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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 Director, The Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati
The Home Builders Association of Greater Cincinnati (HBAGC) is a regional professional trade organization established in 1934 to represent the residential construction industry in Southwest Ohio. As one of the top 20 local HBA chapters in the country, HBAGC represents over 120 home building companies and over 400 suppliers, subcontractors, and service providers in the Greater Cincinnati area. 


Position Description:

The incoming Executive Director will bring a forward-thinking and strategic mindset and have a passion for home building and service to industry practitioners. A successful Executive Director will have excellent management and leadership skills, exceptional oral and written communication skills, strong people skills, be adept at budgeting and financial management, and be highly motivated to face the organization's challenges and complexities. Experience with another HBA or housing-related organization is preferred.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Board of Directors and senior officers to implement policy, programs, and initiatives to promote the interests of the region's residential construction industry.
  • Serves as a liaison with NAHB, Ohio HBA, Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors, and other related organizations.
  • Serves as the official spokesperson of the HBA, manages the administrative staff, and provides staff support to various committees and councils. 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required. Advanced degree and Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation is desired. Candidates with three-five years of association management experience will be highly considered. 
  • Adept at partnering with volunteers to identify programs and policies to serve the industry, its members, and the community. Ability to build consensus with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to navigate the variety of government, private and civic networks that impact the HBAGC.
  • Successful track record of recruiting, managing, and motivating a team-oriented staff.
  • Personal and professional integrity.

Compensation Details:

HBAGC offers competitive compensation and a benefits package as well as modern offices, a supportive work environment, and industry-related travel opportunities. 
 

Application Instructions:

Submit cover letter and resumes in a PDF format to HBAGC Search Committee by Sept. 30, 2021, to eosearch@cincybuilders.com
 
Marketing Manager, HBA of Greater Springfield (MO)

The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield was chartered in 1954. Since that date, the Association has enjoyed continued growth and expansion as we have strived to assist and promote the building industry on the local level. The HBA is home to approximately 400 members, representing builders, developers, remodelers and associates in all areas of the residential construction and housing industries.

Position Description:

The HBA is seeking a full-time Marketing Manager who is creative, positive and a trailblazer. Our growing team is passionate, professional and culture-minded. We are excited about the trajectory of our organization, and how we can expand the positive impact we have on our community. We are looking for an individual to join us on our journey of progress and innovation.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Execute material that presents a clear, unified, and positive image for the organization that is well-aligned with the Executive Officer and Board’s forward-thinking vision.
  • Create marketing collateral, magazine and catalog design.
  • Create, from concept to completion, a broad array of digital and/or print promotional materials, such as a magazine, membership directory and e-newsletters that bring to life the vision of the organization.
  • Track analytics to ensure we are using our budget dollars and campaigns to the best of our abilities.
  • Promote, attend and photograph special events and functions, held frequently. Record, edit and publish engaging videos.

Position Requirements:

  • Ability to design material that rises above the noise and captures the audience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, WordPress, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Ability to problem solve and not necessarily rely on past blueprints. Creativity, forward-thinking, and the desire to help navigate a new path are critical.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Bachelors degree in related field and five years of experience in marketing, publications, graphic design, or a related field.

Application Instructions:

Send your cover letter, resume and two to three work samples to: Office@HBASpringfield.com.

Events Coordinator, HBA of Greater Springfield (MO)

The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield was chartered in 1954. Since that date, the Association has enjoyed continued growth and expansion as we have strived to assist and promote the building industry on the local level. The HBA is home to approximately 400 members, representing builders, developers, remodelers and associates in all areas of the residential construction and housing industries.

Position Description:

The HBA is seeking a full-time Events Coordinator who is energetic, adaptable, organized, positive and strategic. Our growing team is passionate, professional and culture-minded. We are excited about the trajectory of our organization, and how we can expand the positive impact we have on our community. We are looking for an individual to join us on our journey of progress and innovation.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Create, elevate, develop and coordinate the day-to-day management and execution of all events.
  • Understand the necessary elements for creating events – one area all of those color-coded checklists will come in handy.
  • Develop and implement a plan to sell event sponsorships.
  • Build and foster positive working relationships with members and the communities we serve.
  • Manage all administrative duties and details associated with the event including financial operations, distribution of promotional materials, and responding to inquiries.

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Infectiously positive and hard-working attitude.
  • Superb organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Creative and effective problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Bachelors degree in related field or related industry experience and 1-3 years of event planning experience.

