Dallas Hope Charities
May 21, 2021
P.O. Box 196006, Dallas, Texas, Texas
Job Type


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for the execution of DHC’s mission and has overall strategic and operational responsibility for administration, programs, staff management, fiscal operations and fund development efforts. This individual must have and must continue to develop deep knowledge of the Dallas-Fort Worth non-profit environment, community needs and the strategies required to support a thriving non-profit. The CEO is primarily responsible for representing Dallas Hope Charities in the Dallas County and surrounding communities and for creating and deepening relationships with the staff, donors, foundations, partners and other DHC stakeholders.

The CEO position is based in Dallas, TX and currently supervises five employees plus contractors.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Report to and collaborate with the Board of Directors to create and implement strategic and fundraising plans that fulfill the mission of the organization
  • Build, manage, and lead an effective team
  • Serve as DHC’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public and oversee all marketing, community relations, and communications efforts including donor and volunteer communications and social media strategy
  • Prepare annual operating budget. Forecast and track financial results throughout the year to meet budget projections
  • Establish employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit
  • Review and approve contracts for outsourced services
  • Assist the Board in their operations, administration, planning, and information dissemination
  • Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

Qualifications / Skills

  • Dynamic, enthusiastic, visionary leader with proven development, strategic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently with multiple ongoing projects in a small office setting
  • Knowledge of current foundation trends with demonstrated proficiency in generating philanthropic revenue from foundations, businesses, civic groups and individuals including knowledge of grant writing best practices
  • Proven track record of administrative, fundraising, and program planning success
  • Experience creating a diverse and inclusive workplace with a strong culture and a positive employee experience
  • Moderate to advanced knowledge of MS Office, volunteer and donor management software


  • Three to five years of senior management experience preferably in non-profit, human services, social work, or public administration
  • Knowledge of DFW non-profit environment and community needs
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred


Application Instructions

Please submit a cover letter and resume to .

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