Due to Trinity Forum’s recent growth in reach, impact, and programs, there is growing need for this newly-created position of Vice President of Operations to coordinate and build upon the expanding potential and influence of the Trinity Forum in key communities domestically and internationally. The Trinity Forum seeks a strategic, talented, energetic, and experienced professional to oversee the operational functions of the organization including finance, human resources, events management, technology, performance management, and marketing.
The VP of Operations will report to the President. He or she will manage the Trinity Forum’s talented and energetic staff, coordinate the projects, operations, and administrative efforts of the organization, and advise the President on policy and strategy. Specific areas of responsibility include the below.
Summary: The Vice President of Operations will lead and is responsible for the daily internal operations of the Trinity Forum, overseeing the projects, programs, and administrative efforts of the organization, and ensuring their coordination and effectiveness.
Programs and Operations: The VP of Operations will direct the daily operations of the Trinity Forum, driving program management, coordinating efforts, and tracking the completion of initiatives across the organization. He or she will serve as a problem solver across work areas including events, communications, development, marketing, IT, and administration, and direct the development of systems and procedures around project execution and implementation of inititiatives.
Finance: The VP for Operations will oversee Trinity Forum’s finance and accounting practices and ensure its sound financial management and health. The VP of Operations will develop and coordinate TTF’s annual operating budget, including timely and accurate financial reporting and forecasting. He or she will also oversee and work with TTF’s auditor and accountant to ensure a clean report annually. VP of Operations will work closely with the Development office to ensure that foundation grants are executed and reported on successfully.
Personnel: The VP of Operations will manage human resource activities, including benefits management, recruiting, onboarding, training, performance evaluation, separations, and designing and executing staff retreats and other teambuilding efforts.
Strategic Projects: The VP of Operations will work closely with the President to develop strategic plans, create performance management systems, and develop the organization’s strategic goals and benchmarks. The VP of Operations will also serve as a senior advisor and deputy to the President, advising on key priorities, managing organizational business rhythms, and coordinating operations and projects across departments.
Administration: The VP for Operations will oversee and lead the various administrative efforts and initiatives of the Trinity forum, including supervising efforts around legal questions, managing the production of board reports, maintaining proper legal filings and reporting requirements, etc.
Technology: The VP for Operations will oversee efforts to enhance TTF’s internal IT and externally-facing technology interfaces, and manage the systems architecture and overall data and tools suite employed by TTF. The VP for Operations will also oversee future efforts at website design, and trademark protections.
• Significant experience (7-10+ years) leading operations functions in non-profit, for-profit, or educational organizations. Previous management experience and demonstrated aptitude required.
• Excellent personnel management skills, with a commitment to staff development and the nurturing of a collegial and mission-driven environment.
• Demonstrable ability to manage multiple overlapping projects and deliver results on time.
• Strong finance and analytical skills; experience in non-profit finance, including financial management, report production, audits, etc. Foundation grants management experience a plus.
• Strong communication skills, including solid writing and presentation skills. Experience with marketing and social media a plus.
• Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree(s) preferred.
• Enthusiasm for and commitment to Trinity Forum’s mission and vision.
• Agreement with TTF’s Statement of Faith (the Apostles Creed).
Interested applicants should submit application materials including a resume or curriculum vita and letter of interest to the attention of firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Trinity Forum is looking for interns interested in working at our Washington, DC headquarters.
Internships offer qualified applicants an extraordinary opportunity to be mentored by staff, as well as pursue independent projects, to fulfill the mission and initiatives of the Trinity Forum.
We especially seek candidates with skills and interest in one or more of the following areas: web/print design; social media; marketing; fundraising; database management; video-editing; writing & research.
While the specific dates of our internships are flexible, we typically have spring, summer, and fall internships that each last for 3-4 months. We also have a special winter internship that usually lasts from early December through early to mid January. Depending on the season, interns can work part-time or full-time hours and will be paid a small stipend. We are also currently allowing for some remote internship opportunities.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Interested parties should submit:
– A resume;
– A cover letter detailing your education, experience, and interest in a Trinity Forum internship;
– One brief writing sample;
– Contact information for three references.
Please submit materials to Izzy Lehosit at email@example.com.
We are grateful to the numerous volunteers that make our events possible. Join our team for one of our upcoming events and you will get a behind the scenes experience and learning opportunity.
Each event we need assistance at our registration table, greeting and assisting guests, and helping with book sales. Volunteers are able to attend and listen to the event and participate in the discussion.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.944.9881 to get involved!