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  • Director of Communications & Public Affairs | Confidential - Austin, Texas, Responsible for managing all external communications and digital media Primary Responsibilities Develop a strategic communications and outreach plan to raise the profile of the industry in the state of Texas.  Oversee industry research as necessary to develop statistics, infographics, charts, and other presentation tools to assist with industry communications.  Develop issue stand-by statements and other communication tools to execute tactics necessary to implement the association’s strategic communication plan.  Identify and execute opportunities for editorial board meetings, media tours, and feature stories.  Advise senior staff and members companies on crisis and issues management. Serve as Staff Liaison for assigned association committees, including arrangement, coordination and attending committee meetings and conference calls; take and distribute meeting minutes, coordinating and developing meeting agendas and distribution of meeting material to committee members, and maintain committee section on website. Develop and manage grassroots and stakeholder management and engagement tracking tools to drive action and monitor relationships. Act as media spokesperson for the association when required. Support the association website management to ensure information quality, accuracy and timely updates. Responsible for coordinating with the association staff for posting of committee and meeting information and relevant information relating to Association News, Calendar, Committees, Links, Forms, presentations, member forums, etc. Responsible for content development and management of monthly newsletter. Responsible for Caring for Texas awards program. Duties include update and mail application; receive applications and prepare for judges; coordinate community judges; participate in judging; notify winners; design and order plaques; coordinate publicity, posters, pictures, etc.; coordinate annual Awards Banquet at our annual seminar in June. Responsible for coordination and management of Texas Science Teachers and Industry (STI) program at the University of Houston (formerly “Science Teachers Institute”).  Coordinate with University of Houston personnel with program development, teacher solicitation, logistics, arranging industry site visits, and association involvement and participation.  Responsible for solicitation of industry grants and submitting applications for federal and state grant moneys to offset STI meeting costs. Coordinate industry day during Legislative year. Duties include manage product bucket donations, assembly and distribution; coordinate publicity, posters, invitations, announcements, pictures, banners, etc.; lead Outreach Committee in participation. Establish and maintain relationship with the national-level of the association and stay up-to-date on their activities and campaigns. Write and publish press releases throughout year.  Identify and solicit external expertise as needed.  Provide communications support and assistance to President, Director of Government Affairs, Director of Regulatory Affairs, as needed. Assist with special projects as assigned. Requirements                         Bachelors in Communications or Public Affairs 5+ years’ experience in corporate communications, digital media firm, or public affairs consulting Political experience is a plus Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills Ability to operate as an effective tactical and strategic thinker. Software Knowledge Adobe Acrobat / Creative Cloud Microsoft Office Database Management Software Other graphic/scanner/photo software as needed          Full benefits package.
  • Director of Meetings & Membership Development | Confidential - Austin, Texas, Responsible for meeting and event planning for all association meetings, events, and functions.  Responsible for meeting and event communications, registration, and management.  Job Summary Responsible for planning and execution of all aspects of meetings, seminars and events for the association including Board and Committee meetings, Annual Seminar, Annual Awards Banquet, and all association Regional events.  Also responsible for providing logistical support for the Annual Trade Show and Science Teachers & Industry Program.  Direct all association meetings, functions and activities. Responsible for management of membership and communications functions associated with all association meetings and events. Lead Membership Development and member prospect marketing and engagement. Travel required: ~35 - 40% Requirements Bachelors or Associates Degree in Marketing, Sales, Business Management, or Event Management 5+ years’ experience in corporate event planning and management or exhibitor sales and marketing. Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills Ability to operate as an effective tactical and strategic thinker. Full benefits package.
  • Chief Operations Officer (COO) | Confidential - Texas, Responsible for Association Operations, Office Administration, Association Finances, and Human Resource Functions.  Specific Responsibilities :       Manage all financial matters, including accounting, budgeting, bank relations, investments, annual audits, sales tax reporting, and outside payroll services. Manage real property, property maintenance, repairs, and improvements. Manage equipment assets relative to improvements, purchases, maintenance, repairs, insurance, taxes. Manage tenant relations, leases and tenant services and management of common areas. Maintain investment accounts, annual audits, tax reporting, tenant invoicing and outside payroll services. Development of annual budget in collaboration with the President.   Responsible for day-to-day operations including Human Resource Functions, Payroll Management, Employee Benefits. Interview and hire personnel to fill all necessary staff positions as directed by the President. Manage staff performance and oversee annual personnel reviews. Maintain and administer personnel policies and employee benefits programs of the association. Supervise the planning and execution of Association meetings, Committee Meetings, Seminars and Conferences. Supervise member development and membership renewal process including the collection of dues, and the maintenance of an accurate membership database. Assist President with development of agenda, planning, organization, and record keeping of Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Supervise maintenance of corporate records, including an information library and a record retention system. In conjunction with the President and General Counsel, manage legal matters of the association. Maintain computer network and system server back-up, network equipment maintenance, upgrades and purchases. Requirements:  Bachelors in Business or Accounting / MBA or Master’s degree preferred 10 + years of relevant COO or CFO related experience in a non-profit environment. Proven experience and solid understanding of non-profit accounting, GAAP, and audit standards. Demonstrated success with financial management and oversight of investments. Demonstrated management of information technology systems including experience with upgrades and system migrations including accounting software. Minimum of 5 years managed healthcare or insurance experience Minimum of 5 years people management experience Demonstrated human resource management and general business operations. Senior management experience in an association environment required. Proven success in managing growth and change of business operations. Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills Proven ability to foster collaboration, value others perspectives and gain support and buy-in for organizational proposals. Strong organizational and analytical skills that result in conclusive recommendations. Strong degree of business acumen; leadership, management, problem solving and sound judgement skills. Ability to operate as an effective tactical and strategic thinker. Full benefits package.
