Executive Director

  • Full-time

Company Description

NY Tech Alliance is a nonprofit organization supporting the New York tech community and runs NY Tech Meetup, the largest Meetup group in the world. The mission of the NY Tech Alliance is to represent, inspire, support, and help "lead the New York technology community and ecosystem to create a better future for all." 

Through a recent merger with Civic Hall, part of The Fedcap Group, the organization is entering an exciting new chapter as it continues to leverage its relationships with over 60,000 individual and institutional members reflecting the full spectrum of the greater New York area tech community, which is the most dynamic and diverse in the world. 

Under Fedcap Groups management, both Civic Hall and NY Tech Alliance will retain their public-facing names.

Job Description

NY Tech Alliance is seeking a dynamic and creative Executive Director to continue its leadership as the preeminent technology organization in New York City and continue its work focusing on diversifying the tech industry. In addition, this mission-driven executive will lead the organization's operational and programmatic collaboration with Civic Hall, leveraging and utilizing the newly built Civic Hall @ Union Square, the country's largest digital skills training center focused on under-served and under-represented populations.

The Executive Director is responsible for all organization operations and activities, including strategic planning, financial management, organizational development, event planning and production, fundraising, product development, marketing, human resources, membership services, program development, and board management. The position reports to the Board of Directors. 

In addition to the overall general responsibilities listed above, specific responsibilities include:

  • Lead a strategic planning and implementation process for the organization.

  • Reimage and execute the organization's business model, which provides membership, sponsorship, and event income.

  • Manage the organization's brand and brand-building efforts, including its website and communication strategy, including social media, press releases, and other media channels.

  • Develop and manage partnerships with other organizations, companies, or government entities to maximize the organization's impact.

  • Serve as the public face and spokesperson for the organization, attending and speaking at events, meeting with key community members, and representing the organization in the press.

  • Manage the program design, logistics, and execution of all of the organization's events, in-person and online.

  • Track and provide regular reporting on NYTA's financial and programmatic progress.

  • Manage all of the organization's finances, bookkeeping, auditing, and tax reporting.



  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the workplace and society

  • Commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation

  • Proven ability to work with people and lead teams

  • Event management and production skills

  • Experienced in project and budget management

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, organize workload, manage competing demands, meet deadlines, and develop and achieve ambitious goals for themselves as well as for the organization itself

  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures

  • Ability to use and work with technology, and a willingness to learn about new and emerging technologies

  • The ability to build team spirit and set culture, and occasionally work under pressure and deadlines

Additional Qualifications (not required but preferred):


  • BA or BS

  • At least 3 years of experience in a nonprofit management role

  • Experience building a membership program or managing an established membership organization is a plus

  • Familiarity with New York City tech community and tech industry in general

  • Experience working in and with small, startup-stage organizations

Additional Information

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position manages external contractor relationships and may also entail the management of in-house employees.

Work Environment:
This position is performed inside, in a temperature-controlled environment, with noise limited to a typical office environment with optional remote working. To start, the Executive Director is likely to work from home; however, when it opens, it is anticipated that this person will work from Civic Hall's new facility.

Physical Demands:
This position requires sitting or standing and occasional bending and lifting of up to 10 lbs.

Full-time, salaried, exempt position; not eligible for overtime. Salary is set at an annual amount and paid in equal installments on a semi-monthly basis according to NY Tech Alliance's standard payroll practices for salaried employees.

Salary & Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience. This position is eligible for NY Tech Alliance's benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, and holidays.

Expected Hours of Work:
This position is Full Time; exact working hours are flexible and include some evenings, as needed, e.g., for events.

This position may require some travel.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
NY Tech Alliance is committed to building a stronger, diverse, mission-driven team to serve its community with respect and dedication. We are an equal opportunity employer.