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Executive Director

The Executive Director is expected to manage all aspects of carrying out the Foundation’s mission to educate the public about the benefits of natural gas and its many uses. The Executive Director oversees the management of incentive programs to increase the use of natural gas; identifies challenges and opportunities that impact business and regulatory environments; facilitates communication between stakeholders, regulators and policymakers; and works to help foster strategic partnerships and innovative solutions. Additionally, this role is responsible for developing and implementing educational materials and workshops in schools pertaining to the science and technology of exploration, development and production of natural gas.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitor various regulatory and legislative initiatives that impact the business and regulatory environments

  • Organize meetings, public testimony at hearings, targeted letter writing, and other communication at forums to educate decision makers about the operations, funding and policy needs confronting the oil and gas industry

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with members and staff of the Texas Legislature, Governor’s and Lt. Governor’s office, Texas Railroad Commission, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and various state officials

  • Manage/oversee all volunteers and staff

  • Build relationships with major donors or companies and make presentations

  • Manage budget and ensure that targets approved by Board of Directors are met

  • Work with Board of Directors on developing and implementing Foundation goals

  • Provide bi-weekly updates via email or conference call to the Board

  • Craft monthly Newsletter for Foundation members and expand social media presence  

Key Skills and Experience:

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Familiarity with issues and stakeholders in the natural gas industry. Strong people management skills and experience in building long-term relationships with stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in business administration, marketing, communications or related field. Experience may substitute for degree up to year for year. Excellent administrative, organizational and promotional skills. Must be able to load and unload equipment for training and marketing events and lift or move up to 50-75 pounds.


Occasional overnight travel and some weekend work will be required (up to 15%). A good driving record is required, and a Motor Vehicle Records Check will be done.

Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

How to Apply: Submit Resume and Letter of Interest to Heather Ball,

Internship with Texas Natural Gas Foundation


This position will research, design and produce content for all of the Texas Natural Gas Foundation social media outlets. In addition, responsibilities will include creation of content for a monthly newsletter and website for consumers of natural gas about incentives available to transition to natural gas. This position will provide research and analysis of economic trends impacting the adoption of natural gas in the transportation, exploration and production, and marine sectors. The position will assist in the development and delivery of energy curriculum for middle and high school students in Texas. Further responsibilities will include assisting with workshops, including recruiting speakers and attendees, assembling presentations and photographing and videotaping the events. Experience in social media, communications and writing for the public desired.

Work Schedule: Flexible

Approximate Hours Per Week: 10-15

Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

How to Apply: Submit Resume and Letter of Interest to Heather Ball,