Current Career Openings

Executive Director

The American Property Owners Alliance, Washington, D.C.

The American Property Owners Alliance (the Alliance) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501c4, based in Washington, D.C., with the mission to advance and promote property owners’ issues of broad, national interest, including federal and regulatory public policies to property owners throughout America. The Alliance will recruit and engage millions of property owners and interested consumers who have expressed interest in homeownership and property rights issues, acting as a unified voice in Washington to speak up on federal legislation, policies and regulations of concern to the group. For more information, please visit:

The Opportunity

The Alliance seeks a visionary, entrepreneurial leader to develop and implement a comprehensive outreach and engagement strategy to reach, engage, and mobilize key stakeholders, property owners, and coalitions in support of The Alliance mission.The Alliance offers competitive pay and benefits and a convenientWashington, DC office location 3 blocks from Union Station.

Key Priorities

  • Anticipate and identify future challenges and opportunities for The Alliance.
  • Serve as the public face of the organization, speaking at conferences, in the media, advocate before elected officials on policy issues.
  • Engage with real estate coalitions and cultivate new relationship and networks to broaden the awareness and deepen the impact of The Alliance’s work.
  • Expand funding and establish thought partnerships with funders to advise on key issues, opportunities, and challenges that lie ahead for The Alliance.


  • Provide strategic leadership to The Alliance.
  • Oversee the work of The Alliance to bring lessons learned from other parts of the property ownership and housing landscape to mount timely grassroots campaigns and effective responses.
  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of Directors; seek and build board involvement with strategic direction for ongoing operations.
  • Grow the young but already successful consumer advocacy database through providing strategic guidance, brokering relationships with key partners in the private sector, academia, and government.


  • At least 10 years experience leading coalitions and collaborative efforts among a distributed network of organizations in the pursuit of common goals.
  • Passion for and knowledge of housing, real estate, housing finance, public policy and government programs. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership on policies and programs.
  • Strong collaborating experience with vendors, internal resources and partnering organizations.
  • Ability to coordinate strategic grassroots campaigns.
  • Ability to effectively supervise multiple individuals, including permanent or temporary staff with experience managing staff sharing agreements with a 501(c)4 organization.
  • A record of creating and managing complex communications plans.
  • Excellent analytical, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills; ability to innovate, with capacity to create opportunities to improve program effectiveness and organizational outcomes.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, program design, and overseeing programs and budgets.
  • A creative mind and a goal-oriented mindset.
  • Willingness to travel up to 10-20%.

How To Apply:
Use the form on this page to submit your resume and cover letter. Alternatively, you can send your resume and cover letter with “APOA Resume Submission” in the subject line to