  • Communications and Events Director | Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association of Texas - Buda, Texas, The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association of Texas (PHCC–Texas) is currently seeking candidates for a Communications and Events Director. Ideal candidates for this role will have experience in marketing, graphic design/layouts, web maintenance, social media/content development, and event planning. This position reports directly to the Executive Director and is located in Buda, Texas. To apply for this role, please include a cover letter, resume, and salary requirement as part of your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Specific areas of responsibility are as follows: Marketing/Communications Maintain and update the Association website; Provide writing and editing support for all outbound member communication including all promotional materials and website content; Review and edit all Association materials for marketing effectiveness, cross-selling implications, and adherence to brand guidelines; Develop and manage comprehensive Association social media strategy; Strategically schedule messages to members; Collaborate with staff members to execute effective marketing pieces; Create advertisements and collateral for external outreach efforts; Work closely with Executive Director for special communication as needed; Issue press releases for Association news and calls to action as needed. Manage the process necessary to create and distribute the monthly PHCC e-newsletter; Solicit bids, ensure timely and cost-effective out-of-office printing, and maintain relationships with print shops and mail houses for any paper communications; Conferences and Events Manage & apply branding strategy for promoting all conferences and events; Develop conference programs and organize logistics for delivery as needed; Update specific event websites to ensure ease-of-use, complete up-to-date information, and immediate access to the most current PHCC event or effort; Assist meeting staff with the design of conference signage and collateral, keeping in mind contracted decoration specifications; Assist with event preparation and provide on-site support for annual conference, as needed Photograph conferences and sessions for post-conference wrap-up; Follow up with attendees to evaluate and review; Education Assist with the production of CPE textbook and Correspondence Supplement according to TSBPE guidelines; Provides overflow support to the education department as needed, including assisting with registration of students, utilizing AMS to update records, etc. Reporting Duties Provide quarterly update reports for Board of Director Meetings; Meet weekly with staff and Executive Director Provide reports as needed during budgeting cycle process; Other reports as needed. Other Duties:  Willing to perform other duties as necessary and assigned by Executive Director. Qualifications: Excellent verbal & written communication skills; Ability to effectively work under tight deadlines and manage projects independently Ability to work independently or as a team member with multiple tasks at hand and with set timeframes. Office administration skills including information technology; Strong editorial and organizational skills with attention to detail; Layout and design skills for graphic-intensive marketing pieces, online communications, and documents/books. Resourcefulness in solving problems Excellent people skills and an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude Strong computer skills, including knowledge of standard technology applications and Microsoft Office Suite Experience Required A Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a related field; A minimum of 3-5 years of marketing, web and/or print design experience; Experience working with content management systems, social media and mobile applications. Preferred Skills and Experience Experience with information technology; Layout/graphic design experience Experience working for a trade association or other non-profit PHCC-Texas has a robust benefits package, including paid premiums for employee health and dental benefits, life insurance, pre-tax benefit account cafeteria plan, 401(k) with matching, and more!
