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Here is a list of current job opportunities in the state and local home building associations that make up the NAHB Federation. HBA jobs run the gamut, depending on the size of the association. Larger associations in major metros include positions focused on advocacy, technical issues, membership marketing and communications. Smaller associations have fewer staff and more opportunities for a jack of all trades. All positions have in common a desire to serve the builders, remodelers, developers and trade contractors in the greatest industry there is — because our members build the American Dream.

  • To apply, please follow the instructions in each of the individual ads.
  • To post a HBA job opportunity, please complete this form. This list is only for job opportunities at local and state HBAs affiliated with NAHB. Other types of positions will not be posted.
Executive Officer, Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago

The HBA of Greater Chicago is a 170-member trade association representing both contractors and suppliers, advocating for pro-housing initiatives at the local, state and national levels. The territory covers the Chicagoland area as well as 8 surrounding counties.

Position Description:

Responsible for administration, programs, coordinating events and strategic plan. Provides information required for Board to make informed decisions. Prepare and submit annual budget. Prepare monthly financial statements. Fundraise and develop other resources. Works with other professional, civic and private organizations. Act as liaison to NAHB and the State Association. Travel to and participate in NAHB and HBAI meetings and any other meetings deemed necessary by the Officers and the Board.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Run day-to-day association operations.
  • Help create and maintain annual budget.
  • Prepares minutes, agendas and reports for all Board of Directors and Executive Committee meetings.
  • Provides financial reports monthly to the Board.
  • Concierge for Membership.

Position Requirements:

  • 3-5 or more years of association/office management.
  • 2+ years of college.
  • Must be organized and able to multitask.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office.
  • Experienced in QuickBooks.

Compensation:

Commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions:

Email cover letter and resume to: michael@michaelmenn.com

Executive Assistant/Events Coordinator, HBCA of Brevard

The Home Builders and Contractors Association of Brevard (HBCA) is a professional, non-profit trade association, dedicated to the attainment of the “American Dream” of quality, affordable home ownership. We are actively involved in our local, state, and national legislative issues affecting our industry, and we are committed to providing educational and marketing opportunities to our members and to our community.

Position Description:

The Home Builders and Contractors Association of Brevard County seeks an Executive Assistant/Events Coordinator to support the efforts of the HBCA.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Preparing, reports, memos, invoices letters, and other documents.
  • Answering phones and routing calls to the correct person or taking messages.
  • Handling basic bookkeeping tasks.
  • Filing and retrieving corporate records, documents, and reports. (Mostly all on the hard drive)
  • Researching and conducting data to prepare documents for review and presentation by boards of directors, committees, and executives.

Position Requirements:

  • Proven experience as an executive assistant or other relevant administrative support experience.
  • In-depth understanding of entire MS Office suite.
  • Ability to organize a daily workload by priorities.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills.

Application Instructions:

This is a full time salaried position. Please respond with a cover letter and resume by sending an email to director@hbca-brevard.com

Marketing and Communications Specialist, West Tennessee Home Builders Association

The West Tennessee Home Builders Association is the only trade association specifically serving the new home construction and remodeling industry in West Tennessee. We are the voice of the housing industry in West Tennessee, representing both contractors and suppliers, advocating for pro-housing initiatives at the local, state and national levels. The West TN HBA is affiliated with the Home Builders Association of Tennessee (HBAT) and the National Association of Home Builders, (NAHB).

Position Description:

The West TN Home Builders Association seeks a full-time Marketing and Communications Specialist with a passion for serving others. Using communication and strategic planning skills, this individual will help set and guide the strategy for all organizational communications and collateral to consistently articulate the HBA’s mission across multiple platforms and audiences. The Marketing and Communications Specialist will ensure that the HBA is viewed as the primary source, disseminator, and conduit of information about the Homebuilding Industry across West Tennessee.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage a daily calendar of email, print and social content
  • Curate, create and post daily on three social media channels
  • Maintain evergreen content, housing articles, organizational activities
  • Travel to sites and events to capture social media content
  • Ensure corporate sponsors receive recognition and benefits

Position Requirements:

  • Willingness to develop skills in Graphic Design, Photography, and Videography
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Social media experience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Available to work some evening events and occasional weekends

Compensation Details:

This is a full-time position with benefits.

