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Texas Watch is seeking a new Development & Operations Coordinator. Details follow and please see the full listing on We're a great place to work! The deadline to apply is June 30, 2022.


The Organization:

Texas Watch, an established and respected Austin non-profit dedicated to consumer protection and civil justice, is seeking a Development & Operations Coordinator for hire. For over twenty years, Texas Watch has taken on powerful special interests at the Texas Capitol, protecting the rights of hard-working families. Learn more at and on our social media platforms (linked on our site). We fight the good fight and have fun doing it!

The Position:

The selected candidate will possess exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills and will have primary responsibility for all fundraising and administrative functions of the organization (and its sister non-profit, the Texas Watch Foundation, a 501(c)(3)). They will report directly to the Executive Director and will work with him on projects on an ongoing basis. We are mission- and team-oriented, so an ability to work well with a group of driven and creative individuals is paramount. Integrity, a strong work ethic, attention to detail, as well as a positive, outgoing, and resilient personality are crucial attributes for this position.

This is a full-time position with health and retirement benefits. Salary is competitive, based upon experience and qualifications.


  • Planning in-person fundraising events
  • Working to retain current donors, regain past donors, and attract new donors
  • Managing donor database, including updating contact information and gathering potential donor information
  • Writing grants
  • Administrative work, including bookkeeping, file management, and coordinating office needs
  • Connecting activists, tracking stories, and developing citizen actions (such as petitions to lawmakers)
  • Developing email communications through targeted email software

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree
  • Coursework in accounting and/or experience with bookkeeping
  • Proficiency with office-related software, including QuickBooks and Google Suite
  • Fundraising or sales experience
  • Proven record of strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to travel up to 10-20% of the time around the state, when safe to do so
  • Availability some nights of the week to attend in-person events, when safe to do so

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Non-profit or association experience
  • Proficiency with donor management software (e.g. EveryAction)
  • Proven record of high-dollar fundraising


  • Hybrid work environment (in-office once or twice a week)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Excellent paid time off benefits
  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • SIMPLE IRA with employer match
  • Monthly paid staff lunches, other team events

Application Details:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing relevant skills and experiences, their resume, and two references (ATTN: Ware Wendell, Executive Director, for review. Applications will be accepted through June 30. Interviews will take place (via Zoom) on July 6-8. The selected candidate will begin work on July 25.