  • Procurement Manager | San Jacinto River Authority - Conroe, Texas, Headquartered on the northern edge of the Houston metro area in Conroe, the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) serves a portion of the youngest, fifth-largest, and most ethnically diverse metropolitan area in the United States. Known as America’s “Third Coast,” the Houston area is home to over 7.1 million people. Its more than 10,000 square miles stretch across nine counties, and residents have their choice of 124 communities offering everything from walkable urban living to large master-planned communities and quiet rural settings. The Authority’s new Procurement Manager should come in “humble, hungry, and smart” — the ideal team player — ready to lead by example and help the organization advance its goals. The SJRA is seeking a visionary and detail-oriented individual with a focus on customer service, driven by a strong sense of accountability and a steadfast desire to achieve results. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of public procurement laws and best practices; hands-on experience managing long-term contracts, pricing strategies, and materials and equipment life cycles; and a collaborative approach working with division and department teammates to ensure contractors, suppliers, and service providers are meeting expectations. This position requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business or a related field as well as eight years of experience in public sector procurement. The successful candidate will also be a Certified Professional in Supply Management, Certified Public Procurement Officer, and/or Certified Professional Public Buyer. An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the responsibilities of the position may be considered. Candidates without a bachelor’s degree will require 12 years of experience. The San Jacinto River Authority is offering an annual salary of $100,000 to $125,000 for this position dependent upon experience and qualifications. Please apply online For more information on this position contact: Kurt Hodgen, Senior Vice President, SGR KurtHodgen@GovernmentResource.com 540.830.0531
  • Human Resources Coordinator | Texas Hospital Association - Downtown Austin, Basic Function : The Human Resources Coordinator will assist with the daily functions of the Human Resource department including maintaining applicant/employee records, managing recruitment, benefits administration, processing payroll and meeting preparations.  This role will provide high-level administrative support by preparing statistical and compliance reports, handling information requests for internal and external customers, and performing administrative functions. Responsibilities &Duties : Assists with recruitment and hiring processes such as managing applicant status in ATS, conducting screening interviews, managing appropriate paperwork, background, and reference checks, scheduling new hire physicals, onboarding, and new employee orientation, etc. Ensure compliance with THA’s AAP. Provide backup administrative support for learning and development programs, benefit administration, financial reporting, and general office administration. Assist with staff activities designed to promote high levels of employee morale and employee communications through participation in sub-committee’s and other teams as needed. The HR Coordinator should be familiar with HR policies and procedures, and state and federal laws. Assists with special projects and perform additional duties as assigned. Skills and Abilities: Ability to maintain a professional, mature demeanor and be proficient at working with diverse personalities across all levels of the organization. Ability to display discretion, and confidentiality. Ability to take initiative, self-manage, and meet deadlines. Ability to identify, troubleshoot, and solve problems. Demonstrate excellent customer service to internal and external stakeholders. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Proficient in MS Office Suite. Experience with Adobe Acrobat a plus. Must have valid Texas Drivers’ License and proof of insurance, and a safe driving record if driving for THA related business. Medical, dental, vision, EAP, FSA, 401K Pet Insurance (2022), employer-paid life insurance, 11 paid holidays per year, generous PTO, free garage parking in downtown Austin; designated Mother-Friendly Worksite.  Opportunities to get involved with resource groups, career development events, volunteering and social activities. Flexible work opportunities to ensure a healthy work/life balance. THA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – regardless of race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.  THA uses E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires. You may visit https://www.e-verify.gov/ to learn more about E-Verify.   Qualifications : Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Sociology, or related field preferred. 1-2 years of Human Resource experience preferred. Knowledge of labor laws and practices. Association or non-profit experience preferred. Experience with Affirmative Action Program a plus. Experience with payroll using an HRIS software program preferred. PHR and/or SHRM-CP a plus.  
  • Exhibits/Marketing Specialist | TASN - Austin, Texas, Basic Function & Responsibility: Maintain the exhibits, marketing, and advertising for the Association. Attend and work the registration for required TASN meetings. Primary Functions: Receive, enter, and process registrations for TASN Exhibits and Partnership Collaboration Summit. Responsible for the TASN Exhibits to include but not limited to: Exhibit sales, Exhibit registration, and Exhibit correspondence. Responsible for creating the Exhibitor Prospectus, Event registration forms, Partnership Collaboration Summit Sponsorship brochure, and Conference Sponsorship brochure. In charge of Marketing TASN at allied shows and through cold calls. Responsible for the Advertising sales for the TASNews (quarterly) publication. Responsibilities: Registration Collaborate on daily operation of TASN headquarters in compliance with state and federal law. Follow TASN bylaws and policy and procedures while supporting the vision of the association, and the goals set by the executive committee. Enter Registration applications/contracts for all Exhibitors. Track and identify refund information for all Exhibits. Prepare registration packets including badges, confirmation letters, and all other pertinent information for TASN Exhibits/Partnership Collaboration Summit Prepare and reconcile financial reports for the department.  