Application Instructions:

Send resume to info@westtnhba.com No phone calls.

Executive Officer, Lincoln County HBA

Since 1978, the Lincoln County Home BuildersAssociation (LCHBA) has been going strong. Even in the hardest of times, LCHBA remained a viable and supportive group for the building industry. Membership is at an all time high. The LCHBA is in the process of strengthening the association to usher in a new era.

Position Description:

Informs the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Officers on the conditions and operations of the association.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Administrative tasks
  • Community outreach
  • Fundraising

Position Requirements:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • QuickBooks
  • Fundraising

Compensation Details:

This is a part time position. Compensation is based on knowledge and experience.

Application Instructions:

To apply, contact lincolnhba@gmail.com.

Home Show Manager, Southern Arizona Home Builders Association

The Southern Arizona Home Builders Association (SAHBA) is the “voice” of the residential home building industry in Pima, Cochise and Santa Cruz counties. The Association is an advocate for promoting housing opportunity and choice. Our purpose is to stimulate home building business, influence political decisions favorable to the industry and promote our member companies to the public. The Association strives to provide information, relevant programs, events and continual support to our members. SAHBA is a chapter of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

SAHBA has successfully hosted our Spring Home Show for almost 50 years. Our Fall Home Show has been a success for almost 30 years. Combined, the Shows feature nearly 800 exhibitors, a dozen sponsors and attracts more than 20,000 attendees. We are looking for the right candidate to work with our team and help take the Shows to the “next level.” This is a challenging but very rewarding position. Chosen candidate will have full support of the HBA.

Position Description:

The Home Show Manager is responsible for the successful organization and production of SAHBA’s Home Shows which are currently twice annually. Proceeds from Home Shows support SAHBA’s organizational and administrative needs while providing means to reinvest into member programs and services that increase value of membership. This individual works closely with other SAHBA team members who are responsible for membership growth, revenue growth and successful production of all member events. Home Show Manager will also assist accomplishing those objectives as well.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop, monitor and adhere to budget
  • Develop strategic objectives and scope of work for each show including: finalizing the look and themes, finalizing floorplan and determining the most appropriate placement of features, exhibitors and sponsors
  • Develop a comprehensive sales strategy and plan for each show
  • Manage exhibitor relationships including booth placement and maintaining ongoing communications regarding show updates and information
  • Manage vendor relationships and negotiate contracts with service providers

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and two (2) years’ experience managing large venue special events; OR five (5) years’ experience managing large venue special events; OR, any equivalent combination of education, experience or training
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team environment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish relationships in the local community

Application Instructions:

Please submit a resume and cover letter to ssmith@ssconsultinginc.com

Front Desk & Membership Assistant, Asheville Home Builders Association

Chartered in 1966, the Asheville Home Builders Association (AHBA) is the largest trade association in the western part of North Carolina and the 26th largest Home Builders Association in the United States. The association serves as the voice of the building and development industries while advancing professionalism and promoting community involvement.

Position Description:

Under the supervision of the Executive Officer Director and in cooperation with other AHBA staff, the Front Desk and Membership Support Assistant creates a warm and welcoming environment for the members and guests. This person will provide member support to the association by acting as the first point of contact for AHBA members and guests as well as supporting the AHBA staff through administrative and clerical duties. The Front Desk and Membership Support Assistant will be responsible for managing those functions in accordance with the stated mission, goals, and policies established by the Board of Directors, governing committees, and administrative staff of the AHBA.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations and monitors relationships with current membership, and other external organizations to effectively advance the mission of the membership.
  • Serves as the primary staff person in answering incoming calls promptly and courteously, providing assistance to callers, forwarding calls to proper individuals/organizations and taking complete and accurate messages as necessary.
  • Assists the Membership Engagement Coordinator in the management of association membership records and membership database, including, but not limited to, processing applications, dues billing, dues payments and internal and external membership reports.
  • Keeps the reception area, common work area, conference room and kitchen organized, well supplied, clean and neat; responsible for checking bathrooms in the building for supplies and needs.
  • Assists with operation of association’s major events, such as membership meetings, Home Show, Parade of Homes, etc.

