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The Downtown Austin Alliance’s dedicated team works to ensure downtown Austin continues to thrive, grow and be recognized as one of the premier downtowns in the world.

Through strong partnerships, direct services, and dozens of projects that we either lead or participate in, we aim to enhance downtown’s appeal to businesses, residents, and visitors.

If you have a passion to make the heart of our community a better place for all, apply for one of our open positions below.

Our Core Values

Our team efforts are guided by a central set of principles that underpin every action we take and our team culture.

  • Visionary: We think big and are innovative and bold.
  • Passionate: We are devoted champions and advocates who inspire others to follow suit.
  • Collaborative: We connect people and join forces to accomplish the best for downtown.
  • Trusted: We are respected and trusted stewards of downtown.
  • Engaging: We attract and captivate everyone with welcoming places and experiences.
  • Impactful: We are a visible, proactive, catalytic leader. We drive results.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package including generous health and wellness benefits:

  • Employer Matching Retirement Plan
  • Full health, Vision, and Dental Coverage
  • Monthly Cell Phone Stipend
  • Monthly Commuter Benefits
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Annual B-cycle Membership

“Our work helps make Austin the most dynamic city in the country. Downtown is not only the economic engine of the region but is also the heart and soul of the city. The Downtown Alliance's projects, programs, and planning are guided by a commitment to making sure that downtown Austin is—and remains—an incredible place to live, work, and play.”

— Dewitt Peart, President and CEO

Open Positions

Events and Programming Manager

The Events & Programming Manager will be responsible for planning and leading all production and logistical aspects of small to large scale events for the organization—ranging from educational events to public space activations.  This role will also serve as events and programming manager for Republic Square, an active park in downtown Austin, working with clients and partners to actively program the public space.  A successful candidate have 3-5 years of experience in event management, with a bachelor’s degree in hospitality, marketing, business administration or similar study.  Candidates will be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and be able to manage the logistics of multiple events simultaneously. Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter, and references to by June 30, 2019.

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Planning and Urban Design Manager

We’re looking for an experienced urban planning and design professional to join our team. The Planning and Urban Design Manager will manage and support a variety of urban planning, design, and development projects for downtown Austin, working closely with the organization’s staff and committees, and with external partners. Candidates will have 10+ years of relevant project experience and a desire to work in highly collaborative environments. Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and work samples or portfolio to by COB on July 8, 2019.

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Become a Downtown Ambassador

Our Downtown Ambassadors are key to keeping downtown clean, safe, beautiful and hospitable. They connect with businesses and visitors, provide information and escorts, beautify and clean, and act as goodwill ambassadors to all.

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