Foundation Office Manager

First Presbyterian Church of Dallas Foundation
January 8, 2019
Dallas, Texas
Job Type
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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.




Essential Tasks:


  • 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



Work Environment:

  • 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.



Special Requirements:

  • 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,

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