Now Hiring- Operations Manager
(Potential to grow into Executive Director role)
Description– Save Barton Creek Association, one of the oldest and most prestigious Austin environmental organizations, is seeking an experienced Operations Manager. The role offers a flexible, collaborative, and positive work environment for a great cause! We are looking for a candidate with an interest in being with SBCA for the long-term, potentially growing into an Executive Director role. The ideal candidate will have strong fundraising and operations experience and an understanding of local ecology and environmental policy issues.
Work Hours & Benefits: full time, independent contractor (healthcare/benefits not included); $50,000 to $70,000 annually commensurate upon experience; work hours and location flexible outside scheduled meetings and events; candidate must be in Austin Texas
- With Executive Director, manage staff, consultants, interns, and volunteers to ensure appropriate support and organization delivers on outcomes
- Manage organizations operations, communications and accounts such as website, e-newsletter, social media.
- Update fundraising plan and execute organization fundraising strategy
- Grant writing and reporting
- Management of fundraising campaigns, donor database, and member/donor relations
- Report on the organization’s activities and results to Executive Director and Board of Directors.
- Oversee SBCA outreach programs including monthly happy hours, Creek Crew Young Professionals Group, and conservation work
- Manage distribution and improvements to the “Explorer’s Guide to the Hill Country Oasis” field guide
- With Executive Director, undertake environmental advocacy efforts
- Assist with organizational planning and budgeting
- Other tasks as needed
Preferred Education and Experience
- Masters degree in relevant field
- 5+ years of non-profit/environmental experience
- 3+ years nonprofit operations and supervisory experience
- Works well independently (most work will be remote/virtual)
- Knowledge of environmental issues, and central Texas ecology, especially aquifer and riparian systems
- Knowledgeable about local government and water planning issues
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Demonstrated fundraising ability
- Strong project management and leadership skills
- Environmental advocacy campaign experience
- Environmental education/outreach/communications experience
- Ability to multi-task
- Takes initiative
- Creative problem-solving skills
- Enthusiastic and productive
- Experience collaborating with community partners and stakeholders
Send cover letter and resume to Angela Richter, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will begin to be reviewed on January 18th and position will remain open until the right candidate is found.