Policy and Government Affairs Intern

Offered By: 
Real Estate Council of Austin
Job Location: 
Job Location (Other): 
Downtown Austin
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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 RECA’s 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, district team 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 RECA’s 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.
Application Instructions: 
Please send resume and a writing sample to geoffrey@reca.org
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Contact Information: 
Geoffrey Tahuahua Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs (512) 320-4151 geoffrey@reca.org
Type of Internship: 
Posted By: 
Geoffrey Tahuahua
Expiration Date: 
Monday, February 11, 2019