Application Instructions:

Send your cover letter and resume to:Office@HBASpringfield.com.

Building Codes and Policy Manager, Building Industry Association of Washington

The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) is the state’s largest trade association with nearly 8,000-member companies employing approximately 265,000 people who build, remodel and maintain homes. We create jobs, economic opportunity and strong communities. BIAW champions the rights of our members and fights for affordable homeownership at all levels of government.

Position Description:

The Building Codes and Policy Manager will lead the HBA efforts on residential and energy construction codes and inform members on applicable residential codes changes, engagement at the State Building Code Council and processes of the building code cycle. The manager will support BIAW’s government affairs program. View the complete job description.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Gain familiarity with residential building codes and regularly attend and testify at State Building Code Council (SBCC), SBCC Committee and Technical Advisory Group (TAG) meetings
  • Develop relationships and liaise with assigned and relevant outside organizations, state agencies, and local homebuilder associations
  • Coordinate the gathering, cataloging, education, and distribution of information regarding residential construction to support BIAW and local homebuilder associations
  • Be a conduit and resource for local homebuilder associations’ government affairs programs – such as regulatory update guides and classes for BIAW members and local associations
  • Keep apprised of legislative and regulatory issues. Help track, engage, occasionally testify, and submit comments on rulemaking affecting the homebuilding industry

Position Requirements:

  • High degree of self-motivation while still able to work with a team
  • Preferred candidate will have BA/BS or equivalent experience with 3-5 years of legislative, regulatory, policy, or local government work experience
  • Great organizational and project management skills while balancing multiple projects and timelines
  • Excellent critical thinking, reading and writing skills
  • Use of good judgement and problem-solving skills

Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter and resume to Josie Cummings.

Director of Finance and Human Resources, The Building Industry Association of Washington 

The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) is the state’s largest trade association with nearly 8,000-member companies employing approximately 265,000 people who build, remodel and maintain homes. We create jobs, economic opportunity and strong communities. BIAW champions the rights of our members and fights for affordable homeownership at all levels of government.

Position Description:

The Building Industry Association of Washington (BIAW) is seeking to hire a full-time, permanent Director of Finance & Human Resources to serve as the chief accounting officer and HR administrator for the organization. This position is responsible for all accounting, financial reporting and financial internal control operations of the association, along with all HR policies and procedures. Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the Director of Finance & Human Resources works collaboratively with member and staff leadership to meet the association’s financial and strategic objectives.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Finance responsibilities include improving financial management, arranging financial audits, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations, and providing strong leadership as a member of the senior management team.
  • Human Resources responsibilities include onboarding, employee relations, HR policy and procedure guidance, training, workers compensation, etc. Supports policies and procedures to promote continuous improvements to the quality of the workforce.

View the complete list of position responsibilities at biaw.com

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field; CPA or MBA preferred.
  • At least 7 years of increasingly responsible professional experience and financial management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Dynamics SL (or related accounting systems) and possesses a strong understanding of the use and potential of technology in the area of financial management.
  • At least 3 years Human Resources experience: including coordinating administrative work with confidential and sensitive documents.
  • Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, analytical and business skills; and strong independent project management skills to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of accounting standards for profit and non-profit organizations is strongly preferred.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; and strong presentation skills.

Compensation Details:

Annual salary is commensurate with responsibility of the position and the experience of the successful candidate. Health insurance, 401K and annual paid time off is included in the benefits package.

Application Instructions:

All applications should include a cover letter of interest and resume. Application deadline is Friday, May 21. Send application materials to:

Building Industry Association of Washington
300 Deschutes Way SW, Ste. 300
Tumwater, WA 98501
Attn: Greg Lane
Email: gregl@biaw.com

Membership and Marketing Director, Charleston Home Builders Association

Since 1959, the Charleston Home Builders Association (CHBA) has served as the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the future of the Lowcountry, encouraging growth and development within four counties — Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley and Colleton. The CHBA works with organizations, including government, to promote and protect homeownership.

