Associate, Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance
This is a full-time, exempt position, located in Washington, DC
ULI–the Urban Land Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. Founded in 1936, the Institute has more than 45,000 members worldwide representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines working in private enterprise and public service.
ULI district councils deliver the Institute’s mission at the local level by providing members with education, networking, and opportunities to give back to the community. With over 2,100 members across the Bay Area, ULI San Francisco (ULI SF) represents one of the Institute’s largest district councils and is the preeminent local organization focused on creating and sustaining communities through wise land use, development, and redevelopment decisions.
The closely knit and high-performing team of five people works directly with our members, who include high-level business professionals, public officials, corporate executives, and senior members of the real estate and land use community, to help facilitate and move the needle on issues that are of the most importance to ULI SF.
As a part of the district council team, the Associate serves as a liaison among ULI headquarters, district council staff, ULI San Francisco members, and ULI San Francisco sponsor firms. The Associate is often the first point of contact for the organization, so it is imperative that she or he be courteous and professional. Strong candidates for this position will be highly organized, detail-oriented, obsessed with accuracy, effective multitaskers, and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
We are currently working remotely and plan to resume in-person, outdoor events in September (other events will continue to be held virtually). Attendance in person at our office and at events will be required at that time.
The Associate is tasked with supporting the Executive Director and district council staff in administrative support, committee coordination, event execution, district council finances, and sponsorship.
Administrative, Communications, and Operations Support
The Associate works closely with the Executive Director (ED) and district council staff to ensure smooth operations of the district council, including the following activities:
General Committee Coordination and Event Support
Support member committees in the development and implementation of topical industry, thought leadership, and professional development content. Tasks include:
Young Leaders Group (YLG)
The Associate will coordinate ULI SF’s Young Leaders Group (YLG), which is all ULI SF members under the age of 35 (which accounts for over 25 percent of ULI SF’s total membership). Responsibilities include:
Finance and Sponsorship
The Associate manages accounts receivable (A/R) and accounts payable (A/P) for the district council office. Tasks include:
To apply, please follow the link below. Please submit a résumé and a cover letter describing your interest in and suitability for the role. This position will start in July 2021.
ULI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
EOE/m/f/d/v. No relocation reimbursement is offered at this time.