Position Title: Dallas TRHT Racial Equity Coordinator
Team Lead: Executive 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 Racial Equity Coordinator is the front-line coordinator and project manager for all things administrative for Dallas TRHT. The Dallas community will know the Racial Equity Coordinator as the pathway to solution development and administrative coordination for the organization.
The Coordinator supports the (1) Executive Director and (2) Operations Director through researching, scheduling, coordinating meetings and events, fundraising, and other duties. This position requires a talented individual who is highly organized, detail-oriented, self starter, independently driven to do good work and make an impact in their role, flexible, resourceful, effectively works within a face-paced growing nonprofit, and can manage up and wrangle leadership to be on-time, strong leaders and advocates for Dallas TRHT.
The Coordinator will also serve as the primary point of contact in support of the aligned leadership team for internal and external stakeholders on all matters and lead on events and activities organized by both teams. This position involves providing high level customer service and interaction with a wide range of stakeholders including Board of Directors, donors, external partners, and staff.
Calendar Management and Meeting Preparation
- Manage the Executive Director and Director of Operation’s schedules
- Coordinate and confirm meetings and events
- Manage the preparation and distribution of meeting materials
- Develop Board of Director meeting agendas and minutes
- Communicate on behalf of the Executive Director
- 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
Expenses and Purchasing Management
- Coordinate and reconcile purchases, expenses and reimbursements
- Facilitate payment of invoices and provide regular reports to ensure oversight and compliance with organization policies
- Ensure donor acknowledgements are sent in a timely manner for all donations
- Manage cohort administration through calendar scheduling, reminders, and materials dissemination
- Develop and coordinate the grants toolbox for DTRHT
- Manage DTRHT electronic document filing and organization
- Provide additional support as necessary to ensure the effective and efficient functioning of both offices
- Coordinate travel itineraries, including reservations for transportation and accommodations for Executive Director, Director of Operations and program guests
- Assist with special projects as needed
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Demonstrated commitment to social justice and public service and success in cultivating and serving in diverse and inclusive environments
- Three of administrative experience or in a comparable position (NOTE that there is a wide latitude for comparable experience)
- Advanced skill level of competence of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Google suite (gmail, calendar, drive)
- Preferred competence on Mac products
- Ability to work and effectively communicate with all key stakeholders of DTRHT
- 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.