Position Description:

The Membership and Marketing Director will assist with the development, implementation and overseeing of all membership and marketing aspects for all the CHBA, streamlining, branding and handling day-to-day duties, including member communication, media relations, brand materials/collateral, and other tasks as identified by the Association Director. A heavy focus will be placed on member development, organization, and oversight. The Marketing & Membership Manager will also support the Association Director.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist in directing all internal and external marketing projects from beginning to end to maximize the unique capabilities of the CHBA
  • Manage and facilitate all day-to-day marketing and membership functions, ensuring that all projects and assignments are strategically aligned and creatively executed within business lines goals, including, but not limited to, collateral for all departments, implementation of new client portals and marketing outreach through weekly events and ongoing social media and membership outreach
  • Track analytics with the websites, social media and magazine to ensure we are using our budget dollars and campaigning to the best of our ability
  • Setup, maintain and answer inquiries for third-party sites such as Google, website, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Assist in all internal and external aspects of promotional and communications programs including creation of graphics and distribution to members

Position Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent task management, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and experience in various social media platforms

Compensation Details:

This is a full-time position that includes a competitive salary based on experience or ability with a strong market driven benefits package.

Application Instructions:

Please forward cover letter and resume attention to Patrick L. Arnold, EO at patrick@charlestonhomebuilders.org

Executive Officer, Pueblo Association of Home Builders

The Pueblo Association of Home Builders promotes policies that supports the production of safe and attainable housing. The association strives to enhance the environment for the housing and building industry in Pueblo County and Southern Colorado. The HBA currently has 100 members with the potential for growth.

Position Description:

The Executive Officer must wear many hats, demonstrate leadership, be creative and help the association thrive.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage finance, board and membership records, association publications and communications
  • Lead member recruitment and retention efforts through networking, marketing and promoting tangible member benefits
  • Coordinate non-dues revenue events with association committees
  • Oversee government affairs efforts and community outreach
  • Focus on workforce development in local schools

Position Requirements:

  • Quickbooks, Google Sheets and Microsoft Applications
  • Excellent communication skills, positive attitude, good work ethic
  • Recommendations from multiple sources
  • Preferably non-profit experience

Compensation Details:

To be determined based upon qualifications and experience.

Application Instructions:

Send a resume and application letter to PuebloHBA@gmail.com

Membership Director, Madison Area Builders Association

The Madison Area Builders Association was established in 1947 and currently has more than 400 members; nearly 100 builder members and over 300 associate members. Our members are seasoned professionals who meet strict requirements to join the association. Members have many years of experience and understand the local landscape because they’ve worked on hundreds of homes in the community.

Position Description:

The Madison Area Builders Association (MABA) is looking for an outgoing and energetic individual to join our team as Membership Director. The role is a new position within the Association and ensures a focus on membership growth and retention. The role will also focus on fundraising efforts to expand MABA’s philanthropic efforts and giving. Review the full job posting on LinkedIn.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Membership Growth & Retention
  • Membership Engagement/Networking
  • Fundraising
  • Philanthropic Giving

Position Requirements:

  • Membership Growth/Retention Exp.
  • Fundraising/Sponsorship Development
  • Strong Professionalism
  • Outgoing and Energetic
  • Past experience in industry preferred

Compensation:

  • Starting Salary: $40,000 – $60,000 based upon qualifications.
  • Health, Dental, Short-term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO), Volunteer Time Off (VTO), and Holidays
  • Employer 401k Match
  • Mileage and Phone Reimbursement

Application Instructions:

Submit the following to Chad Lawler at clawler@maba.org: 1). Resume/CV 2). Cover Letter or Video Introduction

Membership and Education Manager, Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans

The Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans (HBAGNO) is a multi-faceted organization whose members are engaged in home construction and associated trades in the Greater New Orleans metro area, comprising 1,000+ member firms.

Position Description:

HBAGNO is seeking an experienced detail-oriented professional to manage membership activities, products-services sales, education and digital media.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Sets annual membership recruitment and retention programs and generates prospect lists to target new areas for membership growth.
  • Review and analyze Membership performance and activities to inform and determine HBAGNO’s member communication strategy and elevate the value and benefits of membership.
  • Develops new services for the membership, including affinity programs, partnerships, and member discounts.
  • Work with Education Chair to develop and administer trades-based professional education.
  • Develop, direct and execute marketing and promotion strategies and campaigns.

Position Requirements:

  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus
  • 4-year college degree.
  • Experience in a membership/sales driven concentration with a not-for-profit organization, professional society, or other customer or service-based company strongly preferred.
  • High degree of organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite, Adobe CC Suite (or relevant digital media software).

Application Instructions:

Please forward cover letter and resume to: info@home-builders.org

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

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

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