Proof all materials. Work the registration desk at TASN Events. Aid members when they call. Assist with meetings as required. Attend overnight meetings representing TASN. Attend workshops and other training as needed. Prepare content for registration forms, brochures, newsletters, and TASNews. Perform other duties as assigned. Exhibits Serve as non-voting member of Industry committee and take the official minutes. Maintain all exhibitor (current, past, and potential) files. Update all conference related forms, contracts folders, etc., proof for accuracy. Maintain and up- date conference exhibit hall board. Enter exhibitor contracts into database; prepare invoices and mail outs, monitor exhibits submission contract, money, and name badge requests; send out reminders of missing documents; forward completed data to general service contractor. Serve as liaison between Industry Chair, Exhibitor and General Service Contractor. Work Exhibitor registration at TASN annual conference. Contact past, present, and potential exhibitors to solicit sponsors for upcoming events. Work with Publication / Graphic designer to generate logo for the Exhibitor Prospectus, TASN Marketing folders, and Sponsorship brochures. Attend educational workshops and trainings that pertain to your job. Plan and coordinate the Industry Evening function in conjunction with the TASN Annual Conference. Responsible for Exhibit booth sales. Prepare the exhibitor information for the Service kits and other pertinent marketing pieces. Prepare lists for General Service Contractors, Fire Marshal, Conference Centers, etc. Other duties assigned by the Executive Director. Marketing Market TASN by representing TASN at various Allied Trade shows and Education Service Centers. Market TASN by creating various marketing pieces, brochures, and newsletters. Compile information for the TASN marketing packets and create vendor marketing packets. Write articles for the TASNews. TASN Marketing projects to include but not limited to site visits, cold calls, and mail outs. Responsible for the advertising sales for TASNews. Perform other duties as assigned.   The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities that may be assigned or skills that may be required.   Qualifications: Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Must have three (3) years office experience with emphasis on data entry. Marketing /Sales experience required Experience in an association environment preferred.   Special Knowledge and Skills: Must be able to manage multiple tasks. Must be competent in Microsoft word, Excel, Publisher, etc. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills Be able to work independently with ability to prioritize and organize work. Meet deadlines and follow through to completion. Be flexible and receptive to change. Work independently with ability to prioritize and organize work. Must work harmoniously with staff members, association members and volunteers. Must be willing to adhere to budgetary restraints.   Physical and Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress. Work with frequent interruptions. Be flexible and receptive to change Lift and/or move up to 20 lbs. Ability to: sit, stand, walk, climb stairs, Travel by car, plane, bus, or train. Ability to see and hear. Overnight travel from one (1) to six (6) days per required meeting. Periodically work extended and irregular hours.  
  • Member Services Coordinator | Association of Progressive Rental Organizations - Austin, You love the big picture and processes and also the details, making and implementing program plans, and are obsessed with completing projects. You are super organized, have your own processes for tracking tasks and deadlines, and enjoy working with teammates to stay on track and get to the finish line. With your quirky sense of humor and stellar work ethic, you are a joy to have on any team. You have technical skills such as database management; project management; presentation software; learning management systems; or membership development experience. Additional essential skills such as communications, solution-focused, writing/editing skills, relationship building, and tech savviness make you a well-rounded and multi-dimensional contributor. Phone conversations do not scare you, and in fact, connecting with people through various channels and developing relationships is something you do almost effortlessly. You needn’t be an extrovert to excel at this role if you manage relationships well. You enjoy being a part of a healthy team, seek professional growth, and are not only open to feedback, but you crave it. Drama eludes you because you are too busy getting things done. While you enjoy learning, you enjoy applying new-found knowledge even more by teaching others. You do not require constant supervision to make progress on your projects as you are a self-starter. You have intellectual curiosity; you are do-gooder, a learner, and a finisher with a ‘can do’ attitude. Does this sound like you? Then you might be the next addition to our hard-working, small, but mighty team. Responsible for member services and educational support for the association. Work with APRO Executive Director and Director of Education and Membership to implement the goals set by the Membership Committee to maintain and enhance APRO membership as a valuable asset to all members. Maintain respectful decorum with team and members at all times, exercising standard business etiquette and a professional tone that represents APRO as a national, leading trade association. Member Services Solicit new members through various channels and events. Represent association at trade shows and other events, up to six trips times a year. Respond to member inquiries with membership materials and information digital welcome. Answer incoming calls, providing confident and informed service. Triage to correct staff person. Welcome new members via email, phone and/or in person. Coordinate member journey experience with appropriate staff, committee, and member volunteers. Attend APRO events as assigned; providing meeting support, educational support, and registration services as needed. Update member records and any other data in membership database. Stay current on database training and process necessary reports from the membership database. Other tasks as assigned.   Program Coordination Administer Scholarship Program Fund process and Disaster Relief Fund process including project timeline, applications, interviews, selection, awards, and ensuring payments are made timely and in accordance with program criteria. Coordinate with staff members for program’s fundraising, marketing promotion and finance. Support educational programming and development on topics important to members as needed via webinar or other mediums. Keep records and systems for programs updated and pristinely accurate. We telecommute from our home offices Monday through Friday, 8:30 - 5:30. However, team meetings and one-on-one meetings in the Austin metropolitan area are required, recurring weekly and monthly. Candidates must reside in the Austin metropolitan area to be able to make in-person meetings on short notice and have the flexibility to travel domestically (up to 10% of the time) once regular industry events resume. Full benefits package including 401k, health, vision, dental, disability and life. Paid time off.

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