Director, Industry Affairs



Remote · United States
Posted on Tuesday, April 2, 2024

About the team

Zillow Group's newly formed ShowingTime+ represents the next step forward in the company's dedication to integrate an improved, more efficient showing process to benefit customers and partners, their clients and the real estate industry as a whole.

The new ShowingTime+ organization within Zillow Group is a market leader in developing innovative showing management, feedback, offer management, recruiting, transaction management and analytics solutions. Our wide array of products and services are built on technological innovations designed to bring efficiencies to all users. The company has successfully supported the evolving needs of real estate agents, teams, brokers, offices, associations and MLSs within the U.S. and Canada for more than 20 years. As part of the Industry Affairs team, you will do important work at the intersection of people, policy, and technology.

About the role

In this senior-level role, you will create key alliances with real estate trade organizations, MLS executives, brokerage executives, and policymakers to ensure we can accomplish our mission. You will provide strategic guidance and analysis of issues affecting our business and simultaneously execute on short-term and long-term goals.

You will be responsible for building relationships designed to produce sales opportunities for ShowingTime+, the new organization within ZIllow Group developing innovative solutions for brokers, teams, agents, associations, and MLS’s.

This role has been categorized as a Remote position. “Remote” employees do not have a permanent corporate office workplace and, instead, work from a physical location of their choice which must be identified to the Company. Employees may live in any of the 50 US States, with limited exceptions. In certain cases, an employee in a remote-designated job may need to live in a specific region or time zone to support customers or clients as part of their role.In California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York and Washington the standard base pay range for this role is $150,200.00 - $239,900.00 Annually. This base pay range is specific to California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York and Washington and may not be applicable to other locations.In addition to a competitive base salary this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location.

Who you are

  • 10+ years of real estate industry experience preferred
  • Understand the regulatory framework and industry practices applicable to real estate associations, MLS’s, and brokerage operations.
  • Experience with software products, product integrations, and/or new product launches
  • Ability to acknowledge conflicting perspectives and formulate amicable solutions
  • Ability to challenge policies or practices that impede our ability to innovate
  • Experience with exposure to confidential information and an understanding of the importance of maintaining such confidentiality including legal and financial information
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills
  • Ability to set priorities and exercise independent judgment
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle shifting priorities and adapt to changing demands in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Work remotely, with the ability to travel 50-75% of the time.

Transferable Skills

Here at Zillow - we value the experience and perspective of candidates with non-traditional backgrounds. Do you have transferable skills or related experiences? We encourage you to apply!

Get to know us

Zillow is reimagining real estate to make home a reality for more and more people.

As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow® and its affiliates help movers find and win their home through digital solutions, first class partners, and easier buying, selling, financing and renting experiences. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help make it easier to move. The work we do helps people get home and no matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making home a reality for more and more people.

Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverages as well as parental leave, family benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off. We’re also setting the standard for work experiences of the future, where our employees are supported in doing their best work and living a flexible, well-balanced life. But don’t just take our word for it. Read recent reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index, and TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

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