Executive Director, 
Austin, TX

Executive Director

National Non-Profit Organization

Metro Austin, TX


Job Title:            Executive Director

Reports to:         Senior Vice President

FLSA Status:      Exempt


Job Overview:

Our client is looking for an Executive Director for our Austin area office. The ED serves in a pivotal leadership role in the community and reports to the Senior Vice President, Development. This position works with the highest-level executives in the Austin area with responsibilities for staffing volunteer Boards of Directors and fostering volunteer engagement and development.


The Executive Director also provides strategic direction and management to a fantastic group of committed fundraisers and support staff with overall responsibility for the revenue goals. As part of fostering an engaged community, the Executive Director will participate in community and corporate functions that allow for networking and generating new contacts to be part of the organization's mission and fundraising efforts.


Job Requirements:

  • You have the ability to accomplish results through strong volunteer recruitment and management

  • You have a solid track record in meeting sales/fundraising goals

  • You are able to secure corporate donations through participating in and leading top-level sponsorship asks

  • You have proven skills in cultivating major donors, securing large corporate sponsorships (of $100,000 or more), and identifying and securing foundation gifts

  • You have a collaborative approach when working with other internal partners.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • 5 years successful experience in non-profit fundraising, volunteer management or similar experience

  • 3 years of managerial experience ideally with a sales team or fundraising team in a similar organization

  • Direct knowledge of special event campaign fundraising tactics crucial

  • Ability to travel the Austin area territory daily

  • Solid understanding of how to engage and work with philanthropic communities

  • Should be able to lift at least 20lbs from the ground to waist level with or without reasonable accommodation

The client provides a competitive benefit package to employees.

To apply or inquire, click below or email: Aaron@brightstreetsolutions.com