As the leading advocate for the real estate finance industry, MBA is committed to providing our members with unmatched value and unparalleled benefits. In doing so, we recognize that our most valuable resource is our employees. MBA prides itself on sourcing top talent from all fields and is committed to investing in a culture where communication is essential, diverse voices are encouraged and embrace inclusion for all.
Competitive salary and benefit packages
A culture committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Hybrid work schedule that supports work-life balance
Professional development opportunities
If you are looking for a career-defining opportunity, share similar values, and are ready to make a difference in the real estate finance industry, look no further. Apply today!
This position serves as MBA’s primary LPA contact for Senate Republicans to advocate and secure federal legislation for the real estate finance industry and/or MBA membership. Under functional supervision, the position strategically recommends initiatives, informs on industry insights, and completes assigned work initiatives. This position also interacts and collaborates cross-functionally with MBA staff (e.g., Public Policy and Industry Relations, Commercial and Multi-family, Economics and Research, etc.) to develop and implement MBA legislative and regulatory strategy and tactics, including developing and delivering position papers, issue campaigns, and programs. The position is an individual contributor role.
Requires a bachelor’s degree, plus a minimum of eight years of prior relevant lobbying Federal legislative, cabinet agency, or regulatory work experience under the Lobbying Disclosure Act. Advanced degree preferred. Law degree and legislative drafting experience are highly valued.
Ability to influence and leverage third-party groups to support advocacy.
Requires interpersonal skills to build collaborative relationships and to influence without constant oversight/authority.
Requires deep experience with the legislative process and completing projects and work groups through the efforts of colleagues.
Ability to advise, influence, or persuade without direct supervisory experience.
Requires excellent listening, persuasion, negotiation, and verbal and written communication skills.
Requires analytical and project management skills, with an ability to follow through in a timely manner.
Requires a working knowledge of MS Office Suite.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
All MBA employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is the national association representing the real estate finance industry. As an organization, we are committed to providing our members with unmatched value and unparalleled benefits. In doing so, we recognize that our most valuable resource is our employees. We have developed a positive and progressive culture, actively encouraging every MBA staff member to commit to our strategic objectives, to develop their own abilities and to share in our success. Recognition for individual and professional achievement at the Mortgage Bankers Association is a must and reinforced by a competitive benefits program and career growth opportunities.