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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. 


Social Services Executive Secretary
Executive Secretary
Program Specialist – Basic Needs
Corporate Relations Coordinator

 

Social Services Executive Secretary - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $22.35 - $25.12 Hourly

Job Summary: Assists the section head in coordinating, organizing, prioritizing, and expediting sectional duties; ensures the office runs smoothly at all times;  performs advanced, complex, technical, and confidential work with a broad scope of responsibilities; handles all sectional confidential materials and correspondence; serves as supervisor for the Administrative Specialist; serves as gatekeeper for the Social Services Lotus Notes section mailbox; manages and coordinates all administrative details for the various commissions, committees, conferences, and councils hosted by the section; travels with the section head to the National Social Services Conference; prepares and maintains records, databases, books, logs, lists, etc.; performs a variety of design, page layout, editing and proofreading; serves as the point of contact; manages calendars, itineraries, and schedules appointments for the section head; responsible for sectional project management and coordination for all major events; makes referrals for individuals/agencies seeking help as necessary; receives, sorts, collates and distributes mail;  processes intern inquiries; orders section office supplies; serves as back up to the Administrative Specialist in their absence.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to the assigned section, and three years experience serving in an office manager role with supervisory responsibilities, or seven years experience relieving a manager or section head of administrative detail and office supervision or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe and basic mathematics.  Working knowledge of the general human services field.  Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision and management of personnel.  Knowledge of accepted practices and techniques involved in budget and report preparation, record keeping, public relations, interpersonal relations, and business communications both oral and written.

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.

 

Executive Secretary- This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $22.35 - $25.12 Hourly

Job Summary: Assists the department head by coordinating, organizing, prioritizing and expediting departmental work load; ensures the office runs smoothly at all times; handles all departmental confidential materials and correspondence; manages and coordinates departmental projects and ensures deadlines are met; serves as department coordinator and liaison working directly with hotels, conference centers, and outside groups arranging details and logistics for the various conferences/committees/seminars; serves as NHQ point of contact and liaison for the National Seminar on Evangelism; travels with the department head and the assistant national director of program to various conferences and serves as the conference office manager and liaison with the hotel and conference center staff and volunteers; works directly with printers for outside print jobs and develops printed materials done in-house; performs a variety of design, page layout, editing/proofreading; assists in the development and management of the program department associated budgets as well as the National Seminar for Evangelism budget; serves as point of contact for National Headquarters departments and Salvation Army divisions providing guidance, answering questions, researching and providing information based on the department operations and events; handles appointments, schedules, and travel arrangements for the department head and the assistant national director of program; relieves the director of routine  and technical administrative functions, detail, and coordination;  prepares and types agendas, minutes, and briefs for meetings and installations.

Education and Experience: Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher etc). Lotus Notes experience a plus. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field to the assigned department, and three years experience serving in an office manager role with supervisory responsibilities, or seven years experience relieving a manager or section head of administrative detail and office supervision, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications: May require valid state driver's license.

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.

 

Program Specialist – Basic Needs - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $2,251.12 - $2,532.51 Bi-Weekly

Job Summary: Monitors and analyzes national trends within the Basic Needs program area; conducts analytical research; represents The Salvation Army at various coalitions, councils and working groups: prepares “briefing reports”; serves as advocate for Basic Needs: monitors and analyzes internal capacity and trends; serves as a Basic Needs program resource to the field;  serves as convener and facilitator of conference calls; serves as an on-site peer reviewer; serves as an approved Salvation Army spokesperson on matters relating to basic needs; monitors and analyzes national public and private funding opportunities; serves as the National Liaison to the Emergency Fuel Fund Network;  attends national conferences within the Basic Needs area; conducts and participates in discussions, lectures, seminars, and workshops as requested; serves as a member of planning committees; serves as a member of the planning committee for the annual National Fuel Fund Conference; provides oversight of assigned volunteers and interns. Light travel 5% of time.

Education and Experience: Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Psychology, Social Work, or related fields.  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Services, Communications, Public Policy or related fields and three to four  years experience working in the field of humanitarian relief, social services, or the program development arena; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities.

Knowledge and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to lead meetings.  Demonstrated ability to represent a national organization to the government, peer agencies, and coalitions consistent with The Salvation Army’s mission.  Demonstrated oral and written communications skills.  Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in the principles and practices of project management and program development.  Knowledge of macro-level management and strategic planning.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Access, Excel and PowerPoint software.

Licenses and Certifications: Must have a valid driver’s license.

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.

 

Corporate Relations Coordinator - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $1,689 - $1,900 bi-weekly

Job Summary: Assists the National Director of Brand Management and Corporate Relations in establishing a strong national corporate relations program designed specifically to leverage The Salvation Army equity while generating sustainable revenue streams (both cash and material gifts-in-kind) through strategic alliances, sponsorships, joint ventures and financial grants from corporations. Also assists the overall brand management. Responsibilities include project research, coordination and management; preparation of reports on partners and projects; maintaining files for existing and prospective partners; ensuring gifts are allocated appropriately; coordinating travel and expense reports.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Communications, Business Administration, Sales & Marketing, or related field and two to four years of experience performing a wide variety of progressively responsible administrative, fundraising support work, ideally in corporate partnerships, characteristic/unique to the department’s purpose, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Ability to work efficiently in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Ability to create and maintain spreadsheets and perform routine mathematical equations.  Ability to meet office demands, deadlines and work under pressure. 

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.

 


National Headquarters Mission Statement

National Headquarters facilitates the delivery of resources enabling the four territories in the United States to more effectively preach the gospel of Jesus Christ while serving suffering humanity in His name.  It coordinates a united voice on all issues of national concern and represents the Commissioners' Conference to International Headquarters, while serving as liaison to other national and international organizations on issues of common concern.

 

 


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