Executive Director

The Ladder Alliance
February 7, 2023
1100 Hemphill Street, Fort Worth, Texas
Job Type


This executive management role provides staff leadership and ensures fiscal management, strategic fundraising, personnel management, and grant and legal compliance for The Ladder Alliance. This position reports to the Board of Directors.


This position provides leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans to provide survivors of domestic violence and low-income women with the tools to lead self-sufficient, successful and independent lives. A Director of Programs runs the day-to-day program operations, but this position has oversight to ensure program objectives and financial goals are met.

Fiscal Management

A contracted accounting firm handles the bookkeeping and financial reporting. This position is responsible for budget creation, overall revenue generation, and reporting financial results to stakeholders.

Community & Donor Relations

This position is the community-facing representative for the organization. This will require attending meetings and events outside of normal business hours. This position will be responsible for establishing good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders, politicians, and other organizations to help achieve the goals of the organization.

The Organization

This position leads an organization that is 20 years old, has 7 full-time staff members, and has a $1.3 million budget. Their mission is to provide survivors of domestic violence and low-income women with the tools to lead self-sufficient, successful, and independent lives. They are housed in One Safe Place on Hemphill in Fort Worth. Read more about The Ladder Alliance HERE.

Desired Qualifications

5 or more years of progressive management experience in a non-profit organization. Proven results in financial management, donor relations, and staff management. The right candidate can articulate a vision for the organization and is passionate about education and skills training for survivors.

Application Instructions

Send a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume to BoardChair@ladderalliance.org. No telephone solicitation will be accepted.

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