Opportunity Description: Development and Land Planning Associate

Location: Regional Office in San Francisco, CA


About Kilroy Realty Corporation

  • Kilroy Realty is a dynamic, $10 billion publicly-traded real estate company that is looking to add to its team of superstars.

  • We believe our team, commitment to excellence, superior growth prospects, premium office and mixed-use properties and our exciting and innovative development platform make us the premier publicly-traded Real Estate Investment Trust on the West Coast.

  • Our collaborative open work environment, dynamic team approach and exciting transactions create continued opportunities for growth and challenge and inspire our employees.

  • As part of our core values, we are committed to sustainability and the environment and, as a result, we are recognized as the North American leader in sustainability.

  • Our team is like our family. We have over 70 years of experience developing, acquiring and managing office and mixed-use real estate assets and have many employees who have been at the company for more than 15 years.

  • We have a promote-from-within culture and accessible executives with open door policies. We consistently encourage our team to facilitate change, leverage technology and recommend process improvement.

  • We have a flexible work attire policy that allows for jeans to be worn every day. We believe in a modern workplace where our goal is to inspire and create opportunity for our entire team.

  • Please visit our website at: www.kilroyrealty.com.

About the Opportunity

The Development and Land Planning Associate opportunity supports the Development team and reports to the Senior Vice President, Development and Land Planning.


Opportunity Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Urban/City Planning, Real Estate Development, Public Administration, Political Science, Marketing, or similar

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to create and make presentations to any size group

  • Ability to negotiate tactfully and positively

  • Familiarity with land use policy issues and political environment in California (specifically Bay Area)

  • Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced environment

Summary of Responsibilities

The core responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Support team throughout the entitlement process and throughout all phases of the project as required

  • Learn and stay up to date on all aspects of Kilroy’s Bay Area development projects (project history, intention, acquisition, design development, environmental/CEQA analyses, etc.)

  • Research General and Specific Plans in Bay Area cities, and create and maintain database for use by the internal team to assist with investment and development decisions

  • Build and maintain relationships and continually interface with local officials, community leaders, neighbors, tenants, and other project stakeholders in order to maximize community support and optimize approval durations

  • Create and maintain stakeholder database for all Bay Area development projects

  • Build community support and organize supporters to attend City hearings by walking neighborhoods and reaching out via phone, email, and/or post

  • Attend and present at community meetings, City hearings, etc. as needed, and be prepared to answer questions in a thoughtful way that is tailored to each particular audience

  • Plan, facilitate, and staff creative ways to engage community stakeholders, including informational series’ and events

  • Work with internal Marketing Team to develop project collateral (brochures, boards, comment cards, etc.) and create frequent project update emails to community stakeholders

  • Manage comment cards/website comments and respond as needed

  • Develop, monitor, and update website content for Bay Area development projects

  • Commission community/economic benefits analyses and develop creative ways to disseminate information to project stakeholders

  • Facilitate and manage existing and new sponsorships and volunteer events related to Bay Area development projects

  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned

To Apply: Please submit resumes to Alexandra Stoelzle at astoelzle@kilroyrealty.com. Please include the position title in the subject line. No phone calls, please. EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer.