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Salvation Army National Headquarters Employment Opportunities

Positions listed here are open at The Salvation Army's National Headquarters in Alexandria, VA only.  Please contact your local Salvation Army for job opportunities in your area. Click here for Salvation Army opportunities by territory.

You must be a U.S. citizen or be eligible to work in the U.S. to apply. 


Editorial Assistant to Document Management Clerk
Assistant to the Editorial Director
 

Editorial Assistant to Document Management Clerk - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $13.29 - $14.97 Hourly

Job Summary: Responsible for the scanning and importing of all Resource Center files into the Xerox DocuShare electronic document management system; works with the Resource Center Director to help maintain the confidentiality of and safeguard and digitalization of all documents entrusted to the care of the Resource Center; helps to maintain the data integrity of the Xerox DocuShare document management system; performs data entry, document and data importation; performs a variety of routine clerical work including typing, scanning, filing, retrieving, and photocopying of documents; serves as the back-up to process incoming and outgoing mail and as the back-up to provide relief for the National Headquarters receptionist/switchboard position as needed from the Office of the National Chief Secretary.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent, and experience in database management and performing like duties, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Knowledge of the English language including proper grammar and punctuation.  Ability to interact well with officers and employees at National Headquarters.  Knowledge of filing systems and efficient record-keeping practices and procedures.  Good working knowledge of Xerox DocuShare and QuickCapture Pro 6.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.  Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.  Ability to type and input information into a computer.  Ability to perform repetitive and detailed work.  Ability to accurately sort and file documents alphabetically and numerically.  Ability to operate various general office equipment including a computer, scanner and photocopier.

Duties are usually performed standing.  Standing may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of sitting or walking.

Benefits after 90 days.  Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

 

Assistant to the Editorial Director - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $19.55 - $21.99 Hourly

Job Summary: This multifaceted position handles diverse day-to-day tasks to keep the Publications Department equipped, informed, and running smoothly.  It involves administrative, communications, editorial, financial and procurement duties that support the department’s efforts to publish informative, incisive content in various formats to represent the mission of The Salvation Army. This position reports to the Editorial Director. 

Education and Experience: B.A., B.S., preferred, a minimum of A.A. or certification in Publications or related field and four years experience performing a wide variety of progressively responsible administrative and technical support work, or any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Ability to write, proofread, edit text in a variety of formats, including correspondence, press releases, and news items.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Filemaker, internet and e-mail.  Ability to learn new software.  Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.  Ability to perform routine mathematical computations.  Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying/carting objects (less than 50 lbs) 5-10% of work time.

Benefits after 90 days.  Free underground parking and lunches offered.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

 


For more information please contact:

The Salvation Army National Headquarters
Human Resources
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-5500

You may also e-mail resumés to: [email protected]


Employment opportunities by territory:

Central Territory
Eastern Territory
Southern Territory
Western Territory