Director, MLS & Industry Development

About the role
This position is responsible for driving MLS engagement with Zillow Group's Bridge Interactive brand. Responsibilities includes actively connecting with MLSs to sign up new MLSs up for the Bridge Platform, staying engaged while they are on boarded, and directing and leading the relationships with Bridge's existing MLS partners. You should have a deep understanding of the MLS and Realtor Association world, be self-driven, persistent and organized, and have strong communication, presentation, and enterprise system sales skills. You will also be skilled in navigating the complex industry political dynamics.
Use your industry contacts to establish in-person meetings with MLS leadership
Be directly involved with new technology as it begins to impact the industry
Extend your real estate software experience to understanding RETS standards and APIs
Help MLS executives understand where technology is going and convey the vision for our products
Coordinate and integrate marketing, training and outreach events to MLS membership in conjunction with broker sales and marketing team
Evangelize the core values that represent the Bridge product strategy and vision
About the team
You will work with a team that has extensive knowledge and history in MLS software sales and the real estate industry. The team is geographically distributed, so you will use your self-starting and organizational skills to work with team members who are in different time zones.
Bridge Interactive develops software that empowers MLSs and brokers to dramatically improve their data management process from listing creation to data license agreements to distribution via RETS and API.
Bridge Interactive is part of the Zillow Group family (http://www.zillowgroup.com )
Who you are
You have an in-depth knowledge of and 5 year history selling solutions in the Real Estate Industry, specifically the MLSs and Associations.
Effective and persuasive negotiation and relationship building skills
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
You can expect to travel extensively as a representative of Zillow. You should expect to travel 35+ weeks per year.
You will demonstrate the ability to work in a remote capacity and coordinate amongst staff that are in various remote and office locations
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Get to know us
Zillow Group houses a portfolio of the largest and most vibrant real estate and home-related brands on the web and mobile. Our mission is to build the largest, most trusted and vibrant home-related marketplace in the world.
Zillow Group is owned, fueled and grown by innovators who help people make better, smarter decisions around all things home. We encourage one another at every level, and our efforts are supported by employee-driven, world-class benefits that enable us to enjoy our lives outside the office while building fulfilling careers that impact millions of individuals every day.
Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

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