Position Title: Manager of Partnerships and Transformation
Team Lead: Operations Director
Hours: Full Time
Who We Are
Dallas Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (DTRHT) envisions a Dallas where there is no North and South divide in terms of race, wealth, arts, culture, health, safety, education and opportunity, and communities actively, honestly and openly acknowledge, repair and heal from its past and present racial inequities. Our mission is to create a radically inclusive city by addressing race and racism through narrative change, relationship building and equitable policies and practices.
Dallas TRHT is an antiracist organization that goes AGAINST the perception of inferiority or superiority based on race, physical characteristics, place or origin, gender, or sexual preference. Our organization chart demonstrates this belief and works to dismantle the hierarchy of human value. We exemplify shared and decentralized leadership.
The Dallas TRHT Manager of Partnerships and Transformation is the project manager for all current and future Dallas TRHT Cohorts. Cohort members will know the Manager as the solution development and coordination for their successful participation.
The Manager provides all project management for Racial Equity Now and Black Women in Nonprofit Leadership Cohorts through scheduling, coordinating meetings, evaluation planning, speaker and trainer confirmation, accounts payable and grant reporting. This position requires a talented individual who is highly organized, detail-oriented, self-starter, independently driven to do good work and make impact in their role, flexible, resourceful, effectively works within a face-paced growing nonprofit, and is skilled in building successful training and development solutions for individuals and organizations seeking racial equity support.
The Manager is the primary point of contact for all cohort members. This position involves providing customer service and interaction with a wide range of stakeholders including Board of Directors, donors, external partners, and staff.
Calendar Management and Meeting Preparation
- Coordinate and confirm meetings and events for all DTRHT Cohorts
- Manage the preparation and distribution of meeting materials for DTRHT Cohorts and committee meetings
- Develop meeting agendas and follow-up notes for cohorts and DTRHT Transformation Committee
- Manage all incoming communication to ensure timely and appropriate responses and schedule appropriate follow-up
- Draft, edit, and proofread correspondence, reports, and other documents
- Develop materials for presentations, events and meetings
Conference Development and Management
- Provides project management for DTRHT conferences (professional development and community partnership).
- Speaker management
- Coordinate travel itineraries, including reservations for transportation and accommodations
- Contract coordination
- Technical assistance to include online support
Committee Management and Partnership Development
- Manages the DTRHT Transformation Committee to include volunteer coordination, meeting planning in partnership with chairs, agenda development and minutes and meeting follow-up.
- Develops and manages community partnerships that support the mission and vision of DTRHT
- Coordinate and confirm meeting agenda and schedules
- In coordination with the Operations Director, participates in appropriate community committees.
- Coordinate community consultation meetings, including scheduling, managing attendance, materials preparation (editing, posting, copying), room set-up, filing, correspondence and minutes.
- Support the Organization through taking meetings and attending events around the city.
- Provide additional support as necessary
- Assist with special projects as needed
- In coordination with TRHT Team, serve as panelist, keynote speaker and/or facilitator for DTRHT community and partner events
- High School Diploma or GED
- Demonstrated commitment to social justice and public service and success in cultivating and serving in diverse and inclusive environments
- Demonstrated ability for public speaking on social justice, racial equity and public service
- A minimum of three years of project management or program management experience in a comparable position (NOTE that there is a wide latitude for comparable experience)
- Intermediate skill level of competence of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Google suite (gmail, calendar, drive)
- Preferred experience on Mac products
- Demonstrated experience in community collaboration building
- Ability to work and effectively communicate with community members and partners
- Robust attention to detail and demonstrated ability to multitask
- Excellent organization and interpersonal skills, tact, poise and the ability to handle complex, confidential issues with discretion
- Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, problem solve, can work well both independently
- Flexible, motivated, dependable, team player
- Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills
- Bachelor’s degree
- Nonprofit experience
- Event planning/management experience
- Non-profit or customer-oriented background preferred
We are building a team of racial equity professionals and want you to consider joining our team if racial equity, racial healing, and racial justice are values you share and passions you have and want to pursue in your career. Ideal team members must demonstrate some understanding of racial equity, racial healing and racial justice to successfully perform the duties of their role.
Think you have what it takes, but not sure you check every box? Reach out to us anyway. We’d love to talk and determine together whether you could be a great fit! Research shows that men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalized folks tend to only apply when they check every box. You should know that we want to meet you and see what boxes you checked and talk about the boxes that you may have chosen not to check.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all employees within this class.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.
Are you interested in this position, then let us know? Send us an introduction letter and your resume. Make your letter about your passion for the work and your fit for the position. How are you unique and what do you bring to the community? We can read your resume and see where you have worked, so this letter should be all about you and your passion for the work.