Real Estate Director

Company: Women's Community Revitalization Project

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Job Function: Project Management


The Women’s Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) is a multi-racial community-based development organization committed to social and economic equity for low income women and their families. We develop affordable housing; provide supportive services; advocate for policy change and promote leadership and justice in our communities.


WCRP is currently seeking to fill the position of Real Estate Development Coordinator. That person will be responsible for oversight of all phases of real estate development for the organization and will be supervised by the Executive Director.


Plan, implement and oversee WCRP’s housing development efforts

  • Work with executive director to identify and investigate potential development sites.
  • Provide leadership to advance feasibility and development time tables.
  • Prepare preliminary feasibility analysis and review analysis provided by consultants.
  • Negotiate, terms of real estate acquisitions.
  • Supervise real estate development associate
  • Manage development team including architect, lawyer, general contractor and accountant.
  • Prepare or cause to have prepared final development cost budgets and operating pro-formas.
  • Contact funders and lenders and prepare applications.
  • Bid project and participate in the selection of general contractor.
  • Monitor construction progress and costs.
  • Ensure that WCRP’s housing committee has staff support.
  • Meet with executive director to review and evaluate development project progress.

Develop team work plan

Monitor project budgets and contracts and assist in fundraising efforts.

Participate in regular management team and staff meetings.

Attend appropriate Board and Committee meetings.

Function as a liaison between WCRP and the development community.


The candidate must have experience in housing development; proven leadership-working with a team, demonstrated capacity to make sound financial and programmatic decisions.  Must have strong written and verbal communications skills and have relevant computer skills to submit applications and budgets.

The ideal candidate will have experience assembling and submitting LIHTC applications and have a understanding of the housing and other basic needs of low income women and families.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary Range:  $100,000- $140,000 depending on experience

Strong benefits package including health coverage and four weeks vacation

Primarily remote position

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to Nora Lichtash, Executive Director.