time, Internship Salary: $10.00 to $15.00 /hour Education: * High school or equivalent (Required)

Skills

research, fundraising, policy, political science, lobbying, political organization, leadership, analysis, event management, strategy, education, real estate, planning, compliance, government affairs

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