Executive Director | Houston, TX

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Executive Director, Houston, TX

Our client, a local museum of history, is in search of an Executive Director to provide leadership for this dynamic organization. The Executive Director will be responsible for directing and participating in marketing, strategic vision development, collection development, leadership, management, fundraising and financial managemnt of the Museum and surrounding property.

Salary range: $120,000+

Essential duties include:

  • Management, oversight, and direction of operations and administration
  • Plan, assign, and supervise the work of Museum staff
  • Support the Capital Campaign committee and provide tours and guidance for key donors
  • Coordinate with construction and design professionals for future expansions
  • Coordinate in-house projects
  • Manage quarterly meetings
  • Propose and execute revenue and fund raising opportunities
  • Oversee recruiting, hiring, training, and performance evaluations
  • Review and develop guidelines, procedures, rules & regulations, and monitor compliance
  • Implement policies and procedures
  • Work closely with the Board of Trustees
  • Build relationships with business and community leaders


  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in history, communications, business, or a closely related field
  • Minimum ten years professional experience in overseeing complex projects and/or programs
  • Demonstrated work experience in managment or leading a team
  • Priior experience collaborating with design and construction professionals
  • Capital campaign experience preferred
  • Experience making presentations to groups, communities, and executive level staff


Please submit resumes to:

Amanda Hingle

The Edge Group