09 Jul Join Our Team
The Mississippi REALTORS® are looking for a self-motivated, resourceful, and goal-oriented professional to serve as the visionary Director of its Mississippi REALTORS® Institute (MRI). The candidate should possess an understanding of basic business principles and be prepared to work effectively in a collaborative team environment with fellow Mississippi REALTORS® staff as well as the 12-member MRI Trustees. The role of the MRI Director is to plan and coordinate quality, relevant, and effective education/professional development programs and services on behalf of the Mississippi REALTORS® Institute and the Mississippi REALTORS® for the benefit of its members, as well as any members of the public seeking training in real estate- related professions. A job description with specific responsibilities is available.
The ideal candidate should demonstrate evidence of well-developed communication and organizational skills in order to plan and coordinate the effective delivery of a wide-variety of real estate-related education and training. The ability to think strategically and willingness and desire to envision creative ideas and initiatives to grow and expand The Institute while maintaining an awareness of overall profitability are also necessary. The Director will have responsibility for maintaining, growing, and/or establishing relationships with local Boards/Associations of REALTORS®, members, and sponsors of the Institute’s programs and products, as well as ensuring that those who choose The Institute receive the best possible service and experience. Management experience is required; innovative thinking and the desire to identify and effectively address areas of potential improvement within The Institute are welcomed.
Four year college degree is preferred; experience with association work and/or previous professional development experience is desirable, as is experience in the real-estate industry. Compensation commensurate with experience.
Please send cover letter, including salary requirements and resume, to Beth Hansen, CEO, Mississippi REALTORS®, firstname.lastname@example.org, 601.932.5241.
DEADLINE for receipt of applications – Friday, July 27, 2018
The Mississippi REALTORS® Institute is the longest-operating real estate school in the State of Mississippi and is the only institute of its type in the country to be owned and operated by a state Association of REALTORS®. It seeks to provide real estate-related licensing and training for licensees and licensee candidates in a variety of real estate related specialties including sales, brokerage, appraisal, and home inspection. Products are available online as well as in the classroom. Classroom instruction is delivered by the MRI Cadre – a qualified and trained group of industry professionals who bring their “real world experience” to the classroom in order to provide the highest quality instruction to MRI students.
The Mississippi REALTORS® is the largest trade organization in the State of Mississippi representing the business interests of approximately 6,100 members and the millions of property owners throughout the State of Mississippi.