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Together we can do more.

Our Talent

We wouldn’t be able to do the work we do without our creative and talented team.

They make our mission possible.

  • We are passionate about education and increasing students’ options after graduation!
  • We support a flexible work-life balance.
  • We promote learning and professional development.
  • We foster a positive and fun working environment.

What We Look For

Student Focused

Our organizational purpose is to increase opportunities for our students. Students are our reason, our why, and our purpose. We support student growth and believe all students can be successful.

Team Player

Dedicated to supporting students. We work within our teams to accomplish our goals and support other teams to accomplish theirs. We’re united in our purpose!

Motivated Learner

Our work environment is dynamic. To respond to changing needs, we need employees dedicated to learning, improving their skills, and becoming knowledgeable in new methods.


Our organization evolves and must innovate to keep abreast of new trends and priorities.

Self Starter

We value individuals who take initiative and are motivated to go above and beyond on their assignments.


Build your career at Austin Partners in Education!

FLSA Status: Full-Time Exempt
About Us

Austin Partners in Education (APIE) is an education nonprofit that serves over 2,000 public school students each week to help them develop skills and access opportunities for success in higher education and lifelong careers. We are a mission-driven, student-focused nonprofit, which means our jobs offer countless ways for you to have an impact on students, schools, and the Greater Austin community. If you are passionate about helping students succeed, love a challenge, thrive when given autonomy, and achieve results, consider becoming a part of the APIE team. APIE was recognized as a Best Place for Working Parents in 2022 by Early Matters Greater Austin, and we encourage healthy work-life balance in our diverse and inclusive workplace. Join us as we lean into the new challenges and opportunities in public education. Together, we can make a difference.

Position Description

The Fundraising and Events Manager will support the Development Department and the broader organization through cultivating, nurturing, and managing fundraising events, donor partnerships, and community impact activities which support APIE’s mission of “providing college and career readiness support through individualized academic and mentoring programs to prepare students for success”.   In doing so, they will gain valuable experience in a nonprofit environment focused on promoting academic success for students in underserved communities.  The Fundraising and Events Manager’s three core areas of work include: Event Oversight, Corporate Giving, and Individual Giving.

Event Oversight:

  • Assume primary logistical and programmatic planning oversight of APIE’S three fundraising events: Austin Marathon, Salute, 20 year signature event
  • Partner with outside vendors, venues, and partners as required in order to execute events
  • Manage donor-related components at  APIE’S three fundraising events:  Austin Marathon, Salute, 20 year signature event

Corporate Giving:

  • Manage corporate revenue goals for both unrestricted operating revenue and sponsorship opportunities
  • Maintain and grow an active portfolio of current and prospective corporate supporters and act as primary relationship manager. 
  • Develop sponsorship benefits and packages, as well as other ancillary materials for  APIE’S three fundraising events:  Austin Marathon, Salute, 20 year signature event.
  • Create sponsorship and non-sponsorship proposals, budgets and reports with the Development Director and track in Salesforce.
  • Research and cultivate new corporate funding sources and create corresponding cultivation, solicitation and stewardship plans.

Individual Giving:

  • Manage individual-related revenue goals
  • Revisit current individual giving and make recommendations to the Development Director for improvement in the areas of acquisition strategy, cultivation and stewardship (such as creating named giving levels).
  • Develop sponsorship benefits and packages as needed, as well as other ancillary materials for APIE fundraising 
  • Create sponsorship and non-sponsorship proposals, budgets and reports with the Development Director and track in database.
  • Systems and process management skills sufficient to manage a complex mix of revenue generating activities.


Under the supervision of the Development Director, the Fundraising and Events Manager will also be expected to:

  • Maintain a commitment to APIE’s guiding principles and approach the work with a commitment to equity
  • Attend workplace giving fairs and other donor solicitation events
  • Communicate professionally with donors and stakeholders
  • Research and pursue individual and business funding opportunities to support APIE’s programs
  • Draft letters of interest and other development correspondence
  • Complete other duties as assigned


 Skill Requirements
  • Interest in improving academic achievement for students in underserved communities
  • 2-5 years of experience in one or more of the following: events management, education, non-profit development, fundraising
  • Understanding of how to coordinate, plan, and execute fundraising and community events
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to multitask and work independently to meet goals and deadlines
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to be highly impactful and nurture relationships, even when working remotely
  • Capacity and interest in data management/donor management, as directed by the Development Director
  • A respectful, inclusive and collaborative approach to fostering partnerships with diverse stakeholders, both internal and external 
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Understands and values Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) as an organizational operating principle and is committed to continued learning and participation in issues related to DEIB.


Education and Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, non-profit management, education, social work, public administration, or other relevant fields preferred. Equivalent professional experience may be acceptable in lieu of degree, context dependent.
  • Minimum 2-5 years of work experience in one (or more) of the above fields required


Starting Salary: $60,000, dependent on experience

Benefits: Contract-based healthcare (medical, vision, dental), short term and long term disability coverage, paid holidays, and paid time off. 


Regular attendance is required for this job.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to  Please include “Fundraising and Events Manager” in the subject line.

Austin Partners in Education (APIE) is looking for motivated, student-centered individuals to join our College Readiness team for the 2023-2024 school year. There are full-time and part-time contract positions available. Contract Date: July 31, 2023 – May 24, 2024

APIE’s College Readiness Advocates prepare students to meet academic college-readiness benchmarks outlined by the Texas Success Initiative through individualized and small group tutoring in reading, writing, and math. Advocates also advise their students on college and career pathways and support their students in developing the non-academic skills necessary for a successful postsecondary experience.

This position is ideal for an individual interested in pursuing a career in the education, social work, and/or nonprofit sectors. In addition to managing a tutoring caseload, CR Advocates will gain experience in creating and maintaining strategic partnerships, effectively managing competing priorities, and developing strong communication skills.

Hourly Rate:



Contract-based healthcare (medical, vision, dental ), short-term and long-term disability coverage, paid holidays, and paid time off. 

Characteristic Duties / Responsibilities: 
  • Lead small class instruction and/or provide small group, in class support as assigned
  • Manage a tutoring caseload of up to 70 students
  • Effectively track student attendance, academic progress, and student engagement
  • Create and foster effective relationships with students and campus staff
  • Collaborate with APIE team leaders and AISD campus staff to increase student attainment of college ready status per the Texas Success Initiative
  • Work with program supervisors to determine students’ academic needs and preparedness for the TSI Assessment
  • Advise students regarding college readiness standards
  • Complete other job duties as assigned
Qualifications / Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Work, or related field
  • Experience tutoring and/or mentoring middle or high school students required
  • Valid government issued ID and access to reliable transportation
  • Must be available to work 20-40 hours a week Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm during the length of the contract
  • Spanish fluency a plus
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
  • Prior experience in secondary education
  • Comfortable tutoring high school math and English
  • Strong organizational skills and flexibility
  • Effective communication skills; verbal and written
  • Strong tenacity and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to foster and grow relationships with high school students
  • Must bring a Diversity Equity Inclusion Belonging (DEIB) lens to work with students, faculty, and APIE staff and a willingness to learn and participate in organization-wide diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging commitment
Supervision Received:

APIE College Readiness Program Coordinators

To Apply:

Please email a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to by June 28th. Applicants will be reviewed and interviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please. Thank you for your interest!

Internships & Work-Study Opportunities

Are you a college student interested in gaining nonprofit experience? Then you could be a great fit for APIE! Internships and work-study opportunities support our programs and administrative departments. Apply for an internship or work-study opportunity and grow your skills today!

There are no internship or work-study opportunities at this time.