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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. 


Executive Assistant to the National Secretary for Program / National Seminar for Evangelism Logistical Coordinator
Director of International Resource Development
Echelon Support Assistant

 

Executive Assistant to the National Secretary for Program / National Seminar for Evangelism Logistical Coordinator - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $25.67 - $28.89 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 the point of contact and logistical coordinator for the National Seminar on Evangelism; travels to various conferences and serves as the conference office manager and liaison with the hotel and conference center staff and volunteers; serves as the liaison for the Human Needs Index; 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 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 National Program Secretary and National Spiritual Life Secretary; relieves the National Program Secretary of routine  and technical administrative functions, detail, and coordination; records minutes for national conferences and committees as needed; prepares and types agendas, programs, and briefs for meetings and installations.

Education and Experience:  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.  Knowledge of desktop publishing with some knowledge of graphics/clip art and design layout.  Good working knowledge of Publisher, AdobeDeluxe, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access).

Licenses:  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.

 

Director of International Resource Development - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $4,489.82 - $5,051.05 Bi-Weekly

Job Summary: Develops and oversees the national resource development program for our international work that includes the structure of the operation; manages development staff; establishes and leads resource development strategies and goals across SAWSO in collaboration with the US Territories; supports SAWSO's operations and programmatic initiatives; and works closely with SAWSO leadership and staff and other Salvation Army international and domestic development offices to achieve the short term and long range resource development goals.  This position supervises the Communication Manager.  May require 20 - 30% travel time.

Education and Experience: Master's Degree in Business, Marketing or related field, specialized training in fundraising management highly preferred and/or ten years or more professional experience in managing development operations and directing fundraising programs of major large scale organizations, with proven success in generating high dollar revenue (minimum $1,000,000) from foundations, corporations and/or high net worth individuals or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Licenses and Certifications: Valid driver's license and passport required.  Membership in a professional fundraising association is expected, National Society of Fund Raising Executives (NSFRE) certification as Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred. 

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.

 

Echelon Support Assistant - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $17.12 - $19.25 Hourly

Job Summary:  This position supports the national scaling efforts of Echelon; a strategy for The Salvation Army to engage the Millennial demographic by creating young professional auxiliary groups. This position is part time (20-25) hours per week.  Responsible for assisting the National Youth Secretary (NYS) in the overall support of Echelon activities; including assisting in the management of established chapters, and developing new chapters nationwide.

Assists the NYS with Echelon related communications to territories, divisions and local commands. Assists the NYS with consultation to developing Echelon chapters, consultation to operating Echelon chapters, maintaining and developing the Echelon website. Manages the national Echelon database. Travels to and supports the Echelon Leaders Council meetings and activities. Creates reports and briefs on Echelon activities to NYS and Echelon Leaders Council. Researches socio-economic and cultural trends with the Millennial demographic. Manages the Echelon email inbox.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, the Internet, and Lotus Notes (preferred) with the ability to learn and become proficient in other specific computer software as needed. Excellent knowledge of the English language including proper grammar skills and punctuation. Excellent communication skills. Ability to organize, prioritize, schedule and complete multiple projects with similar completion date requirements with minimal supervision. Ability to build and maintain effective and professional relationships with Salvation Army Officers, community relations professionals, and young adult professionals across the country. Ability to plan project schedules and resolve operational issues. Ability to meet attendance requirements. Knowledge of the principles and practices of community relations. Working knowledge of how to conduct valid research via the Internet.

Education and Experience: Minimum of a Bachelors degree in the following fields: business, communications, marketing, or public relations or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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