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Do you want to:
Work for a team that trusts you?
Present a plan for the future and have your boss actually listen and appreciate it?
Enjoy a flexible work environment that expects the best and gives it back?
If you answered YES to these questions then VAMA is the place for YOU!
Become part of the team at Virginia’s premier rental housing trade association, VAMA, the Virginia Apartment Management Association, represents over 230,000 apartment homes across the Commonwealth.
VAMA is seeking a Government Affairs Manager to assist in the development and implementation of VAMA’s government affairs program. VAMA’s program seeks to improve the organization’s visibility on the state and local stage and increase member engagement. If you have great ideas, VAMA is the place to make them a reality. This is a new position in the organization and the right candidate will be able to direct their own work and see the results!
Candidates for the position should have experience in Government/Government relations AND:
The ability to read and comprehend legislation AND the ability to translate legislation into a call to action for members.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and familiarity with various communications tools including computers, the internet and various software applications.
Frequent collaboration with communications staff to draft blog posts, magazine articles, and social media posts.
Strong listening, comprehension, expression and consensus building skills.
Willingness to travel on a semi-frequent basis within the state and to national conferences as required.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university
Trade association experience or demonstrated knowledge of how associations operate
A working knowledge of property management
Additional Salary Information: VAMA Provides:
•Salary Range starts at $50,000 annually with additional funds for candidates with exceptional experience
•100% premium coverage for full time employee health and dental insurance
•3 weeks paid vacation
•An office that believes in work/life balance
•True Input on YOUR Job – we are a staff of only 9 people – your opinion will count
If you are interested in joining the VAMA Team, please send a cover letter and resume to Patrick@vamaonline.org.
About VAMA - Virginia Apartment Management Association
Welcome to the Virginia Apartment Management Association. Representing more than 230,000 apartment homes, we are Virginia's premier association representing the rental housing industry. Our positive purpose is to:
Represent the rental housing industry by providing legislative and advocacy services.
Provide services, products, educational and networking opportunities to further the economic health and professional development of our members.
Promote quality rental housing opportunities throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.