Community Investment Coordinator

TREC Community Investors
Published
September 2, 2021
Location
3100 McKinnon St.,, Suite 1150, Dallas, Texas
Category
Other  
Job Type

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Community Investment Coordinator

TREC Community Investors

Reports to the Senior Director of Community Investment

Position:

The Community Investment Coordinator is responsible for managing educational programming, supporting TREC member engagement activities, managing aspects of the Dallas Catalyst Project (“DCP”) initiative, and supporting board management of TREC Community Investors (“TREC CI”) Board of Directors and Advisory Board.  This position requires a high degree of organization, initiative, and the ability to work collaboratively and, at times, with minimal supervision.  This individual must be flexible, calm under pressure, possess the ability to multi-task and prioritize duties in response to the demands of the day-to-day activities of the organization.  Successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to community development.  The Community Investment Coordinator reports to the Senior Director of Community Investment (“Senior Director”).

Essential Functions:

Education Program Management: Manage TREC CI community real estate educational programs, including managing meeting logistics, presentation materials, securing speakers and ensuring TREC member engagement.

Dallas Catalyst Project Management: Work with Senior Director in the overall management of all DCP-related initiatives including, scheduling, budget management, site visits and TREC member and community engagement.

TREC CI Board Administrative Management: Work with the Sr. Director in setting agendas, managing meeting logistics, and presentation materials.

Member Engagement & Volunteer Management: Support the Community Investment Manager in identifying ways to engage TREC Members in committees, and with projects and volunteer activities.

Skill Requirements and Competencies:

  • Communications: Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal and written communication with ability to express ideas and thoughts clearly.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and database management (preference for Raiser’s Edge and Downhome).
  • Achievement Focus: Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Measures self against standard of excellence.  Recognizes and acts on opportunities.  Sets and achieves challenging goals.
  • Professionalism: Must be confident, organized, articulate and poised with the ability to represent TREC as an organization. Ability to manage confidential communications on behalf of the Executive Team and The Board.
  • Dependability: Punctual, reliable and willing to go above and beyond for the good of the team. Must have a positive attitude.
  • Time Management: Uses time efficiently and works in an organized manner. Capable of prioritizing tasks, motivating team members, delegating projects and juggling competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. Able to work independently and simultaneously on multiple projects, balancing team and individual responsibilities.
  • Teamwork: Contributes to building positive team spirit, puts success of team and organization above own interests.
  • Cost Conscious: Conserves organizational resources, contributes to profits and revenue through implementation of cost savings measures and working within the approved budget.
  • Leadership: Exhibits confidence in self and others. Inspires respect and trust.  Motivates others to perform well.  Reacts well under pressure.
  • Planning and Organization: Willingness to make decisions, integrates effective change, uses resources effectively, and includes the appropriate people in the decision-making process.
  • Project Management: Communicates change and progress, completes projects in a timely manner and within budget and looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Quality: Fosters quality focus in others, measures key outcomes, sets clear quality requirements, solicits and applies customer feedback.
  • Collaborative - Establishes excellent relationships and works cooperatively with individuals, groups and organizations that are diverse in mission, composition, function, capacity and geographic location.

Special Requirements:

Local travel for meetings and volunteer support activities as requested and occasional evening and weekend work.  Some early mornings and late evenings required.

This position requires the ability to set up and run meetings and events. As such, individuals should be able to meet physical demands and be able to lift up-to ten pounds.

Work Experience:

College degree required, with some experience in finance or business. Demonstrated interest in Community Development.  Minimum 2-5 years of work experience.

Previous experience in project management, commercial real estate, communications, volunteer management and meeting coordination preferred.

Specific Job Duties Include:

  • Organize and coordinate all TREC CI community real estate education programs, managing meeting logistics, presentation materials, securing speakers and ensuring TREC member engagement.
  • General administrative support to TREC Community Investors Board of Directors. Planning meetings, setting agendas in coordination with the Senior Director of Community Investment or Community Investment Manager, preparing presentations, managing meeting logistics. Taking Minutes and Minute recordkeeping.
  • Co-management of the Dallas Catalyst Project utilizing Basecamp.  As needed, coordinating meetings with collaborating partners, managing TREC member volunteers and committees.  Track projects progress and status using project management methodology.  Relationship management with collaborating partners, city officials, state officials and community members. Manage all meeting logistics and tours with collaborating partners.  Meet with nonprofit partners to determine project needs and identifying member volunteers for projects accordingly.  Assist in identifying other projects within the DCP neighborhood and manage grant research and approval process using the Grants Committee when applicable.
  • Grant Management and Compliance – ensure that all grants received by TREC CI meet all requirements of the grant and working with the Development Department in grant compliance.
  • DCP grant compliance – work with TREC CI team in tracking metrics on all DCP projects and preparing reports on Metrics for TREC CI and TREC Board reporting.
  • Maintain all electronic files with respect to DCP and committee matters.
  • Utilize Policy Map for project reporting and data collection for use with DCP and other TREC CI related activities.
  • Utilize Raiser’s Edge for volunteer tracking, membership tracking and grant management.
  • In conjunction with the Sr. Director, and Leadership Development Manager, manage ALC and Young Guns TREC CI projects, working closely with assigned member project managers, ensuring all documentation and processes are being followed correctly including budget management, in-kind reporting/documentation and the processing of paperwork for disbursements and timeline.
  • Coordinate with the Senior Director of Membership, Engagement and Communications and the Leadership Development Manager in the project selection process for both ALC Class project and Young Guns TREC CI project.
  • Volunteer management – building a corporate volunteerism strategy with the Community Investment Manager and Senior Director. Managing volunteer days with Young Guns volunteers.
  • Calendar management.
  • Miscellaneous administrative responsibilities; organization and coordination of all files in conformance with record retention policy.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Work with Senior Director of Community Investment in any fundraising activities including arranging tours, meetings and presentations from our collaborative partners, in partnership with the Development Team.
  • Assist other organization employees as needed.
  • Other special projects as identified.

Interested?  Contact Felicia Pierson at fpierson@recouncil.com .  Please provide salary requirement.

 

Application Instructions

Contact Felicia Pierson at fpierson@recouncil.com .  Please provide salary requirement.

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