Executive Director/CEO, For-profit Subsidiaries, Real Estate
4 Year Degree
The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) is currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional for the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Charlottesville Area Association and its’ MLS serve 1,000+ members located in Central Virginia.
Qualified candidates will have:
At least five years of REALTOR® Association and/or executive level management experience and have demonstrated success in leading and managing an organization of five or more employees as well as a substantial budget. MLS experience a plus.
Deep understanding of trends and issues affecting the real estate industry in the region as well as within the Commonwealth.
Excellent leadership qualities paired with solid decision-making skills that inspire employees and REALTOR® members to embrace the vision and strategy of CAAR.
Comprehensive knowledge of association/organizational administration, operations, financial management, strategic planning, member relations, and assessment and improvement techniques.
Excellent communication and public speaking skills and the ability to leverage relationships to increase CAAR’s visibility in the community.
Ability to ensure long term fiscal health of the organization by working with the Board of Directors, by maintaining safeguards to protect the organization’s positive financial position and cultivating a diverse array of funding streams.
Commitment to network and establish relationships/partnerships at the Local, State, and National Associations.
College degree preferred. Real estate industry or REALTOR® Association background is desired. Relevant designations such as the RCE and/or CAE designations desired.
Additional Salary Information: CAAR offers a comprehensive benefit plan and a competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
About Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS®
The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) is a trade association for real estate professionals in the Charlottesville area (including the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson).
The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark which may be used only by real estate professionals who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics.
Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) focuses on four primary objectives:
Advocacy - CAAR is recognized by members, legislators, the public and the media as the leading advocate for private property rights in Central Virginia.
Member Participation - A majority of members is actively engaged in CAAR sponsored activities.
Information Source - CAAR is a trusted, reliable, primary source of real estate information for agents, brokers and the public.
Community Relations - The consumer views the REALTOR® as a valuable contributor to the welfare of the community.