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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. 


Editorial Assistant
Executive Assistant to the National Secretary for Program / National Seminar for Evangelism Logistical Coordinator
 

Editorial Assistant - This is an on-site position

Hiring Range: $13.85 - $15.60 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.

 

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.


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