Director of Franchise Relations Austin, TX

Director of Franchise Relations

Full Time • Austin, TX

What you’ll be called: Director of Franchise Relations, KWW

Where you’ll work: KWRI Headquarters—Austin, TX

Named a Happiest Company to Work for in 2019; one of the Best Places to Work in Austin, TX; and featured on the Training Magazine Training 125 list seven times, Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI) thrives within a creative and collaborative culture where transforming the real estate industry through technology is our primary goal.

Keller Williams Worldwide (KWW) is the global arm of Keller Williams, facilitating our growth in more than 35 countries and counting. For more information on KW Worldwide, visit

What you’ll do:

Carry day to day responsibility for the growth and operations of the Keller Williams Worldwide division. Partner with worldwide regional leadership from regional launch to achievement, including managing the operations, finances, communications and engagement of the worldwide regions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement Keller Williams systems and models in new regions globally.
  • Ensure sustainable value and partnership to our global regions to enable their success in launch, growth and achievement phases.
  • In partnership with worldwide regional leadership, conduct annual strategic planning, quarterly business reviews and own ongoing regional interactions and communications.
  • Own the finances of the worldwide division including monthly and annual oversight, budgeting and forecasting, billing and accounts receivable, and tax issues.
  • Drive cross-functional communication to leverage internal business units to support our global regional offices and influence internal Keller Williams business priorities.
  • Thoroughly understand each region’s mission and regional operations to maximize the value of delivery of existing solutions, and effectively identify new opportunities to insert Keller Williams systems, models, tools and technology solutions to increase effectiveness and profitability.
  • Work with regional leadership to continue to implement the Keller Williams models, systems and drive the value proposition of KWW.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 10 or more years of consulting or client/account management experience.
  • 4 or more years of management experience.
  • Flexibility to work non-standard hours to accommodate international time zones.
  • Proficient in MS office and Google Suite.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA.
  • Experience within a franchise system.
  • International experience.
  • Multilingual.

Who are we?

Austin, Texas-based Keller Williams, the world's largest real estate franchise by agent count, has more than 1,000 offices and 180,000 associates. The franchise is also No. 1 in units and sales volume in the United States. In 2015, Keller Williams began its evolution into a technology company, now building the real estate platform that agents' buyers and sellers prefer. Since 1983, the company has cultivated an agent-centric, technology-driven and education-based culture that rewards agents as stakeholders.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Finding and serving the higher purpose of business is at the heart of the Keller Williams culture. Our dedication to our associates and their families extends far beyond the typical benefits package.

Your Voice Matters
Built on the philosophy that people matter most, our Employee Leadership Council (ELC) ensures that the voice of every KWRI team member is heard! ELC members vote on proposals and recommendations that enrich the lives and enhance the productivity of our KWRI team.
Financial Security & Wealth Building
We want to help you meet your financial goals! In addition to administering our 401(k) plan, Maxwell Locke & Ritter's team of experts are available for free financial portfolio counseling. Associates are also encouraged to take advantage of profit share and growth share, two monetary perks that are tied to recruiting agents to Keller Williams offices.
A Commitment to Education
KWRI places a high importance on employee growth through educational opportunities and encourages its associates to attend our training programs at no cost. We also offer tuition reimbursement to team members interested in expanding their skillset through outside education providers.
Dedicated to Our Community
KWRI is founded in Austin, based in Austin and dedicated to Austin! Each year, the corporate headquarters closes for RED Day, the company's global day of service that encourages volunteerism by its associates around the world. Short for Renew, Energize and Donate, RED Day shows Keller Williams' commitment to the cities and towns where associates live and work.
Health & Wellness
We are committed to creating balanced and healthy lifestyles. Our wellness manager leads training sessions in the office gym and helps associates with goal setting and accountability. Our team also has the opportunity to take advantage of our farm-to-work food delivery program, as well as weekly in-house massage, acupuncture, nutrition and chiropractic services.
The HEART Fund
KWRI goes to great lengths to ensure that our employees are financially secure but realize that unexpected tragedies are a reality of life. The HEART Fund is a program that provides financial assistance to employees for special needs such as medical expenses, major home or car repairs, airfare in times of family emergency, legal fees and funeral fees.