EarthShare of Texas (ESTX) is a nonprofit organization that provides a powerful way for Texans to support conservation and healthy communities.
EarthShare of Texas conserves natural resources and builds a
healthy and sustainable environment by leveraging financial contributions to
our member organizations, employers, and the community. We support more
than 40 of the most respected conservation and environmental organizations in
Texas. From air quality to wildlife rehabilitation to the development of
green building technology, our members work to protect our environment. EarthShare
of Texas raises and distributes funds to environmental charities that qualify
EarthShare of Texas is currently
seeking a dynamic Executive Director
to lead our efforts in Texas.
Reporting directly to the Board of
Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall management,
fundraising and marketing of the organization, including but not limited to:
- External Communications: Represent ESTX in a variety
of forums, venues, and meetings with business, community, or conservation allies.
- Staff Management: Manage staff and contractors
to optimize their effectiveness and professional development.
- Fundraising: Sustain existing funding
for ESTX, and work to cultivate and secure support from new funders. Oversee
workplace fundraising efforts for member groups, including major donor
cultivation, corporate matching gifts and cause marketing campaigns.
- Financial Management: In collaboration with the
Board of Directors, ensure effective and sound accounting of organizational
The Executive Director of EarthShare
of Texas will be a knowledgeable, collaborative, and action-oriented person with
a compelling presence and exceptional relationship-building skills. The ideal
candidate will have significant experience in fundraising, networking, and
management within the non-profit community.
While no one candidate will possess every quality
outlined for this position, the successful candidate will bring many of the
following professional qualifications and personal attributes:
- A committed environmentalist,
personally passionate about the issues ESTX member groups address.
- Strategic leader, with a
minimum of three (3) years of management experience within a non-profit
- Significant knowledge of environmental
and/or workplace-giving non-profits is desirable, with knowledge and experience in the Texas business
community and corporate decision-making.
- Demonstrated/evidence-based success in fundraising and/or
- Persuasive written and oral
skills are essential, as is the ability to plan, execute, and follow up on comprehensive,
goal-oriented programs and campaigns based on ESTX mission.
- Willingness to travel within
the state as needed to meet the organizations goals.
- Undergraduate degree
required; advanced degree in a relevant field preferred (education does not
take the place of robust/relevant work experience).
express your interest in this role, please submit a thorough
resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. All inquiries and discussions will be
considered strictly confidential. EarthShare of Texas is an equal opportunity
employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons
with disabilities, women, and LGBT applicants.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $68,000 – $72,000/year,
commensurate with experience.