The largest child advocacy association in The Lone Star State, Texas Parent Teacher Association (Texas PTA) is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director of Events and Programs (DEP). This leader will be a key contributing member of the management team, reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for the planning and successful execution of Texas PTA’s largest signature annual event held every July, LAUNCH. Will be accountable for achieving financial goals for LAUNCH and other program sponsorships. The DEP will direct programs delivered to Local PTAs and Council PTAs, as well as the development and delivery of all training resources (in-person, online or print). Supervises two employees.
Benefits: 100% employer-paid health and dental insurance premiums, short and long term disability, $15,000 life insurance policy, 401(k) with employer matching program and free parking in downtown Austin.
To apply: Send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to email@example.com. Submissions without cover letters will not be considered.
College Degree required.The ideal candidate will have large conference/event management experience, hotel and audiovisual negotiation skills and budget preparation/ management experience. Is conscious of spending association dollars wisely and in accordance with the budget. Works calmly and intently in crisis situations. Creative and innovative thinking. Leadership experience developing and/or managing programs as a staff person or volunteer. Supervisory experience required. Effective listener and communicator, verbally and written. Detail and deadline driven. Team player who enjoys humor and collaboration. The DEP must be an extrovert with above average people skills. Appreciation and respect for volunteers, and patience as a staff liaison to volunteer standing committees. Understanding and acceptance that most Texas PTA events occur during summer months. Flexibility to work some prescheduled evenings and weekends. Conflict management skills with an ability to diffuse difficult people and situations.
About Texas PTA
Texas PTA is the largest child advocacy association in Texas and located in the heart of downtown Austin.