To support the day-to-day business administration of the First Presbyterian Church Foundation
with timely and accurate gift acknowledgments, meeting scheduling, publicizing, materials gathering, and volunteer coordinating.
Reports To: Foundation Board/Executive Director of the Church
This part-time position (approximately 10 hours a week) works with the FPC Foundation Board of Trustees and the church staff to document and acknowledge gifts to the Foundation, coordinate board meetings and church-wide events, to oversee Foundation publications and communications.
- Support the Foundation Board of Trustees
- Coordinate and prepare agendas for committee meetings and materials to be discussed
- Maintain up-to-date and accurate records of all gifts made to the Foundation
- Acknowledge promptly all gifts to the Foundation
- Assist with preparation of the Foundation’s annual 990 tax return
Develop and publish program-related communications according to priorities and deadlines, including the Foundation section of the church’s annual report.
- Anticipate and complete logistical arrangements for meetings and program-related events
- Participate in staff and planning meetings as required
- These essential tasks should guide, not limit, job performance.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Associate’s degree in a related field and/or two years relevant work experience
- Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of software
- Some experience with Adobe Creative Suite, (basic layout and graphic design/ image editing) is desirable but not essential
- Familiarity with website content management
- Familiarity creating and editing social media content (e.g., Facebook, twitter, text messaging, group emails)
- Ability to learn and to share learnings among other staff
- Ability to create, monitor, and meet schedules and deadlines
- Ability to prioritize and to manage multiple projects in-process
- Strong interpersonal skills; ability to manage differing viewpoints with tact
- Ability to work collaboratively with varied personalities and backgrounds
- Strong spoken and written communications skills
- Occasionally attend (1-3 times per year) evening and weekend events as requested by the Board of Trustees
- Attend meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation and other committees as requested
- Ability to handle confidential information appropriately
- Urban (downtown)
- Generally, indoor office; occasionally, outdoors or off-site
- Frequent lifting and handling of files, books, and boxes of supplies
- Basic user skills with computer/printer hardware, copiers, fax machines
- No travel.
- Occasional evenings and after-hours work/phone calls for urgent deadlines
- Satisfactory pre-employment background and reference checks.
Please send resumes to Lori Ferguson, Director of Human Resources, Lorif@fpcdallas.org.