Position Requirements:

  • Two years of administrative and/or customer service experience required. Accounts payable/receivable experience preferred.
  • Experience with QuickBooks or similar program highly desirable.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in fast-paced environment.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not required.
  • Must be passionate about creating and fostering communities and relationship building.

Application Instructions:

To apply please email your cover letter, resume and any other relevant materials to office@ashevillehba.com with the Subject line: Front Desk & Membership Support Assistant. Applications accepted until March 1.

Communications/Marketing Coordinator, Asheville Builders Association

Chartered in 1966, the Asheville Home Builders Association (AHBA) is the largest trade association in the western part of North Carolina and the 26th largest Home Builders Association in the United States. The association serves as the voice of the building and development industries while advancing professionalism and promoting community involvement.

Position Description:

Under the supervision of the Executive Officer and in cooperation with other AHBA staff, the Communications/Marketing Coordinator is responsible for oversight and daily management of digital and social media, membership and program communications, as well as facility and event signage. The Communications/Marketing Coordinator is responsible for managing the functions of their assigned duties in accordance with the stated mission, goals, and policies established by the administrative staff, governing committees, and Board of Directors of the AHBA.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  • Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.
  • Promotes and protects the AHBA brand marketing and communications standards by: Providing guidance of brand use by AHBA members; Ensuring that all vendors follow AHBA brand standards; Representing the voice and brand of the AHBA to the public.
  • Develops and supports comprehensive communications plan for community and member events.
  • Leads daily management and monitoring (including evening and weekends, as necessary) of all digital media including web pages, blogs, social media, email marketing, and other emerging media.
  • Creates, develops and oversees the production and delivery of the Parade of Homes magazine and web site.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, marketing or a related field and/or 2-3 years of expertise and experience in communications, with a strong understanding of public relations.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated management skills with an ability to prioritize and possess the capacity to respond and handle multiple tasks appropriately in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced computer skills with knowledge in or ability to learn WordPress, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe and Google Suite is critical.
  • High level of initiative, professionalism, judgment, a positive attitude and must enjoy working in and creating a strong team environment.

Application Instructions:

To Apply please email your cover letter, resume and any other relevant materials to office@ashevillehba.com with the Subject line: Communications/Marketing Coordinator. Applications accepted until March 1.

Membership Engagement Coordinator, Asheville Builders Association

Chartered in 1966, the Asheville Home Builders Association (AHBA) is the largest trade association in the western part of North Carolina and the 26th largest Home Builders Association in the United States. The association serves as the voice of the building and development industries while advancing professionalism and promoting community involvement.

Position Description:

We are seeking a motivated, detail-oriented professional to foster the growth of its professional association within the local community. The successful candidate will be dedicated to serving the existing membership base and work in collaboration with staff to grow the membership.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations and monitors relationships with current membership, and other external organizations to effectively advance the mission of the membership.
  • Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.
  • Communicates full advantages of membership, benefits, services and programs to prospective members.
  • Collaborates with the Event Director and Marketing/Communication Director to produce various projects of the association including the development of marketing collateral, newsletters, meetings, and association events.
  • Maintains accurate membership records and submits required reports to the national association.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in related field and/or 1-3 years of related membership development and sales and/or service experience.
  • Must be experienced and passionate about creating and fostering communities and relationship building though programs.
  • High level of initiative, be a self- starter, and have superior communication skills and presence to effectively manage the programs, and budget.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in fast-paced environment.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not required.

Application Instructions:

Please send your cover letter resume and other relevant materials to office@ashevillehba.com with the subject line Membership Engagement Coordinator.

Executive Officer, Athens Area Home Builders Association

The Athens Area Home Builders Association is a non-profit professional trade association, chartered in 1957 and made up of member companies, representing residential and light commercial builders, subcontractors, suppliers and many other service providers to the building industry throughout Clarke, Oconee, Madison and Oglethorpe Counties. Together we are the foundation for the local home building industry - building pride in our community through interaction, commitment, professionalism, education, community service and environmental responsibility. The Athens Area Home Builders Association is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Officer (EO). The Association is located in Athens, Georgia and serves 170 + member/companies throughout the surrounding counties.

