2023 Hill Country Ride for AIDS

Assistant Ride Director

Hill Country Ride for AIDS

Austin, TX 

     The Hill Country Ride for AIDS brings together the best of Austin's vibrant community, and makes life saving services possible for thousands of our neighbors affected by HIV/AIDS. This is a great chance to be a part of our 25th anniversary and  a “Best of Austin” event.

      You will work closely with the Ride Director and the volunteer Production Team, and take responsibility for a range of functions including web site management, outreach, recruitment and general administration. 

     The ideal candidate will be a fast, adaptive learner, technically astute, friendly person, with a strong interest in social causes. You need excellent written and verbal communications skills, and the ability to thrive in a team environment while also working independently.

     We  offer a competitive salary, a flexible working environment, and floating WeWork membership, where you'll get to work alongside like-minded individuals. You will have the opportunity to learn about the unique workings of a small, passionate, non-profit while personally impacting the lives of others. Work is primarily remote, with sporadic in person meetings.  From January-April, there will be a need for in-person attendance to many events in preparation for the Ride.   Time demands will be heavy during these months, while other months are slower in pace. 

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Maintain Dropbox and physical filing systems 

  • Assist Board Treasurer and Ride Director with monthly reconciliation of expenses

  • Draft routine and non-routine correspondence (donor thank you letters, sponsorship requests, social media posts, etc)

  • Draft grant proposals and reports

  • Assist Ride Director with planning of the Annual Ride calendar

  • Facilitate and schedule appointments and coordinate meetings

  • Prepare daily and monthly updates for Ride Director and Board, as required

  • Update OneCause website and other documents as needed 

Community Facing:

  • Monitor Ride-related e-mail accounts and respond to all inquiries

  • Assist riders and donors with routine issues on OneCause fundraising platform; escalate issues to support team as required

  • Assist to answer all social media messages and interactions with Ride Director

Logistics/Event Planning:

  • Help to oversee all aspects of executing Ride events from pre-production through tear-down (packing, load-in, set-up, etc.)

  • Assisting to lead volunteers during Ride events

  • Work with third party event production team as needed

  • Assist Ride Director in preparation of event materials and promotions

  • Purchase and maintain necessary supplies for Ride events

  • Work with volunteer Production Team to ensure event success

  • Assist Ride Director in filming and production of social media content

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

  • Highly organized with excellent prioritization skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Comfortable with in both structured and unstructured planning environments

  • Experience recruiting, organizing, and leading volunteers

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

  • Flexible and adaptable problem solver

  • Team player with excellent collaboration skills

  • Flexible schedule during ride season

Flex Time: 

January through June: 40 hours per week; July through December: 30  hours per week

Vacation:  21 days vacation - One week must be taken during the month of August

Salary:  $50,000 yearly + Health Insurance. 

Resumes and Cover Letters can be submitted via email to: admin@hillcountryride.org