Executive Assistant to the President

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary commensurate with experience




United States


Act (Advocates for Community Transformation) is a rapidly growing non-profit justice organization with a new model of ministry that uses the legal system to empower inner-city residents to fight crime on their streets while sharing with them the hope of the gospel. Act’s vision is to see safe neighborhoods, where crime is no longer tolerated and dignity and hope are restored. Act currently serves multiple neighborhoods in Dallas, Texas and is positioned for expansion. The organization operates as a 501c3 with 25+ full-time employees and a $3.4 million annual budget.

Act is seeking a high capacity and capable Executive Assistant who can provide complete administrative and project support to Act’s President, possesses a keen ability to efficiently and effectively coordinate all internal processes associated with the President’s Office, and can winsomely interface with staff and external stakeholders on behalf of the President. The Executive Assistant will not only be highly organized and administratively gifted, but will also be forward thinking and strategic in moving projects forward and adding capacity to the President. The Executive Assistant must be able to exercise keen intuition and anticipate needs and recommend actions. Personable and engaging with strong communication abilities, the Executive Assistant will positively represent the President to Act staff and stakeholders, while maintaining a high-degree of confidentiality.     

Responsibilities include but are not limited to developing processes and systems to increase the efficiencies of the President’s Office, e-mail management, scheduling, data management, presentation preparation, meeting execution, technology and equipment use and troubleshooting, and board meeting preparation and coordination.

Act team members possess a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, passion for social justice, humility, commitment to producing excellent work product, desire to collaborate with a diverse team, and drive to be innovative and entrepreneurial.

Education and experience: Bachelor’s degree with demonstrated organizational abilities and technological proficiency, including a strong proficiency with Microsoft Office and a working knowledge of CRM systems, such as Salesforce; previous administrative experience working with senior leaders; strong written and verbal communication skills; and a “no job is too small” mentality.


What you can expect from us: We realize exceptional people don’t choose jobs based solely on benefits, but we do our best to make sure that our team is set up for success so that they can do their best work. At Act, you will receive a competitive salary that is commensurate with your experience, comprehensive health benefits, life insurance and long-term disability coverage, 401K with an employer match, and unlimited vacation (with a 10 day minimum) in addition to office holidays (which includes two weeks off at Christmas.) We seek to cultivate a culture of freedom and responsibility that yields high results. We also want to ensure the sustainability of each employee, considering the difficulty of our work and our desire for each staff member to carry out our mission to the fullest extent possible.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply



How to apply:  Please forward your cover letter, resume, references and statement of faith* by email to recruitment@actforjustice.org.

*Statement of Faith: A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how it is relevant to your involvement with Act. It should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, etc.) and your current place of worship.