Position Description:

The Executive Officer is responsible to the Board of Directors for the effective managing and directing of all operations, budgets, programs, activities and affairs of the Association. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who can build member relationships while providing leadership and management in the areas of finance, human resources, facilities, information technology, event coordinating and fundraising.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day leadership, management and operations of the association.
  • Responsible for the planning, promotion and administration of all official meetings of the organization to include preparing minutes, agendas and financial reports for all Board of Directors and Executive Committee meetings.
  • Prepares all membership invoicing, maintains bookkeeping records and payment processing. In cooperation with the Board of Directors, develops, recommends and operates within an annual budget. Additionally, insures that all funds, physical assets and other property of the Association are properly safeguarded.
  • Maintains membership database, website and newsletter using organizational software.
  • Plans, assists and oversees any and all aspects of the association’s multiple fund raising efforts.
  • Serves as the primary liaison with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the Home Builders Association of Georgia (HBAG).
  • Maintains professional relationships with the local Government officials and allied organizations, managing the Association’s governmental affairs efforts and advocacy.

Position Requirements:

  • Candidate must be principled, ethical, professional and committed to exceptional work quality. Bachelor’s Degree and /or equivalent work experience in association management.
  • Exceptional ability to lead and inspire others is essential and required.
  • Demonstrates strong budgeting and financial management, organizational and communication skills.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks and Association Software (Growth Zone/MemberZone preferred).
  • An energetic self-starter who possesses initiative, good judgement, control, self-discipline and is able to create, decide and delegate while working with competing priorities.
  • Event planning and fundraising experience.
  • Familiarity with homebuilding/construction industry is desirable.

Compensation:

This is a full-time position. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Instructions:

Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to aahba.eo@gmail.com

Executive Officer, Home Builders Association of NWI

Position Description:

The Home Builders Association of NWI is searching for an Executive Officer (EO) with a knowledge base that includes the home building industry, business management experience, an internet-marketing background, association management skills and event management experience. The ideal candidate will provide strong leadership and management for the Association by coordinating with the board of directors and membership to consider, plan and set association objectives, and then work to execute the plan.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Executes all decisions and policies of the board of directors and association bylaws. Attends all meetings and prepares minutes, agenda, reports, etc.
  • Supervises and actively participates in the administrative operations of the association.
  • Plans, formulates, and recommends to the board of directors, policies, and programs, budgets to further the objectives of the association.
  • Safeguards all funds, physical assets, and other property owned by the association.
  • Actively manages the association’s financial management system: accounts payable, accounts receivable, invoicing, payroll, taxes, balance sheets, P/L statements, checking, savings accounts and investments in accordance with all set guidelines and procedures.
  • Actively manages designing, writing, and editing of printed and digital communications and marketing, including websites and social media.
  • Actively manages membership recruitment and retention materials, programs, and services to increase the membership base of the association.
  • Manages the implementation of all programs, projects and major events with staff and committees, including the Parade of Homes, NWI New Home Tour and Home Improvement Market, annual golf outing and membership meetings.
  • Develops and implements the marketing plans for the association and the association’s special events.
  • Recruits, hires, trains, manages, evaluates, and motivates association staff.
  • Provides liaison and staff support to committees to enable them to perform their functions.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business, two years work-related experience in association management and experience in event planning.
  • Strong administrative and supervisor skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Can multi-task and sustain many programs and events simultaneously
  • Must have high degree of computer experience: QuickBooks, Word Press, Microsoft Office programs, Constant Contact and Desk-top publishing programs.
  • Website (WordPress) and Graphic Programs from Adobe CS or CorelDraw are appreciated
  • Strong public speaking and communication skills
  • Knowledge of accounting principles

Compensation:

Salary: $45,000 – $50,000

Application Instructions:

Email a resume to: hbanwioffice@hbanwi.com

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